14 Mar 2019

Current guidelines recommend non-invasive tests of liver fibrosis as initial assessment of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. The latest model of vibration-controlled transient elastography, a non-invasive test of fibrosis, automatically selects M or XL probe according...

7 Mar 2019

Hepatocellular carcinoma is the most common type of primary liver cancer and there is an increasing prevalence of metabolic risk factors such as obesity and diabetes among affected patients. Findings from the “An inflammatory-CCRK circuitry drives mTORC1-dependent meta...

5 Mar 2019


Previously a disease predominantly occurring in Western societies, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) has become a global disease in the past decade. The review “New approaches along the IBD course: diet, tight control and stem cells” goes through important studies publ...

1 Mar 2019


Acquired QT interval prolongation, a measure of delayed ventricular repolarisation, has been linked with a predisposition to sudden cardiac death. The systematic review on the “Predictive Value of T peak - T end Indices for Adverse Outcomes in Acquired QT Prolongation...

25 Feb 2019

Hepatocellular carcinoma, the most common type of primary liver cancer, is the second most common cause of cancer-related death. Although surgical removal of the tumour is the most effective treatment, recurrence occurs in 30-50% of patients within 2 years. The large i...

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