fatty liver

New insights into the functioning of the liver

In everyday life, we are constantly exposed to substances that are harmful: natural and artificial chemicals through food, medicine or even just the…

New 3D cultured cells mimic the progress of NASH

In Japan, about 10 million of people (8% of the population) are thought to carry NASH or to be at high risk for NASH. In the USA, a ballpark estimate indicates…

What and how much we eat might change our internal clocks and hormone responses

The research conducted in mice found that the time-of-day dependent metabolic cycle is altered by high caloric diet. Since glucocorticoids are widely used…

New Classification? Subgroups of Type 2 Diabetes have Specific Risk of Diseases such as Fatty Liver and Neuropathy

The traditional classification of diabetes, mainly in type 1 and type 2 diabetes, has been challenged by studies from Scandinavia.

Disorder in the liver

The high-calorie and high-fat diet now common in many parts of the world, including Europe and North America, can lead to a wide range of health problems. This…

Microbes to fight fatty liver disease

Headed by Gianni Panagiotou from the Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology (Leibniz-HKI) in Jena, eight European scientists have…

Novel concepts for the diagnosis of fatty liver and personalized treatment

An unhealthy lifestyle with little physical activity and a diet high in fat, sugar and fructose and/or a genetic predisposition can be the underlying caus….

Novel Concepts for the Diagnosis of Fatty Liver and Personalized Treatment

More and more adults – but also about 34 percent of obese children – suffer from non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). An unhealthy lifestyle with little…

Gut check: Metabolites shed by intestinal microbiota keep inflammation at bay

Researchers at Tufts University have elucidated a mechanism by which the “good” bacteria that reside in our gastrointestinal tract can help protect us from…

Liver Cancer: Lipid Synthesis Promotes Tumor Formation

In Switzerland, about 650 new cases of liver cancer are diagnosed every year. The incidence of the malignant and aggressive liver cell carcinoma has doubled in…

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