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November 9, 2014

Autoimmune hepatitis is a chronic liver disease that is found more frequently in women than men. Researchers at Indiana University studied the environmental exposures possibly related to autoimmune hepatitis and reported their findings at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases. "Interestingly, autoimmune hepatitis is quite far behind other autoimmune... More

October 9, 2014

On October 17 In Washington, DC, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) has invited AASLD to participate in a meeting to discuss the clinical issues related to choosing treatments for hepatitis C infection. At the meeting, participants will review evidence about the efficacy of the available anti-viral agents and the usefulness of a strategy of expectant management.

August 27, 2014

Chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection affects more than 3 million Americans and is a major cause of liver disease, cirrhosis, and liver cancer. Although several new drugs have now made it possible to cure almost all individuals with this infection, several obstacles remain.

January 30, 2014

Yesterday, AASLD and the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), in collaboration with the International Antiviral Society-USA (IAS-USA), announced the launch of a new website, HCVguidelines.org, that will offer up-to-date guidance for the treatment of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. 

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