Gut microbes could help better predict risk of hospitalization for patients with cirrhosis

The gut microbiome — a collection of bacteria and other microbes in the gut — could be a highly accurate predictor of hospitalizations for patients with cirrhosis, according to a recently published study led by a researcher at Virginia Commonwealth University. The paper, which published in the journal JCI Insight in March, determined that analysis […]

Study reveals new strategy to prevent mother-to-child transmission of hepatitis B virus

March 8, 2018 A clinical study coordinated by the French National Research Institute for Sustainable Development and Chiang Mai University with their Thai, American, and French partners, strengthens the case for a new strategy to prevent mother-to-child transmission of the hepatitis B virus. The results of this clinical trial, which was conducted in Thailand for […]