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August 6, 2018
Hepatocellular carcinoma (liver cancer) is fast growing, has poor survival rates, and has inefficient current treatments. Can they be improved?
July 30, 2018

The Liver Transplantation Journal Club kicks off on August 15 with a moderated Twitter discussion on the pros and cons of steroid weaning in transplant recipients with autoimmune hepatitis.

July 27, 2018

We are starting to see indications that the usual problem – too little money for too great a need, as well as significant unaddressed policy issues – could derail the progress that has been made to date.

July 26, 2018

Inclusion of opportunities for participation of all of our members, and especially those who represent different constituencies, perspectives and cultures, is of paramount importance for AASLD.

July 26, 2018
A new factor that may influence the risk of Alzheimer's has emerged: the liver's ability to produce enough phospholipids that help protect brain health.
July 25, 2018

Registration for The Liver Meeting® 2018 is open for all AASLD members and Fellows.

July 19, 2018
Specialists are expressing concern over rising mortality due to late-stage liver disease. Most cases are caused by alcohol use, they warn.
July 13, 2018
Hemangiomas of the liver are the most common type of benign liver tumor. Liver hemangiomas rarely cause symptoms, although large or multiple hemangiomas can cause abdominal pain or discomfort. Liver hemangiomas often do not require treatment. Doctors can diagnose them using an ultrasound or CT scan. Learn more here.
July 5, 2018
Alcohol withdrawal syndrome is the cluster of symptoms that may develop when someone who is alcohol dependent suddenly stops drinking. Alcohol affects many body systems, so the symptoms of alcohol withdrawal syndrome can vary widely. In this article, learn about the signs and symptoms, as well as the treatment options.
June 29, 2018

In early 2017, multiple federal departments and agencies revised the federal policy governing the Protection of Human Subjects (often referred to as the “Common Rule”), which each department and agency adopted. The revised Common Rule was scheduled to become effective in early 2018, with general compliance required on that date. That date was delayed until July 19, 2018.

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