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2013-04-28 23:00:55

Oregon State University researchers say omega-3 fatty acid DHA, such as found in Omega XL, has a powerful effect in preventing liver inflammation and fibrosis. Hollywood, FL (PRWEB) April 28, 2013 One of the first studies to directly compare the effects of omega-3 fatty acids DHA and EPA on liver disease was recently published online in the Journal of Nutrition. The study, supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, as well as the National Institutes of Health,...

2013-04-26 14:09:54

Regular exercise has been proven to reduce the chance of developing liver cancer in a world-first mice study that carries hope for patients at risk from hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). The research announced at the International Liver Congress 2013 involved two groups of mice fed a control diet and a high fat diet then divided into separate exercise and sedentary groups. The exercise groups ran on a motorized treadmill for 60 minutes per day, five days a week. After 32 weeks of regular...

2013-04-26 14:08:30

A study presented today at the International Liver CongressTM 2013 — which evaluated the relationship between non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), early predictors of atherosclerosis and the 10-year Framingham risk score (FRS) — showed that NAFLD increases the risk of early atherosclerotic lesions independent of established cardiovascular (CV) risk factors. NAFLD is one of the most common causes of chronic liver disease. Patients with NAFLD have an excess prevalence of CV...

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...


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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'