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Working towards a vision for an artificial liver

Working towards a vision for an artificial liver

Courtesy of Royal Free Hospital, University College London, London, UK (Mazza G et al., Sci Rep 2015;5:13079) The EASL Foundation is proud to announce a most innovative program aiming at pursuing the dream of creating a ‘bioartificial liver’. There are presently hundreds thousands of people on the organ wait list,... View Article

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Shedding new light on occupational liver disease

Shedding new light on occupational liver disease

Evidence-based methods are becoming widely used in many areas of healthcare for decision making and validating recommendations in prevention and care delivery. These methods have only been applied to occupational health risks and interventions in a very limited way and there is considerable scope for wider use, especially in the... View Article

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Prolifica – Avoidance of Neonatal Transmission of hepatitis B in Africa

Prolifica – Avoidance of Neonatal Transmission of hepatitis B in Africa

Early hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is a major public health problem in Africa. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends the vaccination of neonates at birth to prevent HBV mother-to-child transmission (MTCT). However, vaccination may not be sufficient in infants born to mothers with high HBV levels. This study will determine... View Article

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