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March 9, 2017
An analysis of nearly 30,000 patients undergoing liver transplantation in the United States between 2008 and 2014 found elevated death and organ loss rates in the first 5 years after...
March 3, 2017
Researchers in Sweden are planning the clinical trial of a new treatment for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and type 2 diabetes which harnesses liver cells' own ability to burn accumulated fats.
February 14, 2017

The 2017 Clinical Practice Guideline on the Prevention, Diagnosis, Evaluation & Treatment of HCV in CKD is available for public review.

February 14, 2017
Consuming high amounts of fructose - particularly from sweetened drinks - has been linked to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis in children and adolescents.
February 9, 2017
Advancements in critical care make it possible for even the sickest children to successfully undergo liver transplantation.
February 8, 2017

Do you have an idea for an innovative project that meets the needs of the hepatology community and supports AASLD's mission? Apply for a grant through the AASLD Innovation Fund.

February 2, 2017
Although one of the most serious complications of cirrhosis is liver cancer, or hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), an analysis of health records revealed that the 10-year incidence of HCC in UK...
January 31, 2017

At a time of uncertainty for our colleagues across the world who are affected by President Donald Trump’s executive order imposing restrictions on travel to the United States, AASLD continues to focus on fostering diversity and inclusion among our members and the global hepatology community.

 

January 24, 2017
High-fat diets are known to negatively impact liver health and metabolism, but the mechanisms behind it are unclear. A new study takes an in-depth look.
January 18, 2017
Researchers find that mice low in CPEB4 protein develop fatty liver as they age and that the protein plays a key role in the liver's stress response.

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