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Latest fatty liver Stories

2012-02-01 09:42:27

A team of scientists from the University of Utah and the University of California at San Francisco has discovered that the mutation of a gene encoding a ketone body transporter triggers accumulation of fat and other lipids in the livers of zebrafish.

2012-01-11 09:57:24

Older patients with cirrhosis have significant functional disability, require twice the amount of informal caregiving, and contribute added strain on the health care system.

2012-01-10 23:46:00

New research shows that older Americans with cirrhosis have significantly worse health status and greater functional disability compared to those without this potentially deadly disease.

2012-01-03 22:12:56

Doctors have known for years that the incidence of deadly liver cancer is on the rise, but what is causing that trend has remained a mystery.

2011-12-14 15:01:23

Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) occurs when fat builds up in the liver.

2011-12-06 23:22:48

When our livers become loaded with fat, it isn't because they are slacking.

2011-11-17 03:20:53

Defying common sense, ducks that plump up less produce the finest foie gras — that rich, buttery French delicacy made from goose or duck livers and sometimes eaten as slices atop lightly toasted bread — scientists are reporting.


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