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  • New Hepatitis C Infections Hit 15-Year High: CDC
    (12-May-2017)
    Many stemmed from rising use of injected drugs linked to the current opioid epidemic, officials say

  • New Hepatitis C Infections Hit 15-Year High: CDC
    (12-May-2017)
    Many stemmed from rising use of injected drugs linked to the current opioid epidemic, officials say

  • New Hepatitis C Treatments More Effective, Tolerable: FDA
    (11-May-2017)
    Screening for the often-silent disease remains key, especially in baby boomers

  • A 2nd Life for Risky Kidney Transplants?
    (11-May-2017)
    Doctors say they cleared hepatitis C in organ recipients, perhaps shortening transplant waits

  • High Rates of Hepatitis C in Pregnancy Mirror Opioid Epidemic: CDC
    (11-May-2017)
    Rural counties seem hardest hit, researcher says

  • Stivarga Approved for Liver Cancer
    (27-Apr-2017)
    First approved treatment for this disease in years

  • FDA Approves Hep C Drugs for Kids 12 and Older
    (07-Apr-2017)
    Previously allowed only for adults

  • Surgery May Be Best for Advanced Melanoma
    (05-Apr-2017)
    Patients who had lesions reaching the belly removed lived about 18 months longer, study says

  • 'Cancer Profile' Is Changing for Americans With HIV
    (05-Apr-2017)
    AIDS-linked tumors predicted to decline by 2030

  • Infections More Common in People With Schizophrenia
    (04-Apr-2017)
    Ills include HIV, hepatitis and the serious blood infection sepsis, study suggests

  • Survival Continues to Improve for Most Cancers
    (31-Mar-2017)
    Still, more progress is needed and racial disparities remain, U.S. report finds

  • Hepatitis Infection May Raise Risk for Parkinson's Disease
    (30-Mar-2017)
    New study adds to evidence that these conditions might be linked somehow

  • Better Efforts Could Help Rid the U.S. of Hepatitis B, C: Report
    (28-Mar-2017)
    Plus, 90,000 fewer deaths would occur by 2030, study authors estimate

  • Suicide Often Leaves Mental, Physical Woes in Surviving Spouse
    (22-Mar-2017)
    Rates of PTSD and depression are higher, but so too are liver problems and back pain, study finds

  • Obesity in Youth Tied to Higher Odds for Liver Cancer in Men
    (21-Mar-2017)
    Fatty deposits in the organ, along with diabetes, can raise the risk, researchers and specialists say

  • New Hepatitis C Drugs Might Eliminate the Disease
    (20-Mar-2017)
    But not everyone responds completely to the medicines and cost remains a big obstacle, researchers say

  • Baby Boomers Get an 'F' for Hep C Testing
    (08-Mar-2017)
    Screening rates for the dangerous virus remain low despite recommendations, study finds

  • Baby Boomers Get an 'F' for Hep C Testing
    (08-Mar-2017)
    Screening rates for the dangerous virus remain low despite recommendations, study finds

  • Prison Time Can Be Deadly … to Health
    (24-Feb-2017)
    Inmates at elevated risk of developing cancer, dying from their disease, study finds

  • U.S. Vaccine Guidelines for Flu, HPV Updated
    (07-Feb-2017)
    CDC panel revises immunization advisory for vaccines affecting adults

  • Even One High-Fat Meal Can Harm Your Liver, Study Finds
    (24-Jan-2017)
    Over time, rapid effect of 'fat loading' could contribute to disease, researchers say

  • Use of Needle Exchange Programs Up Dramatically in 10 Years: CDC
    (30-Nov-2016)
    Yet, many drug users still share needles sometimes, report finds

  • More Evidence Linking Obesity to Liver Cancer
    (14-Oct-2016)
    And type 2 diabetes more than doubles the odds, researchers say

  • Would Weaker Beer Help Reduce Alcohol's Harms?
    (11-Aug-2016)
    Researchers say drinkers wouldn't notice if alcohol content were reduced, but benefits to health and safety could be big

  • Serious Infections Tied to Suicide Risk
    (10-Aug-2016)
    Danish study finds greater association in those hospitalized with HIV or hepatitis

  • Sharing Drug 'Snorting Straws' Spreads Hepatitis C
    (27-Jul-2016)
    Study highlights more fallout from opioid epidemic

  • Cutting Down on Sweets Can Help Kids' Hearts
    (19-Jul-2016)
    Risk factors improved after just 10 days of sugar restriction, study finds

  • Epclusa Approved for Chronic Hepatitis C
    (28-Jun-2016)
    Combination drug treats six major forms of HCV

  • Epclusa Approved for Chronic Hepatitis C
    (28-Jun-2016)
    Combination drug treats six major forms of HCV

  • Teen Obesity May Mean Liver Disease Later
    (16-Jun-2016)
    Study found risk increased as weight went up

  • Teen Obesity May Mean Liver Disease Later
    (16-Jun-2016)
    Study found risk increased as weight went up

  • Ocaliva Approved for Rare Liver Disease
    (31-May-2016)
    Primary biliary cholangitis causes inflamed bile ducts

  • Hepatitis C Patients More Likely to Drink, Study Finds
    (25-May-2016)
    And researchers say alcohol can worsen the chronic liver condition

  • Hepatitis C Patients More Likely to Drink, Study Finds
    (25-May-2016)
    And researchers say alcohol can worsen the chronic liver condition

  • Aspirin May Help Protect Against Bile Duct Cancer: Study
    (06-May-2016)
    People who took it regularly were three times less likely to develop the disease

  • Hepatitis C Now Leading Infectious Disease Killer in U.S.
    (04-May-2016)
    CDC notes that nearly 20,000 Americans died in 2014 from the widespread, but treatable, illness

  • Generic Hepatitis C Drugs as Effective as Pricey Brand Names: Study
    (18-Apr-2016)
    Inexpensive antivirals could be a game-changer in many countries, researchers say

  • Hepatitis C Therapy May Reduce Need for Liver Transplants
    (14-Apr-2016)
    If findings are confirmed, treatment could cut number of patients on waiting lists, researchers say

  • Hepatitis C Therapy May Reduce Need for Liver Transplants
    (14-Apr-2016)
    If findings are confirmed, treatment could cut number of patients on waiting lists, researchers say

  • Hepatitis C-Infected Liver Transplants May Work Well for Those With the Virus
    (14-Apr-2016)
    Findings might help reduce organ waiting list, researchers say

  • Hepatitis C Therapy May Reduce Need for Liver Transplants
    (14-Apr-2016)
    If findings are confirmed, treatment could cut number of patients on waiting lists, researchers say

  • Hepatitis C-Infected Liver Transplants May Work Well for Those With the Virus
    (14-Apr-2016)
    Findings might help reduce organ waiting list, researchers say

  • Head and Neck Cancers May Be Linked to Hepatitis C
    (13-Apr-2016)
    Researcher sees need for improved screening, treatment

  • Ridding U.S. of Hepatitis B, C as 'Public Health Problem' Possible: Experts
    (11-Apr-2016)
    Vaccine for hepatitis B and drugs that cure hepatitis C infection are giving health officials new hope

  • Ridding U.S. of Hepatitis B, C as 'Public Health Problem' Possible: Experts
    (11-Apr-2016)
    Vaccine for hepatitis B and drugs that cure hepatitis C infection are giving health officials new hope

  • More People Surviving Sudden Liver Failure
    (04-Apr-2016)
    Better diagnosis and care may be behind the trend, experts say

  • More People Surviving Sudden Liver Failure
    (04-Apr-2016)
    Better diagnosis and care may be behind the trend, experts say

  • First Treatment Approved for Disease Linked to Stem Cell Transplant
    (30-Mar-2016)
    Liver condition is rare, but deadly

  • U.S. Cancer Death Rate Continues to Fall
    (09-Mar-2016)
    But there's been a concerning increase in liver cancer, experts say

  • U.S. Cancer Death Rate Continues to Fall
    (09-Mar-2016)
    But there's been a concerning increase in liver cancer, experts say

  • U.S. Cancer Death Rate Continues to Fall
    (09-Mar-2016)
    But there's been a concerning increase in liver cancer, experts say

  • Many Donor Livers for Sickest Patients Rejected, Study Finds
    (05-Feb-2016)
    Just over one-third of the organs are accepted for those most in need

  • Many Donor Livers for Sickest Patients Rejected, Study Finds
    (05-Feb-2016)
    Just over one-third of the organs are accepted for those most in need

  • Zepatier Approved for Chronic Hepatitis C
    (29-Jan-2016)
    Liver disease affects some 3 million Americans

  • Zepatier Approved for Chronic Hepatitis C
    (29-Jan-2016)
    Liver disease affects some 3 million Americans

  • Hepatitis C Reported at 19 Dialysis Clinics: CDC
    (28-Jan-2016)
    Health officials blame lapses in infection control practices

  • Many Chronic Pain Sufferers May Overuse Nonprescription Painkillers
    (25-Jan-2016)
    They run risk of stomach bleeds, ulcers, liver damage from meds, doctors say

  • Chronic Drinking Plus Binge Drinking Spurs Rapid Liver Damage in Mouse Study
    (30-Dec-2015)
    Researchers say impact is more destructive than previously thought

  • Hepatitis C May Be Tied to Greater Risk for Parkinson's Disease
    (23-Dec-2015)
    People with the virus also nearly 30 percent more likely to develop the nervous system disorder, researchers say

  • Hepatitis C May Be Tied to Greater Risk for Parkinson's Disease
    (23-Dec-2015)
    People with the virus also nearly 30 percent more likely to develop the nervous system disorder, researchers say

  • Hepatitis C May Be Tied to Greater Risk for Parkinson's Disease
    (23-Dec-2015)
    People with the virus also nearly 30 percent more likely to develop the nervous system disorder, researchers say

  • Not Enough Needle Exchange Programs Outside Cities: Study
    (10-Dec-2015)
    Half of all injection drug users live in rural, suburban areas

  • Pricey Hepatitis C Drugs Denied to Almost Half of Medicaid Patients: Study
    (24-Nov-2015)
    But another study shows treating all infections would save more than $3 billion in long run

  • Pricey Hepatitis C Drugs Denied to Almost Half of Medicaid Patients: Study
    (24-Nov-2015)
    But another study shows treating all infections would save more than $3 billion in long run

  • Screening Inmates for Hepatitis C Benefits General Community: Study
    (23-Nov-2015)
    Routine testing could prevent transmission, reduce health care costs, researcher says

  • In Rare Cases, Hepatitis C Drug Tied to Slowed Heart Rate: Study
    (04-Nov-2015)
    But experts say these types of medications have good safety profile

  • Substance Abuse, Suicide Killing More White, Middle-Aged Americans: Report
    (02-Nov-2015)
    Experts cite despair, especially among the least educated

  • Illnesses, Deaths Spur FDA Warning on Hepatitis C Drugs
    (23-Oct-2015)
    Cautionary label will be added to Viekira Pak and Technivie, agency says

  • Illnesses, Deaths Spur FDA Warning on Hepatitis C Drugs
    (23-Oct-2015)
    Cautionary label will be added to Viekira Pak and Technivie, agency says

  • Tough Alcohol Policies Linked to Lower Death Rates From Liver Damage
    (15-Oct-2015)
    Findings dovetail with prior research that has shown tighter rules associated with less binge drinking

  • Tough Alcohol Policies Linked to Lower Death Rates From Liver Damage
    (15-Oct-2015)
    Findings dovetail with prior research that has shown tighter rules associated with less binge drinking

  • Tough Alcohol Policies Linked to Lower Death Rates From Liver Damage
    (15-Oct-2015)
    Findings dovetail with prior research that has shown tighter rules associated with less binge drinking

  • HIV Therapy May Also Lower Risk for Hepatitis B, Study Says
    (12-Oct-2015)
    But researchers add that it's critical to expand vaccination base

  • Many Americans Traveling Abroad Lack Key Vaccinations: Study
    (09-Oct-2015)
    Outbreaks of measles, hepatitis A could be prevented if people were fully immunized, researchers say

  • FDA Orders Studies on Contaminated Endoscopes Tied to Illness Outbreaks
    (05-Oct-2015)
    Duodenoscopes used at 2 Los Angeles hospitals carried drug-resistant 'superbug'

  • FDA Orders Studies on Contaminated Endoscopes Tied to Illness Outbreaks
    (05-Oct-2015)
    Duodenoscopes used at 2 Los Angeles hospitals carried drug-resistant 'superbug'

  • Filtered Sunlight May Be Effective Jaundice Therapy
    (16-Sep-2015)
    Low-tech treatment might help newborns in developing countries, researchers say

  • Liver Damage From Hepatitis C More Widespread Than Thought
    (27-Aug-2015)
    If left undetected, it can lead to liver failure and even death, study authors note

  • Liver Damage From Hepatitis C More Widespread Than Thought
    (27-Aug-2015)
    If left undetected, it can lead to liver failure and even death, study authors note

  • Liver Damage From Hepatitis C More Widespread Than Thought
    (27-Aug-2015)
    If left undetected, it can lead to liver failure and even death, study authors note

  • Liver Damage From Hepatitis C More Widespread Than Thought
    (27-Aug-2015)
    If left undetected, it can lead to liver failure and even death, study authors note

  • More Hepatitis C Cases Being Seen in Urban ERs
    (07-Aug-2015)
    Researchers note emergency room doctors could play a role in slowing spread of potentially deadly virus

  • Technivie Approved for Hepatitis C
    (24-Jul-2015)
    For people with a genetic subtype of the liver infection

  • Wild Mushrooms Might Be Your Last Meal
    (13-Jul-2015)
    Wrong choices can lead to liver failure, death, experts warn

  • Wild Mushrooms Might Be Your Last Meal
    (13-Jul-2015)
    Wrong choices can lead to liver failure, death, experts warn

  • Most U.S. Hepatitis C Infections May Be Missed: Study
    (30-Jun-2015)
    In one state, only one from 183 diagnosed cases met reporting criteria for CDC

