WEDNESDAY, April 27, 2022 (HealthDay News) — As health experts around the world try to understand why nearly 200 children in 12 countries have fallen seriously ill with severe hepatitis, doctors in Alabama are investigating nine such cases in that state. In each case, seemingly healthy kids ended up inContinue Reading

MONDAY, April 25, 2022 (HealthDay News) – The World Health Organization said it is investigating an outbreak of acute hepatitis among children that now involves 11 countries, including the United States. Among the 169 reported cases, at least one child has died from this inflammation of the liver and 17Continue Reading

SATURDAY, April 16, 2022 (HealthDay News) — As Americans stepped up their drinking during the COVID-19 pandemic, liver disease and transplants surged. Between March 2020 and January 2021, the number of U.S. patients with alcohol-associated liver disease who received a new liver or were wait-listed for a transplant was 50%Continue Reading