Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH)

Registration Open for 2017 AGA Postgraduate Course

Jan. 11, 2017

Early access to registration is open for AGA members. Secure your spot a week before general registration opens and save $75.

New Section in CGH: Research Correspondence

Jan. 3, 2017

Check out the journal’s newest section, which includes concise and smaller scientific reports of original research studies.

Fragmented Readmission After Liver Transplant Linked to Adverse Outcomes

Nov. 29, 2016

GI & Hepatology News reports on new data that finds that post-discharge surgical care fragmentation significantly increases the risk of 30-day mortality following liver transplantation.

Deadline to Submit Section Election Nominations: Nov. 28

Nov. 14, 2016

Get involved with the AGA Institute Council to help plan the next DDW®, select future James W. Freston Conference topics and much more.

AGA Members Take Center Stage at UEG Week 2016

Nov. 2, 2016

The Best of DDW® and Rising Stars sessions at the October conference highlighted a number of AGA members and their research.

Inflammation-Induced Expression and Secretion of MicroRNA 122 Leads to Reduced Blood Levels of Kidney-Derived Erythropoietin and Anemia

Oct. 28, 2016

We found that LPS-induced inflammation increases blood levels of MIR122, which reduces expression of Epo in the kidney.

NAFLD Estimated to Cost $103 Billion Annually

Oct. 26, 2016

Dr. Zobair Younossi and coauthors sought to estimate the prevalence and economic burden of NAFLD in the U.S., Germany, France, Italy and U.K. Read more about the study results in GI & Hepatology News.
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AGA Liver Fibrosis Guideline Open for Public Comment

Oct. 19, 2016

Share your thoughts on the role of imaging for liver fibrosis by Nov. 9.

Can Disruption of the Intestinal Epithelial Barrier Contribute to Steatohepatitis?

Oct. 5, 2016

Khalidur Rahman et al. investigated the role of intestinal epithelial permeability in progression of NAFLD. Read the AGA Journals blog to find out their results.

Links Found Between NAFLD, Type 2 Diabetes and NASH in Children

Sept. 2, 2016

Nearly one in three children with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease have abnormal glucose metabolism, and this combo also is associated with a greater risk of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis.

DDSEP 8® Features Latest HCV Updates

Aug. 11, 2016

Contributor Dr. Carl Berg offers his take on why the latest DDSEP offering is among the best.

Special Issue of Gastro Focuses on Alcoholic and Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

June 8, 2016

New issue offers expert insight into commonalities and distinctions between these two conditions.

AGA Perspectives Features Elastography Debate

May 18, 2016

Drs. Stuart Gordon and Keyur Patel present an overview of elastography technology for HCV patients.

NPs and PAs: Enhance Your Delivery of Patient Care

May 10, 2016

AGA's popular course for NPs and PAs will be help this summer in Chicago, IL.

DDSEP 8 - Complete

April 12, 2016

The eighth edition of AGA's premier GI education program features new and expanded content to help you enhance your knowledge, build expertise and improve patient care.

DDSEP 8 - Question Bank Only

April 12, 2016

Assess your knowledge with more than 800 questions, answers and rationales.

NPs and PAs: Enhance Your Value in the GI Care Team

April 12, 2016

AGA's popular course provides practical instruction to improve diagnostic and therapeutic skill sets.

Gut Microbiota Imbalance Harms Liver

March 22, 2016

Hepatologists should review this fact sheet for an overview of the role of the gut microbiome in liver diseases.

Heritability of Hepatic Fibrosis and Steatosis Based on a Prospective Twin Study

Dec. 2, 2015

We investigated the heritability of hepatic fibrosis and steatosis in a community-dwelling twin cohort.

2015 SPGC Syllabus Now Available

Aug. 4, 2015

The 2015 AGA Spring Postgraduate Course syllabus is now available for purchase in both electronic and print formats.

A Look at What's New from the Journals

July 28, 2015

The editors of CGH, Gastro and CMGH share their list of must-read articles from the journals.

Bariatric Surgery Reduces Features of Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis in Morbidly Obese Patients

July 27, 2015

Bariatric surgery induced the disappearance of NASH from nearly 85% of patients and reduced the pathologic features of the disease after 1 year of follow-up.

Hepatocyte Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide Phosphate Reduced Oxidase 4 Regulates Stress Signaling, Fibrosis, and Insulin Sensitivity During Development of Steatohepatitis in Mice

July 27, 2015

We studied the effects of NOX4 in liver tissues from patients with NASH and mice with steatohepatitis.

Weight Loss via Lifestyle Modification Significantly Reduces Features of Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis

July 27, 2015

A greater extent of weight loss, induced by lifestyle changes, is associated with the level of improvement in histologic features of NASH.