Alcoholic liver disease

Detailed results from an open-label phase 2 trial evaluating the investigational apoptosis signal-regulating kinase 1 ( ASK1 ) inhibitor Selonsertib...


Results from a phase III study presented at the International Liver Congress 2014 have shown Obeticholic acid ( OCA )...


Women with a history of hypothyroidism face a significantly higher risk of developing liver cancer.Hypothyroidism is the most common thyroid...


A study on the relationship between nonalcoholic fatty liver disease ( NAFLD ) and heart disease found that patients with...


Drinking coffee may be related to a reduced risk of developing the liver disease alcoholic cirrhosis. Cirrhosis progressively destroys healthy liver...


Obese patients chronically infected with the hepatitis C virus ( HCV ) and treated with combination drug therapy may have...


A retrospective case-control study of 21,008 women in Finland has found that those with intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy ( ICP...


Cirrhosis related to non-alcoholic steatohepatitis ( NASH ) is associated with fewer complications and a lower mortality compared to cirrhosis...


A study, conducted at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. found that a protein that protects the body...


No medical treatment exists for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis ( NASH ), inflammation of the liver associated with the accumulation of fat...


Mice that were fed diets high in fat and sugar developed immune system abnormalities in their livers, including reduced numbers...


A study, carried out by investigators at Houston Veterans Affairs Medical Center, examined the association between diabetes and increased...


Statins appear to be safe for people with fatty liver disease who could benefit from their cholesterol-lowering capabilities, concludes a...