Oncology & Cancer

Scientists find gene therapy reduces liver cancer in animal model

Researchers at UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center have shown that inhibiting a specific protein using gene therapy can shrink hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in mice. Silencing the galectin 1 (Gal1) protein, which is often ...


Food insecurity associated with liver disease in teens

Teens from low-income families experiencing food insecurity are developing the most common form of liver disease twice as often as those who have easier access to food, likely because they rely on low-cost, ultra-processed ...


Chronic liver diseases: What new insights are there?

Fatty liver diseases (FLD) have become a significant health concern worldwide, affecting millions. The two most common types of FLD are non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and alcoholic-associated liver disease (ALD).

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

More screening vigilance needed to fight chronic liver disease: Study

A new study by QIMR Berghofer published in the Medical Journal of Australia has highlighted the critical need for doctors to be more vigilant with early detection and monitoring of liver complications in patients with diabetes ...

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