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: 23 Feb 2015

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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: 26 Aug 2015

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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: 23 Feb 2015

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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://alpha1.org/

Last Updated: 26 Aug 2015

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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 2992 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Low physical activity and energy dense Malaysian foods are associated with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in centrally obese but not in non-centrally obese patients with diabetes mellitus.
 

Author(s): Wah-Kheong Chan, Alexander Tong-Boon Tan, Shireene Ratna Vethakkan, Pei-Chien Tah, Anushya Vijayananthan, Khean-Lee Goh

Journal: Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2015 ;24(2):289-98.

 

To study the dietary intake and level of physical activity (PA) of patients with diabetes mellitus and the association with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).

Last Updated: 16 Jun 2015

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Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease prevalence in urban school-aged children and adolescents from the Yangtze River delta region: a cross-sectional study.
 

Author(s): Xiaomin Zhang, Yanping Wan, Shijun Zhang, Liping Lu, Zhiqi Chen, Hong Liu, Xiaomin Jiang, Kaili Luo, Wei Cai

Journal: Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2015 ;24(2):281-8.

 

To determine the prevalence of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and explore the relationship of NAFLD with anthropometric parameters among school children from the Yangtze River delta region.

Last Updated: 16 Jun 2015

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Six month abstinence rule for liver transplantation in severe alcoholic liver disease patients.
 

Author(s): Aiman Obed, Steffen Stern, Anwar Jarrad, Thomas Lorf

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2015 Apr;21(14):4423-6.

 

Alcoholic liver disease (ALD) is the second most common diagnosis among patients undergoing liver transplantation (LT). The recovery results of patients transplanted for ALD are often at least as good as those of patients transplanted for other diagnoses and better than those suffering ...

Last Updated: 20 Apr 2015

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Liver Disease" returned 786 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Current solutions for obesity-related liver disorders: non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis.
 

Author(s): Asnat Raziel, Nasser Sakran, Amir Szold, David Goitein

Journal: Isr. Med. Assoc. J.. 2015 Apr;17(4):234-8.

 

Last Updated: 4 Jun 2015

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[Research advances in pediatric nonalcoholic fatty liver disease].
 

Author(s): Dong-Ling Dai

Journal: Zhongguo Dang Dai Er Ke Za Zhi. 2015 Jan;17(1):107-12.

 

In recent years, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) has increased because of the growing prevalence of obesity and overweight in the pediatric population. It has become the most common form of chronic liver diseases in children and the related research on NAFLD is expanded. ...

Last Updated: 24 Jan 2015

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Irisin, a link among fatty liver disease, physical inactivity and insulin resistance.
 

Author(s): María Teresa Arias-Loste, Isidora Ranchal, Manuel Romero-Gómez, Javier Crespo

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Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most common cause of chronic liver disease in industrialized countries. The increasing prevalence of NAFLD mirrors the outbreak of obesity in western countries, highlighting the connection between these two conditions. Nevertheless, ...

Last Updated: 17 Dec 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: 6 Apr 2015

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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: 4 Mar 2015

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Ursodeoxycholic Acid as Treatment for Polycystic Liver Disease
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Polycystic Liver Disease (PLD):; Polycystic Kidney, Autosomal Dominant; Polycystic Liver Disease

 

Last Updated: 5 Nov 2014

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