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Tag Archives: Liver Inflammation
What is the Best Strategy for Treating Pediatric Autoimmune Hepatitis?
Immunosuppressant therapy causes permanent recovery from liver failure in most children with autoimmune hepatitis (AIH), reports Miriam Cuarterolo et al. in the February issue of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. AIH is a progressive, inflammatory liver disease that predominantly affects girls … Continue reading
Posted in Liver/Biliary, Technology Tagged Autoimmunity, children, Cirrhosis, immune response, liver disease, Liver Inflammation, therapy 1 Comment
Which Roads Lead to NASH?
Which Roads Lead to NASH? The progressive liver disease nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is mediated by an innate immune response in the liver that causes tissue damage and fibrosis. The innate immune system protects against invading pathogens, but it’s not clear … Continue reading