  • Potential Liver Recipients May Have New Option
    (05-Jun-2015)
    Organs harvested after cardiac death appear safe, effective, study says

  • Potential Liver Recipients May Have New Option
    (05-Jun-2015)
    Organs harvested after cardiac death appear safe, effective, study says

  • Helpful Bacteria May Help Detect Cancers That Have Spread to Liver
    (27-May-2015)
    Researchers used harmless strain of E. coli to find metastatic disease in mice

  • Helpful Bacteria May Help Detect Cancers That Have Spread to Liver
    (27-May-2015)
    Researchers used harmless strain of E. coli to find metastatic disease in mice

  • Experimental Drug Combo Shows Promise Against Hepatitis C
    (05-May-2015)
    Drug trio could join newer, highly effective meds such as Sovaldi, Harvoni

  • Drug-Related HIV Outbreak Spurs Nationwide Alert
    (24-Apr-2015)
    More than 140 cases of the AIDS-causing virus reported in rural Indiana

  • Cheap Allergy Drug May Hold Potential as Hepatitis C Treatment
    (08-Apr-2015)
    Lab tests suggest over-the-counter antihistamine could offer alternative to pricey new drugs

  • HIV-Infected People Often Do Well After Kidney Transplant
    (03-Apr-2015)
    Refuting common wisdom, research shows that these patients fared better than those with hepatitis C

  • 3 Drinks Per Day May Raise Liver Cancer Risk, But Coffee Lowers It
    (26-Mar-2015)
    Expert panel looked at data on over 8 million people to come up with risk factors for the disease

  • FDA Warns of Cardiac Effect When Heart Drug Mixed With Hepatitis C Meds
    (25-Mar-2015)
    Adding Harvoni or Sovaldi to amiodarone could cause dangerous slowing of heart rate, agency says

  • Live Liver Transplants Seem Safe, Effective for Sudden Liver Failure
    (19-Mar-2015)
    And live donors do well after the procedure, study reports

  • HIV Patients May Fare as Well as Others With Kidney Transplants
    (19-Mar-2015)
    But study also found that survival rates were lower if organ recipient also had hepatitis C

  • Live Liver Transplants Seem Safe, Effective for Sudden Liver Failure
    (19-Mar-2015)
    And live donors do well after the procedure, study reports

  • Cholbam Approved for Rare Metabolic Disorders
    (18-Mar-2015)
    Conditions affect liver and vitamin absorption

  • Hepatitis C Drugs Will 'Strain Budgets' at Current Prices: Study
    (16-Mar-2015)
    The new therapies have remarkably high cure rates

  • Chinese Researchers Report Successful Hepatitis E Vaccine
    (04-Mar-2015)
    New immunization offers nearly 5 years of protection, experts say

  • Hepatitis C Infections in Hospitals Show Need for Tight Infection Control Practices
    (27-Feb-2015)
    In both cases, there were breaches in safety rules, CDC reports

  • Hispanics May Develop Alcoholic Liver Disease Earlier
    (20-Feb-2015)
    Problems start four to 10 years sooner than in whites or blacks, experts found

  • Hispanics May Develop Alcoholic Liver Disease Earlier
    (20-Feb-2015)
    Problems start four to 10 years sooner than in whites or blacks, experts found

  • New MRI Test May Help Diagnose Liver Condition in Kids
    (05-Feb-2015)
    Most cases of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease go undiagnosed, researchers say

  • Daily Drinking May Raise Risk of Liver Cirrhosis, Study Warns
    (27-Jan-2015)
    Everyday habits appear to matter more than lifetime consumption, research suggests

  • Daily Drinking May Raise Risk of Liver Cirrhosis, Study Warns
    (27-Jan-2015)
    Everyday habits appear to matter more than lifetime consumption, research suggests

  • Many With Hepatitis C Missing Out on Treatment, Study Finds
    (11-Jan-2015)
    Without proper care, infection can lead to liver failure

  • Many With Hepatitis C Missing Out on Treatment, Study Finds
    (11-Jan-2015)
    Without proper care, infection can lead to liver failure

  • Brain Damage Rare When Newborn Jaundice Is Treated, Study Finds
    (05-Jan-2015)
    Serious complications often avoided with American Academy of Pediatrics-guided therapy

  • Brain Damage Rare When Newborn Jaundice Is Treated, Study Finds
    (05-Jan-2015)
    Serious complications often avoided with American Academy of Pediatrics-guided therapy

  • Hepatitis C Infection Isn't Related to HIV Brain Woes: Study
    (24-Dec-2014)
    Mood swings, memory problems may be triggered by inflammation, researchers say

  • Antiviral Combination Approved for Hepatitis C
    (22-Dec-2014)
    Some 3.2 million Americans thought infected

  • Childhood Obesity Brings Host of Health Problems, Researchers Report
    (24-Nov-2014)
    High blood pressure, liver problems and heart disease risk upped in heavy kids

  • Childhood Obesity Brings Host of Health Problems, Researchers Report
    (24-Nov-2014)
    High blood pressure, liver problems and heart disease risk upped in heavy kids

  • Drug Regimen Cures Hepatitis C in Most Liver Transplant Patients in Study
    (14-Nov-2014)
    Researchers say treatment has fewer side effects and less risk of rejection, too

  • Drug Regimen Cures Hepatitis C in Most Liver Transplant Patients in Study
    (14-Nov-2014)
    Researchers say treatment has fewer side effects and less risk of rejection, too

  • Drug Regimen Cures Hepatitis C in Most Liver Transplant Patients in Study
    (14-Nov-2014)
    Researchers say treatment has fewer side effects and less risk of rejection, too

  • Drug Regimen Cures Hepatitis C in Most Liver Transplant Patients in Study
    (14-Nov-2014)
    Researchers say treatment has fewer side effects and less risk of rejection, too

  • Report: Fewer U.S. Hospitalizations for Hepatitis A
    (08-Nov-2014)
    Viral infection comes from contaminated food, water or contact with infected person

  • Report: Fewer U.S. Hospitalizations for Hepatitis A
    (08-Nov-2014)
    Viral infection comes from contaminated food, water or contact with infected person

  • Report: Fewer U.S. Hospitalizations for Hepatitis A
    (08-Nov-2014)
    Viral infection comes from contaminated food, water or contact with infected person

  • Vaccine for Hepatitis C Inches Closer to Reality
    (05-Nov-2014)
    First human tests looked at safety

  • Pricey Hepatitis Drug a Good Bet in U.S. Prisons, Study Says
    (20-Oct-2014)
    Researchers conclude Sovaldi is cost-effective

  • Obesity May Speed Aging of the Liver, Study Suggests
    (13-Oct-2014)
    Heavier people might be more prone to liver cancer, insulin problems, researchers say

  • Obesity May Speed Aging of the Liver, Study Suggests
    (13-Oct-2014)
    Heavier people might be more prone to liver cancer, insulin problems, researchers say

  • Even Decaf Coffee May Help the Liver
    (10-Oct-2014)
    New study echoes prior findings and suggests caffeine isn't the key ingredient in the effect

  • FDA OKs Once-a-Day Drug for Chronic Hepatitis C
    (10-Oct-2014)
    Harvoni, a combination pill, blocks enzymes that virus needs to multiply

  • Donated Livers Not Harmed by Travel Distances, Study Finds
    (28-Aug-2014)
    Broader organ sharing in U.S. will result in more air travel, researchers say

  • Hepatitis C Could Become Rare Disease in 20 Years: Study
    (04-Aug-2014)
    Newer medications, better screening would fuel the trend, researcher says

  • Hepatitis C Could Become Rare Disease in 20 Years: Study
    (04-Aug-2014)
    Newer medications, better screening would fuel the trend, researcher says

  • Hepatitis C Could Become Rare Disease in 20 Years: Study
    (04-Aug-2014)
    Newer medications, better screening would fuel the trend, researcher says

  • Hepatitis C Could Become Rare Disease in 20 Years: Study
    (04-Aug-2014)
    Newer medications, better screening would fuel the trend, researcher says

  • HIV Meds May Also Help Control Hepatitis C, Study Finds
    (23-Jul-2014)
    For people infected with both viruses, early treatment is critical, researchers report

  • Liver Cancer Drug Fails to Live Up to Early Promise
    (01-Jul-2014)
    Everolimus didn't improve survival for people with advanced liver disease, study finds

  • Hepatitis C Infection May Have 'Silver Lining' for Transplant Patients
    (25-Jun-2014)
    Infected people who need new organ might have less need for immune-suppressing drugs, study finds

  • Task Force Recommends Hep B Screening for High-Risk People
    (27-May-2014)
    Vaccine, antiviral treatments make it worthwhile to spot chronic condition early, researcher says

  • Task Force Recommends Hep B Screening for High-Risk People
    (27-May-2014)
    Vaccine, antiviral treatments make it worthwhile to spot chronic condition early, researcher says

  • Task Force Recommends Hep B Screening for High-Risk People
    (27-May-2014)
    Vaccine, antiviral treatments make it worthwhile to spot chronic condition early, researcher says

  • Task Force Recommends Hep B Screening for High-Risk People
    (27-May-2014)
    Vaccine, antiviral treatments make it worthwhile to spot chronic condition early, researcher says

  • Alcohol Fuels Liver Disease in Those With HIV and Hepatitis C
    (07-May-2014)
    Large VA study shows heightened risk of advanced liver fibrosis for those co-infected

  • Screening May Help Boost Liver Cancer Survival Rates
    (07-May-2014)
    Simple tests for people with scarring of the liver spot tumors early, researchers report

  • Alcohol Fuels Liver Disease in Those With HIV and Hepatitis C
    (07-May-2014)
    Large VA study shows heightened risk of advanced liver fibrosis for those co-infected

  • Screening May Help Boost Liver Cancer Survival Rates
    (07-May-2014)
    Simple tests for people with scarring of the liver spot tumors early, researchers report

  • Alcohol Fuels Liver Disease in Those With HIV and Hepatitis C
    (07-May-2014)
    Large VA study shows heightened risk of advanced liver fibrosis for those co-infected

  • Study Finds Steroids May Not Be Helpful After Infant Liver Surgery
    (05-May-2014)
    Evidence points to more complications with the drugs

  • Cure Rate for Experimental Hepatitis C Drug Tops 95 Percent
    (10-Apr-2014)
    But high costs of newer medications is a concern, experts say

  • Study Links Coffee to Lower Liver Cancer Risk
    (09-Apr-2014)
    Daily drinkers had reduced risk of the most common form of liver malignancy, but researchers can't say why

  • Study Links Coffee to Lower Liver Cancer Risk
    (09-Apr-2014)
    Daily drinkers had reduced risk of the most common form of liver malignancy, but researchers can't say why

  • Could Coffee Lower Death Risk From Liver Cirrhosis?
    (03-Apr-2014)
    Large study from China suggests 2 daily cups might offer protection in cases of non-viral hepatitis

  • Could Coffee Lower Death Risk From Liver Cirrhosis?
    (03-Apr-2014)
    Large study from China suggests 2 daily cups might offer protection in cases of non-viral hepatitis

  • Could Coffee Lower Death Risk From Liver Cirrhosis?
    (03-Apr-2014)
    Large study from China suggests 2 daily cups might offer protection in cases of non-viral hepatitis

  • Distance From VA Liver Transplant Center May Affect Vets' Survival
    (25-Mar-2014)
    Living more than 100 miles away cuts odds of success, study finds

  • Distance From VA Liver Transplant Center May Affect Vets' Survival
    (25-Mar-2014)
    Living more than 100 miles away cuts odds of success, study finds

  • Targeted Radiation Might Help Fight Advanced Breast Cancer: Study
    (24-Mar-2014)
    Therapy kills small vessels that feed liver tumors linked to breast cancer's spread

  • Hepatitis C Patients With HIV May Face Higher Risk of Liver Disease
    (19-Mar-2014)
    Study's finding held true even for those doing well on treatment for AIDS-causing virus

  • Hepatitis C Patients With HIV May Face Higher Risk of Liver Disease
    (19-Mar-2014)
    Study's finding held true even for those doing well on treatment for AIDS-causing virus

  • Hepatitis C Patients With HIV May Face Higher Risk of Liver Disease
    (19-Mar-2014)
    Study's finding held true even for those doing well on treatment for AIDS-causing virus

  • Most Alcohol-Linked Deaths Occur Among Working-Age Adults: CDC
    (13-Mar-2014)
    States lose thousands of people in their prime years, report finds

  • Nearly 3 Million Americans Living With Hepatitis C
    (03-Mar-2014)
    Many aren't aware they carry the liver-destroying virus, experts say

  • Nearly 3 Million Americans Living With Hepatitis C
    (03-Mar-2014)
    Many aren't aware they carry the liver-destroying virus, experts say

  • Hepatitis B Screening Proposed for All High-Risk Adults
    (11-Feb-2014)
    Nearly 1 million in U.S. are infected, says Preventive Services Task Force

  • Hepatitis C Rates Vary Among U.S. Hispanic Groups
    (17-Jan-2014)
    Rates in men range from 0.4 percent among South Americans to 11.6 percent among Puerto Ricans, study finds

  • Most With Hepatitis C May Soon Find Hope in New Treatments
    (15-Jan-2014)
    Two studies suggest pill cocktails may one day replace injections altogether

  • Most With Hepatitis C May Soon Find Hope in New Treatments
    (15-Jan-2014)
    Two studies suggest pill cocktails may one day replace injections altogether

  • Most With Hepatitis C May Soon Find Hope in New Treatments
    (15-Jan-2014)
    Two studies suggest pill cocktails may one day replace injections altogether

  • FDA Warns Consumers Against Body-Building Supplement
    (27-Dec-2013)
    Agency says Mass Destruction is linked to case of liver failure

  • Kids' Liver Transplant Success Varies by Race, Research Shows
    (09-Dec-2013)
    Whites much more likely to survive than blacks, study finds

