Tag Archives: Liver

Albireo’s rare liver disease drug Bylvay scores back-to-back approvals in U.S., Europe

With a pair of approvals on both sides of the Atlantic, liver disease-focused biotech Albireo is off and running with its new medicine Bylvay. The oral drug, the first treatment for pruritus in patients with progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis (PFIC), scored an FDA nod Tuesday and a European approval Monday. With the FDA’s blessing, Albireo is kicking off an “immediate”… Read More »

Liver Damage Is Off the Charts

Rates of alcoholic liver disease have soared 30% in the last year at the University of Michigan’s health system, a rise doctors blame on higher amounts of alcohol intake during the pandemic.1 Anecdotal reports suggest some patients increased drinking to a bottle of wine or five to six drinks daily from March 2020 to March… Read More »

Middle-aged people with HIV and no hepatitis co-infection have a twofold increase in the risk of liver fibrosis

Having HIV almost doubles the risk of liver fibrosis, according to European research published in the online edition of the Journal of Infectious Diseases. Investigators in Denmark and the Netherlands compared rates of liver fibrosis between people living with HIV and people without HIV. Importantly, none of the participants had hepatitis B virus (HBV) or… Read More »

Keto diet and fatty liver disease

Together, these features of NAFLD increase the risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease 1, 2. JAMA , — This is only a theory that is based on evidence for how the ketogenic diet helps people with issues related to nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. To simplify these complex terms, fatty liver disease goes from… Read More »

Low glycemic diet fatty liver

Fasting insulin and the homeostasis model assessment low insulin resistance often become unable to produce more insulin and its fatty. It is normal to have the liver is shown in. The flow of participants through interpretation of serum insulin. However, as diabetes diet, the beta cells of the pancreas HOMA-IR 28 were used as markers… Read More »

Salford royal liver reduction diet

Before your operation, it is important to follow a special pre-op diet to help prepare your body for the surgery. Many people needing obesity surgery have a large fatty liver, which can make the operation technically difficult. Therefore it is necessary to follow a strict diet that is low in dietary carbohydrate and fat. This… Read More »