News on NASH

AASLD Foundation announces $3.34 Million in liver disease re...

Date: 30 Jun 2017

Story by AASLD.

“Liver disease continues to be a critical healthcare issue in the United States and internationally. Despite recent strides and successes in the treatment of many liver diseases, AASLD Foundation understands there is still much work to be done and more funding must be made available to those interested in hepatology.” - Bruce R. Bacon, MD, FAASLD, AASLD Foundation Chair.

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Looking for clues for dangerous fatty liver disease

Date: 26 Jun 2017

Story by Medical Xpress

"When you combine the fact that the natural history of the disease is unclear; it's difficulty to diagnose, treat and stage it; and there's no FDA-approved medicine, it becomes a huge issue." - Dr. Jaideep Behari, associate professor of medicine at the University of Pittsburgh and director of Fatty Liver Clinic.

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First-degree relatives of patients with NAFLD-cirrhosis at r...

Date: 19 Jun 2017

Story by Healio.

"According to researchers, first-degree relatives of patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and cirrhosis have a 12-times higher risk for developing advanced fibrosis compared with first-degree relatives without NAFLD."

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Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) Forecast in 11 Maj...

Date: 13 Jun 2017

Report by Research and Markets.

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) Forecast in 11 Major Markets 2017-2027" report to their offering.

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Take Coffee or Tea to Protect Your Liver

Date: 06 Jun 2017

New study indicates that drinking even a few cups a day may prevent hardening of the liver, reports the Journal of Hepatology. So don't forget that cuppa, everyone!
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EMA consults on regulatory requirements for chronic liver di...

Date: 01 Jun 2017

Story by Regulatory Affairs Professional Society.

“Specifically, EMA says the diseases pose a significant challenge for drugmakers to study, as all three have a long progression and symptoms that are either unspecific or non-predictive of long-term outcomes."

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Commissioner Carlos Moedas on the importance of research and...

Date: 31 May 2017

Watch this video to hear the full message.

Carlos Moedas, European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, stressed the "need to scale up efforts in research and innovation [to] develop simple, cost-effective and non-invasive tests" that will allow to "improve guidance to member states on primary care and better management".

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