Cirrhosis

Cirrhosis is a condition in which the liver slowly deteriorates and malfunctions due to chronic injury. Scar tissue replaces healthy liver tissue, partially blocking the flow of blood through the liver.
What is Cirrhosis?

Cirrhosis is a severe form of liver disease wherein normal liver tissue is replaced by scar tissue (fibrous tissue).

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Latest Cirrhosis News and Research

Drug for liver cirrhosis shows potential to treat dementia and motor neuron disease

Drug for liver cirrhosis shows potential to treat dementia and motor neuron disease

Study identifies gene that could decrease chances of developing alcoholic cirrhosis

Study identifies gene that could decrease chances of developing alcoholic cirrhosis

Study identifies three clinical course variations in patients with acute decompensated cirrhosis

Study identifies three clinical course variations in patients with acute decompensated cirrhosis

New discovery could help protect the liver from fructose-induced diseases

New discovery could help protect the liver from fructose-induced diseases

Researchers identify how promising therapy may work to improve adverse effects of NAFLD

Researchers identify how promising therapy may work to improve adverse effects of NAFLD

Researchers identify three forms of disease progression for acute decompensated liver cirrhosis

Researchers identify three forms of disease progression for acute decompensated liver cirrhosis

Excessive fructose consumption can result in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Excessive fructose consumption can result in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

New insights into how high-protein diet protects against fatty liver

New insights into how high-protein diet protects against fatty liver

TGen review: Postmenopausal women at higher risk for developing NALFD

TGen review: Postmenopausal women at higher risk for developing NALFD

Natural controllers shed light on immunity mechanisms against hepatitis B

Natural controllers shed light on immunity mechanisms against hepatitis B

Scientists explore mechanisms involved in the development of liver disease

Scientists explore mechanisms involved in the development of liver disease

European Commission approves first drug for hepatitis D

European Commission approves first drug for hepatitis D

Understanding the causal relationships between diabetes, obesity and NAFLD

Understanding the causal relationships between diabetes, obesity and NAFLD

Aerobic exercise may be more important for improvement in patients with fatty liver diseases

Aerobic exercise may be more important for improvement in patients with fatty liver diseases

Study estimates the past and present burden of viral hepatitis through blood transfusions

Study estimates the past and present burden of viral hepatitis through blood transfusions

Non-invasive algorithm predicts complications in patients following recovery from hepatitis C

Non-invasive algorithm predicts complications in patients following recovery from hepatitis C

Fat cell hormone enhances therapeutic potential of MSC therapy

Fat cell hormone enhances therapeutic potential of MSC therapy

Experts develop a simple questionnaire to raise awareness about managing liver disease

Experts develop a simple questionnaire to raise awareness about managing liver disease

HCV testing and treatment at federally qualified health centers can be cost-fffective

HCV testing and treatment at federally qualified health centers can be cost-fffective

Study shows how non-alcoholic fatty liver disease causes Alzheimer's-like neuroinflammation

Study shows how non-alcoholic fatty liver disease causes Alzheimer's-like neuroinflammation