Genetic polymorphisms within the vitamin D receptor and vitamin D deficiency are associated with chronic hepatitis C and poor response to interferon-alfa based therapy, finds the latest issue of the Journal of Hepatology.
A study in the most recent issue of the Journal of Hepatology investigates serum bilirubin and platelet count as part of a simple predictive model for survival in patients with refractory ascites treated by TIPS.
A study in this week's issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association investigates the association of β-catenin alterations, body mass index, and physical activity with survival in patients with colorectal cancer.
The latest issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association compares vitamin E or metformin with placebo in attaining the primary outcome of sustained reduction in alanine aminotransferase level in patients with pediatric NAFLD.
The most recent publication of Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics investigates the treatment impact of certolizumab pegol and a daily practice composite score for the assessment of Crohn’s disease.
Anti-viral therapy has potential beneficial effects after the curative treatment of hepatitis B virus-related hepatocellular carcinoma in terms of tumor recurrence, liver-related mortality and overall survival, reports May's issue of the Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics.