Tag : liver disease

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COVID-19's Impact — Don't Overlook the Liver

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Dr Nancy Reau looks at the hepatotoxic and gastrointestinal implications of this viral pandemic. Source link...
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Immunosuppressive therapy does not increase risk of vulvar or vaginal cancer in women with IBD

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In a new retrospective study, researchers found that the use of immunosuppressive therapy does not increase the occurrence or recurrence of vulvar or vaginal cancer...
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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]...
Gastroenterology

New Guideline on Disorders of Hepatic and Mesenteric Circulation Published by American College of Gastroenterology

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A new clinical guideline addresses common disorders of the mesenteric, portal, and hepatic veins and mesenteric and hepatic arteries. Source link...
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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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