Hepatology

2018/04/08MEDICAL UPDATE

Italy: Hepatitis epidemic linked to European outbreaks

By Gary Finnegan Hepatitis A viruses (HAVs) circulating in an ongoing outbreak among men who have sex with men (MSM) in the Lombardy region of Italy are predominantly attributable to strains linked to two other recent outbreaks in Europe, according to research presented at The International Liver Congress 2018 in Paris, France.

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2016/07/11MEDICAL UPDATE

Pioglitazone shows efficacy against a chronic liver disease

by Bruce Sylvester: Pioglitazone shows efficacy against the progression of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, or NASH, a chronic liver disease caused by a buildup of fat. Researchers reported this finding on June 21, 2016 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

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