Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How liver cells become scarring, and worse

Hepatic fibrosis occurs when scar tissue replaces damaged cells in the liver. Over time, accumulating scarring distorts the liver, interferes with its blood supply and may progressively lead to worsening consequences, from ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

People with a hepatitis C cure still face substantial risk of death

Individuals who have been cured of hepatitis C infection still face a substantially greater risk of death compared with the general population—between 3 and 14 times higher depending on liver disease stage, finds the largest ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Consumer Health: Are you at risk for hepatitis?

Hepatitis is inflammation of the liver. 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, modes of transmission, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hepatitis C can kill, but too many can't access the cure

More than 2 million people in the United States have hepatitis C, but most are not getting the safe treatment that can cure the disease, public health officials said Thursday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

The push to eliminate hepatitis C

Why does the White House want to put $11.3 billion toward eliminating hepatitis C? Because as many as 75% of people who have it don't know it.

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Liver failure

Liver failure is the inability of the liver to perform its normal synthetic and metabolic function as part of normal physiology. Two forms are recognised:

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