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Heavy alcohol use among people with hepatitis B or C increased the risk of liver cancer.
People with liver disease who took fewer steps per day counts were more likely to require hospitalization.
PFAS, synthetic chemicals found in many common products, may be contributing to an increase in liver problems, such as fatty liver disease.
Nearly 200 cases of pediatric hepatitis have now been reported in more than a dozen countries and several states.
Higher daily alcohol consumption was linked to greater risk for MAFLD.
The current leading suspect is an adenovirus, but much more remains to be learned.
Experts recommend no more than two drinks for men or one drink for women per day.
Even with this increase, older individuals now have better transplant outcomes.
People doing more than 300 minutes of physical activity per week nearly halved their risk for NAFLD.
Disruptions in access to treatment and harm reduction services could set back effort to eliminate hep C in the U.S.
Coffee drinkers appear to have a 49% lower risk of dying of chronic liver disease.
NASH is a more severe form of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Learn more about this type of hepatitis on #NASHday 2021.
Among people treated for hepatitis C, diabetes and chronic kidney disease were both linked to a higher risk of cardiovascular death.
Alcoholism-related liver disease was a growing problem even before COVID-19, but the pandemic has dramatically added to the toll.
A Mediterranean diet could help reduce the risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis.
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