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

Study reveals mechanism involved in the development of diabetes, fatty liver

Study reveals mechanism involved in the development of diabetes, fatty liver

Scientists use new model to develop cancer stem cells

Scientists use new model to develop cancer stem cells

Binge drinking causes' drunkorexia in young women

Binge drinking causes' drunkorexia in young women

People with Hepatitis D have up to three times the risk of developing fatal liver cancer

People with Hepatitis D have up to three times the risk of developing fatal liver cancer

People infected with hepatitis D are more prone to hepatocellular carcinoma

People infected with hepatitis D are more prone to hepatocellular carcinoma

Study explores the prevalence and underlying belief patterns associated with Drunkorexia

Study explores the prevalence and underlying belief patterns associated with Drunkorexia

A promising treatment for chronic inflammatory liver disease

A promising treatment for chronic inflammatory liver disease

Study can lead the way to new treatment methods for hepatitis C in infants

Study can lead the way to new treatment methods for hepatitis C in infants

New study may offer a breakthrough in treating telomere diseases

New study may offer a breakthrough in treating telomere diseases

A new, potential treatment for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis with fibrosis

A new, potential treatment for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis with fibrosis

Voluntary exercise could help prevent liver cancer, study shows

Voluntary exercise could help prevent liver cancer, study shows

USC scientists report wider benefits of well-known hangover drug

USC scientists report wider benefits of well-known hangover drug

USC researchers show wider benefits to drug used for hangovers

USC researchers show wider benefits to drug used for hangovers

Researchers identify new biomarker to track the development of NAFLD

Researchers identify new biomarker to track the development of NAFLD

Gastric bypass may be the best surgical option in patients with NAFLD

Gastric bypass may be the best surgical option in patients with NAFLD

New test uses saliva sample to provide immediate hepatitis B diagnosis

New test uses saliva sample to provide immediate hepatitis B diagnosis

MAFLD: New terminology can help improve treatment for patients with fatty liver disease

MAFLD: New terminology can help improve treatment for patients with fatty liver disease

Study reveals spatial patterns of alcohol‐related mortality in post-Soviet countries

Study reveals spatial patterns of alcohol‐related mortality in post-Soviet countries

Researchers detect a novel cause of acquired lipodystrophy

Researchers detect a novel cause of acquired lipodystrophy

Updated USPSTF recommendations on hepatitis C screening

Updated USPSTF recommendations on hepatitis C screening