Liver Disease

Common Name(s)

Liver Disease

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Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Liver Disease" for support, advocacy or research.

Hepatitis Foundation International

Hepatitis Foundation International is dedicated to promoting wellness and healthy lifestyles for all individuals in order to reduce the incidence of preventable diseases that affect the liver’s health including: obesity, diabetes, fatty liver, high cholesterol, cardiovascular disease, hepatitis, HIV/AIDS, and substance abuse. We inform, educate, and empower by making available reliable and up-to-date information.

Last Updated: 9 Nov 2014

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Alagille Syndrome Alliance

The purpose of the Alliance is to be the main networking resource and source of information for people with ALGS, their families, friends, and health care providers. The Alliance is also dedicated to increasing public awareness of ALGS and supporting research efforts on behalf of the ALGS community.

Last Updated: 25 May 2013

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Alpha-1 Foundation

The Alpha-1 Foundation is dedicated to providing the leadership and resources that will result in increased research, improved health, worldwide detection, and a cure for Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency.

Last Updated: 5 Mar 2013

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Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Liver Disease" for support, advocacy or research.

Hepatitis Foundation International

Hepatitis Foundation International is dedicated to promoting wellness and healthy lifestyles for all individuals in order to reduce the incidence of preventable diseases that affect the liver’s health including: obesity, diabetes, fatty liver, high cholesterol, cardiovascular disease, hepatitis, HIV/AIDS, and substance abuse. We inform, educate, and empower by making available reliable and up-to-date information.

http://www.HepatitisFoundation.org

Last Updated: 9 Nov 2014

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Alagille Syndrome Alliance

The purpose of the Alliance is to be the main networking resource and source of information for people with ALGS, their families, friends, and health care providers. The Alliance is also dedicated to increasing public awareness of ALGS and supporting research efforts on behalf of the ALGS community.

http://www.alagille.org

Last Updated: 25 May 2013

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Alpha-1 Foundation

The Alpha-1 Foundation is dedicated to providing the leadership and resources that will result in increased research, improved health, worldwide detection, and a cure for Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency.

http://alpha-1foundation.org/

Last Updated: 5 Mar 2013

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General Resources

ALGSA CONNECT Patient Registry

Registry open to anyone with ALGS.

Updated 25 May 2013

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Blogs

ALGSA President's Blog

Cindy Luxhoj Hahn's weekly blog about being a parent of a child with ALGS and running the ALGSA.

Updated 25 May 2013

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Liver Disease" returned 2656 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Trends of chronic liver disease in a tertiary care referral hospital in Eastern India.
 

Author(s): Gautam Ray

Journal: Indian J Public Health. ;58(3):186-94.

 

There is scarce Indian data on time trends of hepatitis, an impediment to formulate an effective public health policy on the matter.

Last Updated: 13 Aug 2014

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High mobility group box-1 (HMGB1) participates in the pathogenesis of alcoholic liver disease (ALD).
 

Author(s): Xiaodong Ge, Daniel J Antoine, Yongke Lu, Elena Arriazu, Tung-Ming Leung, Arielle L Klepper, Andrea D Branch, Maria Isabel Fiel, Natalia Nieto

Journal: J. Biol. Chem.. 2014 Aug;289(33):22672-91.

 

Growing clinical and experimental evidence suggests that sterile inflammation contributes to alcoholic liver disease (ALD). High mobility group box-1 (HMGB1) is highly induced during liver injury; however, a link between this alarmin and ALD has not been established. Thus, the aim ...

Last Updated: 23 Aug 2014

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Mutations disrupting the Kennedy phosphatidylcholine pathway in humans with congenital lipodystrophy and fatty liver disease.
 

Author(s): Felicity Payne, Koini Lim, Amandine Girousse, Rebecca J Brown, Nora Kory, Ann Robbins, Yali Xue, Alison Sleigh, Elaine Cochran, Claire Adams, Arundhati Dev Borman, David Russel-Jones, Phillip Gorden, Robert K Semple, Vladimir Saudek, Stephen O'Rahilly, Tobias C Walther, Inês Barroso, David B Savage

Journal: Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A.. 2014 Jun;111(24):8901-6.

 

Phosphatidylcholine (PC) is the major glycerophospholipid in eukaryotic cells and is an essential component in all cellular membranes. The biochemistry of de novo PC synthesis by the Kennedy pathway is well established, but less is known about the physiological functions of PC. We ...

Last Updated: 19 Jun 2014

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

Review articles summarize what is currently known about a disease. They discuss research previously published by others.
The terms "Liver Disease" returned 610 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Polycystic liver disease: an overview of pathogenesis, clinical manifestations and management.
 

Author(s): Wybrich R Cnossen, Joost P H Drenth

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Polycystic liver disease (PLD) is the result of embryonic ductal plate malformation of the intrahepatic biliary tree. The phenotype consists of numerous cysts spread throughout the liver parenchyma. Cystic bile duct malformations originating from the peripheral biliary tree are called ...

Last Updated: 4 Jun 2014

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Hepatic venous pressure gradient: clinical use in chronic liver disease.
 

Author(s): Ki Tae Suk

Journal: Clin Mol Hepatol. 2014 Mar;20(1):6-14.

 

Portal hypertension is a severe consequence of chronic liver diseases and is responsible for the main clinical complications of liver cirrhosis. Hepatic venous pressure gradient (HVPG) measurement is the best available method to evaluate the presence and severity of portal hypertension. ...

Last Updated: 23 Apr 2014

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MicroRNAs in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: novel biomarkers and prognostic tools during the transition from steatosis to hepatocarcinoma.
 

Author(s): Manuele Gori, Mario Arciello, Clara Balsano

Journal: Biomed Res Int. 2014 ;2014():741465.

 

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a metabolic-related disorder ranging from steatosis to steatohepatitis, which may progress to cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). The influence of NAFLD on HCC development has drawn attention in recent years. HCC is one of the ...

Last Updated: 18 Apr 2014

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Pasireotide LAR in Severe Polycystic Liver Disease
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Somatostatin Analogs; Polycystic Liver Disease; Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease; Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Liver Disease

 

Last Updated: 8 May 2014

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Multicentre Prospective Cohort Study of Patients With Chronic Alcoholic and/or Metabolic Liver Disease
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Liver Diseases, Alcoholic; Metabolic Diseases

 

Last Updated: 6 Nov 2014

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Evaluation of Patients With Liver Disease
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Biliary Liver Cirrhosis,; Hemochromatosis; Hepatitis; Hepatolenticular Degeneration; Liver Disease

 

Last Updated: 11 Nov 2014

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