  • New Hepatitis C Drug Approved by FDA
    (09-Dec-2013)
    Taken as a pill once a day, it could make treatment for millions easier, more effective

  • Type 2 Diabetes Might Raise Risk of Liver Cancer
    (09-Dec-2013)
    But odds for malignancy are low; study found stronger connection for some minorities

  • New Hepatitis C Drug Approved by FDA
    (09-Dec-2013)
    Taken as a pill once a day, it could make treatment for millions easier, more effective

  • Sovaldi Approved for Chronic Hepatitis C
    (09-Dec-2013)
    Breakthrough drug doesn't need combined interferon

  • Type 2 Diabetes Might Raise Risk of Liver Cancer
    (09-Dec-2013)
    But odds for malignancy are low; study found stronger connection for some minorities

  • New Hepatitis C Drug Approved by FDA
    (09-Dec-2013)
    Taken as a pill once a day, it could make treatment for millions easier, more effective

  • FDA Approves New Treatment for Hepatitis C Infection
    (25-Nov-2013)
    Olysio may cut down on side effects while achieving good responses in patients, experts say

  • Olysio Approved as Hepatitis C Treatment
    (25-Nov-2013)
    Drug blocks protein that helps virus replicate

  • FDA Approves New Treatment for Hepatitis C Infection
    (25-Nov-2013)
    Olysio may cut down on side effects while achieving good responses in patients, experts say

  • Study Finds Too Few With Hepatitis C Start or Stick With Treatment
    (06-Nov-2013)
    Interferon injections don't always work, but new therapies on the way, experts say

  • Experimental Hepatitis C Drug May Treat the Untreatable
    (05-Nov-2013)
    Combination medication cured nearly all study participants, without serious side effects

  • Experimental Hepatitis C Drug May Treat the Untreatable
    (05-Nov-2013)
    Combination medication cured nearly all study participants, without serious side effects

  • Some 'High-Risk' Kidneys May Be Safe for Organ Transplant: Study
    (25-Oct-2013)
    Researchers followed-up on recipients of kidneys from deceased donors

  • Study: Coffee Might Lower Risk of Liver Cancer
    (24-Oct-2013)
    Review suggests it was associated with a 40 percent drop in risk of most common form of disease

  • Health Tip: Stay Safe at the Nail Salon
    (14-Oct-2013)
    Suggestions to protect yourself

  • Cancer Drug Nexavar Tied to Pancreas Damage in 2 Patients
    (09-Oct-2013)
    Pancreas shrank by up to one-third in case studies following long-term use

  • Study Questions Discovery of 'New' Hepatitis Virus
    (02-Oct-2013)
    Contaminated lab glassware caused confusion, researchers say

  • 1 in 5 High School Seniors Binge Drinks: Study
    (16-Sep-2013)
    'Extreme' binge drinking levels remain steady, while bingeing has declined, researchers say

  • Hepatitis B Vaccination Cuts Deaths From Liver Disease, Cancer: Study
    (03-Sep-2013)
    Taiwan study highlights need for vaccination for all, U.S. expert says

  • Hepatitis B Vaccination Cuts Deaths From Liver Disease, Cancer: Study
    (03-Sep-2013)
    Taiwan study highlights need for vaccination for all, U.S. expert says

  • Hepatitis B Vaccination Cuts Deaths From Liver Disease, Cancer: Study
    (03-Sep-2013)
    Taiwan study highlights need for vaccination for all, U.S. expert says

  • New Drug Combo Helps Hard-to-Treat Hepatitis C
    (27-Aug-2013)
    NIH study focused largely on black patients, who haven't fared as well with current treatments

  • New Drug Combo Helps Hard-to-Treat Hepatitis C
    (27-Aug-2013)
    NIH study focused largely on black patients, who haven't fared as well with current treatments

  • Baby Boomers Need Hepatitis C Test, CDC Study Confirms
    (15-Aug-2013)
    Routine testing urged to prevent liver damage

  • Baby Boomers Need Hepatitis C Test, CDC Study Confirms
    (15-Aug-2013)
    Routine testing urged to prevent liver damage

  • More Drugs Show Promise in Fighting Hepatitis C
    (14-Aug-2013)
    Faldaprevir and deleobuvir are part of effort to develop treatments that avoid harsh side effects

  • More Drugs Show Promise in Fighting Hepatitis C
    (14-Aug-2013)
    Faldaprevir and deleobuvir are part of effort to develop treatments that avoid harsh side effects

  • More Drugs Show Promise in Fighting Hepatitis C
    (14-Aug-2013)
    Faldaprevir and deleobuvir are part of effort to develop treatments that avoid harsh side effects

  • Psoriasis, Other Medical Conditions May Be Linked, Study Says
    (07-Aug-2013)
    As skin disorder worsened, likelihood of multiple diseases rose, researchers found

  • FDA Proposes New Safety Rules for Imported Food
    (26-Jul-2013)
    Announcement comes in wake of recent outbreaks of foodborne illnesses

  • Tylenol-Induced Liver Failure Presents Own Set of Problems: Study
    (17-Jul-2013)
    Poorer mental, physical health reported by overdose survivors compared to other liver failure patients

  • Tylenol-Induced Liver Failure Presents Own Set of Problems: Study
    (17-Jul-2013)
    Poorer mental, physical health reported by overdose survivors compared to other liver failure patients

  • First Organ Grown From Stem Cells Alone: Report
    (03-Jul-2013)
    Researchers say their advance, with livers for mice, may one day increase availability of human transplants

  • Screen All Baby Boomers for Hepatitis C, Expert Panel Says
    (24-Jun-2013)
    This generation has highest rate of infection, likely contracted decades ago

  • Liver Disease May Raise Risk of Heart Problems: Study
    (24-Jun-2013)
    People with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease should undergo coronary screening, researcher says

  • Screen All Baby Boomers for Hepatitis C, Expert Panel Says
    (24-Jun-2013)
    This generation has highest rate of infection, likely contracted decades ago

  • New Test IDs Genotype of Hepatitis C
    (20-Jun-2013)
    Helps doctors plan treatment

  • Scientists ID Gene Linked to Aggressive Liver Cancer
    (12-Jun-2013)
    Finding, though preliminary, might lead to better treatments

  • Scientists ID Gene Linked to Aggressive Liver Cancer
    (12-Jun-2013)
    Finding, though preliminary, might lead to better treatments

  • CDC: 87 Now Sickened in Hepatitis A Outbreak Tied to Frozen Berry Mix
    (11-Jun-2013)
    All infections traced to product sold at Costco stores, agency says

  • 61 Now Sickened in Hepatitis A Outbreak Tied to Frozen Berry Mix
    (06-Jun-2013)
    CDC says recalled product was sold at Costco, Harris Teeter stores

  • 49 Now Sickened in Hepatitis A Outbreak Tied to Frozen Berry Mix
    (05-Jun-2013)
    CDC says recalled product was sold at Costco, Harris Teeter stores

  • High Cadmium Levels May Raise Risk for Dying From Liver Disease: Study
    (24-May-2013)
    Tobacco smoke most common source of exposure to heavy metal, researchers add

  • High Cadmium Levels May Raise Risk for Dying From Liver Disease: Study
    (24-May-2013)
    Tobacco smoke most common source of exposure to heavy metal, researchers add

  • Study Links Coffee to Lower Risk for Rare Liver Disease
    (20-May-2013)
    Separate report calls for more hospice care for terminal cirrhosis patients

  • Study Links Coffee to Lower Risk for Rare Liver Disease
    (20-May-2013)
    Separate report calls for more hospice care for terminal cirrhosis patients

  • HIV No Barrier to Getting Liver Transplant, Study Finds
    (17-May-2013)
    Procedure recommended to treat aggressive liver cancer

  • HIV No Barrier to Getting Liver Transplant, Study Finds
    (17-May-2013)
    Procedure recommended to treat aggressive liver cancer

  • Half of People With Hepatitis C Don't Complete Needed Tests: CDC
    (07-May-2013)
    Without treatment, virus can lead to liver cancer

  • Too Much Drinking, Weight May Harm Liver
    (27-Apr-2013)
    Study suggests women at higher risk for chronic liver disease

  • Too Much Drinking, Weight May Harm Liver
    (27-Apr-2013)
    Study suggests women at higher risk for chronic liver disease

  • Experimental Drug for Hepatitis C Promising, Studies Show
    (23-Apr-2013)
    High cure rates, few side effects may make this the standard treatment, experts say

  • Treatment for New, Deadly Coronavirus Shows Promise
    (18-Apr-2013)
    Researchers report two drugs currently used to treat hepatitis C stopped virus from replicating in lab tests

  • Scarring May Raise Death Risk From Fatty Liver Disease
    (16-Apr-2013)
    Study looked at liver condition not tied to alcoholism

  • Scarring May Raise Death Risk From Fatty Liver Disease
    (16-Apr-2013)
    Study looked at liver condition not tied to alcoholism

  • 'Sharps' Injuries Pose Serious Hazard for Surgeons, O.R. Staff
    (04-Apr-2013)
    Needlesticks, other wounds put clinicians at risk for infectious diseases, emotional stress

  • Experimental Drug May Work Against Hepatitis C
    (27-Mar-2013)
    Miravirsen greatly reduced virus in patients in small study

  • Experimental Drug May Work Against Hepatitis C
    (27-Mar-2013)
    Miravirsen greatly reduced virus in patients in small study

  • Experimental Drug May Work Against Hepatitis C
    (27-Mar-2013)
    Miravirsen greatly reduced virus in patients in small study

  • Tattoos Can Pose Health Hazards, Doctor Warns
    (01-Mar-2013)
    Industrial inks, poor skin placement may lead to variety of problems

  • Vaccine With Drug Payload Shows Promise Against Tumors
    (11-Feb-2013)
    Liver cancer patients on higher dose of medication lived twice as long as those on lower dose

  • Drug Users Are 'Super-Spreaders' of Hepatitis C, Study Finds
    (31-Jan-2013)
    Diagnosing, treating them early might slow rate of infection

  • Doubling Up on Cold, Flu Remedies May Harm Liver
    (30-Jan-2013)
    More than 600 prescription and over-the-counter meds contain acetaminophen, FDA experts say

  • Cardiac Deaths May Lead to Shortage of Donor Livers
    (11-Jan-2013)
    Age, weight and diabetes status also affect quality of organs donated for transplantation, study says

  • New Pills Show Promise for Hepatitis C
    (02-Jan-2013)
    If approved, they'll provide fewer side effects, shorter treatment time, studies suggest

  • Patient Survival Rises When Drugs Suppress Hepatitis C in Blood: Study
    (25-Dec-2012)
    Risk of death was 4 times lower if the virus stayed at undetectable levels for 6 months, researchers found

  • Patient Survival Rises When Drugs Suppress Hepatitis C in Blood: Study
    (25-Dec-2012)
    Risk of death was 4 times lower if the virus stayed at undetectable levels for 6 months, researchers found

  • Keep Kitchen Utensils Clean While Preparing Holiday Meal
    (25-Dec-2012)
    Cross-contamination can occur easily during cooking process, study says

  • Patient Survival Rises When Drugs Suppress Hepatitis C in Blood: Study
    (25-Dec-2012)
    Risk of death was 4 times lower if the virus stayed at undetectable levels for 6 months, researchers found

  • Hepatitis: The Hidden Hazard
    (21-Dec-2012)
    Though cure rates are good, many Baby Boomers don't even suspect they have the liver disease

  • One Man's Harrowing Battle With Hepatitis C
    (21-Dec-2012)
    Ted Adamson of Riverside, Calif., nearly lost his liver and life to the disease

  • Hepatitis: The Hidden Hazard
    (21-Dec-2012)
    Though cure rates are good, many Baby Boomers don't even suspect they have the liver disease

  • One Man's Harrowing Battle With Hepatitis C
    (21-Dec-2012)
    Ted Adamson of Riverside, Calif., nearly lost his liver and life to the disease

  • 'Boomers' With Hepatitis C Boosting Demand for Liver Transplants
    (19-Dec-2012)
    Study finds many in need of new organs have liver cancer

  • 'Boomers' With Hepatitis C Boosting Demand for Liver Transplants
    (19-Dec-2012)
    Study finds many in need of new organs have liver cancer

  • 'Boomers' With Hepatitis C Boosting Demand for Liver Transplants
    (19-Dec-2012)
    Study finds many in need of new organs have liver cancer

  • Aspirin May Reduce Risk of Liver Cancer, Death From Liver Disease
    (30-Nov-2012)
    Large, decade-long study also found some benefit from other NSAIDs

  • Aspirin May Reduce Risk of Liver Cancer, Death From Liver Disease
    (30-Nov-2012)
    Large, decade-long study also found some benefit from other NSAIDs

  • U.S. Task Force: Baby Boomers Should Be Tested for Hepatitis C
    (26-Nov-2012)
    Generation has highest rate of infection, likely contracted decades ago

  • U.S. Task Force: Baby Boomers Should Be Tested for Hepatitis C
    (26-Nov-2012)
    Generation has highest rate of infection, likely contracted decades ago

  • Antiviral Therapy May Cut Recurrence of Hepatitis B-Linked Liver Cancer
    (12-Nov-2012)
    Patients who received the drugs after surgery seemed to do better, study found

  • Black Women With Both HIV, Hep C Less Likely to Die From Liver Disease
    (09-Nov-2012)
    Study compared black, white and Hispanic women with both viruses

  • Black Women With Both HIV, Hep C Less Likely to Die From Liver Disease
    (09-Nov-2012)
    Study compared black, white and Hispanic women with both viruses

  • Quality of Life After Cancer May Depend on Tumor Type
    (30-Oct-2012)
    Certain types leave survivors with worse mental and physical well-being, study finds

  • Antiviral Therapy for Hepatitis C May Thwart Liver Cancer
    (23-Oct-2012)
    Incidence halved by treatment, study finds

  • Antiviral Therapy for Hepatitis C May Thwart Liver Cancer
    (23-Oct-2012)
    Incidence halved by treatment, study finds

