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November 2, 2018

Because The Liver Meeting® remains the most important event in the liver year, I would like to take this opportunity to walk you through some of the meeting highlights.

October 31, 2018
While vaccines exist for hepatitis A and B, researchers are still developing a vaccine for hepatitis C. Learn more about future treatments in this article.
October 31, 2018
Initially, piercings are healing wounds, and they can be prone to infection. Belly button piercings have a higher risk because they are difficult to keep clean. Symptoms of infection include pain, redness, and discharge from the piercing. Improving hygiene and taking antibiotics can help. Learn more here.
October 30, 2018
Increasing the 'natural protein' BP3 in obese mice reduces fat mass, high blood sugar, and fatty liver fats by firing up metabolism, a new study reveals.
October 29, 2018
Blocking an enzyme that limits the activity of the 'anti-aging molecule' NAD+ could be a way to protect the liver and kidneys from damage, study suggests.
October 25, 2018
Hepatitis B and hepatitis C are both infections that cause inflammation of the liver. While they have similar symptoms, they also have a few key differences, including their transmission, the duration of the infection, and what treatments are available. Learn more about the differences in this article.
October 15, 2018
The latest study to investigate the relationship between regular aspirin use and liver cancer risk finds a significant positive interaction.
October 5, 2018

As everyone knows, enormous scientific progress has been made toward the elimination of viral hepatitis. There is a highly effective vaccine against hepatitis B and a cure for hepatitis C. The issue moving forward is less about science and more about strengthening relevant public policies and solidifying the political will that would be needed to reach the goal of elimination.

September 24, 2018

The Liver Meeting® is only seven weeks away, so please make certain you have registered for the meeting and have your hotel reservations made. We look forward to seeing you in San Francisco in November.

September 21, 2018
A range of situations and conditions can cause yellow stool. In most cases, yellow stool is due to what a person eats. It may also have an underlying medical cause, such as problems with the pancreas, liver, or gallbladder. Learn more in this article.