News on NASH

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Understanding vitamin D trends in children with non-alcoholi...

Date: 15 May 2018

[Story on EurekAlert] A University of Leeds study has found that majority of children in the cohort - with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease - had insufficient vitamin D levels throughout the 12-month period and severe vitamin D deficiency during winter.

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Nutmeg ‘may stave off liver disease’

Date: 15 May 2018

[Report by Dromore Leader] The popular Christmas spice has been used to treat gastrointestinal illnesses in traditional Chinese medicine for centuries. Now scientists have found it boosts other organs – especially the liver. 

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Could Changes in Septa Width Provide a More Sensitive Measur...

Date: 09 May 2018

Story by HistoIndex

Fibrous septa have been regarded as an important parameter in fibrosis progression and regression, and are clinically important in tracking treatment efficacy.

With septa width and other similar parameters seen in chronic liver diseases like NASH, will the dual combination of this classification method and HistoIndex's multiphoton digital pathology system be potentially advantageous in quantifying fibrosis regression in NASH clinical trials?

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NASH Education Program Presents... Biopsy: The Gold Standar...

Date: 09 May 2018

Brand new NAFLD & NASH Educational video by the NASH Education Program: “Biopsy: the gold standard for NASH Diagnosis” now available on YouTube! 
Share to spread awareness!#NASHedu

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Saved by a Liver Transplant, Former Soccer Player Looks Forw...

Date: 08 May 2018

[Report by Michigan Health] After a lifetime of struggle, Edwen Lopez faced his biggest challenge: receiving a liver transplant. A Michigan Medicine transplant team was ready to help him win. 

Lopez was diagnosed with stage 4 nonalcoholic steatohepatitis cirrhosis, better known as NASH disease, in 2015.

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Beware of the Burger: Eating More Meat Linked to Blood Sugar...

Date: 15 Apr 2018

[Report by The Epoch Times] As Americans eat more animal protein than ever before, researchers in Israel suggest in a new study that the increased meat consumption may lead to chronic conditions that had not been reported previously.

Specifically, the study, published in the Journal of Hepatology, suggests high consumption of red and processed meats, including sausage and hot dogs, may lead to nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and insulin resistance.

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The NASH Education Program™, Giving Voice to the “Silent...

Date: 26 Mar 2018

It's great to see the education and awareness efforts for NASH coming up. Kudos to the team behind the NASH Education Program™!

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A Statistical Search for Genomic Truths

Date: 21 Mar 2018

Story by Quanta Magazine.

The computer scientist Barbara Engelhardt develops machine-learning models and methods to scour human genomes for the elusive causes and mechanisms of disease.

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Researchers find better ways to grow liver cells from stem c...

Date: 13 Mar 2018

Story by Channel NewsAsia

A research collaboration in Singapore has discovered methods to efficiently generate pure liver cells from human stem cells, potentially leading to more effective ways of treating liver failure. This can greatly improve patient survival rates and alleviate the burden of liver failure.

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Post-Transplant Fatty Liver Disease on the Rise

Date: 10 Mar 2018

Story in MedPage Today.

Liver-transplant patients may have a similar prevalence of new-onset fatty liver disease to that of the general population, according to an Italian review and meta-analysis. The results raise concerns about graft failure and the need for retransplantation among patients.

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