Understanding Hepatic Encephalopathy

What Is Hepatic Encephalopathy Your liver performs over 500 important functions for your body. One of its most important roles is to clean you blood. When the liver doesn’t work properly, toxins begin to build up in your bloodstream. Once they travel to the brain, these toxins cause trouble for your nervous system and brain …

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NASH: Tricks & Truths

NASH: Tricks and Truths

Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) was formally defined about 35 years ago. Even after 15 years of research, there is still no cure or FDA-approved therapy to treat it. We’ve learned a great deal about the inner workings of NASH, but many still wonder, “why the slow progress?” Misconceptions, in general, are never helpful, particularly when it …

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