March 22, 2018

Is Your Liver in Danger?

What are the symptoms of fatty liver disease? Our liver works tirelessly day in and day out to keep us healthy, but many of us don’t […]
March 19, 2018

Never Heard of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease? You and Your Kids May Have It

One in three U.S. adults have nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Most people are familiar with conditions like high blood pressure and diabetes – and understand that […]
March 15, 2018

Treatment of HCV Leads to Improvement in Patient’s Psoriasis

Hepatitis C treatment might also improve psoriasis. A case of remission of psoriasis after treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) has been described in a […]
March 14, 2018

What is Acute Fatty Liver of Pregnancy?

Acute fatty liver of pregnancy is a rare but serious condition. Histologically, AFLP is due to fatty degeneration of the liver cells by microvesicles of fat, […]
March 13, 2018

The VA Will Eliminate Hepatitis C In Veterans By Year-End

The Veteran’s Administration is committed to eliminating hepatitis C. Only a few years ago, stories appeared in the media about how tens of thousands of U.S. […]
March 12, 2018

Newer drugs make hepatitis C-positive kidneys safe for transplant

Kidney transplants are possible to do safely even if the donor has hepatitis C. People who received kidneys from donors infected with hepatitis C did not […]
March 12, 2018

FDA approves new HIV treatment

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Trogarzo (ibalizumab-uiyk), a new type of antiretroviral medication for adult patients living with HIV who have tried multiple HIV […]
March 8, 2018

Opioid Overdoses Treated in Emergency Departments 

The opioid crisis fuels the hepatitis C epidemic. Emergency department (ED) visits for opioid* overdoses rose 30% in all parts of the US from July 2016 […]