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MASLD and MASH can lead to liver fibrosis, cirrhosis and liver cancer.
An increase in fatty liver disease could double liver cancer cases and nearly triple the need for transplants by 2050.
In 2018, Black and Latino patients with advanced cirrhosis had a higher risk of mortality compared with white people.
Proposed regulations and move organs to from an aircraft’s cargo hold to the cabin.
In 2022, fatty liver disease accounted for nearly a quarter of all liver cancer cases on the transplant waiting list.
About 40% of people worldwide are not aware that viral hepatitis is a leading cause of liver cancer.
Risk-based testing alone has failed to identify a majority of people living with chronic HBV.
Researchers suggest cannabis use alone should not be a reason to deny transplants.
Monoclonal antibodies used to prevent COVID-19 in immunocompromised people aren’t active against new virus variants.
Older people, immunocompromised people and those with underlying health conditions can benefit most from additional shots.
New study supports U.S. guidelines for determining which people with liver cancer are eligible for a transplant.
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.
Nearly 200 cases of pediatric hepatitis have now been reported in more than a dozen countries and several states.
CoVac-1 induced T-cell responses in about 90% of immunocompromised people with impaired B-cell function.
While vaccination typically provides robust protection against severe disease, they’re less effective for immunocompromised people.
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