Hepatology

May 30th, 2018 Researchers have developed a 'quick and robust' blood test that can detect liver damage before symptoms appear, offering what they hope is a significant advance in early detection of liver disease. Chemist Vincent Rotello at the University of...

May 10th, 2017 The unique microbial makeup of a patient's stool sample can be used to predict advanced nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) with 88% to 94% accuracy, found a small proof-of-concept study by researchers at the University of California San Diego...

June 22nd, 2016 A large, 40-year Swedish study that shows that overweight in late adolescence in men is a significant risk factor for developing severe liver disease later in life. Contributing to the strength of this research are the large group of men studied...
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