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12 Apr, 2014, 06:00 BST Low Vitamin D Linked to Fatty Liver Disease in UK Children

 A UK study[1] investigating the link between low vitamin D status and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in British children has identified...


10 Apr, 2014, 06:00 BST More Evidence That Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease is an Independent Cardiovascular Risk Factor

 Two new studies presented today at the International Liver Congress[TM] 2014 have provided more evidence to clarify the role of non-alcoholic fatty ...


19 Apr, 2012, 10:00 BST Chronic Hepatic Diseases Generate High Costs to Europe

Separate Study Links Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure to High Short-Term Mortality Two studies presented at the International Liver Congress™ 2012 show ...


19 Apr, 2012, 10:00 BST Gut Microbiota Transplantation may Prevent Development of Diabetes and Fatty Liver Disease

Exciting new data presented today at the International Liver Congress™ 2012 shows the gut microbiota's causal role in the development of diabetes and ...


19 Apr, 2012, 10:00 BST New Data Suggests Interferon-Free Therapy Around the Corner for HCV Patients

Further data shows PegIFN-λ's comparable efficacy but better safety profile than PegIFN-α New data presented at the International Liver Congress™...


19 Apr, 2012, 10:00 BST Childhood Obesity Linked to Increased Risk of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Adulthood

Childhood obesity is a widespread global epidemic[1] and in parallel with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)[2] is now the leading cause of...


02 Apr, 2011, 07:00 BST Thalidomide Shows Efficacy as Adjuvant Therapy for Hepatocellular Carcinoma Patients

Thalidomide has shown potential to be used as the first adjuvant therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), according to data presented at the...


01 Apr, 2011, 16:15 BST First Vaccine for Viral Hepatitis C Could Become a Reality

Early data from phase I trials of an HCV vaccine presented today at the International Liver Congress(TM) show encouraging results, with high...


01 Apr, 2011, 08:00 BST New Studies Provide Beneficial Insights Expanding the Pool of Liver Grafts and Transplants

Findings from two new studies presented today at the International Liver Congress(TM) confirm that there are options for clinicians to expand the...


31 Mar, 2011, 18:00 BST Fluvastatin Enhances Chronic Hepatitis C Treatment Response in Combination With Pegylated Interferon-Alpha and Ribavirin

- Well-known Statin Could be Recycled as HCV Therapy Supplement New data presented today at the International Liver Congress(TM) confirm the...