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A Mediterranean diet could help reduce the risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis.
New guidelines recommend focusing on healthy foods but don’t restrict added sugars or alcohol as much as some experts had hoped.
Mice with diabetes that were fed triclosan in addition to a high-fat diet tend to have more liver fat and worse fibrosis.
Areas with lower population density have not seen the same slowdown as urban areas.
If passed, the law would boost liver disease research and create a national strategy to tackle non-alcoholic steatohepatitis.
Optimal treatment for fatty liver disease may involve combining drugs with different mechanisms of action.
Many people with fatty liver disease have obesity, diabetes and other metabolic conditions.
As with HIV-negative individuals, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is tied to diabetes and irregular blood lipids in those with HIV.
This connection may be attributable to lower iron levels.
Women have a lower risk of heart disease than men, but this protective effect is diminished in those with fatty liver disease.
Those with fatty liver disease and cirrhosis should undergo regular screening.
About a quarter of people taking a higher dose of Ocaliva saw an improvement in liver fibrosis.
Three fatty liver disease candidates miss the mark for effectiveness or safety.
This finding may help explain why people with the disease struggle to lose weight.
Better treatments for hepatitis B and C and a lack of such advances for fatty liver or alcoholic liver disease are driving outcomes.
But experts advise caution, as the drug may worsen other liver diseases, including viral hepatitis.
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