Articles related to LIVER DISEASE
If a Patient has Cirrhosis, Should I Correct Coagulation Abnormalities Before a Minor Invasive Procedure?
Recent studies and guidelines are shifting the paradigm in coagulation management for cirrhosis patients undergoing low-risk procedures; discover why traditional markers like INR may not be reliable indicators of bleeding risk.
Gastroenterology October 4th 2023
Drinking One Soda or Sweetened Beverage per Day May Increase the Risk of Liver Disease and Cancers, According to New Study
Explore the latest research illuminating the significant link between sugar-sweetened beverage consumption and liver disease risk in postmenopausal women—evidence that could inform your nutritional guidance to patients.
Family Medicine/General Practice September 25th 2023
Gene Therapy in Patients with the Crigler–Najjar Syndrome
This phase 1–2 study of gene therapy in Crigler–Najjar syndrome patients offers promising insights into a novel treatment approach. Explore the detailed findings to understand how this therapy could revolutionize the management of this rare and severe condition.
Gastroenterology August 22nd 2023
Digital Therapeutics: Emerging New Therapy for Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Long-term outcomes of lifestyle interventions to promote weight maintenance — the current first-line management for patients with NAFLD — are often unsatisfactory. DTx can overcome the drawbacks of traditional lifestyle treatments through telecare medical services. At the same time, implementing DTx introduces a different level of self-management motivation for patients, greatly improving the treatment adherence and therapeutic effect among NAFLD patients.
Gastroenterology March 29th 2023
Study Finds Lean NAFLD Patients Have Higher Risk for CVD
Up to this point, individuals with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and a normal BMI have often been overlooked. It was assumed their normal BMI equated to a lower risk of more serious conditions than those who are overweight or obese. These findings indicate that lean patients with NAFLD are 50% more likely to have a CVA compared with overweight patients, and 10 to 30% more likely to experience CVD.
Cardiology October 27th 2022
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All Specialties October 6th 2022