Published in Hepatitis Weekly, May 2nd, 2005
Study 1: Apoptosis markers trace histological activity in viral hepatitis patients.
According to a study from England, "apoptosis is implicated as a major pathogenic mechanism in chronic hepatitis B and C. Previous studies of the relationship between apoptotic rates and histological necroinflammatory activity have produced conflicting results. Hepatocyte apoptosis was assessed in liver tissue from 32 cases of chronic viral hepatitis, 7 cases of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and 6 cases of steatohepatitis as non-viral disease controls and 8 cases of control...
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