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Teen Obesity May Mean Liver Disease Later June 16, 2016

Study found risk increased as weight went up

Aspirin May Help Protect Against Bile Duct Cancer: Study May 06, 2016

People who took it regularly were three times less likely to develop the disease

Hepatitis C Therapy May Reduce Need for Liver Transplants April 14, 2016

If findings are confirmed, treatment could cut number of patients on waiting lists, researchers say

More People Surviving Sudden Liver Failure April 04, 2016

Better diagnosis and care may be behind the trend, experts say

U.S. Cancer Death Rate Continues to Fall March 09, 2016

But there's been a concerning increase in liver cancer, experts say

Many Donor Livers for Sickest Patients Rejected, Study Finds February 05, 2016

Just over one-third of the organs are accepted for those most in need

Hepatitis C May Be Tied to Greater Risk for Parkinson's Disease December 23, 2015

People with the virus also nearly 30 percent more likely to develop the nervous system disorder, researchers say

Tough Alcohol Policies Linked to Lower Death Rates From Liver Damage October 15, 2015

Findings dovetail with prior research that has shown tighter rules associated with less binge drinking

FDA Orders Studies on Contaminated Endoscopes Tied to Illness Outbreaks October 05, 2015

Duodenoscopes used at 2 Los Angeles hospitals carried drug-resistant 'superbug'

Liver Damage From Hepatitis C More Widespread Than Thought August 27, 2015

If left undetected, it can lead to liver failure and even death, study authors note

Wild Mushrooms Might Be Your Last Meal July 13, 2015

Wrong choices can lead to liver failure, death, experts warn

Potential Liver Recipients May Have New Option June 05, 2015

Organs harvested after cardiac death appear safe, effective, study says

Helpful Bacteria May Help Detect Cancers That Have Spread to Liver May 27, 2015

Researchers used harmless strain of E. coli to find metastatic disease in mice

3 Drinks Per Day May Raise Liver Cancer Risk, But Coffee Lowers It March 26, 2015

Expert panel looked at data on over 8 million people to come up with risk factors for the disease

Live Liver Transplants Seem Safe, Effective for Sudden Liver Failure March 19, 2015

And live donors do well after the procedure, study reports

Hispanics May Develop Alcoholic Liver Disease Earlier February 20, 2015

Problems start four to 10 years sooner than in whites or blacks, experts found

Brain Damage Rare When Newborn Jaundice Is Treated, Study Finds January 05, 2015

Serious complications often avoided with American Academy of Pediatrics-guided therapy

Childhood Obesity Brings Host of Health Problems, Researchers Report November 24, 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 November 14, 2014

Researchers say treatment has fewer side effects and less risk of rejection, too

Report: Fewer U.S. Hospitalizations for Hepatitis A November 08, 2014

Viral infection comes from contaminated food, water or contact with infected person

Obesity May Speed Aging of the Liver, Study Suggests October 13, 2014

Heavier people might be more prone to liver cancer, insulin problems, researchers say

Even Decaf Coffee May Help the Liver October 10, 2014

New study echoes prior findings and suggests caffeine isn't the key ingredient in the effect

Hepatitis C Could Become Rare Disease in 20 Years: Study August 04, 2014

Newer medications, better screening would fuel the trend, researcher says

Liver Cancer Drug Fails to Live Up to Early Promise July 01, 2014

Everolimus didn't improve survival for people with advanced liver disease, study finds

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