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Patient Care    Liver Transplant    Endocrinology

Ever-Rising Fatty Liver Disease Gets Its First Drug and a New Name

A drug that targets liver scarring from fatty liver disease gained Food and Drug Administration accelerated approval in March, marking the first-ever drug specifically for the disease to get the FDA’s nod. Experts hope the medication, designated a “breakthrough therapy,” proves to be a sign of more treatments to come.

Author Debra Melani | Publish Date April 19, 2024
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Public Health    Pediatrics    Endocrinology

Less Physical Activity in Adolescence Likely Rooted in Physiology

The slowdown of physical activity during adolescence is not likely caused by lifestyle and environment but by energy demands placed on the body as it grows and sexually matures, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.

Author David Kelly | Publish Date November 01, 2023
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