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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.
Older patients with cirrhosis have significant functional disability, require twice the amount of informal caregiving, and contribute added strain on the health care system.
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.
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.
Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) occurs when fat builds up in the liver.
When our livers become loaded with fat, it isn't because they are slacking.
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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