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July 4, 2017
New findings from mouse models reveal that the type of immune response that helps maintain healthy metabolism in fatty tissues, called type 2 immunity, also drives obesity-induced nonalcoholic fatty...
July 4, 2017
Cambridge scientists have developed a new method for growing and transplanting artificial bile ducts that could in future be used to help treat liver disease in children, reducing the need for liver...
July 4, 2017
For patients with colorectal cancer that has metastasized to the liver, having a primary tumour on the left side, as opposed to the right side of the colon, is known to be a significant advantage in...
June 30, 2017

Alexandria, VA – The American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases Foundation, the largest private supporter of liver disease research and training in the United States, today announced its investment of $3.34 million in research and career development funding granted to 25 researchers and clinicians to conduct innovative liver disease research and seek advanced hepatology training.

June 26, 2017
Scientists from the University of Birmingham have discovered the link between increased male hormones and metabolic complications such as diabetes and fatty liver disease in patients with polycystic...
June 22, 2017

AASLD and IDSA have serious concerns regarding the recent Cochrane Group Review of DAAs.

June 21, 2017
A major new insight into how hepatitis B virus works could pave the way for new drug treatments for the infection which is the major cause of liver cancer worldwide.
June 16, 2017
An international team of researchers bioengineering human liver tissues uncovered previously unknown networks of genetic-molecular crosstalk that control the organ's developmental processes - greatly...
June 13, 2017

Anna S. Lok, MD, FAASLD, AASLD President, was interviewed for a New York Times article on the liver, which performs more than 300 vital functions.

June 13, 2017
Infants who were breastfed for less than six months before starting infant formula milk and infants who had mothers who were obese at the start of pregnancy, were much more likely to develop...

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