  • Antiviral Therapy for Hepatitis C May Thwart Liver Cancer
    (23-Oct-2012)
    Incidence halved by treatment, study finds

  • Diet, Exercise May Boost 'Good' Cholesterol, Study Suggests
    (11-Oct-2012)
    Benefits of lifestyle changes go beyond weight loss for diabetes patients, researcher says

  • Follow-Up Lacking for Babies After Hepatitis B Vaccination: CDC
    (27-Sep-2012)
    Testing needs to ensure vaccine blocked mother-to-child transmission of virus

  • Low-Cost, Speedy Liver Test in Development
    (19-Sep-2012)
    Third World nations would benefit from the paper-based system, researchers say

  • Low-Cost, Speedy Liver Test in Development
    (19-Sep-2012)
    Third World nations would benefit from the paper-based system, researchers say

  • Diets High in Fructose May Harm Liver in Some, Scientists Warn
    (17-Sep-2012)
    Increased consumption of this sugar linked to altered metabolism, energy balance stores

  • 'Excellent' Survival Seen for Liver Transplant From Live Donor
    (11-Sep-2012)
    Nearly three-quarters in Japanese study were alive after 10 years

  • Swallowed Toothpicks Can Lead to Big Trouble, Experts Warn
    (11-Sep-2012)
    One woman suffered blood poisoning but recovered after surgery

  • 'Excellent' Survival Seen for Liver Transplant From Live Donor
    (11-Sep-2012)
    Nearly three-quarters in Japanese study were alive after 10 years

  • Kindergarten Vaccines Close to Target Levels: CDC
    (23-Aug-2012)
    But measles, chickenpox protection remains a concern

  • Test All Baby Boomers for Hepatitis C: CDC
    (16-Aug-2012)
    Most people who are infected don't know it, agency noted

  • Test All Baby Boomers for Hepatitis C: CDC
    (16-Aug-2012)
    Most people who are infected don't know it, agency noted

  • Test All Baby Boomers for Hepatitis C: CDC
    (16-Aug-2012)
    Most people who are infected don't know it, agency noted

  • Hepatitis A Vaccine for Children Lasts for 10 Years: Study
    (14-Aug-2012)
    Cases of the virus in the U.S. have decreased by 90 percent over the past 20 years, research shows

  • Two Antibiotics Linked to Liver Injury in Elderly
    (13-Aug-2012)
    But while serious, these cases are relatively rare, study says

  • Hepatitis C Treatment May Hamper Kids' Growth
    (13-Aug-2012)
    Study found weight returned to normal after peginterferon, but not always height

  • Two Antibiotics Linked to Liver Injury in Elderly
    (13-Aug-2012)
    But while serious, these cases are relatively rare, study says

  • Hepatitis C Treatment May Hamper Kids' Growth
    (13-Aug-2012)
    Study found weight returned to normal after peginterferon, but not always height

  • Severely Obese Donors Raise Risks for Kids With Liver Transplant
    (06-Aug-2012)
    Children with organs from these adult donors were more likely to lose grafts and die, study found

  • Smoking Tied to Risk for Hepatitis Return After Liver Transplant
    (27-Jul-2012)
    Study findings indicate even ex-smokers were more likely to be re-infected within 1 year

  • Smoking Tied to Risk for Hepatitis Return After Liver Transplant
    (27-Jul-2012)
    Study findings indicate even ex-smokers were more likely to be re-infected within 1 year

  • Adding Vitamin B12 to Standard Drugs Might Help Fight Hepatitis C
    (18-Jul-2012)
    Small study suggests a benefit, but experts are more cautious about the results

  • Adding Vitamin B12 to Standard Drugs Might Help Fight Hepatitis C
    (18-Jul-2012)
    Small study suggests a benefit, but experts are more cautious about the results

  • Milk Thistle of Little Help Against Hepatitis C: Study
    (17-Jul-2012)
    Herbal extract discounted as treatment for chronic liver disease

  • Milk Thistle of Little Help Against Hepatitis C: Study
    (17-Jul-2012)
    Herbal extract discounted as treatment for chronic liver disease

  • Hepatitis C Virus Levels Higher in Certain Injection Drug Users
    (13-Jul-2012)
    Blacks, men, people with HIV had more virus, which affects treatment response: CDC

  • Hepatitis C Virus Levels Higher in Certain Injection Drug Users
    (13-Jul-2012)
    Blacks, men, people with HIV had more virus, which affects treatment response: CDC

  • Many Homeless May Harbor Hepatitis C
    (18-Jun-2012)
    Los Angeles study finds nearly half don't know it

  • Infant Vaccination 'Delays' Triple in Oregon: Study
    (18-Jun-2012)
    Experts fear parents are jeopardizing their babies' health

  • Many Homeless May Harbor Hepatitis C
    (18-Jun-2012)
    Los Angeles study finds nearly half don't know it

  • Liver Transplantation No Bar to Successful Pregnancy
    (14-Jun-2012)
    Researchers say rate of live births even tops that of general population

  • Liver Transplantation No Bar to Successful Pregnancy
    (14-Jun-2012)
    Researchers say rate of live births even tops that of general population

  • Tylenol Overdose Can Be Deadly for a Child
    (08-Jun-2012)
    Doctors, pharmacists urged to educate parents about possible hazards

  • Hepatitis B Infection Rates in U.S. Higher Than Thought
    (31-May-2012)
    Study finds majority of cases are foreign-born residents

  • Hepatitis B Infection Rates in U.S. Higher Than Thought
    (31-May-2012)
    Study finds majority of cases are foreign-born residents

  • Hepatitis B Infection Rates in U.S. Higher Than Thought
    (31-May-2012)
    Study finds majority of cases are foreign-born residents

  • Patients May Receive Too Much Acetaminophen in Hospital
    (23-May-2012)
    Use of drugs such as Tylenol, Percocet can exceed recommended daily dose, study finds

  • Hepatitis C Causing Liver Damage in Greater Numbers: Study
    (22-May-2012)
    An additional 300,000 Americans could develop advanced liver disease from the virus by 2015

  • U.S. Liver Transplants Declining
    (22-May-2012)
    Some livers available for transplant are discarded because they're not healthy enough, study finds

  • Hepatitis C Causing Liver Damage in Greater Numbers: Study
    (22-May-2012)
    An additional 300,000 Americans could develop advanced liver disease from the virus by 2015

  • Hepatitis C Causing Liver Damage in Greater Numbers: Study
    (22-May-2012)
    An additional 300,000 Americans could develop advanced liver disease from the virus by 2015

  • U.S. Liver Transplants Declining
    (22-May-2012)
    Some livers available for transplant are discarded because they're not healthy enough, study finds

  • Body Building, Diet Supplements Linked to Liver Damage: Study
    (22-May-2012)
    These products could provide a target for regulation, researchers say

  • Test Baby Boomers for Hepatitis C, Says CDC
    (18-May-2012)
    Undetected disease can lead to cirrhosis, liver cancer, agency notes

  • Test Baby Boomers for Hepatitis C, Says CDC
    (18-May-2012)
    Undetected disease can lead to cirrhosis, liver cancer, agency notes

  • Test Baby Boomers for Hepatitis C, Says CDC
    (18-May-2012)
    Undetected disease can lead to cirrhosis, liver cancer, agency notes

  • Screening for Other Health Problems May Aid COPD Survival
    (04-May-2012)
    Cancers, heart conditions, diabetes among the diseases that were linked to study patient deaths

  • Childhood Obesity May Raise Odds of Adult Liver Cancer
    (20-Apr-2012)
    Findings underscore importance of healthy weight in youth, researcher says

  • Diabetes Drug Metformin Might Also Help Fight Cancer
    (02-Apr-2012)
    People taking it seemed to fare better when faced with prostate, pancreatic tumors, studies found

  • Hepatitis C Now Kills More Americans Than HIV
    (20-Feb-2012)
    Middle-aged most often affected, and many are unaware they have been infected, CDC says

  • Certain Cancer Drugs May Have Fatal Side Effects: Analysis
    (06-Feb-2012)
    Risk is very small, but doctors, patients should be made aware, investigators say

  • Stem Cells May Further Hepatitis C Research
    (31-Jan-2012)
    Using liver-like cells, scientists hope to learn how some people resist infection

  • Live Liver Donation Safer Than Previously Thought
    (30-Jan-2012)
    Risk of death is 1.7 per thousand donors, new study finds

  • Statins May Stave Off Liver Cancer in People With Hepatitis B
    (27-Jan-2012)
    Study found lower risk of developing disease for people taking these cholesterol-cutting drugs

  • Statins May Stave Off Liver Cancer in People With Hepatitis B
    (27-Jan-2012)
    Study found lower risk of developing disease for people taking these cholesterol-cutting drugs

  • Many U.S. Adults Not Vaccinated for Hepatitis B
    (20-Jan-2012)
    Missed opportunities lead to many new infections each year, study found

  • Many U.S. Adults Not Vaccinated for Hepatitis B
    (20-Jan-2012)
    Missed opportunities lead to many new infections each year, study found

  • New Drug Combo for Hepatitis C Shows Promise
    (18-Jan-2012)
    Called 'watershed' research, study reports success with oral meds

  • CDC Warns Against Sharing Insulin Pens
    (13-Jan-2012)
    Doing so exposes people with diabetes to blood-borne infection risk

  • Researchers Identify Liver Cancer Risk Factors
    (06-Jan-2012)
    Hepatitis C, obesity contribute to rising rates, new studies find

  • Researchers Identify Liver Cancer Risk Factors
    (06-Jan-2012)
    Hepatitis C, obesity contribute to rising rates, new studies find

  • Hepatitis B Vaccine Recommended for Adults With Diabetes
    (22-Dec-2011)
    Shared blood glucose monitors, finger-stick devices pose infection risk, experts warn

  • Hepatitis B Vaccine Recommended for Adults With Diabetes
    (22-Dec-2011)
    Shared blood glucose monitors, finger-stick devices pose infection risk, experts warn

  • Hepatitis B Vaccine Recommended for Adults With Diabetes
    (22-Dec-2011)
    Shared blood glucose monitors, finger-stick devices pose infection risk, experts warn

  • Drug Users With HIV at Much Higher Overdose Risk
    (16-Dec-2011)
    Opioids, illegal drugs can threaten recent lifespan gains

  • Fatty Liver Disease Doesn't Affect Survival, Study Finds
    (28-Nov-2011)
    Researchers surprised that non-alcoholic fatty liver disease had no impact on health, longevity

  • Too Much Acetaminophen Over Time May Damage Liver
    (23-Nov-2011)
    'Staggered overdoses' are difficult for doctors to spot, researchers say

  • Too Much Acetaminophen Over Time May Damage Liver
    (23-Nov-2011)
    'Staggered overdoses' are difficult for doctors to spot, researchers say

  • Change in Hepatitis Screening May Save Lives, Money
    (04-Nov-2011)
    Researchers favor testing those born from 1945 to 1965

  • Hepatitis May Lurk at Barbershops, Nail Salons
    (01-Nov-2011)
    Better training, tighter controls needed to reduce infection risk, researcher says

  • Cancer Risk Doubles After Organ Transplant, Study Finds
    (01-Nov-2011)
    But benefits still far outweigh the risk, say experts

  • Hepatitis May Lurk at Barbershops, Nail Salons
    (01-Nov-2011)
    Better training, tighter controls needed to reduce infection risk, researcher says

  • Steve Jobs, Visionary Leader of Apple Inc., Dies at 56
    (06-Oct-2011)
    Prognosis for his rare form of pancreatic cancer was poor

  • CDC Moves to Make Organ Transplantation Safer
    (21-Sep-2011)
    Proposed guideline would screen more aggressively for hepatitis B and C

  • Tailored Hepatitis C Therapy May Cut Treatment Time in Half
    (14-Sep-2011)
    Patients taking new three-drug regimen were cured at 24 weeks instead of 48, study says

  • Steve Jobs Faces Uphill Battle Against Cancer: Experts
    (25-Aug-2011)
    Prognosis for rare neuroendocrine disease is poor, doctors say

  • Hepatitis Rates Soar Among IV Drug Users, Study Finds
    (28-Jul-2011)
    In U.S., 73% of injection drug users are infected with hepatitis C, 12% with hepatitis B

  • New Drug Effectively Treats Hepatitis C
    (23-Jun-2011)
    Adding Incivek to standard therapy also cut treatment time in half, researchers say

  • New Drug Effectively Treats Hepatitis C
    (23-Jun-2011)
    Adding Incivek to standard therapy also cut treatment time in half, researchers say

  • New Drug Effectively Treats Hepatitis C
    (23-Jun-2011)
    Adding Incivek to standard therapy also cut treatment time in half, researchers say

  • Obesity Greater Risk for Fatty Liver Than Alcohol, Study Finds
    (02-Jun-2011)
    Moderate amounts of red wine had no ill effect and even improved cholesterol levels, researchers say

  • Obesity Greater Risk for Fatty Liver Than Alcohol, Study Finds
    (02-Jun-2011)
    Moderate amounts of red wine had no ill effect and even improved cholesterol levels, researchers say

  • FDA Approves Another New Drug to Fight Hepatitis C
    (23-May-2011)
    Incivek cleared body of the liver-damaging virus faster than older meds in trials

  • Researchers Find Cousin of Hepatitis C Virus in Dogs
    (23-May-2011)
    Might lead to better understanding and treatment of human version of the disease

  • FDA Approves Another New Drug to Fight Hepatitis C
    (23-May-2011)
    Incivek cleared body of the liver-damaging virus faster than older meds in trials

  • Incivek Approved for Hepatitis C
    (23-May-2011)
    Among people who haven't received or responded to standard interferon

  • FDA Approves Another New Drug to Fight Hepatitis C
    (23-May-2011)
    Incivek cleared body of the liver-damaging virus faster than older meds in trials

  • FDA Advisers Urge Infant Doses for Kids' OTC Fever Relievers
    (18-May-2011)
    Would better protect those under 2 who use products like Children's Tylenol, experts say

