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2012-04-23 12:49:46

University of Illinois researchers will report this week that new research shows how soy protein could significantly reduce fat accumulation and triglycerides in the livers of obese patients by partially restoring the function of a key signaling pathway in the organ.

2012-04-20 09:58:55

People with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NALFD) who consume alcohol in modest amounts – no more than one or two servings per day – are half as likely to develop hepatitis as non-drinkers with the same condition.

2012-04-19 19:50:14

Two studies presented at the International Liver Congress™ 2012 show the true impact that liver disease has across Europe.

2012-03-27 20:39:28

Obese youths with particular genetic variants may be more prone to fatty liver disease, a leading cause of chronic liver disease in children and adolescents in industrialized countries.

2012-03-24 03:51:40

New research found the genetic variant Patatin-like phospholipase domain containing protein-3 (PNPLA3) acting in conjunction with the glucokinase regulatory protein (GCKR) is associated with increased susceptibility to fatty liver disease in obese children.

2012-03-05 13:07:00

Scientists have shed light on how the liver repairs itself with research that could help develop drugs to treat liver disease.

2012-02-28 15:20:00

Nabin Sapkota, MD , a board certified internist and hospitalist treating critically ill patients in ICU, issues a new warning


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