Fatty liver disease: Symptoms to spot warning condition has caused your liver to harden
FATTY liver disease: An inflamed liver may become scarred and hardened over time which may lead to liver failure or other serious and life-threatening conditions. There are four symptoms warning your liver may be hardening. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shear-wave elastography -- ultrasound's jack of all trades
Shear-wave ultrasound elastography is a useful tool that may be deployed i...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Elevating the current standard of care for liver disease management with Philips ultrasound systems Tips and tricks for mastering shear-wave ultrasound of the liver (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
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Elevating the current standard of care for liver disease management with Philips ultrasound systems - Sponsor Supplied
It's no secret that liver disease is a growing global health concern. Accordin...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Tips and tricks for mastering shear-wave ultrasound of the liver Shear-wave elastography -- ultrasound's jack of all trades (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 23, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Tips and tricks for mastering shear-wave ultrasound of the liver
Shear-wave elastography (SWE) of the liver can help avoid invasive procedure...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Elevating the current standard of care for liver disease management with Philips ultrasound systems Shear-wave elastography -- ultrasound's jack of all trades (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 23, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease: Signs when you go to the toilet that need 'urgent medical attention'
FATTY liver disease is an umbrella term for a range of conditions characterised by abnormal levels of fat in the liver. Although the condition is often marked by an absence of symptoms, there are certain signs to look out for when you go to the toilet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease diet: 3 foods you should never eat if you want to reverse the disease
FATTY liver disease is caused by a build-up of fat in the liver, and it's linked to obesity and a poor diet. Here are three foods to avoid to reverse the disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fatty liver diet: The 3 foods to avoid to reverse the disease
FATTY liver disease is caused by a build-up of fat in the liver, and it's linked to obesity and a poor diet. Here are three foods to avoid to reverse the disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19 and the Liver: A 2021 Update COVID-19 and the Liver: A 2021 Update
What do we currently know about how COVID-19 affects the liver and those with pre-existing chronic liver disease? This review provides an update.Liver International (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease: Expert shares four lesser-known symptoms your liver is in trouble
FATTY liver disease: Consuming large amounts of alcohol over a short period of time can cause fatty liver disease. People with fatty liver disease may feel extremely tired or weak or feel pain or discomfort in the upper right side of the abdomen. But there are other lesser-known warning symptoms of the condition many would not attribute to fatty liver disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease: The 'feeling' when waking up that could be a warning sign
FATTY liver disease is an umbrella term for a range of conditions characterised by abnormal levels of fat in the liver. Although the condition is marked by an absence of symptoms, a "feeling" when waking up could be a warning sign. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease symptoms: The 'urgent' warning sign in the 'lower tummy area'
NON-ALCOHOLIC fatty liver disease does not usually cause symptoms in the initial stages. However, as the condition progresses, there is a telltale sign in your "lower tummy area" that requires urgent medical attention. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease symptoms: The 'nagging' sensation that can signal the condition
NON-ALCOHOLIC fatty liver disease is the term for a range of conditions caused by a build-up of fat in the liver. It is usually seen in people who are overweight or obese. Symptoms are often painful and now, scientists have found a new "nagging" pain that affects the abdomen. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Effect of NSAIDs and APT on Incidence and Recurrence of HCC Effect of NSAIDs and APT on Incidence and Recurrence of HCC
This study investigated whether NSAIDs or aspirin might have an impact on hepatocellular carcinoma incidence or recurrence among high-risk persons with chronic liver disease.Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Contrast ultrasound can predict treatment failure of bone fractures
Contrast-enhanced ultrasound can predict treatment failure for bone fracture...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Ultrasound societies say 'no change' to contrast agent policy Researchers tout promise of contrast ultrasound at AIUM 2021 CEUS liver guidelines get first update in 8 years Review: CEUS bests CT, MRI for liver disease CEUS helps predict chronic kidney disease progression (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 25, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease: Two lesser-known warning signs and causes of the condition
FATTY liver disease diagnoses have been on the rise. Besides alcohol consumption, there are two other things that could majorly increase a person's risk of developing the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Liver disease: Popular medication taken by most increases risk – signs to spot
LIVER disease is on the rise. Since 1970, deaths due to liver disease have increased by 400 percent. Taking more than the recommended dose of ibuprofen could be increasing your risk. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease: Warning signs alcohol has caused 'irreversible' damage
DRINKING alcohol over the years can cause fatty deposits to build up in the liver. If you consider that the legal drinking age is 18 years old, that leaves plenty of time for unhealthy drinking patterns to develop. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19 and Liver Disease: Answering the Key Questions COVID-19 and Liver Disease: Answering the Key Questions
A trove of new data is bringing clarity regarding the impact of COVID-19 on patients with liver disease, although there's still much to learn.Medscape Gastroenterology (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - August 18, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: Gastroenterology Commentary Source Type: news

