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2013-04-25 16:31:59

Research announced today at the International Liver CongressTM 2013 has revealed the deadly impact that alcohol and body weight have on liver disease. Women should forgo the wine and doughnuts after a new study found the harmful combination of high alcohol intake and high body mass index (BMI) causes an increased risk of chronic liver disease. The study analyzed a cohort of over 107,000 women to investigate how a female's weight and alcohol consumption affected their chances of suffering...

2013-04-25 10:32:52

Scientists at the Arkansas Children's Nutrition Center, a U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Human Nutrition Research Center at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, led by Dr. Martin Ronis have determined that dietary substitution of saturated fats enriched in medium chain triglycerides (MCT) for polyunsaturated fat prevents the development of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). NAFLD occurs in patients with obesity and type II diabetes and is being...

2013-04-11 10:44:56

New research reveals that advanced fibrosis is a significant predictor of mortality in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), largely brought about by cardiovascular causes. NAFLD alone was not associated with increased mortality according to findings published in the April issue of Hepatology, a journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases. With super-sized portions, sugary soft drinks and physical inactivity, obesity is on the rise and showing no...

2013-04-07 23:00:41

Fatty Liver Diet Guide is the newly updated fatty liver treatment created by Dorothy Spencer, who promises to help people get rid of fatty liver effectively and permanently. A full Fatty Liver Diet Guide review on the site Vkool.com points out if the program is useful for patients to use. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) April 07, 2013 Fatty Liver Diet Guide is the latest fatty liver treatment method developed by Dorothy Spencer, who promises to help people eliminate fatty liver permanently. The author...

Old Asthma Drug Provides Benefits For Treating Diabetes, Obesity
2013-02-11 07:23:38

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A drug that is normally prescribed for asthma patients is breathing new life as a potential treatment option for people who suffer from diabetes and obesity. The drug, amlexanox, was demonstrated to reverse obesity, diabetes and fatty liver in mice in a new study, published this week in the journal Nature Medicine. The finding comes from the research lab of Alan Saltiel, the Mary Sue Coleman director of the Life Sciences Institute...

Gene Converts Carbohydrates Into Fat
2012-12-07 05:54:07

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley (UCB) recently discovered a gene that helps the body change carbs into fat. The team of investigators believes that the finding will be incredibly beneficial in terms of developing treatments for diabetes and fatty liver disease. In particular, the scientists at UCB looked at how the molecular mechanisms in an individual´s body can turn dietary carbohydrates into fats....


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