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Support vector machines lead machine learning models in predicting liver decompensation

Support vector machines lead machine learning models in predicting liver decompensation

6 hours ago   |   Healio

LONDON - Support vector machines had the highest accuracy in predicting liver decompensation among a subset of patients in Germany compared with other machine learning models...
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Noninvasive testing may predict portal hypertension, clinical outcomes in cured HCV

Noninvasive testing may predict portal hypertension, clinical outcomes in cured HCV

21 hours ago   |   Healio

LONDON - Noninvasive testing may predict clinically significant portal hypertension and other outcomes in patients after hepatitis C virus cure, according to research presented...
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EASL Roundup: Path to 'Cure' in Hep B? Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet for NAFLD With T2D

EASL Roundup: Path to 'Cure' in Hep B? Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet for NAFLD With T2D

1 day ago   |   MedPageToday

Notable research presented at the European Association for the Study of the Liver annual meeting included studies that showed a sustained response to bulevirtide among patients...
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Coexistent HBsAg and Anti-HBs Warrants Close Monitoring for Fibrosis, Cirrhosis

1 day ago   |   Medscape

Coexistence of hepatitis B surface antigen and antibody against HBsAg in patients with chronic hepatitis B, while unusual, is associated with more advanced liver disease, such...
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Older age, MELD score predict survival among patients declined for early LT

Older age, MELD score predict survival among patients declined for early LT

1 day ago   |   Healio

LONDON - Lower MELD score predicted short- and long-term survival in patients with severe alcohol-associated hepatitis who were declined for early liver transplantation...
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Victims suffered from 'bad luck', John Major tells inquiry into scandal that left 30,000 with HIV

Victims suffered from 'bad luck', John Major tells inquiry into scandal that left 30,000 with HIV

2 days ago   |   Daily Mail

Sir John was speaking at a hearing of the Infected Blood Inquiry, which is looking into the infection of up to 30,000 people with HIV or hepatitis C from contaminated blood.
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Plant Compounds Work Against Hepatitis E Virus

Plant Compounds Work Against Hepatitis E Virus

2 days ago   |   Medindia Health

Rocaglates are a group of plant substances produced by various mahogany plants that were found to work against cancer cells and hepatitis virus.
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Chemically modified plant compounds work against hepatitis E virus

3 days ago   |   ScienceDaily

Hepatitis E virus is widespread, and so far there is no effective drug. In the search for one, the so-called rocaglates have come into focus: plant compounds that can inhibit...
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Fatty Liver Disease Drives Rise in Liver Cancer Deaths

3 days ago   |   Medscape   |   5 articles

The steep increase in liver cancer deaths is due to the rising rate of NAFLD, rather than alcoholic liver disease or hepatitis B or C, and is mostly driven by the obesity and...
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Universal HCV screening in pregnancy accelerates after 2020 screening guideline updates

Universal HCV screening in pregnancy accelerates after 2020 screening guideline updates

3 days ago   |   Healio

Following updated hepatitis C virus screening recommendations issued in 2020, HCV screening in pregnancy accelerated across the country, according to a retrospective cohort...
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