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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...
June 12, 2017
Significant disparities persist despite availability of effective interventions.
June 8, 2017
The results of a new study conclude that simply drinking coffee and tea could have a beneficial impact on health, potentially preventing liver disease.
May 30, 2017
Love your coffee? Then you'll love this news. New study finds that drinking between one and five cups of coffee daily could lower the risk of liver cancer.
May 26, 2017
Disruptions in a protein folding process occurring in the brain, known as endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress, may cause non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, independent of other factors.
May 23, 2017
A new study funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) is among the first to suggest that intestinal fungi may contribute to the development of alcoholic liver disease...
May 15, 2017
Over just five years, the number of new hepatitis C virus infections reported to CDC has nearly tripled, reaching a 15-year high, according to new preliminary surveillance data released by the...