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Blood tests cut unnecessary NAFLD referrals.

Blood tests in primary care cut unnecessary NAFLD referrals by 80%, finds study. Blood tests carried out in primary care could cut the number of unnecessary secondary care referrals for NAFLD by almost 80%, a study has found. Tests carried out by GPs reduced unnecessary NAFLD referrals by detecting cases of clinically significant liver disease…

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Novartis, Pfizer join forces on potentially lucrative fatty liver disease

ZURICH/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Novartis AG and Pfizer Inc are teaming up to develop treatments for a liver disease many drug companies believe will become a hugely lucrative market, as it is tied to the obesity and diabetes epidemics. The Swiss and U.S. drugmakers announced on Monday that they will collaborate to develop combination therapies…

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Clues to the link between obesity and liver cancer

October 25, 2018, New research from Monash University and the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre has found a previously overlooked group of obese people may be at risk of developing deadly liver cancer. The research, published today in Cell, has also explained how obesity is linked to liver cancer, both of which are increasing rapidly in the…

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9 things that can happen – when you give up sugar

9 things that can happen to your body when you give up sugar From your skin to your weight, your mental health and more, cutting out sugar can lead to some big improvements. Sugar will give you soaring highs, but it’ll make you pay with crashing lows afterwards. And we’ve never been more aware of…

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A High Carbohydrate Diet for Fatty Liver Disease and Diabetes

A High Carbohydrate Diet Is The Most Effective Treatment For Fatty Liver Which Causes Type 2 Diabetes By Nancy Mure PhD 2017-02-10 11:03 Yale study slaps down misinformation on the cause of Type 2 Diabetes. Hint: it’s your liver and high carbohydrates are are the cure. You’re middle aged and that spare tire has grown…

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Britain's most used pesticide is linked to NAFLD

Britain’s most used pesticide is linked to a serious liver disease which can be fatal, shocking new study claims Minute quantities of glyphosate caused a fatty liver disease in a study on rats  This popular chemical is sold under the brand name Roundup by Monsanto  Experts say the shocking findings raise serious concerns for human…

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Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease risk can be lowered with exercise: Study

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) risk can be lowered with exercise. NAFLD is becoming the most common form of liver disease in the Western world as rates of obesity continue to rise. NAFLD has long been associated with diabetes and obesity and there are currently no approved treatment methods for this disease. For this reason,…

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Dark chocolate may help counteract oxidative stress in fatty liver disease

Dark chocolate may help counteract oxidative stress in fatty liver disease, study finds Camille Bienvenu Mon, 05 Sep 2016 NASH is a subset condition of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), characterised by excess fat building up in the liver. NAFLD is thought to occur in at least half of patients with type 2 diabetes. In…

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Exercise beneficial in decreasing fatty liver development

Exercise beneficial in decreasing fatty liver development Varying levels of physical activity decreased the risk for developing new fatty liver and assisted in resolution of existing fatty liver within 5 years of follow up. “In short duration studies, lifestyle changes that have focused on diet and exercise modification have shown promise in decreasing liver fat…

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