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

Children of obese mothers at increased risk of fatty liver disease

Children of obese mothers at increased risk of fatty liver disease

Chemical modification in RNA molecules may offer protection against liver disease

Chemical modification in RNA molecules may offer protection against liver disease

COVID-19 vaccine offers lesser, delayed protection against infection in people with cirrhosis

COVID-19 vaccine offers lesser, delayed protection against infection in people with cirrhosis

New study finds an association between alcohol use and higher risk of several cancers

New study finds an association between alcohol use and higher risk of several cancers

Study reveals how non-alcoholic fatty liver disease can develop into a life-threatening complication

Study reveals how non-alcoholic fatty liver disease can develop into a life-threatening complication

Researchers address ethical decisions related to split liver transplantation

Researchers address ethical decisions related to split liver transplantation

Scientists discover drug candidates for treating liver fibrosis among pesticides

Scientists discover drug candidates for treating liver fibrosis among pesticides

CN Bio’s PhysioMimix™ adopted by King’s College London to investigate chronic liver disease

CN Bio’s PhysioMimix™ adopted by King’s College London to investigate chronic liver disease

Study finds higher mortality and lower transplant rates among Black patients with cirrhosis

Study finds higher mortality and lower transplant rates among Black patients with cirrhosis

University of Louisville receives NIH funding to support research into liver-related illness

University of Louisville receives NIH funding to support research into liver-related illness

Western diet increases COVID-19 severity in a hamster model

Western diet increases COVID-19 severity in a hamster model

New noninvasive biomarker can be used in the diagnosis of NAFLD

New noninvasive biomarker can be used in the diagnosis of NAFLD

Analysis of COVID-19 patients with repeatedly positive SARS-CoV-2 tests

Analysis of COVID-19 patients with repeatedly positive SARS-CoV-2 tests

British Liver Trust calls for action to address rising obesity rates that fuel liver disease crisis

British Liver Trust calls for action to address rising obesity rates that fuel liver disease crisis

Women now drink as much as men — and are prone to sickness sooner

Women now drink as much as men — and are prone to sickness sooner

Study reveals prevalence of multimorbidity among people using methamphetamine

Study reveals prevalence of multimorbidity among people using methamphetamine

Methamphetamine users more susceptible to have medical, mental, and substance use issues

Methamphetamine users more susceptible to have medical, mental, and substance use issues

Mice study shows that Western diet can lead to NASH, liver fibrosis

Mice study shows that Western diet can lead to NASH, liver fibrosis

Researchers investigate link between the liver’s immune system composition and NASH pathology

Researchers investigate link between the liver’s immune system composition and NASH pathology

Study could lead to new antibiotics to fight bacterial infections

Study could lead to new antibiotics to fight bacterial infections