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People with a tendency to be active later in the day may be at greater risk for severe NAFLD.
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is substantially more common among men compared with women.
However, people with liver cirrhosis remain at risk and should continue screening even after being cured.
World Hepatitis Day aims to eliminate viral hepatitis by 2030 by spreading awareness and combating stigma surrounding the disease.
Researchers stress the need for better access to health care, health care education, healthy food options and positive decision-making
Heavy alcohol use among people with hepatitis B or C increased the risk of liver cancer.
A steep rise in drug overdose deaths during the pandemic led to greater availability of donor organs.
People who developed hepatocellular carcinoma after being cured of HCV had cirrhosis and worse liver function.
More than a third of hepatocellular carcinoma cases among Medicare recipients were due to fatty liver disease.
Universal HCV testing led to an increase in the number of pregnant women and infants diagnosed in a timely manner.
Noninvasive imaging may be the best way to screen for NAFLD in this population.
A majority of people with alcohol-related liver cirrhosis may have normal ALT levels.
Abdominal obesity worsened the impact of air pollution on MAFLD development.
The PreHevbrio vaccine produces higher antibody levels and offers faster protection.
The drug, which blocks entry of HBV into liver cells, also prevents HDV replication.
Hepatocellular carcinoma can still occur after hepatitis C is cured, and risk factors differ for people with and without cirrhosis.
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