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2013-07-30 23:17:29

The use of pesticides, drugs and simple carbohydrates are spreading at an alarming rate and placing an added burden on our already over-burdened liver cells, the primary site for detoxification in our bodies. In light of the recent EPA announcement considering raising allowable residues higher, the solubilized triple anti-oxidant from Ethical Alternative Products, ThioGel-L is now available for a complimentary trial. Wyckoff, NJ (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 The liver is a decidedly unglamorous...

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 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...

Vitamin E Could Be Used As A Potential Weapon Against Obesity
2013-04-24 05:47:50

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Vitamin E could be a new weapon in the fight against obesity-related liver disease known as nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), according to new research conducted by researchers from the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and Cornell University. “The implications of our findings could have a direct impact on the lives of the approximately 63 million Americans who are at...

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...


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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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