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Fibrosis is the growth of fibrous tissue.
Direct‐acting antiviral therapy linked to 71% reduction in liver cancer risk

Direct‐acting antiviral therapy linked to 71% reduction in liver cancer risk

Serum metabolites linked to NAFLD may be heritable, research shows

Serum metabolites linked to NAFLD may be heritable, research shows

UC San Diego researchers develop 3D visualization tool for mapping omics data onto organs

UC San Diego researchers develop 3D visualization tool for mapping omics data onto organs

Findings suggest e-cigarettes may be just as bad as traditional cigarettes

Findings suggest e-cigarettes may be just as bad as traditional cigarettes

Moms of children with rare genetic illness push for wider newborn screening

Moms of children with rare genetic illness push for wider newborn screening

CRISPR-Gold corrects gene mutations in mice with Duchenne muscular dystrophy

CRISPR-Gold corrects gene mutations in mice with Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Pactster offers free exercise therapy to better lives of people with cystic fibrosis

Pactster offers free exercise therapy to better lives of people with cystic fibrosis

Researchers test way to stop or slow cardiac fibrosis after heart injury

Researchers test way to stop or slow cardiac fibrosis after heart injury

Drinking three or more cups of coffee a day linked to reduced mortality risk in HIV-HCV patients

Drinking three or more cups of coffee a day linked to reduced mortality risk in HIV-HCV patients

Legalizing mitochondrial donation can prevent children from inheriting life-threatening genetic disease

Legalizing mitochondrial donation can prevent children from inheriting life-threatening genetic disease

Regeneration ability may lie with the body's innate immune system, study shows

Regeneration ability may lie with the body's innate immune system, study shows

Study: 52-gene risk profile accurately predicts survival for patients with severe lung disease

Study: 52-gene risk profile accurately predicts survival for patients with severe lung disease

Research could lead to improvements in treating diseases caused by mutations in genes

Research could lead to improvements in treating diseases caused by mutations in genes

University Of Minnesota scientists describe breakthrough in research related to FSHD

University Of Minnesota scientists describe breakthrough in research related to FSHD

Tackling misdiagnosis of asthma in primary care

Tackling misdiagnosis of asthma in primary care

Researchers create first realistic model of the heart to simulate arrhythmia

Researchers create first realistic model of the heart to simulate arrhythmia

Drugs used for treatment of high cholesterol may benefit patients with cirrhosis

Drugs used for treatment of high cholesterol may benefit patients with cirrhosis

Penn research could pave way toward new treatments for chronic sinus infections

Penn research could pave way toward new treatments for chronic sinus infections

Detailed understanding of ‘one of the most complex organs’ could provide new ways to treat lung disorders

Detailed understanding of ‘one of the most complex organs’ could provide new ways to treat lung disorders

Breakthrough study could lead to diagnostic tools and better treatments for chronic bronchitis

Breakthrough study could lead to diagnostic tools and better treatments for chronic bronchitis