WTC Early Responders Have Higher Prevalence of Liver Disease WTC Early Responders Have Higher Prevalence of Liver Disease
The 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center (WTC) exposed responders to hepatoxic dust; those who arrived earliest at the disaster site may require special attention and treatment.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - August 18, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease: Two symptoms to spot indicating your condition is still reversible
NON-ALCOHOLIC fatty liver disease describes the condition whereby excess fat is stored in the liver, which causes inflammation. Left to progress, scarring can occur. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Royal Free Hospital takes part in study for liver disease app
The CirrhoCare app, was trialled for the first time by liver consultant Professor Raj Mookerjee and his team at the London-based hospital.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - August 17, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease: Swelling occurring in any of these body regions could indicate risk
FATTY liver disease: The fatty degeneration of liver cells occurs to a greater degree in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease than in alcoholic liver disease . The signs and symptoms can differ too with swelling symptoms more apparent in NAFLD. What to spot? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Maternal Obesity Tied to NAFLD in Offspring Maternal Obesity Tied to NAFLD in Offspring
Pregnant women with obesity are more likely than normal-weight pregnant women to have children who develop nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, a Swedish study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - August 16, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Toxic Dust Exposure Tied to Liver Disease in WTC Responders
MONDAY, Aug. 16, 2021 -- Early arrival at the site after the attack on Sept. 11, 2001, is associated with an increased risk for hepatic steatosis among World Trade Center (WTC) responders, according to a study published online July 30 in the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 16, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Liver disease: Three body parts affected by condition - symptoms to look out for
LIVER disease is on the rise with more and more people abusing alcohol and not being aware of both their limits and the early symptoms the disease is progressing. When it does progress, a multitude of health consequences may ensue with the majority of the damage taking place in three body parts. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Need a New Liver? Your Survival Odds May Depend on Race
FRIDAY, Aug. 13, 2021 -- Black American liver transplant recipients have a lower survival rate than Hispanic or white patients, and a new study suggests that alcohol-related liver disease and insurance coverage are key reasons. " Our findings are a... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 13, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease: Six symptoms to spot indicating your condition is irreversible
FATTY liver disease is a chronic condition characterised by excess fat in the liver. If left untreated, it can develop into scarring of the liver and become irreversible. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease: Doctors verify five dietary tips to reduce inflammation and scarring
NON-ALCOHOLIC fatty liver disease describes an accumulation of fat cells in the organ that can cause irreversible scarring. In a healthy liver, there should be very little or no fat at all. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Liver disease: Popular drug taken by most could increase risk of the dangerous condition
LIVER disease is on the rise. Since 1970, deaths due to liver disease have increased by 400 percent. A popular drug most have taken at some point in their lives could be increasing your risk. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study connects liver disease risks to rescue workers who helped at 9/11 attack in N.Y.
The researchers found that the sooner a responder arrived at the World Trade Center, the more likely they were to show signs of hepatic steatosis. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - August 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Erin Blakemore Source Type: news

MR Elastography Could Predict Cirrhosis in NAFLD MR Elastography Could Predict Cirrhosis in NAFLD
Liver stiffness measurement with magnetic resonance elastography may prove predictive of future cirrhosis risk in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, according to new research.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - August 6, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Liver disease symptoms: 8 early signs of cirrhosis you shouldn't ignore
LIVER DISEASE can be caused by a range of factors, from drinking too much alcohol to being overweight and even genetics. Here are eight key symptoms which could indicate liver disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: 9/11 first responders with the highest exposure to toxic dust at increased risk for liver disease
First responders who arrived at the World Trade Center immediately after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks were more likely to develop liver disease than those who worked at the site during rescue and recovery. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UPTRAVI ® (selexipag) Receives FDA Approval for Intravenous Use in Adult Patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH)
TITUSVILLE, N.J. – July 30, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved UPTRAVI® (selexipag) injection for intravenous (IV) use for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH, WHO Group I) in adult patients with WHO functional class (FC) II–III, who are temporarily unable to take oral therapy. UPTRAVI® IV is a therapeutic option that will allow patients to avoid short-term treatment interruptions and stay on UPTRAVI® therapy, as uninterrupted treatment is considered key for individ...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - July 30, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease symptoms: Two warning signs on your body that are easily overlooked
FATTY liver disease is an umbrella term for a build-up of fat in the liver. When it is not caused by alcohol consumption, it is known as non-alcoholic fatty liver disease . Although the condition is typically asymptomatic, two "non-specific" symptoms can signal NAFLD. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Consumer Health: What do you know about hepatitis?
World Hepatitis Day will be observed on Wednesday, July 28, which makes this a good time to learn more about hepatitis. Hepatitis is inflammation of the liver, usually caused by specific viruses. The five main strains of the hepatitis virus are referred to as types A, B, C, D and E. While they all cause liver disease, they differ in geographic prevalence, severity of illness and prevention methods. In the U.S., the most common forms… (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - July 28, 2021 Category: Research Source Type: news

