Hepatology
Researchers find novel way to prevent drug-induced liver injury

Researchers find novel way to prevent drug-induced liver injury

Washington: Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators have developed a novel strategy to protect the liver from drug-induced injury and improve associated drug safety. In a study published in the Nature Biotechnology, the team reports that inhibition of a type of cell-to-cell communication can protect against the damage caused by liver-toxic drugs such as acetaminophen. more

Manipulating serotonin can promote healthy repair in chronic liver disease: Study

Manipulating serotonin can promote healthy repair in chronic liver disease: Study

London: A team led by Newcastle University academics have identified serotonin receptors which can be targeted with drugs to enhance the natural healing properties of the liver. The study has been published in the journal Nature Medicine. more