  • FDA Panels to Weigh Dosing Labels for Kids' OTC Fever Relievers
    (17-May-2011)
    Might better protect those under 2 who use products like Children's Tylenol, experts say

  • Victrelis Approved for Chronic Hepatitis C
    (16-May-2011)
    In combination with two other drugs

  • FDA Approves New Drug to Fight Hepatitis C
    (14-May-2011)
    Victrelis appears to clear the body of the liver-damaging virus quicker than standard medicines

  • FDA Approves New Drug to Fight Hepatitis C
    (14-May-2011)
    Victrelis appears to clear the body of the liver-damaging virus quicker than standard medicines

  • FDA Approves New Drug to Fight Hepatitis C
    (14-May-2011)
    Victrelis appears to clear the body of the liver-damaging virus quicker than standard medicines

  • Many Consumers Don't Know What's in Over-the-Counter Painkillers: Study
    (03-May-2011)
    Lack of knowledge about active ingredients may up the risk of overdose, researchers say

  • New Hepatitis C Drugs Close to Gaining FDA Approval
    (28-Apr-2011)
    Agency panel gives unanimous support to telaprevir, boceprevir as treatments for liver-damaging disease

  • Novel Hepatitis C Drug Holds Promise: FDA
    (27-Apr-2011)
    Could be boon for patients with the liver-damaging disease

  • Vitamin E, Diabetes Drug May Not Ease Obesity-Linked Liver Trouble in Kids
    (26-Apr-2011)
    Fatty liver disease affects 1 in 20 U.S. children, and can have serious consequences, study authors say

  • Aerobic Exercise May Curb Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: Report
    (13-Apr-2011)
    Daily one-hour walks also improved insulin sensitivity in people who are obese, researchers found

  • Aerobic Exercise May Curb Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: Report
    (13-Apr-2011)
    Daily one-hour walks also improved insulin sensitivity in people who are obese, researchers found

  • Allowing Organ Donation by People With HIV Could Save Lives, Experts Say
    (01-Apr-2011)
    Current U.S. law bans practice of allowing donations to others with AIDS-causing virus

  • New Drug May Boost Hepatitis C Treatment
    (30-Mar-2011)
    When added to current treatment, boceprevir significantly improves response rates, researchers say

  • Higher Levels of Blood Protein Linked to Lower Respiratory Risks
    (15-Feb-2011)
    Bilirubin may have a protective effect, researchers say

  • Higher Levels of Blood Protein Linked to Lower Respiratory Risks
    (15-Feb-2011)
    Bilirubin may have a protective effect, researchers say

  • Infectious Disease Experts Call for More Focus on Hepatitis C
    (01-Feb-2011)
    Rates among drug users have not plummeted like HIV, study finds

  • HIV+ Liver Cancer Patients Less Likely to Get Transplant
    (26-Jan-2011)
    But overall survival in those who received donor organ same as for other patients, study finds

  • Treating Latent TB After 65 Raises Serious Side-Effect Risk
    (10-Jan-2011)
    Likelihood of hospitalization increases with age, researchers say

  • Health Tip: When to Call the Pediatrician About Jaundice
    (24-Dec-2010)
    Warning signs to monitor

  • Liver Cancer Survival Rates May Be Worse for Blacks
    (20-Dec-2010)
    Black patients had 12 percent higher death rate than whites, study finds

  • Keeping Holiday Drinking in Check May Counter Cancer
    (19-Dec-2010)
    Evidence suggests that heavy drinking damages cells and may raise cancer risk

  • Once-Daily Dose Approved for Prezista
    (14-Dec-2010)
    Anti-HIV drug sanctioned in combination with ritonavir

  • Health Tip: Managing Fatty Liver
    (29-Nov-2010)
    Suggestions to prevent or treat the condition

  • Statins OK for Patients With Abnormal Liver Function: Study
    (24-Nov-2010)
    Researchers found no rise in liver disease, plus reduced risk of heart attacks, stroke

  • Health Tip: Identify Symptoms of Cirrhosis
    (15-Nov-2010)
    Here are typical warning signs

  • Health Tip: How Did I Contract Hepatitis?
    (08-Nov-2010)
    Here's a list of common triggers

  • Better Hepatitis C Surveillance Helps Public, CDC Finds
    (05-Nov-2010)
    Health departments' program seems to provide more accurate, timely reporting

  • Race Affects Hepatitis C Recurrence After Liver Transplant
    (01-Nov-2010)
    Patients who receive organ from a white donor at higher risk, researchers find

  • Race Affects Hepatitis C Recurrence After Liver Transplant
    (01-Nov-2010)
    Patients who receive organ from a white donor at higher risk, researchers find

  • Race Affects Hepatitis C Recurrence After Liver Transplant
    (01-Nov-2010)
    Patients who receive organ from a white donor at higher risk, researchers find

  • Scientists Report Early Success in Growing Mini Liver in Lab
    (30-Oct-2010)
    Next step is to assess organ's function after transplant into animals

  • Baraclude Sanctioned for Severe Liver Disease
    (18-Oct-2010)
    Among people with chronic hepatitis B

  • Baraclude Sanctioned for Severe Liver Disease
    (18-Oct-2010)
    Among people with chronic hepatitis B

  • Health Tip: If You Have Cirrhosis
    (02-Sep-2010)
    Here's how it could impair your liver

  • Health Tip: If You Have Cirrhosis
    (02-Sep-2010)
    Here's how it could impair your liver

  • Hepatitis E Vaccine Appears Safe, Effective
    (23-Aug-2010)
    Ongoing research suggests it's a potent form of protection against infection

  • Adding Third Drug May Improve Hepatitis C Treatment
    (09-Aug-2010)
    Study shows promise, but experts say questions remain, including issues of viral resistance

  • Adding Third Drug May Improve Hepatitis C Treatment
    (09-Aug-2010)
    Study shows promise, but experts say questions remain, including issues of viral resistance

  • Patients With Hepatitis B May Face Greater Risk of Blood Cancer
    (03-Aug-2010)
    Study finds twice the risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma

  • Hepatitis A Vaccine Pays Off for Kids: Study
    (01-Jul-2010)
    U.S. urges vaccination for children 12-23 months

  • Clues to Preventing Return of Liver Cancer
    (29-Jun-2010)
    Small study finds antiviral therapy halts recurrence in patients with chronic hepatitis B

  • Clues to Preventing Return of Liver Cancer
    (29-Jun-2010)
    Small study finds antiviral therapy halts recurrence in patients with chronic hepatitis B

  • Organ-Rejection Drug Linked to Higher Cancer Risk After Liver Transplant
    (28-Jun-2010)
    The risk jumped especially among people undergoing transplants since 2005, study found

  • Rapid Test to Detect Hepatitis C Approved
    (25-Jun-2010)
    OraQuick HCV can detect viral antibodies in about 20 minutes

  • Rapid Test to Detect Hepatitis C Approved
    (25-Jun-2010)
    OraQuick HCV can detect viral antibodies in about 20 minutes

  • Better Rx for Cirrhosis-Linked Bleeding
    (23-Jun-2010)
    Study finds early shunting reduces recurrence of bleeding, improves survival

  • Better Rx for Cirrhosis-Linked Bleeding
    (23-Jun-2010)
    Study finds early shunting reduces recurrence of bleeding, improves survival

  • Better Rx for Cirrhosis-Linked Bleeding
    (23-Jun-2010)
    Study finds early shunting reduces recurrence of bleeding, improves survival

  • Experimental Liver Transplant Approach Shows Early Promise
    (14-Jun-2010)
    Goal is to produce transplantable liver organs out of discarded liver material

  • Experimental Liver Transplant Approach Shows Early Promise
    (14-Jun-2010)
    Goal is to produce transplantable liver organs out of discarded liver material

  • Success of Hepatitis C Drugs May Depend on Gene Variant
    (13-Jun-2010)
    Researchers hope to identify patients for whom treatment will be ineffective

  • Health Tip: Having Signs of Newborn Jaundice
    (11-Jun-2010)
    Risk factors for yellowed skin and eyes

  • Old Drugs May Have New Use Against Hepatitis C
    (09-Jun-2010)
    Drugs used for obesity, diabetes might fight dangerous liver infection, study shows

  • Old Drugs May Have New Use Against Hepatitis C
    (09-Jun-2010)
    Drugs used for obesity, diabetes might fight dangerous liver infection, study shows

  • Lead Poisoning Unlikely Cause of Beethoven's Death
    (03-Jun-2010)
    Technology helped researchers analyze bone fragments to rule out one of many theories

  • Statin Use Tied to Eye, Kidney, Liver Troubles
    (21-May-2010)
    But heart-healthy benefits of the cholesterol drugs outweigh these risks, experts say

  • Hepatitis Infections Behind U.S. Rise in Liver Cancer
    (06-May-2010)
    More people need to be vaccinated, diagnosed and treated, CDC report says

  • Many Kids With Hepatitis C Are Missed
    (03-May-2010)
    Untreated, the infection can lead to liver damage, liver cancer, researcher says

  • Many Kids With Hepatitis C Are Missed
    (03-May-2010)
    Untreated, the infection can lead to liver damage, liver cancer, researcher says

  • Many Kids With Hepatitis C Are Missed
    (03-May-2010)
    Untreated, the infection can lead to liver damage, liver cancer, researcher says

  • Vitamin E Helps Treat Common Liver Disease
    (28-Apr-2010)
    But only effective in less than half of cases, study finds

  • Chewing Khat Linked to Severe Liver Damage
    (28-Apr-2010)
    Herb appears to lead to liver failure in some, British researchers say

  • Vitamin E Helps Treat Common Liver Disease
    (28-Apr-2010)
    But only effective in less than half of cases, study finds

  • Chewing Khat Linked to Severe Liver Damage
    (28-Apr-2010)
    Herb appears to lead to liver failure in some, British researchers say

  • In Early Test, New Hepatitis C Drug Shows Promise
    (21-Apr-2010)
    Medication offers hope for treatment with fewer side effects, experts say

  • Weight Gain, Smoking May Make Prostate Cancer Deadlier
    (20-Apr-2010)
    Men who put on pounds after prostatectomy nearly double odds of recurrence, one study finds

  • Liver Disease May Go Undetected in Children
    (09-Apr-2010)
    Many doctors misinterpret critical numbers, researchers say

  • Hepatitis C Tied to Higher Kidney Cancer Risk
    (09-Apr-2010)
    The virus' influence may extend beyond the liver, researchers say

  • Liver Disease May Go Undetected in Children
    (09-Apr-2010)
    Many doctors misinterpret critical numbers, researchers say

  • New Drug Shows Promise for Curing Hepatitis C
    (07-Apr-2010)
    Antiviral telaprevir works when previous treatments failed, trial results show

  • Hundreds of Donor Kidneys Tossed Away Each Year
    (01-Apr-2010)
    But organs infected with hepatitis C are fine for patients with the disease, study finds

  • Indian Spice May Thwart Liver Damage
    (25-Mar-2010)
    Hair dye and smoking linked to the condition, researchers say

  • Indian Spice May Thwart Liver Damage
    (25-Mar-2010)
    Hair dye and smoking linked to the condition, researchers say

  • Indian Spice May Thwart Liver Damage
    (25-Mar-2010)
    Hair dye and smoking linked to the condition, researchers say

  • Xifaxan Approved for People With Liver Disease
    (25-Mar-2010)
    To treat disorder that affects brain function

  • Researchers Identify 2 Genes Linked to Fatty Liver Disease
    (24-Mar-2010)
    Could yield better tests, treatments for condition that can cause liver damage, type 2 diabetes

  • Researchers Identify 2 Genes Linked to Fatty Liver Disease
    (24-Mar-2010)
    Could yield better tests, treatments for condition that can cause liver damage, type 2 diabetes

  • High Fructose Corn Syrup Linked to Liver Scarring
    (19-Mar-2010)
    Study ties the ubiquitous sweetener to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

  • Cultural Outreach Boosts Cancer Care in Asian Americans
    (18-Mar-2010)
    Simple measures could reduce high risks in certain populations, reports suggest

  • Obesity, Drinking a Double Threat to the Liver
    (12-Mar-2010)
    Combination increased chances of cirrhosis, studies found

  • Obesity, Drinking a Double Threat to the Liver
    (12-Mar-2010)
    Combination increased chances of cirrhosis, studies found

  • Vaccination, Prevention Is Beating Back Hepatitis
    (10-Mar-2010)
    Programs seem to be making progress against these viruses, research suggests

  • Vaccination, Prevention Is Beating Back Hepatitis
    (10-Mar-2010)
    Programs seem to be making progress against these viruses, research suggests

  • 1 in 5 At-Risk U.S. Babies Doesn't Get Hepatitis B Vaccine
    (08-Mar-2010)
    Researchers urge hospitals to vaccinate all children

  • Early Liver Detection Methods Ineffective
    (26-Feb-2010)
    Further research needed to explore differences in accuracy, researchers say

  • Early Liver Detection Methods Ineffective
    (26-Feb-2010)
    Further research needed to explore differences in accuracy, researchers say

  • Black Liver Cancer Patients Face Worst Odds
    (25-Jan-2010)
    Study found they had lower survival rates than those of other races

  • New Treatment Eyed for Hepatitis C
    (20-Jan-2010)
    Class of compounds identified that inhibits viral growth in lab tests

  • Coffee Cuts Liver Scarring in Hepatitis C
    (08-Jan-2010)
    Other sources of caffeine don't have same effect, study shows

  • Key to Hepatitis C May Be Two Cellular Proteins
    (08-Jan-2010)
    Finding could lead to treatment with the natural compound Quercetin

  • Coffee Cuts Liver Scarring in Hepatitis C
    (08-Jan-2010)
    Other sources of caffeine don't have same effect, study shows

  • Protein Examined for Role in Liver Cancer
    (17-Dec-2009)
    Better understanding of TAK1 could lead to new treatments for liver disease, researchers say

