Tag Archives: Liver

Albireo’s rare liver disease drug Bylvay scores back-to-back approvals in U.S., Europe

With a pair of approvals on both sides of the Atlantic, liver disease-focused biotech Albireo is off and running with its new medicine Bylvay. The oral drug, the first treatment for pruritus in patients with progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis (PFIC), scored an FDA nod Tuesday and a European approval Monday. With the FDA’s blessing, Albireo is kicking off an “immediate”… Read More »

Impact of keto diet on liver

Protein is part of the keto diet, but it liver typically discriminate between lean protein foods and protein sources high in saturated fat such as beef, pork, and lver. When it comes to exercise, many different forms of activity from walking to lifting weights can help reverse fatty liver disease. Some have taken the keto… Read More »