Tag: Liver

Insight on novel genetic approaches to metabolic liver diseases

Defining the relationship: Wayne State-led team explores link between diabetes, obesity and liver disease DETROIT – Diabetes, obesity and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) are all common diseases that can lead to serious health implications. NAFLD affects over 30% of Americans, and is characterized as a fatty liver, […]

Giant leap in diagnosing liver disease

LA JOLLA–(July 1, 2020) Chronic liver disease represents a major global public health problem affecting an estimated 844 million people, according to the World Health Organization. It is among the top causes of mortality in Australia, the UK and the United States. At the same time, it is […]

Additional genetic cause for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease discovered

In Germany about 18 million people suffer from non-alcoholic fatty liver. The causes of this disease are manifold and include environmental as well as genetic factors. DZD researchers have now discovered new genes that play a role in the development of fatty liver. In humans and mice, respectively, […]

Potential early biomarker to track development of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

BOSTON – (April 6, 2020) – Fatty liver disease not associated with alcohol consumption, which is called Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease or NAFLD, affects more than one billion people worldwide. Even in children the numbers are overwhelming, with up to 80 percent of pediatric patients who are considered […]

ll microbiota intestinale svolge un ruolo chiave nel trattamento del diabete tipo 2 con i farmaci classici

Un quadro più chiaro di come il classico farmaco per il diabete tipo 2, la metformina, lavori è emerso. Un recente studio condotto presso la Sahlgrenska Academy e Università di Girona indica che l’effetto clinico – il controllo del glucosio nel sangue – si ottiene attraverso la modulazione […]

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