  • Protein Examined for Role in Liver Cancer
    (17-Dec-2009)
    Better understanding of TAK1 could lead to new treatments for liver disease, researchers say

  • Herb May Counter Liver Damage From Chemo
    (14-Dec-2009)
    Milk thistle appears to reduce liver inflammation in cancer patients, researchers say

  • New Hepatitis C Treatment Shows Promise
    (03-Dec-2009)
    Drug prevented virus from replicating in the livers of primates

  • New Hepatitis C Treatment Shows Promise
    (03-Dec-2009)
    Drug prevented virus from replicating in the livers of primates

  • New Hepatitis C Treatment Shows Promise
    (03-Dec-2009)
    Drug prevented virus from replicating in the livers of primates

  • Med Students Often Fail to Report Needlestick Injuries
    (30-Nov-2009)
    Omission leaves them without treatment for blood-borne diseases, researchers say

  • Cetuximab Helps Treat Colorectal Cancer
    (25-Nov-2009)
    Drug plus chemo boosts surgery success for patients with liver lesions, researchers find

  • Chinese Scientists Develop Database on the Liver
    (13-Nov-2009)
    Information on proteins could help guide treatments for hepatitis and more

  • Chinese Scientists Develop Database on the Liver
    (13-Nov-2009)
    Information on proteins could help guide treatments for hepatitis and more

  • Chinese Scientists Develop Database on the Liver
    (13-Nov-2009)
    Information on proteins could help guide treatments for hepatitis and more

  • Chinese Scientists Develop Database on the Liver
    (13-Nov-2009)
    Information on proteins could help guide treatments for hepatitis and more

  • Coffee May Slow Liver Disease
    (23-Oct-2009)
    Finding could be good news for those with hepatitis C, researchers say

  • Coffee May Slow Liver Disease
    (23-Oct-2009)
    Finding could be good news for those with hepatitis C, researchers say

  • Coffee May Slow Liver Disease
    (23-Oct-2009)
    Finding could be good news for those with hepatitis C, researchers say

  • Tylenol May Weaken Effectiveness of Kids' Vaccines
    (16-Oct-2009)
    Giving analgesic to prevent fever at shot time could be counterproductive, researchers say

  • Liver Cells Made to Order
    (15-Oct-2009)
    Stem cell breakthrough may lead to better treatments, researchers say

  • Liver Cells Made to Order
    (15-Oct-2009)
    Stem cell breakthrough may lead to better treatments, researchers say

  • Transplant Patients Should Be Monitored for Ear Infection
    (06-Oct-2009)
    Transplantation failure can result from symptomless otitis media, research finds

  • Transplant Patients Should Be Monitored for Ear Infection
    (06-Oct-2009)
    Transplantation failure can result from symptomless otitis media, research finds

  • Hepatitis B Vaccination Protects Against Liver Cancer
    (16-Sep-2009)
    Immunization program for newborns has lasting effects beyond childhood, researchers say

  • Gene Linked to Liver Disease in Cystic Fibrosis
    (08-Sep-2009)
    Screening for the variation could help identify risk factors early on, researchers say

  • Gene Linked to Liver Disease in Cystic Fibrosis
    (08-Sep-2009)
    Screening for the variation could help identify risk factors early on, researchers say

  • U.S. Childhood Vaccine Rates Good But Could Be Better: CDC
    (27-Aug-2009)
    Compliance still high and stable, but more coverage needed among poor, report finds

  • FDA Investigating Weight-Loss Drug Over Reports of Liver Damage
    (25-Aug-2009)
    32 cases reported since orlistat came on market in 1999

  • Genetic Discovery May Improve Hepatitis C Treatment
    (17-Aug-2009)
    Finding will help predict patient response to therapy, researchers say

  • Drinking Moderately or More Ups Men's Cancer Risk
    (07-Aug-2009)
    Canadian study links regular alcohol consumption to six cancers

  • Drinking Moderately or More Ups Men's Cancer Risk
    (07-Aug-2009)
    Canadian study links regular alcohol consumption to six cancers

  • Gut Hormone Could be Key to Blood Sugar
    (05-Aug-2009)
    Lab study may point to new direction for diabetes treatment

  • Top Hepatitis C Treatments Equally Effective
    (22-Jul-2009)
    Landmark assessment also finds treating early helps prevent liver failure

  • Top Hepatitis C Treatments Equally Effective
    (22-Jul-2009)
    Landmark assessment also finds treating early helps prevent liver failure

  • Top Hepatitis C Treatments Equally Effective
    (22-Jul-2009)
    Landmark assessment also finds treating early helps prevent liver failure

  • If 2 Painkillers Are Banned, What Next?
    (02-Jul-2009)
    Other options, available and in the pipeline, could plug a Percocet-Vicodin gap, experts say

  • Alcohol-Related Ills Increasing Worldwide
    (26-Jun-2009)
    One in 25 deaths is drinking-related, study finds

  • Genetic Links to Rare Liver Disease Found
    (10-Jun-2009)
    Understanding primary biliary cirrhosis may lead to new treatments, researchers say

  • Genetic Links to Rare Liver Disease Found
    (10-Jun-2009)
    Understanding primary biliary cirrhosis may lead to new treatments, researchers say

  • FDA Report Urges Tougher Acetaminophen Warning
    (28-May-2009)
    The risk of overdose, and potential liver damage, is still too high, agency says

  • FDA Recalls Dietary Supplements Tied to 1 Death, Liver Damage
    (01-May-2009)
    Hydroxycut products are sold as fat-burners, energy boosters, agency says

  • New Treatment Combo Better Against Hepatitis C
    (29-Apr-2009)
    Adding antiviral telaprevir increases cure rate, studies show

  • FDA Adds New Label Warnings to Over-the-Counter Painkillers
    (28-Apr-2009)
    Acetaminophen, NSAIDs can cause liver or stomach illness in certain situations, officials warn

  • Common Industrial Chemicals May Not Boost Cancer Risk
    (08-Apr-2009)
    Use of PFOA, PFOS as additives is already being phased out, experts note

  • Too Much Red Meat May Shorten Life Span
    (23-Mar-2009)
    Major study finds an effect, but critics say meat offers important nutrients

  • Progress Reported Against Gene Involved in Hepatitis C
    (18-Mar-2009)
    Finding could lead to new treatments for the disease, researchers say

  • Progress Reported Against Gene Involved in Hepatitis C
    (18-Mar-2009)
    Finding could lead to new treatments for the disease, researchers say

  • Progress Reported Against Gene Involved in Hepatitis C
    (18-Mar-2009)
    Finding could lead to new treatments for the disease, researchers say

  • Ethnicity May Drive Response to Obesity, Insulin Resistance
    (04-Mar-2009)
    Study says blacks less likely to have high triglycerides than whites, Hispanics

  • Ethnicity May Drive Response to Obesity, Insulin Resistance
    (04-Mar-2009)
    Study says blacks less likely to have high triglycerides than whites, Hispanics

  • Drinking Raises Cancer Risk for Middle-Age Women
    (24-Feb-2009)
    Even one drink a day poses danger, large study finds

  • Liver Cirrhosis May Also Harm Brain, Heart
    (17-Feb-2009)
    Inflammation may be the common link, study shows

  • Liver Cirrhosis May Also Harm Brain, Heart
    (17-Feb-2009)
    Inflammation may be the common link, study shows

  • Liver Cirrhosis May Also Harm Brain, Heart
    (17-Feb-2009)
    Inflammation may be the common link, study shows

  • Genes Help Cancer-Linked Viruses Elude Immune System
    (10-Feb-2009)
    Pathogens such as HPV tweak their DNA to escape detection, study suggests

  • Problems Tied to Obesity Also Seem to Affect Sleep
    (23-Jan-2009)
    Studies find three separate links with sleep apnea

  • Problems Tied to Obesity Also Seem to Affect Sleep
    (23-Jan-2009)
    Studies find three separate links with sleep apnea

  • Tiny Chemo Beads Boost Liver Cancer Outcomes
    (20-Jan-2009)
    They are soaked with drugs to target only the tumor, researchers explain

  • Tiny Chemo Beads Boost Liver Cancer Outcomes
    (20-Jan-2009)
    They are soaked with drugs to target only the tumor, researchers explain

  • Hispanics Respond Poorly to Standard Hepatitis C Therapy
    (14-Jan-2009)
    They and blacks still share outcome disparities in treatment of liver disease, study says

  • More Than 60,000 Patients Risked Hepatitis Infections
    (06-Jan-2009)
    Poor infection-control practices to blame, U.S. study finds

  • Drug Helps Asians Battling Liver Cancer
    (16-Dec-2008)
    Sorafenib boosts survival, even when tumor is linked to hepatitis B, researchers say

  • Drug Helps Asians Battling Liver Cancer
    (16-Dec-2008)
    Sorafenib boosts survival, even when tumor is linked to hepatitis B, researchers say

  • New Criteria Could Expand Number of Liver Transplant Candidates
    (05-Dec-2008)
    Closer look at tumors boosts chances for those denied under current protocols, study says

  • New Criteria Could Expand Number of Liver Transplant Candidates
    (05-Dec-2008)
    Closer look at tumors boosts chances for those denied under current protocols, study says

  • Hepatitis C Therapy Useless for Some
    (03-Dec-2008)
    Those who don't respond at first not helped by maintenance treatment, study shows

  • Hepatitis C Therapy Useless for Some
    (03-Dec-2008)
    Those who don't respond at first not helped by maintenance treatment, study shows

  • Hepatitis C Therapy Useless for Some
    (03-Dec-2008)
    Those who don't respond at first not helped by maintenance treatment, study shows

  • Hepatitis C Therapy Useless for Some
    (03-Dec-2008)
    Those who don't respond at first not helped by maintenance treatment, study shows

  • Antibiotics Largest Cause of Drug-Induced Liver Damage
    (01-Dec-2008)
    Prescription meds, supplements can also trigger acute organ failure, study says

  • Antibiotics Largest Cause of Drug-Induced Liver Damage
    (01-Dec-2008)
    Prescription meds, supplements can also trigger acute organ failure, study says

  • Antibiotics Largest Cause of Drug-Induced Liver Damage
    (01-Dec-2008)
    Prescription meds, supplements can also trigger acute organ failure, study says

  • New System Improves Distribution of Donated Livers
    (25-Nov-2008)
    Gains reported for blacks, but women lagging behind men, study finds

  • Promacta Approved for Rare Blood Disorder
    (24-Nov-2008)
    Affects about 60,000 people in United States

  • New Imaging Identifies Types of Liver Disease
    (01-Nov-2008)
    Called magnetic resonance elastography, it could eliminate need for biopsies, study finds

  • New Imaging Identifies Types of Liver Disease
    (01-Nov-2008)
    Called magnetic resonance elastography, it could eliminate need for biopsies, study finds

  • New Imaging Identifies Types of Liver Disease
    (01-Nov-2008)
    Called magnetic resonance elastography, it could eliminate need for biopsies, study finds

  • Consumer Group Seeks FDA Ban on Avandia
    (30-Oct-2008)
    Public Citizen cites liver failure deaths, other risks of adverse events for diabetes drug

  • Consumer Group Seeks FDA Ban on Avandia
    (30-Oct-2008)
    Public Citizen cites liver failure deaths, other risks of adverse events for diabetes drug

  • Standard Hepatitis C Treatment Cost-Effective for Prisoners
    (23-Oct-2008)
    Study finds therapy reduces new infections, cuts outlays

  • Red Wine Compound May Slow Drinking-Linked Liver Condition
    (17-Oct-2008)
    Mouse study suggests resveratrol impedes fatty buildup in the organ, which is linked to cirrhosis

  • Red Wine Compound May Slow Drinking-Linked Liver Condition
    (17-Oct-2008)
    Mouse study suggests resveratrol impedes fatty buildup in the organ, which is linked to cirrhosis

  • Gene Signature for Liver Cancer Recurrence Found
    (15-Oct-2008)
    A 186-gene panel, discovered in normal cells surrounding the tumor, may predict cancer survival, new research contends

  • IBD, Liver Disease Patients Show Vitamin D Deficits
    (14-Oct-2008)
    Those with certain digestive illnesses should have levels monitored, study says

  • IBD, Liver Disease Patients Show Vitamin D Deficits
    (14-Oct-2008)
    Those with certain digestive illnesses should have levels monitored, study says

  • Liver Transplant Patients at Higher Cancer Risk
    (10-Oct-2008)
    1 in 6 likely to develop some form of disease by 20 years after operation, study says

  • Liver Transplant Patients at Higher Cancer Risk
    (10-Oct-2008)
    1 in 6 likely to develop some form of disease by 20 years after operation, study says

  • Link Between Vaccine and MS Unproven
    (30-Sep-2008)
    Majority of children vaccinated against hepatitis B not at risk for the condition, study says

  • Anti-Obesity Drugs Could Fight Viral Infections
    (30-Sep-2008)
    Targeting increases in fatty acid metabolism inhibits replication, researchers find

  • Moderate Aerobic Exercise Lowers Diabetics' Liver Fat
    (25-Sep-2008)
    Study cites benefits for type 2 patients seeking to avoid cardiovascular problems

  • Moderate Aerobic Exercise Lowers Diabetics' Liver Fat
    (25-Sep-2008)
    Study cites benefits for type 2 patients seeking to avoid cardiovascular problems

  • FDA to List Drugs Under Review for Safety Issues
    (05-Sep-2008)
    But officials say patients taking meds on Web site shouldn't overreact or stop taking them

  • Viread Approved for Hepatitis B
    (12-Aug-2008)
    Already sanctioned to treat HIV

  • Viread Approved for Hepatitis B
    (12-Aug-2008)
    Already sanctioned to treat HIV

  • Targeted Drug Boosts Survival Among Liver Cancer Patients
    (23-Jul-2008)
    Sorafenib added three months for those with advanced disease, study finds

  • Targeted Drug Boosts Survival Among Liver Cancer Patients
    (23-Jul-2008)
    Sorafenib added three months for those with advanced disease, study finds

