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September 8, 2017
Excessive alcohol consumption damages the liver and the brain. But studies have shown that tomatoes and tomato components can prevent this damage.
August 29, 2017

The leadership and staff of AASLD and AASLD Foundation send our thoughts to our members and their families, friends, colleagues and patients who continue to face the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey.

August 14, 2017
Choledocholithiasis is when a gallstone becomes stuck in one of the ducts of the bile system. Learn about the causes, risk factors, and treatments.
August 14, 2017
Study shows universal vaccination has wiped out hepatitis B and associated liver cancer in Alaska's young people.
August 12, 2017
In this article, learn about how hepatitis C is transmitted, the types of hepatitis, their symptoms, and how to prevent transmission of the virus.
August 5, 2017
Ascites is a symptom of liver disease, heart failure, and cancer. It involves uncomfortable abdominal swelling. The underlying causes can be fatal.
August 4, 2017
A drug developed at the University of Rochester Medical Center protected mice from one of the many ills of our cheeseburger and milkshake-laden Western diet - non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
August 2, 2017
A new study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Howard Hughes Medical Institute sheds light on how a key fat-producing enzyme helps protect cells from a toxic form of fat.
July 28, 2017
In a landmark study of over 50,000 hospital admissions, investigators demonstrated the feasibility of introducing universal screening for alcohol misuse to identify patients at risk.
July 24, 2017
Tiny implantable 'seeds' of tissue produce fully functional livers.Many diseases, including cirrhosis and hepatitis, can lead to liver failure.