Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New radiological procedure for the diagnosis of liver disease

Universitätsmedizin Berlin have successfully tested a new technology for use in the assessment of overweight adolescents with liver disease. Known as 'time-harmonic elastography' (THE), the technology enables physicians ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Subcirrhotic liver stiffness cuts HCC risk in hepatitis B

(HealthDay)—For patients with chronic hepatitis B (CHB), achievement of subcirrhotic range of liver stiffness (sc-LS) with antiviral therapy (AVT) is associated with reduced risk of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), according ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Take a coffee or tea break to protect your liver

Chronic liver diseases rank as the 12th cause of death worldwide and many of these disorders are associated with unhealthy lifestyles. Conversely, a healthier lifestyle can help prevent or reverse liver disease. Liver-related ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Many diabetics don't know they have serious liver disease

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most common chronic liver disease in the Western world. NAFLD is a frequent finding in patients with type 2 diabetes, but the exact prevalence of NAFLD, as well as whether patients ...

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