News on NASH

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NASH linked to early markers of hypertrophy

Date: 26 Jul 2017

Story by Healio.

Whether diastolic dysfunction similarly portends a risk of future [heart failure] among patients with NAFLD and/or NASH remains unknown, and we eagerly await well-designed, prospective studies to characterize this relationship.

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AASLD releases NAFLD practice guides for screening, treatmen...

Date: 19 Jul 2017

Story by Healio.

In contrast to the incidence data, there is a significantly higher number of publications describing the prevalence of NAFLD in the general population.

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Millions of people are living with a silent disease they've...

Date: 06 Jul 2017

Story by Business Insider.

NASH is set to surpass hepatitis as the biggest reason for liver transplants by 2020. That is seriously alarming!

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NASH: KOL Insight [2017]

Date: 05 Jul 2017

By Report Buyer.

Key takeaway from experts on current study designs and endpoints, and the challenges facing novel therapies such as long-term safety, cost and diagnosis.

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Fatty liver disease can be a silent killer

Date: 03 Jul 2017

Story by The New Paper, Singapore.

According to a report in Singapore's The New Paper (TNP), Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease - which can lead to liver cirrhosis or cancer - is on the rise in Singapore.

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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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