Maternal Obesity May Up Risk for Future Liver Disease in Offspring
TUESDAY, July 27, 2021 -- There is a strong association between maternal weight and future nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in offspring, according to a study published online July 18 in the Journal of Hepatology. Hannes Hagström,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 27, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Better Strategies Needed for Managing NAFLD in Adults
MONDAY, July 26, 2021 -- Effective screening, diagnosis, and management strategies are needed for patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), according to a special report published online July 26... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 26, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Call to Action: Experts Urge Coordinated Care for'NASH Epidemic'Call to Action: Experts Urge Coordinated Care for'NASH Epidemic '
Call for doctors in primary care, hepatology, obesity medicine, endocrinology, and diabetology to stop working in silos and develop multidisciplinary teams to tackle nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

3D liver segmentation detects fatty liver on cardiac CT
A 3D liver segmentation method can be utilized to rapidly diagnose and measur...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Plaque burden predicts higher risk for heart disease patients AI automatically quantifies plaque on CCTA How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected CT CAC testing? AI assesses atherosclerosis, morphology in NSTEMI patients CT, ultrasound provide chance for fatty liver disease screening (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease symptoms: Doctors share eight warning signs it is 'critical'
DR AMEET DHAR and Dr Nowlan Selvapatt spoke exclusively to Express.co.uk about non-alcoholic fatty liver disease . As the name suggests, this condition isn't related to alcohol consumption; instead, it's to do with fat. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: New potential protection against the condition
FATTY liver disease is an umbrella term for conditions involving a fatty build-up in the liver. Although non-alcoholic liver disease can be treated when detected in the early stages, late-stage NAFLD can cause serious damage to the body. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA OKs Odevixibat for Pruritus Associated With Rare Liver Disease FDA OKs Odevixibat for Pruritus Associated With Rare Liver Disease
Odevixibat (Bylvay) is the first drug approved for the treatment of severe itching in children as young as 3 months with progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines - July 21, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

COVID-19 Caused U.S. Life Expectancy to Drop 1.5 Years
Life expectancy in the United States dropped the most in more than seven decades last year as Covid-19 sent hundreds of thousands of Americans to early deaths. The pandemic’s disproportionate toll on communities of color also widened existing gaps in life expectancy between White and Black Americans, according to estimates released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The tally represents an extraordinarily grim accounting of an ongoing catastrophe. The first year of the pandemic delivered a bigger blow to American life expectancy than any year of the Vietnam War, the AIDS crisis or the “deaths of...
Source: TIME: Health - July 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: John Tozzi / Bloomberg Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 overnight wire Source Type: news

U.S. Life Expectancy Fell By 1.5 Years In 2020, The Biggest Drop Since WWII
The CDC says COVID-19 was the largest factor, along with drug overdoses, homicides, diabetes and chronic liver disease. The decline was even greater for Hispanic men than other groups.(Image credit: Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - July 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jane Greenhalgh Source Type: news

FDA Approves Bylvay (odevixibat) for the Treatment of Pruritus in Patients with Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis (PFIC)
BOSTON, July 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Albireo Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALBO), a rare liver disease company developing novel bile acid modulators, today announced U.S. Food& Drug Administration (FDA) approval of... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - July 20, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Albireo gets FDA, European approval for pediatric liver disease drug
Albireo Pharma, a rare liver disease-focused biopharma spun out of AstraZeneca in 2008, has its first regulatory approval for a drug for a pediatric liver disease called progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis (PFIC). (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 20, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Rowan Walrath Source Type: news

Albireo gets FDA, European approval for pediatric liver disease drug
Albireo Pharma, a rare liver disease-focused biopharma spun out of AstraZeneca in 2008, has its first regulatory approval for a drug for a pediatric liver disease called progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis (PFIC). (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 20, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Rowan Walrath Source Type: news

RNA modification may protect against liver disease, explain liver fat differences between sexes
FINDINGSA chemical modification that occurs in some RNA molecules as they carry genetic instructions from DNA to cells ’ protein-making machinery may offer protection against non-alcoholic fatty liver, a condition that results from a build-up of fat in the liver and can lead to advanced liver disease, according to a new study by UCLA researchers.The study, conducted in mice, also suggests that this modification — known as m6A, in which a methyl group attaches to an RNA chain — may occurat a different ratein femalesthan it does inmales, potentially explaining why females tend to have higher fat content in ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - July 19, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease: Feeling weak or confused could signal something wrong with your liver
FATTY liver disease: Many people are symptom-free for years as it develops into a more serious illness. Once the liver becomes scarred or cirrhosis develops, it stops functioning as well, and that's when people may begin to notice symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news