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: 5 Mar 2013

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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://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 2822 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

De novo Crohn's disease following orthotopic liver transplantation: a case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Takeo Naito, Hisashi Shiga, Katsuya Endo, Masatake Kuroha, Yoichi Kakuta, Yoshitaka Kinouchi, Tooru Shimosegawa

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2015 ;54(2):199-204.

 

The development of de novo Crohn's disease (CD) after orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT) is rare, possibly due to the continuous use of immunosuppressive treatment. Although several cases of CD following OLT have been reported worldwide, there are currently so such cases in Japan. ...

Last Updated: 6 Mar 2015

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Background of the FIB-4 index in Japanese non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
 

Author(s): Takashi Wada, Mikio Zeniya

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2015 ;54(2):127-32.

 

We investigated the distribution and characteristics of the FIB-4 index of liver fibrosis in 1,441 Japanese men (age 50.7±10.2 years) and 304 women (age 53.9±10.3 years) who underwent comprehensive general health checkups and were identified as having non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. ...

Last Updated: 6 Mar 2015

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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 691 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[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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miR-122--a key factor and therapeutic target in liver disease.
 

Author(s): Simonetta Bandiera, Sébastien Pfeffer, Thomas F Baumert, Mirjam B Zeisel

Journal: J. Hepatol.. 2015 Feb;62(2):448-57.

 

Being the largest internal organ of the human body with the unique ability of self-regeneration, the liver is involved in a wide variety of vital functions that require highly orchestrated and controlled biochemical processes. Increasing evidence suggests that microRNAs (miRNAs) are ...

Last Updated: 19 Jan 2015

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Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
 

Author(s): Naveed Sattar, Ewan Forrest, David Preiss

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Last Updated: 20 Sep 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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Biomarkers for the Prognosis of Decompensated Alcoholic Liver Disease
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Alcoholic Liver Diseases; Decompensated Cirrhosis

 

Last Updated: 17 Dec 2014

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