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INTERCEPT LIVER DRUG IS GAME CHANGER FOR THE BIOTECH INDUSTRY

  Friday, January 10, 2014

Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is liver inflammation caused by a buildup of fat in the liver. Many people live with fatty livers, but in some of them only, the fat causes chronic inflammation of the liver - fibrosis – cirrhosis – liver failure and death. The disease is called Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis because its complications are similar to the liver disease that is caused by long-term, heavy alcohol drinking, but without being alcohol abusers. Currently there are no approved drugs to treat NASH.  More...


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