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In 2018, Black and Latino patients with advanced cirrhosis had a higher risk of mortality compared with white people.
Researchers will conduct a seven-year study and develop an updated archive of data on alcohol and liver health.
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.
Lockdowns made people feel isolated, depressed, and anxious, leading some to increase their alcohol intake.
Men, people with obesity and people who smoke are more likely to develop NAFLD.
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.
Fewer people have registered for liver transplants and hepatitis C deaths have been drastically reduced.
Increasing the age of liver donors could lead to longer lives and shorter organ waiting lists.
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.
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