Drs. Harvey Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles Rice have received the Nobel Prize in Medicine. Each were also recipients of the ALF Distinguished Scientific Achievement Award.
Did you know NAFLD is the most prevalent disease in human history? It is estimated to affect nearly 2 billion people worldwide and about 100 million individuals in the United States.
Did you know that incidence of hepatitis A and hepatitis C in the United States has increased significantly from 2014 to 2018?
Did you know rates of liver cancer incidence have more than tripled since 1980? During this time, death rates have more than doubled.
Did you know that Biliary Atresia is the most common indication for liver transplant in children?
Dr. Gideon Hirschfield is a leading voice in the field of autoimmune liver disease.
ALF, in partnership with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), launched The Greatest Gift Initiative to raise awareness about lifesaving living-donor liver transplantation.
UPMC has partnered with the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) and ALF to educate patients on the liver and kidney waiting lists about the benefits of receiving organs from a living donor.
Excessive alcohol consumption can destroy your liver. Liver disease caused by alcohol can be reversed.
A new comprehensive study shows overall cancer deaths are down, but with liver cancer as the concerning exception.
This is the season for colds and flu and as you head to the drugstore, it is important to be aware that too much acetaminophen can be dangerous.
I don’t have a liver condition nor does anyone in my family, but I know the pain and worry a family can feel if they have a loved one with liver disease.