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HCV Guidance Updates Recommendations for Identification and Management of Chronic Hep C

American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)

HCVguidelines.org — a website developed by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the Infectious Diseases Society of America to provide up-to-date guidance on the management of hepatitis C — was recently revised to reflect important developments in the identification and management of chronic hepatitis C (HCV)

Channels: All Journal News, Liver Disease, Transplantation,

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3-Dec-2019 3:40 PM EST
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Matthew R. D’Uva to Join AASLD as CEO

American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)

The American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) has appointed Matthew R. D’Uva, FASAE, CAE, as its new chief executive officer, effective January 21, 2020.

Channels: In the Workplace, Liver Disease, Healthcare,

Released:
20-Nov-2019 3:30 PM EST
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    8-Nov-2019 8:00 AM EST

Pregnant Women With Cirrhosis Have Low Levels of Liver Decompensation Within a Year of Delivery

American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)

Data from a new study presented this week at The Liver Meeting® – held by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and funded by the AASLD Foundation

Channels: Liver Disease, OBGYN, Women's Health, Medical Meetings,

Released:
4-Nov-2019 8:00 AM EST
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Innovative Machine Learning Tool Predicts Who Might Have Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis

American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)

Data from a new study presented this week at The Liver Meeting® – held by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases – found that a machine-learning tool could successfully predict the risk of having non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) among patients with co-existing diseases.

Channels: All Journal News, Healthcare, Liver Disease, Technology, Medical Meetings,

Released:
4-Nov-2019 8:00 AM EST
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NAFLD Patients Less Likely to Lose Weight, Need More Effective Weight Loss Strategies

American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)

Data from a new study presented this week at The Liver Meeting® – held by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases – found that obese individuals with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) were less likely to achieve a medically recommended five percent loss of body weight at three months

Channels: Liver Disease, Obesity, Weight Loss, Medical Meetings,

Released:
4-Nov-2019 8:00 AM EST
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Newswise: All-Oral Direct-Acting Antiviral Treatments Improve 
Survival in Patients with HCV-Related Hepatocellular Carcinoma
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All-Oral Direct-Acting Antiviral Treatments Improve Survival in Patients with HCV-Related Hepatocellular Carcinoma

American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)

Data from a new study presented this week at The Liver Meeting® – held by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases – found that hepatitis C virus-related hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) patients who achieved sustained virologic response (SVR) – denoting an undetectable level of HCV virus - with any oral direct-acting antiviral (DAA) had over 60-70 percent improvement in five-year survival.

Channels: All Journal News, Cancer, Healthcare, Liver Disease, Medical Meetings,

Released:
4-Nov-2019 8:00 AM EST
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Newswise: A Healthy Lifestyle May Help Prevent Liver-Related Deaths
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A Healthy Lifestyle May Help Prevent Liver-Related Deaths

American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)

Data from a new study presented this week at The Liver Meeting® – held by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases – found that a substantial burden of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and cirrhosis-related deaths may be prevented by lifestyle modifications to diet, alcohol use and exercise.

Channels: Exercise and Fitness, Health Food, Healthcare, Liver Disease, Nutrition, Medical Meetings,

Released:
4-Nov-2019 8:00 AM EST
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Global Hepatology Societies Call for Better HCV Testing and Access to Treatment

American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)

Four societies focused on liver disease research and treatment announced a global call-to-action initiative to simplify hepatitis C testing and treatment.

Channels: Liver Disease, All Journal News, Healthcare, Medical Meetings,

Released:
4-Nov-2019 8:00 AM EST
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Kratom, Botanical Supplement with Opioid-Like Activity, May Cause Liver Toxicity and Injury

American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)

Data from a new study presented this week at The Liver Meeting® – held by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases – found that kratom, a popular and widely available product, may cause liver toxicity and severe liver injury.

Channels: All Journal News, Healthcare, Liver Disease, Pharmaceuticals, Medical Meetings,

Released:
4-Nov-2019 8:00 AM EST
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    8-Nov-2019 8:00 AM EST

U.S. Cirrhosis Patients Often Skip or Delay Liver Cancer Surveillance Due to Cost and Lack of Insurance

American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)

Data from a new study presented this week at The Liver Meeting® – held by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases – found that cirrhosis patients in the U.S. have substantial financial burden

Channels: Liver Disease, Medical Meetings,

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4-Nov-2019 8:00 AM EST
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