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2011-01-07 00:00:48

As Americans have gotten fatter, so have their livers, and some hearts may suffer as a result. Boston, MA (Vocus/PRWEB) January 06, 2011 Up to 20% of American adults have some degree of fatty liver disease, a condition that used to occur almost exclusively in people who drink too much alcohol.

2010-10-29 19:17:57

Curcumin, a chemical that gives curry its zing, holds promise in preventing or treating liver damage from an advanced form of a condition known as fatty liver disease.

2010-10-18 15:07:59

Estimates of the prevalence of liver disease suggest that one‐third of the United States population has non‐alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).

2010-07-28 07:00:00

NEW YORK, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics for chronic fibrotic and metabolic diseases, today announced the signing of a cooperative research and development agreement (CRADA) with the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) of the National Institutes of Health to conduct a double blind, multi-center, study to evaluate the effects of obeticholic acid in patients...

2010-07-21 14:33:40

A study conducted by researchers at Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany found that high doses of ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA), suggested by some studies to have a beneficial effect on nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), does not improve overall histology in these patients.

2010-06-24 15:34:49

Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is manifestation of metabolic syndrome in the liver and is a pandemic over the globe especially in the developed countries, based on a high calorie diet and sedentary life style.

2010-05-02 08:51:29

NIH-funded, NEJM study is largest ever to look at nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, an obesity-related condition.

2010-04-29 13:15:10

A daily dose of a specific form of vitamin E significantly improved the liver disease, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), according to a study funded by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) of the National Institutes of Health.

2010-04-27 14:07:44

Modifying risk factors essential in controlling liver disease progression.

2010-04-16 13:55:44

Encouraging results in 1 male subgroup may guide future clinical practice.


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  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
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