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.Read More
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.Read More
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™!Read More
Date: 13 Mar 2018
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.Read More
Date: 10 Mar 2018
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.Read More
Date: 02 Mar 2018
Researchers in Japan investigated the relationship between alcohol intake and the cell changes seen in patients with NAFLD. They recently reported their findings in the journal PLoS ONE.Read More
Date: 01 Mar 2018
... Sophia had a pit in her stomach when they asked her to go for a liver biopsy as they had found abnormally high levels of certain enzymes in her blood. And she was diagnosed with the fourth stage of NASH and a notice of merely a month’s time to undergo a liver transplantation.Read More
Date: 19 Feb 2018
Cutting down on pasta, potatoes, and other such carbohydrate-rich foods has become a popular plan for weight loss. However, according to a new study, a carb-restricted diet may offer other health benefits.
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Date: 09 Feb 2018
The Innovate UK funding will be used to develop a unified data system that allows sharing of genomic (RNA-Seq)** and clinical information from patients with NASH, making it more accessible for further research. This system will be the first in the world for NASH, will lead to a deeper understanding of which tests and treatments are most effective for individual patients.Read More