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How a carb-restricted diet battles fatty liver disease - Science Daily



How a carb-restricted diet battles fatty liver disease 
Science Daily
"It's important, however, to clarify that diets are complicated and that one type of diet does not fit everyone. For example, subjects with hypercholesterolemia should be careful." Liver fat is the earliest abnormality in the pathogenesis of both NAFLD ...

 


7-year-old dies in Rochester after rare liver disease; sister also diagnosed - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle



Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
 
7-year-old dies in Rochester after rare liver disease; sister also diagnosed 
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Lilly was diagnosed with the rare neurological disease in April 2017 following the development of seizures on the day before Thanksgiving in 2016. ?The primary symptoms of Alpers syndrome are seizures, liver failure, and developmental regression,? said ...

 


Newly Discovered Equine Parvovirus Can Cause Serious Liver Disease - Paulick Report



Paulick Report
 
Newly Discovered Equine Parvovirus Can Cause Serious Liver Disease 
Paulick Report
A new parvovirus has been identified in horses that can cause life-threatening liver disease. A horse in Nebraska contracted equine serum hepatitis (liver disease), also called Theiler's disease, after having an equine-derived tetanus antitoxin ...

 


Study shows how a carb-restricted diet battles fatty liver disease - Medical Xpress



Medical Xpress
 
Study shows how a carb-restricted diet battles fatty liver disease 
Medical Xpress
By doing so, they identified why the subjects showed "rapid and dramatic" reductions of liver fat and other cardiometabolic risk factors, along with marked decreases in synthesis of hepatic fat. Published today in Cell Metabolism, the work was authored ...

 


Digital liver scanning technology could halve the number of liver biopsies needed in the NHS - Science Daily



Digital liver scanning technology could halve the number of liver biopsies needed in the NHS 
Science Daily
The researchers calculated it could potentially save the NHS around 150,000 per 1,000 patients. Liver biopsy is the current gold standard for assessing liver disease, however a global rising prevalence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD ...

 


Oklahoma Watch: Only a handful of prisoners get treatment for deadly disease affecting 10 percent of inmates - Tulsa World



Tulsa World
 
Oklahoma Watch: Only a handful of prisoners get treatment for deadly disease affecting 10 percent of inmates 
Tulsa World
A guard tower at the Joseph Harp Correctional Center in Lexington. Oklahoma's incarceration rates remain high. BEN FENWICK/Oklahoma Watch. Ben Fenwick. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. Inmates in Oklahoma prisons must have advanced liver ...

 


Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is a global epidemic: Are you at risk? - Today.com



Today.com
 
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is a global epidemic: Are you at risk? 
Today.com
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a growing global epidemic. More than one billion people have the condition and it's risen dramatically with each decade. Experts believe the prevalence of the disease could increase by 50 percent by the year ...

 


How too much fructose may cause liver damage - The Economist



The Economist
 
How too much fructose may cause liver damage 
The Economist
As its name suggests, it is found mainly in fruits. Its job seems to be to appeal to the sweet tooths of the vertebrates these fruit have evolved to be eaten by, the better to scatter their seeds far and wide. Fructose is also, however, often added by ...

 


Kiwi compound may prevent non-alcoholic fatty liver disease - Medical News Today



Medical News Today
 
Kiwi compound may prevent non-alcoholic fatty liver disease 
Medical News Today
Researchers discovered that a compound found in kiwi, celery, and papaya ? called pyrroloquinoline quinone (PQQ) ? prevented the progression of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in mice whose mothers were fed a high-fat diet. Study leader ...
Risk factors for fatty liver disease Foster's Daily Democrat

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Researchers study treatment for liver disease - Toledo Blade



Toledo Blade
 
Researchers study treatment for liver disease 
Toledo Blade
Metabolic syndrome is a group of medical conditions associated with obesity.They are a cluster of abnormalities that include extra fat deposited in the abdominal area, blood vessels, and liver. Extra fat in the liver that is not caused by alcohol is ...