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Expert urges progress in fight against liver disease
Date: 2012-05-25 15:53:46
The number of people receiving unhealthy liver panel tests indicating they have liver disease is increasing at such as pace that researchers are calling for renewed efforts to investigation the causes of the problem and search for solutions.... Full Story

Statins improve cirrhosis treatment outcomes
Date: 2012-05-24 16:30:51
Individuals who have received unhealthy liver panel tests may benefit from taking statin medications. A new study has shown that the cholesterol-lowering medications may be more beneficial than previously thought.... Full Story

Rates of childhood liver disease skyrocket
Date: 2012-05-21 16:08:01
The number of teenagers who have received unhealthy liver panel test results has nearly tripled during the course of the last decade, according to the results of a new study presented at the Digestive Diseases Week conference.... Full Story

Timing of meals plays important role in development of liver disease
Date: 2012-05-18 07:30:42
Individuals who have received unhealthy liver panel test results may be able to improve the function of the organ simply by adjusting the schedule of their meals. When a person eats may be just as important as what they eat.... Full Story

Alcohol limits inflammation in some liver disease patients
Date: 2012-05-15 16:01:44
Most people who have received unhealthy liver panel test results are urged to stay away from alcohol entirely. After all, excessive drinking is one of the leading causes of liver disease. However, for patients whose conditions are not a result of alcoholism, moderate drinking may actually be beneficial, according to a new study.... Full Story

Hepatitis B poses serious threat to liver
Date: 2012-05-09 16:01:54
Individuals who are infected with hepatitis B may want to consider liver panel testing to assess the health of their organ. New research suggests that it may be more damaging to the liver than hepatitis C.... Full Story

Some groups face high fatty liver disease risk
Date: 2012-05-04 15:58:39
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is becoming a pressing public health concern. As obesity rates climb, the number of people with the chronic condition has also increased. Some groups may face a particularly high risk.... Full Story

Researchers find compounds that fight fatty liver disease
Date: 2012-05-02 16:24:31
Two naturally occurring substances may prevent the uptake of fat by the liver, according to a new study out of the University of California, Berkeley. The findings could be used to develop new medications that would benefit people who have received liver panel tests indicating they have fatty liver disease.... Full Story

Healthy gut bacteria may prevent development of liver disease
Date: 2012-05-01 16:08:40
Individuals who have received unhealthy liver panel results suggesting they may be at risk for developing fatty liver disease may want to pay more attention to the microbiology of their digestive tract. New research suggests that bacteria may play an important role in the development of fatty liver disease and possibly diabetes.... Full Story

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