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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Hepatitis B virus haplotype number is a predictive marker of functional cure during antiviral therapies

Hepatitis B virus haplotype number is a predictive marker of functional cure during antiviral therapies

Chemical residue from commercial dishwashers causes gut epithelial barrier damage

Chemical residue from commercial dishwashers causes gut epithelial barrier damage

MIT researchers develop new technique for genome-wide studies of the liver

MIT researchers develop new technique for genome-wide studies of the liver

New AI blood testing technology detects more than 80% of liver cancers

New AI blood testing technology detects more than 80% of liver cancers

Study highlights the importance of early screening of first-degree relatives of patients with NAFLD

Study highlights the importance of early screening of first-degree relatives of patients with NAFLD

Third dose of COVID-19 mRNA vaccine offers cirrhosis patients strong protection against the virus

Third dose of COVID-19 mRNA vaccine offers cirrhosis patients strong protection against the virus

Large genome-wide association study on nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

Large genome-wide association study on nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

Bioinformatics analysis of monkeypox virus-host cell interactions

Bioinformatics analysis of monkeypox virus-host cell interactions

Chronic liver disease in COVID-19 patients

Chronic liver disease in COVID-19 patients

Detecting microplastics in human samples

Detecting microplastics in human samples

Consumption of highly refined fiber may increase liver cancer risk in some people

Consumption of highly refined fiber may increase liver cancer risk in some people

Embedded bias: How medical records sow discrimination

Embedded bias: How medical records sow discrimination

UT Southwestern scientists identify genetic mutations that contribute to nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

UT Southwestern scientists identify genetic mutations that contribute to nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

Cedars-Sinai investigators create new blood test for early detection of common liver cancer

Cedars-Sinai investigators create new blood test for early detection of common liver cancer

Immune therapy may be an alternate therapeutic approach for treating chronic hepatitis B

Immune therapy may be an alternate therapeutic approach for treating chronic hepatitis B

Researchers find rebleeding rates and predictors for obscure gastrointestinal bleeding

Researchers find rebleeding rates and predictors for obscure gastrointestinal bleeding

The QCOVID4 algorithm developed using data from the Omicron wave identifies those at highest risk of severe COVID-19 outcomes

The QCOVID4 algorithm developed using data from the Omicron wave identifies those at highest risk of severe COVID-19 outcomes

Elevated acetate levels reprogram gut microbiota during alcohol intake

Elevated acetate levels reprogram gut microbiota during alcohol intake

What is the association between polyfluoroalkyl substance exposure and risk of non-viral hepatocellular carcinoma?

What is the association between polyfluoroalkyl substance exposure and risk of non-viral hepatocellular carcinoma?

Vitamin B12, folic acid supplements could potentially halt or reverse advanced form of fatty liver disease

Vitamin B12, folic acid supplements could potentially halt or reverse advanced form of fatty liver disease