Fatty Liver disease

Is THIS why skinny people get Type 2 Diabetes?

Scientists believe they may have discovered a new trigger for type 2 diabetes, which could help explain why apparently healthy, slim people develop the condition — and emphasises yet again the importance of losing fat around the middle. Traditionally, type 2 diabetes has been seen as a disease caused by an imbalance in levels of…

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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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Fatty liver disease ‘epidemic’ in young people

Experts are warning that high levels of fatty liver disease among young people, caused by being overweight, could signal a potential public health crisis. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is fairly common among older adults, detectable in about a quarter of the population. But a study has found that substantial numbers of 24-year-olds are also affected, putting them at…

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Sugar and Cancer are Indeed ‘directly’ Connected

New Liver Disease Forum – Join Now! We now have a forum on this domain which is completely unassociated with Facebook. Join up for help, advice and support! Ask questions – get answers! Join Now! The Connection An estimated 12.5 million people had some form of cancer in 2009, according to the American Cancer Society.…

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Fatty Liver, A Big, Fatty Opportunity for Big Pharma

A Big, Fatty Opportunity for Big Pharma The next multibillion-dollar therapeutic area for drug companies may be fatty liver disease, but there are a few practical hurdles to overcome first.  The next big opportunity for pharmaceutical companies is in a disease many people don’t know about. Investors and industry observers should expect to hear…

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Liver Disease Risks – NAFLD

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease WHILE much is known about the damaging effects of alcohol on the liver, and indeed the body as a whole, perhaps less is known about the condition referred to as Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD). Previously thought to be entirely harmless, NAFLD is estimated to affect up to one in five…

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Are you suffering from Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease?

Delete these foods from your diet According to a new study, a diet which includes high fat and high cholesterol can cause changes in the immune system and may put you at the risk of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). It is considered as a serious nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Here are some foods which you should…

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Liver disease could be picked up much sooner by nurse-led tests

PUBLIC RELEASE: 21-DEC-2018 UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON Research carried out by scientists at the University of Southampton has shown that simple tests in GP surgeries could potentially double the diagnosis rate of liver disease where patients are not displaying any symptoms. Chronic liver disease is an escalating problem both in the United Kingdom and worldwide. In the…

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What is Fatty Liver?

Fatty Liver (Hepatic Steatosis) Fatty liver, or hepatic steatosis, is a term that describes the buildup of fat in the liver. It’s normal to have small amounts of fat in your liver, but too much can become a health problem. The liver is the second largest organ in the body. It’s responsible for a wide…

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