  • Donor's Age Not Linked to Poor Outcomes in Liver Transplants
    (22-Jul-2008)
    Even recipients with hepatitis C had good five-year survival rates, study finds

  • Donor's Age Not Linked to Poor Outcomes in Liver Transplants
    (22-Jul-2008)
    Even recipients with hepatitis C had good five-year survival rates, study finds

  • Donor's Age Not Linked to Poor Outcomes in Liver Transplants
    (22-Jul-2008)
    Even recipients with hepatitis C had good five-year survival rates, study finds

  • New Model Allows Testing of Hepatitis C Treatments
    (16-Jul-2008)
    Culture lets scientists infect cells with virus from the blood of infected patients

  • Melanoma Drug Boosts Recurrence-Free Survival
    (11-Jul-2008)
    Pegylated inteferon cut risk 15% but did not reduce overall mortality rates

  • A Blood Marker Could Spot Diabetes Risk
    (08-Jul-2008)
    Higher levels of fetuin-A were linked to later disease development, study found

  • Non-Surgical Approach Can Treat Lung Cancers
    (18-Jun-2008)
    Radiofrequency ablation is quick and targets large tumors, sparing healthy tissue, study finds

  • Non-Surgical Approach Can Treat Lung Cancers
    (18-Jun-2008)
    Radiofrequency ablation is quick and targets large tumors, sparing healthy tissue, study finds

  • Diabetes Boosts Liver Cancer Risk in Hepatitis, Cirrhosis Cases
    (05-Jun-2008)
    Chances doubled, especially for older males, Dutch study finds

  • Diabetes Boosts Liver Cancer Risk in Hepatitis, Cirrhosis Cases
    (05-Jun-2008)
    Chances doubled, especially for older males, Dutch study finds

  • Daily Glass of Wine Cut Risk of Fatty Liver Disease
    (29-May-2008)
    Modest consumption reduced abnormal blood tests 50%, but beer, liquor had opposite effect

  • Daily Glass of Wine Cut Risk of Fatty Liver Disease
    (29-May-2008)
    Modest consumption reduced abnormal blood tests 50%, but beer, liquor had opposite effect

  • New Hope for Liver Diseases
    (23-May-2008)
    Scientists generate liver cells from embryonic stem cells, find clues to predict response to therapy

  • Sea Buckthorn Leaves May Hold Benefit for the Liver
    (23-May-2008)
    High levels of antioxidants in berries also lower cholesterol, study says

  • New Hope for Liver Diseases
    (23-May-2008)
    Scientists generate liver cells from embryonic stem cells, find clues to predict response to therapy

  • New Hope for Liver Diseases
    (23-May-2008)
    Scientists generate liver cells from embryonic stem cells, find clues to predict response to therapy

  • Sea Buckthorn Leaves May Hold Benefit for the Liver
    (23-May-2008)
    High levels of antioxidants in berries also lower cholesterol, study says

  • Kidney Trouble Short-Lived in Most Liver Transplant Patients
    (06-May-2008)
    Study finds short-term dysfunction while awaiting operation rarely turns chronic

  • Noninvasive Procedures Show Promise for Esophageal Bleeding
    (06-May-2008)
    They offer cost-effective look at dilated veins seen with cirrohosis but aren't sensitive enough

  • Grapefruit Compound Inhibits Hepatitis C Virus
    (06-May-2008)
    Flavonoid called naringenin silences infection pathway, hints of new disease treatments

  • Kidney Trouble Short-Lived in Most Liver Transplant Patients
    (06-May-2008)
    Study finds short-term dysfunction while awaiting operation rarely turns chronic

  • New Drug Duo Helps Cut Colon Cancer Risk
    (15-Apr-2008)
    And cancer drug Sutent may slow liver cancer progression, scientists report

  • Atherosclerosis May Also Harm Vital Organs
    (10-Apr-2008)
    Toxic byproduct of plaque formation wreaks havoc on heart, lungs and liver, study suggests

  • Two Liver Cancer Treatments Better Than One
    (08-Apr-2008)
    Survival time rose with combo therapy for advanced disease, study finds

  • Dads' Early-Onset Obesity Linked to Liver Disease in Kids
    (03-Apr-2008)
    Genetic ties suspected between father's, but not mother's, weight and elevated enzymes

  • Dads' Early-Onset Obesity Linked to Liver Disease in Kids
    (03-Apr-2008)
    Genetic ties suspected between father's, but not mother's, weight and elevated enzymes

  • Sharp Rise in U.S. Hepatitis C-Related Deaths
    (27-Mar-2008)
    Middle-aged hardest hit; better testing likely contributed to increase

  • Weight-Loss Drug Fights Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
    (05-Mar-2008)
    Surprise finding might help doctors slow, reverse damage done by drinking, researcher says

  • Weight-Loss Drug Fights Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
    (05-Mar-2008)
    Surprise finding might help doctors slow, reverse damage done by drinking, researcher says

  • Health Tip: Causes for Jaundice
    (14-Feb-2008)
    Characterized by yellowish skin

  • Genetic Variation Doubles Risk of Liver Cancer
    (02-Jan-2008)
    Testing could determine which cirrhosis patients should be screened for tumor development

  • Genetic Variation Doubles Risk of Liver Cancer
    (02-Jan-2008)
    Testing could determine which cirrhosis patients should be screened for tumor development

  • Research Offers Promise for Cirrhosis Treatment
    (27-Dec-2007)
    Protein stops liver scarring in mice, study finds

  • Research Offers Promise for Cirrhosis Treatment
    (27-Dec-2007)
    Protein stops liver scarring in mice, study finds

  • Shorter Legs Might Boost Liver Risks
    (21-Dec-2007)
    Childhood nutrition may be the link, British team says

  • Standard Hepatitis B Treatment Bested by Newcomer
    (19-Dec-2007)
    More people respond to telbivudine compared to lamivudine, study finds

  • Standard Hepatitis B Treatment Bested by Newcomer
    (19-Dec-2007)
    More people respond to telbivudine compared to lamivudine, study finds

  • Standard Hepatitis B Treatment Bested by Newcomer
    (19-Dec-2007)
    More people respond to telbivudine compared to lamivudine, study finds

  • Cancer Care Advances in 2007 Offer Hope
    (18-Dec-2007)
    But cutbacks in research funding jeopardize further breakthroughs: report

  • Cancer Killed Almost 8 Million Worldwide in 2007
    (17-Dec-2007)
    12 million new cases -- many preventable -- were diagnosed this year, American Cancer Society reports

  • Cancer Killed Almost 8 Million Worldwide in 2007
    (17-Dec-2007)
    12 million new cases -- many preventable -- were diagnosed this year, American Cancer Society reports

  • Report Finds 'Widespread Steroid Use in Baseball'
    (13-Dec-2007)
    The banned drugs can cause dangerous side effects, including heart trouble

  • Drug May Help Reverse Clotting Deficiency
    (28-Nov-2007)
    Eltrombopag might also aid patients with hepatitis liver disease, study finds

  • Drug May Help Reverse Clotting Deficiency
    (28-Nov-2007)
    Eltrombopag might also aid patients with hepatitis liver disease, study finds

  • Hepatitis A Vaccine Best Bet to Treat Virus
    (18-Oct-2007)
    CDC now recommends it instead of traditional immune globulin injection

  • Hepatitis A Vaccine Best Bet to Treat Virus
    (18-Oct-2007)
    CDC now recommends it instead of traditional immune globulin injection

  • Health Tip: Treating Fatty Liver Disease
    (02-Oct-2007)
    Lifestyle changes improve liver function

  • Drug Industry Seeks Tests to Spot Side Effect Risks
    (27-Sep-2007)
    7 pharmaceutical giants are pooling resources to develop gene-based screens

  • Caffeine Plus Acetaminophen Toxic for Some
    (26-Sep-2007)
    Rat study suggests liver danger, but doses must be very high

  • Diet Change Can Curb Fatty Liver Disease
    (21-Sep-2007)
    Switching to low-glycemic carbs prevents the lethal illness, study finds

  • Natural Protein Could Help Spot, Treat Liver Cancer
    (19-Sep-2007)
    Nerve growth factor found at higher levels in these tumors, scientists say

  • Blood Marker Might Help Spot Early Liver Cancer
    (18-Sep-2007)
    Widespread hepatitis infection means millions are at risk, researchers note

  • Blood Marker Might Help Spot Early Liver Cancer
    (18-Sep-2007)
    Widespread hepatitis infection means millions are at risk, researchers note

  • Alcoholics With Cirrhosis Have More Brain Damage
    (28-Aug-2007)
    Genes connected with higher functions are changed by continued abuse, study finds

  • Advanced Age No Bar to Liver Transplant
    (23-Aug-2007)
    Patients over 70 did as well as those in their 50s, study found

  • Cirrhosis Can Impact Heart Surgery Success
    (12-Jul-2007)
    Two-thirds of those with severe disease died after cardiac surgery, study found

  • Cirrhosis Can Impact Heart Surgery Success
    (12-Jul-2007)
    Two-thirds of those with severe disease died after cardiac surgery, study found

  • Cirrhosis Can Impact Heart Surgery Success
    (12-Jul-2007)
    Two-thirds of those with severe disease died after cardiac surgery, study found

  • Anti-Obesity Drug Might Also Lower Cholesterol
    (11-Jul-2007)
    Early study in rats suggests rimonabant works though the liver

  • Key Factors Spur Hepatitis C Treatment Success
    (06-Jul-2007)
    They include interferon drug type, viral strain, and even race, study finds

  • Key Factors Spur Hepatitis C Treatment Success
    (06-Jul-2007)
    They include interferon drug type, viral strain, and even race, study finds

  • Key Protein May Explain Mens' Higher Liver Cancer Risk
    (05-Jul-2007)
    IL-6 damages the organ, but estrogen helps prevent that injury, study finds

  • Key Protein May Explain Mens' Higher Liver Cancer Risk
    (05-Jul-2007)
    IL-6 damages the organ, but estrogen helps prevent that injury, study finds

  • Needlestick Injuries Common Among Surgery Students
    (27-Jun-2007)
    Incidents that could pass on HIV, hepatitis often go unreported, study finds

  • Hepatitis B Drug a Threat to Those With HIV
    (20-Jun-2007)
    Use of Baraclude alone leads AIDS virus to become drug-resistant, study finds

  • Cholesterol-Lowering Zetia Also Works in Liver
    (14-Jun-2007)
    That's a newly discovered mechanism for the drug, scientists say

  • Breakthrough Liver Cancer Treatment Found
    (04-Jun-2007)
    Successful test results of 1st drug to prolong life presented at cancer meeting

  • Drug Combo Overcoming Rare Genetic Disorders
    (30-May-2007)
    84% now survive urea cycle dysfunction, which causes toxic buildup of ammonia

  • Study Suggests Cure for Hepatitis C
    (21-May-2007)
    Drug treatment eliminated presence of the virus in the blood

  • Study Suggests Cure for Hepatitis C
    (21-May-2007)
    Drug treatment eliminated presence of the virus in the blood

  • Hepatitis C Infection Hampers Liver Transplant Success
    (18-May-2007)
    But uninfected organ recipients are doing better than ever, study finds

  • Hepatitis C Infection Hampers Liver Transplant Success
    (18-May-2007)
    But uninfected organ recipients are doing better than ever, study finds

  • Hepatitis C Infection Ups Lymphoma Risk
    (08-May-2007)
    Odds of the cancer are 20 to 30 percent higher, study says

  • Biologic Drug Approved to Prevent Hepatitis B in Liver Recipients
    (06-Apr-2007)
    Transplant patients have weakened immune systems

  • Raising a Glass for the World's Poor
    (21-Mar-2007)
    On Thursday, NYC diners join global push for U.N. World Water Day

  • U.S. Hepatitis Rates Fall to New Lows
    (15-Mar-2007)
    Widespread vaccination is helping reduce hepatitis A, B, experts say

  • U.S. Hepatitis Rates Fall to New Lows
    (15-Mar-2007)
    Widespread vaccination is helping reduce hepatitis A, B, experts say

  • Hepatitis B Drug Triggers HIV Drug Resistance
    (28-Feb-2007)
    Finding calls for change in labeling and use, researchers say

  • Most Americans Don't Understand Acetaminophen Dangers
    (23-Feb-2007)
    Too much of the painkiller in Tylenol, other meds, can cause liver failure, experts say

  • Blood Test Index May Help Liver Patients Avoid Biopsy
    (12-Feb-2007)
    It's far more accurate at spotting fibrosis than current screens, researchers say

  • Blood Test Index May Help Liver Patients Avoid Biopsy
    (12-Feb-2007)
    It's far more accurate at spotting fibrosis than current screens, researchers say

  • Blood Test Index May Help Liver Patients Avoid Biopsy
    (12-Feb-2007)
    It's far more accurate at spotting fibrosis than current screens, researchers say

  • Heavy Drinking Exacts Toll on Women With Hepatitis C
    (25-Jan-2007)
    Imbibing eliminates survival advantage over men, study finds

  • Drug Offers No Benefit to Liver Cancer Patients
    (09-Jan-2007)
    Long-acting octreotide no better than a placebo, study finds

  • New Source of Stem Cells Discovered
    (08-Jan-2007)
    Amniotic fluid cells don't come with ethical concerns that surround embryonic cells, researchers say

  • Incidence of Steatosis in Hepatitis Patients Traced to Race
    (07-Jan-2007)
    Whites more likely to have the complication than blacks, study finds

  • Health Tip: Why My Baby's Skin Has a Yellow Tint
    (28-Dec-2006)
    Causes of infant jaundice

  • Earlier HIV Therapy Helps Beat Back Hepatitis C
    (14-Dec-2006)
    More and more people now carry both of these dangerous viruses, experts say

  • Diabetes Drug Helps Prevent Fatty Liver Complications
    (29-Nov-2006)
    Small, preliminary trial found improved metabolism and reduced liver inflammation

