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Patients with obstructive sleep apnea ( OSA ) are at risk for the development of fatty liver as a result of being overweight. Several data suggest that OSA per se could be a risk factor of liver inj ...


No medical treatment exists for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis ( NASH ), inflammation of the liver associated with the accumulation of fat in the liver. Recent studies indicate that NASH can result i ...


Mice that were fed diets high in fat and sugar developed immune system abnormalities in their livers, including reduced numbers of natural killer T ( NKT ) cells. These diet-related changes may contr ...


A study, published in the journal Gastroenterology, found that people at high risk for liver injury may be able to reduce their risk for developing chronic liver disease significantly by drinking more ...


A study on the relationship between nonalcoholic fatty liver disease ( NAFLD ) and heart disease found that patients with an elevated level of the enzyme associated with NAFLD had an increased risk of ...


Obese patients chronically infected with the hepatitis C virus ( HCV ) and treated with combination drug therapy may have better outcomes if the underlying abnormalities caused by excessive fat tissue ...


Statins appear to be safe for people with fatty liver disease who could benefit from their cholesterol-lowering capabilities, concludes a review paper.Statins are a class of drugs that lower cholester ...