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Effect of Iron Overload and Dietary Fat on Indices of Oxidative

Effect of Iron Overload and Dietary Fat on Indices of Oxidative

Hepatic fibrosis, the accumulation of excess extracellular matrix in the liver, is the final common pathway of a variety of chronic liver diseases.......[Read More]
Watchful Waiting in Chronic Hepatitis C

Watchful Waiting in Chronic Hepatitis C

Patients with hepatitis C who have been advised to defer treatment in favor of watchful waiting often have high rates of depression. How can clinicians reassure them during this period?......[Read More]
Evaluation of Hepatic Fibrosis in HCV-Infected Patients

Evaluation of Hepatic Fibrosis in HCV-Infected Patients

How effective is ethoxybenzyl-magnetic resonance imaging at measuring the extent of liver fibrosis in HCV patients?......[Read More]
Acetaminophen and Your Liver: What’s Safe?

Acetaminophen and Your Liver: What’s Safe?

WebMD explains what you need to know about acetaminophen safety so you avoid overdoses that could cause liver damage.......[Read More]
Effect of HCV in HIV-Infected Patients Initiating HAART

Effect of HCV in HIV-Infected Patients Initiating HAART

How does HCV affect the immunological and virological responses in HIV-infected patients starting HAART?......[Read More]
Assessing Drug, Herbal, and Dietary Supplement Hepatotoxicity

Assessing Drug, Herbal, and Dietary Supplement Hepatotoxicity

What is the most effective way for clinicians to assess hepatotoxicity that could result from drug or herbal and dietary supplements?......[Read More]
FDA OKs New Hepatitis B Drug

FDA OKs New Hepatitis B Drug

The FDA yesterday approved a new drug, called Tyzeka, to treat chronic hepatitis B in adults.......[Read More]
Hepatitis E: Clinical Manifestations and New Developments

Hepatitis E: Clinical Manifestations and New Developments

How does hepatitis E generally get transmitted and how is it diagnosed and most effectively treated?......[Read More]
Predicting Response to PPIs in Patients With Chest Pain

Predicting Response to PPIs in Patients With Chest Pain

How do patients with noncardiac chest pain generally respond to treatment with PPIs? This new study takes a look.......[Read More]
Hepatitis C Therapy in Elderly Patients

Hepatitis C Therapy in Elderly Patients

Are elderly patients with chronic hepatitis C likely to have a worse response to therapy than younger patients?......[Read More]
Clinical Aspects of Fatty Liver Disease

Clinical Aspects of Fatty Liver Disease

The growing incidence of obesity in the population as a whole has made fatty liver disease and its complications a leading public health issue in the United States.......[Read More]
Sofosbuvir and Simeprevir in Liver Transplant Recipients

Sofosbuvir and Simeprevir in Liver Transplant Recipients

How safe and effective is combination antiviral therapy in the treatment of recurrent hepatitis C in liver transplant patients?......[Read More]
IL-1 and IL-2 Genes in Patients With Gastric Cancer

IL-1 and IL-2 Genes in Patients With Gastric Cancer

Interleukin (IL)-1 gene polymorphism has been reported to be associated with the increment of gastric cancer. In addition, IL-2 is known to induce H. pylori-associated gastric atrophy, but it is not known whether IL-2 gene polymorphism increases the risk of gastric cancer.......[Read More]
Health-Related Quality of Life in Children With Hepatitis C

Health-Related Quality of Life in Children With Hepatitis C

The impact of chronic HCV infection on HRQoL in children has not been widely reported.......[Read More]
How Many Cytological Examinations Should Be Performed?

How Many Cytological Examinations Should Be Performed?

The aim of this study is to determine the optimal number of repeated cytological sampling of bile obtained via an ENBD tube for the diagnosis of malignant biliary stricture.......[Read More]
More Drugs Show Promise in Fighting Hepatitis C

More Drugs Show Promise in Fighting Hepatitis C

Faldaprevir and deleobuvir are part of effort to develop treatments that avoid harsh side effects......[Read More]
Patients With Chronic Hepatitis B

Patients With Chronic Hepatitis B

This study assessed the relationship between HNF4alpha and HNF3beta expression in the liver tissue of chronic HBV-infected patients and that between HNF4alpha and HNF3beta levels and HBV replication.......[Read More]
Effects of Cathelicidin-Encoding Lactococcus Lactis in UC

Effects of Cathelicidin-Encoding Lactococcus Lactis in UC

Are probiotics effective in the treatment of gastrointestinal infections in humans such as ulcerative colitis? Are there any potential side effects?......[Read More]
Clinical Pathways for Patients With Newly Diagnosed Hepatitis C

Clinical Pathways for Patients With Newly Diagnosed Hepatitis C

Are patients newly diagnosed as anti-HCV positive appropriately referred for further investigation and management?......[Read More]
Assessment and Predictors of HCV Treatment in HIV/HCV Coinfection

Assessment and Predictors of HCV Treatment in HIV/HCV Coinfection

With the much improved survival of HIV-infected patients through the use of HAART for HIV, coinfection with HCV has emerged as a significant threat to the health and survival of persons with HIV.......[Read More]