• By Real World Health Care Editorial Staff  |  Oct 14, 2020

    October is Liver Cancer Awareness Month

    Editor’s Note: October marks Liver Cancer Awareness Month, and Real World Health Care is honored to shine a spotlight on one organization dedicated to improving liver health, increasing awareness, and advocating for liver disease, not just this month, but year round. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s Liver Cancer…more.

  • By Real World Health Care Editorial Staff  |  Sep 11, 2019

    Obesity and Fatty Liver Disease: The Link Between Metabolic Disorders and NASH

    For decades, the general public has been aware of the many health risks of being obese, including diabetes, heart disease and certain cancers. However, many are not be aware that obesity is also linked to liver disease: specifically Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD), which in its most severe form, becomes…more.

  • By Real World Health Care Editorial Staff  |  Jul 31, 2019

    Where Does NASH Stand on the Global Public Health Agenda?

    This week, Real World Health Care continues our series on Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) by featuring an interview with Donna Cryer, JD, president and CEO of the Global Liver Institute (GLI). Cryer founded the GLI on the 20th anniversary of her liver transplant due to an autoimmune disease. Today, four years…more.

  • By Wayne Eskridge, President & CEO, Fatty Liver Foundation  |  Jul 3, 2019

    NASH: A Disease without Symptoms but Lots of Hope

    What if you had a liver disease but nobody told you until it was too late? Typically, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) are silent diseases. They have no symptoms. Even if cirrhosis has developed, there are often no symptoms until the liver has become so damaged…more.

  • By Emily Burke, Ph.D., Director of Instruction, BiotechPrimer.com  |  Feb 13, 2019

    NASH: Fighting a Silent Epidemic

    Consider the liver. It’s just one of the jumble of stuff inside that makes us tick, right? What do you really know about it though—other than it’s “vital?” In fact, the liver is your largest internal organ, and plays vital roles in neutralizing toxins, fighting infections, manufacturing proteins and hormones,…more.

  • By Krista Zodet, President/CEO, HealthWell Foundation  |  Jan 22, 2019

    2019 In Focus: Insights and Services for Patients and Their Caregivers

    As the founding sponsor of Real World Health Care, The HealthWell Foundation is honored to have a forum in which to shine a spotlight on the organizations making a positive impact on patient communities. We understand the physical, emotional and financial devastation involved in having a chronic or life-altering illness.…more.