NASH: The elephant in the room

NASH: The Elephant in the Room

When liver disease comes to mind, many are more familiar with the types that occur in heavy drinkers of alcohol or from hepatitis C. On the contrary, the most common chronic liver condition in Western populations is non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). NAFLD affects people who drink little to no alcohol but face the same …

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Non-Invasive Biomarkers of NASH

The following publication discusses the latest research regarding the Non-Invasive Biomarkers of Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH).  Nature Medicine originally published this article, coauthored by ERG’s Vice President of Clinical Pharmacology Services Clay Dehn, on February 10th, 2022. This browser does not support PDFs. Please download the PDF to view it: Download PDF.

Severe Liver Disease: Why a Research Study May Help

There are over 100 types of liver disease caused by viruses, genetics, obesity, and more. However, most cause damage to the liver and progress in similar ways regardless of the underlying condition. As the disease progresses and damages the liver. Over time, it begins to lose the ability to perform its vital functions. When severe liver disease …

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NASH-ing Through the Holidays

The holidays symbolize a time of eating, drinking, and being merry. As a result, diets worldwide are put on pause to enjoy the season’s favorites. For those with NASH, regularly overindulging is a likely contributor to developing this condition. It’s a slippery slope that you can easily be caught in, and if not careful and …

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COVID isn't the Only Pandemic! Is Your Liver at Risk?

COVID isn’t the Only Pandemic! Is Your Liver at Risk?

A pandemic a disease that is prevalent over an entire country or around the world. In early March, COVID-19 was classified as a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO), but one could argue that there is another silent pandemic sweeping the nation, fatty liver disease. In fact, according to the NIH, between 30 and 40 percent of …

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Kidney/Liver Disease

Do you or someone you love have kidney or liver disease? If so, currently enrolling research studies may be an option in your area.