Tag : Fatty Liver

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Researchers detect a novel cause of acquired lipodystrophy

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Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is mostly diagnosed in overweight and obese people. However, severe forms of NAFLD can also be detected in rare genetic...
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Prolonged exposure to a pair of antioxidant proteins may fuel liver enlargement

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All life is challenged by oxidants — reactive molecules or compounds that remove electrons from other molecules — often with adverse effect, commonly referred to...
Gastroenterology

Cedars-Sinai researchers to study role of fat in promoting cancer spread to liver

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A diagnosis of pancreatic or colon cancer often sparks dread about the disease’s likely next destination: the liver. That’s because liver metastasis is a leading...
Gastroenterology

Study determines prevalence of fatty liver disease and fibrosis among young adults in the UK

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One in five young people have fatty liver disease (steatosis), with one in 40 having already developed liver scarring (fibrosis), research published today [15 January]...
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Longevity protein SIRT6 also plays crucial role in burning and regulating liver fat metabolism

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Fatty liver, or hepatic steatosis, which develops when the body produces too much fat or doesn’t metabolize fat efficiently enough, affects around 25% of the...
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Study explores cost-effectiveness of transient elastography for detecting liver fibrosis

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Non-alcoholic fatty liver diseases (NAFLD) and alcohol-related diseases (ALD) are currently the leading cause of chronic disease, cancer and mortality associated with this organ in...
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Study shows how glucocorticoid hormones control sugar and fat levels over the course of 24 hours

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For the first time, a study led by researchers at Helmholtz Zentrum M√ľnchen and the German Center for Diabetes Research shows how glucocorticoid hormones, such...
Gastroenterology

ACG 2019 to review latest scientific advances in diagnosis and treatment of digestive diseases

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More than 5,500 gastroenterologists and other health care professionals will convene at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, TX for the premier...
Gastroenterology

Better methods needed to identify people at risk for liver disease

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While blood samples can reliably identify people with a low risk of developing severe liver disease, better methods are needed in primary care for identifying...
Gastroenterology

Trial shows nor-urso as an effective treatment option for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

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A team led by Michael Trauner at MedUni Vienna’s Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology demonstrated the beneficial effect of synthetically produced bile acid with the...

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