Researchers discover new risk factor for liver disease
A blood disorder increasingly common in older ages, called clonal hematopoiesis of indeterminate potential (CHIP), doubles a person’s risk of chronic liver disease.
This research was supported in part by the National Institutes of Health, the Fondation Leducq, and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
Wong WJ, Emdin C, et al. Clonal hematopoiesis and risk of chronic liver disease. Nature. Online April 12, 2023. DOI:10.1038/s41586-023-05857-4.