Magnetic resonance is an effective alternative to biopsy for identifying and quantifying fats in the liver, according to results from a study led by a research team at the University of the Basque Country.
Workplace flu shots are a good investment, a new survey found.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Sept. 19 urged all health care personnel to get flu vaccinations. The CDC also released the results of a survey of 1,882 health care clinicians meant to determine what factors influenced those who got the shots.
Among its findings, when workplaces offered free shots on-site, compliance was 61.6% when the vaccinations were offered for one day only. When they were offered for multiple days, compliance rose to 80.4%.
When employers did not offer the shots at all, compliance dropped to 49.0%
The proportion of liver injury cases resulting from herbals and dietary supplements has increased significantly in the last decade, according to a study published online Aug. 25 in Hepatology.