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October 10, 2017
A study involving both mice and human participants suggests that common drugs used to reduce gastric acid may increase the risk of chronic liver diseases.
October 2, 2017 has added to its guidance and resources for the diagnosis and treatment of hepatitis C. New additions include a primer on HCV resistance, guidance on treating people who have undergone kidney transplantation and guidance on HCV in pregnant women and children.

September 26, 2017
Drinking at least three cups of coffee every day could reduce the risk of death by 50 percent for patients infected with both HIV and hepatitis C.
September 21, 2017
The liver fluke is a parasite found in the bile ducts and the liver. In this article, we look at the symptoms and diseases they can cause, and prevention.
September 13, 2017
A new study shows that non-alcoholic fatty liver disease puts people with type 2 diabetes at a much higher risk of cardiovascular disease and death.
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.