Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy News and Research

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Some women suffer from an itchy skin during pregnancy. This is usually harmless but it may be a sign of a more serious liver condition called obstetric cholestasis (also known as intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy or ICP). This type of liver damage may occur during the second or third trimester of pregnancy.
Impaired liver function during pregnancy can lead to impaired metabolism and weight gain

Impaired liver function during pregnancy can lead to impaired metabolism and weight gain

New link found between NAFLD and rare pregnancy complication

New link found between NAFLD and rare pregnancy complication

Study raises hope for reducing life-threatening respiratory problems in infants

Study raises hope for reducing life-threatening respiratory problems in infants

Risk of hepatobiliary cancer higher in women with intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy

Risk of hepatobiliary cancer higher in women with intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy

Risk of hepatobiliary cancer, cardiovascular diseases later in life is higher in women with ICP

Risk of hepatobiliary cancer, cardiovascular diseases later in life is higher in women with ICP

Study examines long-term effects on babies born to mothers with obstetric cholestasis

Study examines long-term effects on babies born to mothers with obstetric cholestasis

EMA COMP issues positive opinion to Albireo for A4250

EMA COMP issues positive opinion to Albireo for A4250

MiR-33 plays a key role in regulating bile metabolism

MiR-33 plays a key role in regulating bile metabolism

Bear bile compound may help treat heart attack: Study

Bear bile compound may help treat heart attack: Study

Ursodeoxycholic acid could help prevent disturbances in heart's normal rhythm

Ursodeoxycholic acid could help prevent disturbances in heart's normal rhythm

Hepatitis C virus (HCV)-associated liver disease after liver transplantation

Hepatitis C virus (HCV)-associated liver disease after liver transplantation

Dietary supplements with steroids pose health risks

Dietary supplements with steroids pose health risks

New fetal heart monitor

New fetal heart monitor

Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy as an indicator of liver and biliary diseases

Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy as an indicator of liver and biliary diseases