Jaundice: A Complication of NASH

Jaundice: A Complication of NASH

May 31, 2022 | By | Clinical Research, Jaundice, NASH | bilirubin and liver function, Blog, Clinical trials, Liver research, NASH Complications

Jaundice is a yellowing of the eye sclera (the white part) and skin because there’s too much bilirubin in the blood. There are many causes of jaundice. However, for people living with liver disease, jaundice is a common nonalcoholic steatohepatitis …

The Liver and Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C and the Liver

May 11, 2022 | By | Clinical Research, Hepatitis C | Blog, Clinical trials, Liver research, NASH

Hepatitis C is a liver infection from the hepatitis C virus (HCV). For some people, HCV causes short-term illness. However, for more than half, it becomes a long-term, chronic infection that can result in severe and life-threatening health problems. Liver …

The liver and alcohol

The Effects of Alcohol on the Liver

April 26, 2022 | By | Clinical Research, Effects of Alcohol on the Liver, Fibroscan | AFLD, Blog, Clinical trials, Fatty Liver Disease, liver health

Alcohol is one of the most widely used substances among America’s adult and teen populations, posing substantial health and safety risks. Even though most know the adverse effects of alcohol, many tend to do so without fully recognizing the health …

Why Minority Participation in Liver Research Matters

Why Minority Participation in Liver Research Matters

April 7, 2022 | By | Clinical Trials, Liver Disease, Minority Participation in Liver Research | Blog, Diversity in research, Fatty Liver Disease, NAFLD, NASH, National Minority Health Month

April is National Minority Health Month (NMHM), a time to raise awareness about health disparities that affect people from racial and ethnic minority groups. Liver disease is growing in prevalence in the Hispanic population. It is also a leading cause …

Hepatitis Explained

Hepatitis Explained: What You Need to Know

March 30, 2022 | By | Clinical Research, Hepatitis | Blog, Clinical trials, Fatty Liver Disease, liver health, Liver research, NAFLD, NASH

Liver health is essential to the function of the human body. It performs over 500 functions to keep the body healthy. A few examples are flushing out toxins, processing food, and maintaining healthy blood sugar levels. Hepatitis is one of …

Liver disease doesn't discriminate

Liver Disease in Women

March 7, 2022 | By | Fibroscan, Liver Disease | Blog, NAFLD, NASH, Women's History Month

March is Women’s History Month, and it commemorates women’s contributions to history, culture, and society. The 2022 theme is “Women Providing Healing, Promoting Hope.” It is a tribute to the countless ways women of all cultures provide healing and hope …

An unhealthy form of love

An Unhealthy Form of Love

February 28, 2022 | By | Clinical Trials, Liver Health | Blog, liver disease research, NAFLD, NASH

There’s a lot of love to celebrate during the month of February. However, some of the things we love are bad for our overall health. One of these areas is our obsession with the “western diet,” which is high in …

Love your heart, love your liver

Love Your Heart, Love Your Liver.

February 14, 2022 | By | Clinical Research, Liver Health | American heart month, Blog, Clinical trials, heart-liver connection, Liver research

When we think of hearts, we think of Valentine’s Day and the exchange of cards and unique trinkets shared with our family and friends. February is also American Heart Month which creates awareness about heart disease, the number one cause …

Bring in the new year with healthy liver goals

New Year – New Liver Health Goals

January 31, 2022 | By | Clinical Trials, Liver | Blog, liver health, Liver research, NAFLD, NASH

You can start this year on the right foot by taking proactive steps for your health and well-being. If you’ve been diagnosed with liver disease, keeping your liver healthy is essential. It’s a new year, and it’s time to set …

Battling PCOS? This blog is for you.

If You Have PCOS, You Need to Read This.

December 14, 2021 | By | Clinical Research, PCOS | Blog, Hepatic Clinical Trials, liver health, NAFLD, NASH

The prevalence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), a condition that encompasses excess fat accumulation, inflammation, and liver scarring, is on the rise. Multiple factors go into developing NAFLD, and it has been linked to several other conditions. Polycystic ovary …