Liver Disease

Common Name(s)

Liver Disease

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Condition Specific Organizations

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

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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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: 5 May 2014

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Condition Specific Organizations

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

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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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: 5 May 2014

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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 2584 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Mortality caused by chronic liver disease among American Indians and Alaska Natives in the United States, 1999-2009.
 

Author(s): Anil Suryaprasad, Kathy K Byrd, John T Redd, David G Perdue, M Michele Manos, Brian J McMahon

Journal: Am J Public Health. 2014 Jun;104 Suppl 3():S350-8.

 

We compared chronic liver disease (CLD) mortality from 1999 to 2009 between American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/ANs) and Whites in the United States after improving CLD case ascertainment and AI/AN race classification.

Last Updated: 16 May 2014

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Assessment of the sexual functions of males with chronic liver disease in South West Nigeria.
 

Author(s): Olusegun Adekanle, Dennis A Ndububa, Ernest O Orji, Oluwasegun Ijarotimi

Journal: Ann Afr Med. ;13(2):81-6.

 

Patients with chronic liver disease (CLD) have been reported to have sexual dysfunction irrespective of etiology. There is little or no report from Nigeria on this disorder. This study looked at sexual dysfunction among male patients with CLD.

Last Updated: 7 Apr 2014

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[Diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up of hepatitis C-virus related liver disease. Hungarian national consensus guideline].
 

Author(s): Béla Hunyady, Judit Gervain, Gábor Horváth, Mihály Makara, Alajos Pár, Ferenc Szalay, László Telegdy, István Tornai

Journal: Orv Hetil. 2014 Mar;155 Suppl():3-24.

 

Approximately 70 000 people are infected with hepatitis C virus in Hungary, more than half of whom are not aware of their infection. Early recognition and effective treatment of related liver injury may prevent consequent advanced liver diseases (liver cirrhosis and liver cancer) ...

Last Updated: 17 Mar 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 578 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Long-term survival after liver transplantation for alcoholic liver disease.
 

Author(s): Paula Iruzubieta, Javier Crespo, Emilio Fábrega

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2013 Dec;19(48):9198-208.

 

Currently, alcoholic cirrhosis is the second leading indication for liver transplantation in the United States and Europe. The quality of life and survival after a liver transplantation (LT) in patients with alcoholic liver disease (ALD) are similar to those in patients with other ...

Last Updated: 10 Jan 2014

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Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and liver transplantation: outcomes and advances.
 

Author(s): Adnan Said

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2013 Dec;19(48):9146-55.

 

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is one of the most prevalent causes of chronic liver disease worldwide. In the last decade it has become the third most common indication for liver transplantation in the United States. Increasing prevalence of NAFLD in the general population ...

Last Updated: 10 Jan 2014

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Cross-talk between the thyroid and liver: a new target for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease treatment.
 

Author(s): Yue-Ye Huang, Aaron M Gusdon, Shen Qu

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2013 Dec;19(45):8238-46.

 

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) has been recognized as the most common liver metabolic disease, and it is also a burgeoning health problem that affects one-third of adults and is associated with obesity and insulin resistance now. Thyroid hormone (TH) and its receptors play ...

Last Updated: 23 Dec 2013

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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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Biomarkers for the Prognosis of Decompensated Alcoholic Liver Disease
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Alcoholic Liver Diseases; Decompensated Liver Disease

 

Last Updated: 16 Jan 2014

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Autonomic Dysfunction in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease; NAFLD; Fatty Liver, Nonalcoholic; Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

 

Last Updated: 8 May 2014

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