Liver News

Herbal remedies are an overlooked global health hazardMay 2, 2016
Baylor College of Medicine is raising awareness that long-term use of herbal remedies is no guarantee of their safety.
New lipid formulas prevent liver disease in premie pigletsFeb 19, 2014
Researchers at Baylor find using new lipid formula with fish oil could provide a healthier alternative to soybean oil in preventing liver disease in piglets.
Structure of bile acid transporter explains membrane transferDec 8, 2013
Baylor researchers find apical sodium-dependent bile acid transporter molecule structure contains a mobile unit that transports bile acids.
Hepatitis C virus infection screening recommendationsJun 26, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine experts are supporting the latest recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regarding screening for hepatitis C virus infection.
Regaining a healthy liver, one pound at a timeMar 1, 2012
At risk for cirrhosis of the liver? Reduce risk by losing weight.
SRC-1 controls liver's 'sweet spot' for glucose productionNov 30, 2010
Report looks at glucose production in liver, seeking new ways to treat diseases such as type 2 diabetes.
Texas Children's Cancer Center opens first Liver Tumor Center in SouthwestOct 14, 2010
Liver Tumor Center opens to provide care for children with disease.
Elimination of tumor suppressor C/EBP alpha explains cancer in aging liverJul 18, 2010
New cancer therapies could come from understanding tumor suppressor protein.
BCM surgeon completes one thousandth liver transplantJun 9, 2010
On June 7 at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Dr. John Goss performed his 1,000th transplant as a member of BCM's faculty.
Lecithin component may reduce fatty liver, improve insulin sensitivityMay 23, 2010
Baylor College of Medicine researchers believe a natural product may provide a treatment for prediabetic patients.