July 28th is World Hepatitis Day

World Hepatitis Day

World Hepatitis Day occurs every year on July 28th and highlights the need to accelerate the fight against viral hepatitis. This year’s #HepCantWait campaign serves to amplify the voices of the people affected by viral hepatitis. Together with our communities, we call for immediate action to end the stigma and discrimination. What is Hepatitis? Hepatitis …

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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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October is liver awareness month

Liver Awareness Month

October is Liver Awareness Month. We are celebrating by helping our readers understand more about our body’s “workhorse” and the common diseases that can impact it. The liver is not only essential to our overall health but also to sustaining our lives. The Many Hats of the Liver Your liver performs around 500 different functions …

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STUDIES ARE ENROLLING NOW!

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.