  • Health Tip: Living With Hepatitis C
    (10-Nov-2006)
    Eat a healthy diet and exercise regularly

  • New Drug May Expand Treatment for Hepatitic C
    (31-Oct-2006)
    Eltrombopag allows patients greater tolerance for common medications, researchers say

  • Drug Combo Fights Tough-to-Treat Hepatitis C
    (30-Oct-2006)
    Ribavirin plus Infergen held back liver damage, study found

  • Drug Combo Fights Tough-to-Treat Hepatitis C
    (30-Oct-2006)
    Ribavirin plus Infergen held back liver damage, study found

  • College Students Unaware of Hepatitis C Risks
    (25-Oct-2006)
    Behaviors such as sharing jewelry, getting tattoos not even discussed by doctors

  • Tyzeka Approved to Treat Chronic Hepatitis B
    (25-Oct-2006)
    But it isn't a cure for the dangerous liver infection

  • Research Predicts Outcomes From Fatty Liver Disease
    (25-Oct-2006)
    Certain forms of the illness can lead to cirrhosis, diabetes and increased death

  • Heart From Donor With Hepatitis C Reduces Survival
    (17-Oct-2006)
    Study dashes hopes that these organs might be of wider use

  • Test May Predict Liver Cancer Prognosis
    (13-Oct-2006)
    High levels of a specific cell point to inoperable disease, new study finds

  • Research Offers Insights Into Liver's Role in Metabolic Syndrome
    (05-Oct-2006)
    The organ seems to influence blood pressure variation in Hispanic-Americans

  • Fatty Liver Disease Endangers 6.5 Million U.S. Kids
    (02-Oct-2006)
    It's a silent problem that can lead to liver failure, experts warn

  • Fatty Liver Disease Endangers 6.5 Million U.S. Kids
    (02-Oct-2006)
    It's a silent problem that can lead to liver failure, experts warn

  • Women Fare Better After Liver Transplant
    (28-Sep-2006)
    They survive an average of nearly 5 years longer than males, study finds

  • Women Fare Better After Liver Transplant
    (28-Sep-2006)
    They survive an average of nearly 5 years longer than males, study finds

  • Gout Drug May Help Prevent Liver Cancer
    (11-Sep-2006)
    Anti-inflammatory colchicine staves off cancer in cirrhosis patients, study finds

  • Brown Seaweed May Be a Fat Fighter
    (11-Sep-2006)
    Compound targets abdominal fat in animal studies

  • Gout Drug May Help Prevent Liver Cancer
    (11-Sep-2006)
    Anti-inflammatory colchicine staves off cancer in cirrhosis patients, study finds

  • Gout Drug May Help Prevent Liver Cancer
    (11-Sep-2006)
    Anti-inflammatory colchicine staves off cancer in cirrhosis patients, study finds

  • Liver Transplant-Linked Bone Loss Is Temporary
    (08-Sep-2006)
    Bone bounces back to pre-transplant levels over time, study finds

  • Liver Transplant-Linked Bone Loss Is Temporary
    (08-Sep-2006)
    Bone bounces back to pre-transplant levels over time, study finds

  • Health Tip: Hyponatremia is Salt-to-Water Imbalance
    (25-Aug-2006)
    The condition -- and cause -- must be treated

  • Genes Predict Liver Cancer's Spread
    (21-Aug-2006)
    Discovery could help guide treatment, researchers say

  • Tumor Response May Determine Best Liver Transplant Candidates
    (16-Aug-2006)
    'Milan criteria' may not be crucial in predicting cancer recurrence, study reports

  • Tumor Response May Determine Best Liver Transplant Candidates
    (16-Aug-2006)
    'Milan criteria' may not be crucial in predicting cancer recurrence, study reports

  • Health Tip: Understanding Cirrhosis
    (27-Jul-2006)
    Lifestyle and heredity may be factors

  • New Hepatitis B Test Streamlines Detection
    (19-Jul-2006)
    Virus can cause death from chronic liver disease

  • Fish Oil Fat Could Shield IV-Dependent Infants
    (10-Jul-2006)
    It helps them avoid liver damage linked to this type of nutrition, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Preventing Hepatitis A
    (28-Jun-2006)
    Washing hands can help stop its spread

  • Health Tip: If Your Baby's Skin Looks Yellow
    (16-Jun-2006)
    Take her to the pediatrician

  • Coffee May Cut Cirrhosis Risk
    (13-Jun-2006)
    Cup a day linked to 22 percent reduction in liver disease, study found

  • Coffee May Cut Cirrhosis Risk
    (13-Jun-2006)
    Cup a day linked to 22 percent reduction in liver disease, study found

  • New Insights Could Help Fight Liver Failure
    (12-May-2006)
    An imbalance of two fats in cells may hold the key, study finds

  • Treated Jaundice Not Likely to Leave Lasting Effects
    (03-May-2006)
    Study finds even high levels of bilirubin don't cause neurological problems with proper care

  • Newer Hepatitis B Drug Bests Standard Treatment
    (08-Mar-2006)
    Entecavir more effective with less chance of resistance than lamivudine, studies find

  • Targeting Liver Extends Metastatic Colon Cancer Survival
    (02-Mar-2006)
    Delivery system pumps drug directly to the organ, researchers say

  • Hepatitis B Shot Shields Newborns
    (27-Jan-2006)
    It protects them if mom carries the virus, studies show

  • Hepatitis C Patients Taxing Medical System
    (30-Dec-2005)
    Study found their use of health-care resources increasing up to 30% a year

  • Hepatitis C Patients Taxing Medical System
    (30-Dec-2005)
    Study found their use of health-care resources increasing up to 30% a year

  • Liver Cancer, Hepatitis C Connection Gets Clearer
    (07-Dec-2005)
    Research may explain how the virus encourages malignancy

  • Liver Cancer, Hepatitis C Connection Gets Clearer
    (07-Dec-2005)
    Research may explain how the virus encourages malignancy

  • New Gout Drug Does Well in Trial
    (07-Dec-2005)
    But more proof of advantage over old medication still needed, expert says

  • Coffee, Tea May Help Keep Liver Failure at Bay
    (06-Dec-2005)
    Two or more cups per day could protect at-risk patients, researchers say

  • Laser Surgery Effective for Liver Cancer, Research Shows
    (29-Nov-2005)
    But not all surgeons agree the method is as good a standard surgery

  • New Regimen Extends Liver Cancer Survival
    (29-Nov-2005)
    Targeted radiation plus high-dose chemo delivers a one-two punch, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Know The Signs of Liver Disease
    (14-Nov-2005)
    More than 25 million people are affected

  • Obesity May Contribute to Liver Trouble
    (27-Oct-2005)
    High-fat diet caused immune-system problems in mice, study found

  • Hep B Booster Shot Unnecessary: Study
    (14-Oct-2005)
    Body's immune system still vigilant 10 years after vaccination

  • Cholesterol Levels Can't Be Too Low
    (11-Oct-2005)
    Study finds very low levels of LDL cholesterol are both safe and better

  • Liver Test Can Predict Heart Trouble
    (27-Sep-2005)
    But experts say findings aren't definitive

  • Blood Marker Highlights Need for Liver Transplant
    (04-Sep-2005)
    Raised lactate levels are key for those with rare, serious organ failure

  • Low Hep A Vaccination in Hep C Patients
    (30-Aug-2005)
    Going without this immunization greatly raises liver disease risks

  • Molecular Missing Link Found for Genetic Disease
    (25-Aug-2005)
    Finding may explain why fasting brings on porphyria

  • New Clues to Pre-Diabetic Liver Condition
    (20-Jul-2005)
    Scientists uncover potential treatment target for hepatic insulin resistance

  • Vaccination Tames Hepatitis A Infection
    (12-Jul-2005)
    U.S., Israeli studies find inoculating children lowers incidence in entire population

  • Symptomless Liver Disorder Can Go Untreated
    (30-JUN-2005)
    Study suggests waiting until autoimmune hepatitis develops further

  • Science Making Headway Against Hepatitis B
    (29-JUN-2005)
    Two studies point to best therapies for specific patients

  • Nausea Drug Fails Against Cirrhosis-Linked Fatigue
    (10-JUN-2005)
    But nervous-system meds might yet beat this stubborn symptom

  • Gene-Modified Virus Targets Tumor Cells
    (09-JUN-2005)
    It extended survival of patients with metastatic colon cancer

  • Non-Surgical Treatment Boosts Liver Cancer Survival
    (27-MAY-2005)
    Ablation therapy uses needle to destroy inoperable tumors

  • Booze May Hit Women's Livers Harder
    (18-May-2005)
    Rat study suggests gender differences, especially with high-fat diets

  • Non-Stick Teflon Stents Saving Lives
    (17-MAY-2005)
    They resist reclosure as they prop open arteries, study finds

  • Overload of Fatty Foods Can Park in Liver
    (03-May-2005)
    Presence there can curtail organ's ability to filter fats through body, study says

  • Liver May Be Prime Source of Good Cholesterol
    (28-APR-2005)
    Mouse study yields insight into how the body produces HDL

  • Cyclosporine Linked to Return of Liver Tumors
    (28-Apr-2005)
    Risk was higher in transplant patients who used the drug

  • Cyclosporine Linked to Return of Liver Tumors
    (28-Apr-2005)
    Risk was higher in transplant patients who used the drug

  • Turning Fearsome Viruses Into Cancer Foes
    (20-APR-2005)
    Scientists are using herpes, measles bugs to destroy malignant cells

  • Liver Protein Points to Anti-Obesity Drugs
    (12-APR-2005)
    The LXR protein may tell the body to store up fat

  • Health Tip: Nail Salon Safety
    (11-APR-2005)
    Protect yourself from disease

  • New Drug for Hepatitis B
    (30-MAR-2005)
    Slows virus that causes deadly liver disease

  • New Drug for Hepatitis B
    (30-MAR-2005)
    Slows virus that causes deadly liver disease

  • Health Tip: Preventing Hepatitis C
    (28-MAR-2005)
    Take these precautions

  • Study: Three Factors Determine Liver Transplant Survival
    (22-MAR-2005)
    Donor age, patient's need and organ cooling period are key

  • Diabetics At Higher Liver Cancer Risk
    (09-MAR-2005)
    A combination of diabetes and hepatitis C may be to blame

  • Diabetics At Higher Liver Cancer Risk
    (09-MAR-2005)
    A combination of diabetes and hepatitis C may be to blame

  • Hepatitis C Regimen Approved for HIV Patients
    (28-FEB-2005)
    300,000 Americans infected with both

  • Ovary Syndrome Ups Risk for Liver Disease
    (25-FEB-2005)
    Women with PCOS should be screened for liver trouble, experts say

  • Tea Might Protect Transplanted Livers
    (23-FEB-2005)
    Green tea extract cut post-surgical troubles in mice

  • Short-Term Celebrex Safe Against Cirrhosis
    (23-FEB-2005)
    One expert advised caution for longer-term use, however

  • Coffee Cuts Liver Cancer Risk
    (15-FEB-2005)
    And decaf reduces colorectal cancer risk, another study finds

  • Genetically Modified Potato Carries Hep B Vaccine
    (14-FEB-2005)
    Discovery an alternative to inconvenient injections in developing world, study says

  • Hispanic Americans Face Liver Disease Risk
    (27-JAN-2005)
    More susceptible to most common kind, which is fueled by diabetes, obesity

  • Hispanic Americans Face Liver Disease Risk
    (27-JAN-2005)
    More susceptible to most common kind, which is fueled by diabetes, obesity

  • Interferon Therapy Effective Against Hepatitis B
    (07-JAN-2005)
    It worked as well as combination of drugs used to treat the disease

  • New Treatments for Gallstones on Horizon
    (30-NOV-2004)
    Experimental compound prevented disease in mice, researchers report

  • Stopping Breast Cancer in its Tracks
    (15-NOV-2004)
    Chemical attraction behind spread of malignancies could be drug target

  • Safe Treatment for Liver Tumors Tested
    (06-NOV-2004)
    Radiofrequency ablation effective in contact with GI tract

  • Keeping Organ, Tissue Transplants Safe
    (29-OCT-2004)
    RNA screening could guard against HIV, hepatitis C

  • Hepatitis C Ups Risk of Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    (19-OCT-2004)
    Those exposed to virus six times more likely to develop cancer

  • Health Tip: Does Your Newborn Have Kernicterus?
    (14-OCT-2004)
    Symptoms include yellowing of the skin and eyes

  • New Drug Shows Promise Against Liver Cancer
    (30-SEP-2004)
    Investigational medication benefits half of patients

  • Vitamin Supplements May Boost Cancer Risk
    (30-SEP-2004)
    Study finds no protective effect against gastrointestinal tumors

  • New Drug Shows Promise Against Liver Cancer
    (30-SEP-2004)
    Investigational medication benefits half of patients

  • Trial Therapy May Fight Genetic Disorders
    (28-SEP-2004)
    Gene, stem cell combination rebuild damaged livers in mice

  • Alcohol Abuse Tied to 75,000 Early Deaths
    (23-SEP-2004)
    CDC reports it wipes out 2.3 million potential years of life yearly

  • Hepatitis Shot Tied to MS, Study Suggests
    (13-SEP-2004)
    Vaccine's association could be statistical fluke, expert says

  • Health Tip: Three Types of Hepatitis
    (10-AUG-2004)
    Distinct viral liver diseases

  • Finding Could Cut Need for Kids' Liver Transplants
    (04-AUG-2004)
    Inflammatory genes behind most common cause of disease

  • Drug Combo May Halt Liver Disease in Those With HIV/Hepatitis C
    (28-JUL-2004)
    40% of study subjects showed significant improvement

  • Vitamin K Might Prevent Liver Cancer
    (20-JUL-2004)
    se off in women with cirrhosis

  • Vitamin K Might Prevent Liver Cancer
    (20-JUL-2004)
    se off in women with cirrhosis

  • Newborn Jaundice Guidelines Released
    (06-JUL-2004)
    American Academy of Pediatrics gives specific treatment advice