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Liver Failure

Doctors are seeing a shocking amount of cases of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, and a corresponding increase in liver transplants. The reason? Obesity. Those extra pounds are quickly turning livers into a huge health issue—fatty liver disease (besides affecting how livers function, and in severe cases leading to failure and transplant) is strongly associated with […]

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There are two big stories about Hepatitis C this week. First, the battle for Hep C treatment is ongoing. Since the announcement that Gilead has a safer, more effective Hep C treatment, they’ve been under fire for the $1000 a day price tag—especially with subsequent announcements that other countries will receive it for as little […]

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