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Latest nonalcoholic fatty liver disease Stories

2014-05-06 16:31:52

CHICAGO, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research presented this week at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) provides insight into the development and new treatments of diseases, such as nonalcoholic fatty

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).

2012-05-02 13:19:51

Obese people who consume increased amounts of fructose, a type of sugar that is found in particular in soft drinks and fruit juices, are at risk for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NFALD) and more its more severe forms, fatty inflammation and scarring.

2011-04-13 21:44:00

Walking on a treadmill for one hour a day may slow the progression of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in obese people with prediabetes by jump-starting their metabolism and slowing the oxidative damage wrought by the condition.

2010-01-27 10:51:34

Sonic detection of liver stiffness emerges as a useful screening and prognostic test.

2009-01-20 13:58:09

People on low-carbohydrate diets are more dependent on the oxidation of fat in the liver for energy than those on a low-calorie diet, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found in a small clinical study.

2008-09-08 21:00:04

By Linda A Johnson TRENTON, N.J. - In a new and disturbing twist on the obesity epidemic, some overweight teenagers have severe liver damage caused by too much body fat, and a handful have needed liver transplants.

2008-09-08 09:05:00

By LINDA A JOHNSON By Linda A. Johnson The Associated Press Trenton, N.J. In a new and disturbing twist on the obesity epidemic, some overweight teenagers have severe liver damage caused by too much body fat, and a handful have needed liver transplants.


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sudarium
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