Liver Wellness in the Media

Irish Independent - 15 January 2018

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Associations of Early to Mid-Childhood Adiposity with Elevated Mid-Childhood Alanine Aminotransferase Levels in the Project Viva Cohort

http://www.jpeds.com/article/S0022-3476(18)30147-1/fulltext

To examine the longitudinal relationship of early to mid-childhood adiposity measures with mid-childhood alanine aminotransferase (ALT) levels.

1 week ago
HCV Advisor

EASL has announced that the updated version of HCV Advisor app will be launched on Wednesday 11 April to coincide with the release of the EASL Recommendations on Treatment of Hepatitis C 2018 during The International Liver Congress 2018.

This free app streamlines the selection of treatments for patients with hepatitis C.
https://hcvadvisor.com

The HCV Advisor is available in two editions. The EASL HCV Advisor will give recommendations based on EASL Recommendations for Treatment of Hepatitis C. The Swiss HCV Advisor will give recommendations specifically for Switzerland.

1 week ago
Mediterranean diet reduces liver fat, risk for NAFLD

https://www.healio.com/hepatology/steatohepatitis-metabolic-liver-disease/news/online/%7B4071cc0f-ec6f-4691-9465-7619c57e1437%7D/mediterranean-diet-reduces-liver-fat-risk-for-nafld

Improved diet quality based on the Mediterranean-style diet score and Alternative Healthy Eating Index score correlated with less liver fat accumulation and a reduced risk for new-onset nonalcoholic fatty liver, according to a recently published study.“Lifestyle modification, primarily a weigh...

3 weeks ago
Diet for jaundice recovery: What to eat and what to avoid

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/321257.php

A person’s diet plays a major role in jaundice recovery and prevention. Learn about metabolism and what to eat for a healthy liver.

3 weeks ago
How a novel protein may combat cancer

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/321290.php

A Swiss team recently discovered a new tumor-suppressing protein. It may help to diagnose liver cancer earlier and could play a role in future treatments.

1 month ago

“The Importance of Liver Screening for patients with Type 2 Diabetes” – Professor Suzanne Norris, speaking this morning at the Diabetes Ireland Conference & Exhibition, announces the results of the Diabetes Liver Screen Initiative that took place during World Diabetes Week in November 2017.

1 month ago
The contribution of alcohol use disorder to decompensated cirrhosis among people with hepatitis C: An international study

The contribution of alcohol use disorder to decompensated cirrhosis among people with hepatitis C: An international study
http://www.journal-of-hepatology.eu/article/S0168-8278(17)32398-X/fulltext

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1 month ago
Cutting back on carbs could help treat fatty liver disease

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/320959.php

A new study reveals how reducing the intake of carbohydrates could help to reduce the buildup of liver fat in people who are obese.

2 months ago
Notes from the Field: Underreporting of Maternal Hepatitis C Virus...

“Underreporting of Maternal Hepatitis C Virus Infection Status and the Need for Infant Testing — Oregon, 2015”…..New public health strategies are needed to actively identify infants at risk for HCV infection and ensure that they are tested appropriately.
https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/67/wr/mm6706a6.htm

The rate of deliveries to women with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection has increased sharply in the United States.

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