Sugar Intake Is Not Directly Related to Liver Disease
Despite current beliefs, sugar intake is not directly associated with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, according to a new study in Gastroenterology. Rather, high-calorie diets promote the progression of this serious form of liver disease.
Coffee Consumption Reduces Risk of Liver Cancer
Coffee consumption reduces risk of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the most common type of liver cancer, by about 40 percent, according to an up-to-date meta-analysis published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.
AGA Publishes Tool to Help GIs Manage HCV Patients
The AGA Clinical Decision Tool for the Screening and Evaluation of Hepatitis C (HCV) will help gastroenterologists in the early management of HCV-positive patients, according to a new paper in Gastroenterology.
AGA Institute Journal Embargo Policy
When a manuscript is accepted for publication in either Gastroenterology or Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, it is under embargo and not for public release until publication. Articles are typically embargoed until 3 p.m. ET the day of online publication.
Authors are permitted to present their research prior to publication before peers at scientific meetings, but should refrain from distributing copies of their paper, including data tables and figures.
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Patient Education Materials
To help you understand and manage your digestive health condition or to prepare for your procedure, the AGA Institute provides patients with educational information, designed to give you some basic facts and to serve as a starting point for discussions with your doctor.
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