Fatty Liver, NAFLD & NASH
The Laboratory Opossum: New Animal Model to Study Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH)
Scientists at Texas Biomed have developed the laboratory opossum as a new animal model to study the most common liver disease in the nation – afflicting up to 15 million Americans – and for which there is no cure.
Diagnosing and Managing Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)
A new practice guideline for diagnosing and managing nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) has been released jointly in the June issues of Gastroenterology, the American Journal of Gastroenterology, and Hepatology.
Liver Involved in Appetite and Obesity
New research shows that a liver-brain connection exists and it might influence our ability to lose excessive weight.
More Evidence That a Fatty Liver Benefits from Probiotics
While there is still much to learn about fatty liver disease, there is a growing recognition that beneficial bacteria in the gut can play a major role in preventing fat accumulation in the liver.
Good Reason to Thwart Fatty Liver Disease
Evidence increases the motivation to prevent fatty liver disease from progressing to cirrhosis.
Aerobic Exercise – A Smart Route for Battling a Fatty Liver
When it comes to reducing the occurrence or severity of fatty liver disease, aerobic exercise boasts a handful of specific benefits.
Mindless Eating Is a Liver’s Foe
Tackling the issue of mindless eating, these five strategies can help avert fat accumulation in the liver.
Helping a Fatty Liver with a Sweet Tooth
Since sugary foods aggravate a fatty liver, consider these five strategies to reduce sweet cravings.
Homocysteine and Fatty Liver Disease
Measuring homocysteine levels has potential for determining the stage of fatty liver disease. Additionally, lowering homocysteine levels could prevent a fatty liver from getting worse.
Newly Revealed Health Risk Linked to Fatty Liver Disease
Raising the demand for colonoscopies, scientists have found a clear link between non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and colon cancer.
Fatty Liver and Stroke Awareness
New research linking fatty liver disease with stroke ups the ante for educating the public in swift stroke recognition. February is American Heart Month.
New Research Changes the Perception of Statins and Liver Disease
New research compels us to reevaluate the use of statins for individuals with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
News Brief: Liver Hormone Linked to Insulin Resistance
Of particular interest to those with a fatty liver, researchers have identified a liver hormone that is integral to insulin resistance. This discovery could lead to new therapeutic options benefiting a wide range of health conditions, including fatty liver disease.
New Diabetes Drugs Good for Fatty Liver Too
A new class of diabetes drugs appears to help manage blood sugar levels while simultaneously benefiting those with fatty liver disease.
Is Vitamin E Wise for Liver Health?
New research on Vitamin E suggests that it could play a role in treating a fatty liver. However, one of Vitamin E’s characteristics does not necessarily make supplementing with it a good choice.
Newly Discovered Fatty Liver Mechanism Supports Antioxidant Use
Recent advances in cellular biology found a direct relationship between cellular stress and a fatty liver. Because they impact the exact mechanism forming this relationship, antioxidants are an absolute must for those with fatty liver concerns.
Weight-Loss Shortcut Can Cause or Worsen Liver Disease
Even though losing weight is the best way to reduce the risk of fatty liver disease, how you shed the pounds is crucial to your liver’s health.
Red Wine and Fatty Liver
The potential health benefits of drinking a daily glass of red wine now include fatty liver disease prevention. However, alcohol’s risk for inflaming liver disease prohibits endorsement of this experimental strategy.
Psychological Tool to Reverse Fatty Liver Disease
Facilitated by diet and exercise, many cases of fatty liver disease can be defeated. A strategy recruiting the mind’s creativity can make these lifestyle changes feel effortless – and help the reversal of fatty liver disease become a reality.