Maternal Obesity May Up Risk for Future Liver Disease in Offspring
TUESDAY, July 27, 2021 -- There is a strong association between maternal weight and future nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in offspring, according to a study published online July 18 in the Journal of Hepatology. Hannes Hagström,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 27, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Better Strategies Needed for Managing NAFLD in Adults
MONDAY, July 26, 2021 -- Effective screening, diagnosis, and management strategies are needed for patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), according to a special report published online July 26... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 26, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Call to Action: Experts Urge Coordinated Care for'NASH Epidemic'Call to Action: Experts Urge Coordinated Care for'NASH Epidemic '
Call for doctors in primary care, hepatology, obesity medicine, endocrinology, and diabetology to stop working in silos and develop multidisciplinary teams to tackle nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

3D liver segmentation detects fatty liver on cardiac CT
A 3D liver segmentation method can be utilized to rapidly diagnose and measur...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Plaque burden predicts higher risk for heart disease patients AI automatically quantifies plaque on CCTA How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected CT CAC testing? AI assesses atherosclerosis, morphology in NSTEMI patients CT, ultrasound provide chance for fatty liver disease screening (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease symptoms: Doctors share eight warning signs it is 'critical'
DR AMEET DHAR and Dr Nowlan Selvapatt spoke exclusively to Express.co.uk about non-alcoholic fatty liver disease . As the name suggests, this condition isn't related to alcohol consumption; instead, it's to do with fat. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: New potential protection against the condition
FATTY liver disease is an umbrella term for conditions involving a fatty build-up in the liver. Although non-alcoholic liver disease can be treated when detected in the early stages, late-stage NAFLD can cause serious damage to the body. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

RNA modification may protect against liver disease, explain liver fat differences between sexes
FINDINGSA chemical modification that occurs in some RNA molecules as they carry genetic instructions from DNA to cells ’ protein-making machinery may offer protection against non-alcoholic fatty liver, a condition that results from a build-up of fat in the liver and can lead to advanced liver disease, according to a new study by UCLA researchers.The study, conducted in mice, also suggests that this modification — known as m6A, in which a methyl group attaches to an RNA chain — may occurat a different ratein femalesthan it does inmales, potentially explaining why females tend to have higher fat content in ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - July 19, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease: Feeling weak or confused could signal something wrong with your liver
FATTY liver disease: Many people are symptom-free for years as it develops into a more serious illness. Once the liver becomes scarred or cirrhosis develops, it stops functioning as well, and that's when people may begin to notice symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

RNA modification may protect against liver disease
(University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences) An RNA modification may offer protection against non-alcoholic fatty liver, a condition that results from a build-up of fat in the liver and can lead to advanced liver disease, according to a new study by UCLA researchers. The modification may also explain why females tend to have higher fat content in the liver. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: Being prone to falling is a sign of your risk
NON-ALCOHOLIC fatty liver disease is a group of conditions caused by high levels of fat in the liver. When the condition develops further autonomic nervous system dysfunction may develop causing a person to be more prone to falling. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease symptoms: The warning sign on your face of the serious condition
FATTY liver disease is an umbrella term for conditions characterised by a build-up of fat in the liver. Although fatty liver disease tends to be asymptomatic, a telltale sign may show up on your face. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease: The three lesser-known signs indicating your liver is in trouble
FATTY liver disease is known to get worse over time. When the liver becomes inflamed , tissues become damaged, and this can cause an array of signs felt indicating your risk. What are the three lesser-known signs to spot? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Deep learning plus CT helps predict abdominal surgery outcomes
A deep-learning model used with preoperative CT helps predict the complexit...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Algorithm provides accurate segmentation of pancreas on CT CT, ultrasound provide chance for fatty liver disease screening AI abdominal fat analysis assesses cardiovascular risk AI can opportunistically screen for metabolic syndrome AI plus CT improves liver steatosis assessment (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 7, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease symptoms: Three serious warning signs in your mouth - what to look for
FATTY liver disease, which is characterised by an accumulation of fat in the liver, can be either alcoholic or non-alcoholic related. There are three possible warning signs of the latter that may show up in your mouth. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease: Stages of the disease with accompanying symptoms – how to quit
FATTY liver disease can be fatal and what makes the condition even more worrying is that symptoms often don't appear until it is too late. Its easy for a person to get caught up in alcohol consumption as most of our lives are wrapped around socialising and drinking. However, if not properly controlled, a variety of alcohol-related diseases may ensue. What are the stages the body goes through warning alcohol may be a problem for you and how to quit according to the experts? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease symptoms: Three skin changes that can signal the serious condition
FATTY liver disease usually develops in people who are carrying a little bit of extra weight - especially when the condition isn't caused by drinking alcohol. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Resmetirom Shows Promise for Fatty Liver in Early Analysis Resmetirom Shows Promise for Fatty Liver in Early Analysis
Resmetirom, an experimental treatment for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, improved biomarkers for the condition in the preliminary analysis of a phase 3 trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - July 1, 2021 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease symptoms: Two types of pain that can signal the serious condition
NON-ALCOHOLIC fatty liver disease, a chronic complication whereby fat accumulates in the liver, is largely asymptomatic. Yet, as the condition progresses, you may experience two types of pain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Calories May Outweigh Nutrients in Diets for Fatty Liver Calories May Outweigh Nutrients in Diets for Fatty Liver
Calories may matter more than fat or carbohydrates in dieting to treat non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - June 25, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Short ultrasound screening intervals improve liver cancer outcomes
Ultrasound screenings with shorter intervals for high-risk patients with hepatocellula...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Abdominal ultrasound priciest in Fla., cheapest in NJ CT, ultrasound provide chance for fatty liver disease screening Ultrasound societies say 'no change' to contrast agent policy Ultrasound scanning technique may not change clinical outcomes Study evaluates safety of new liver cancer treatment (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 24, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

UConn researchers find health benefits of connecticut-grown sugar kelp
(University of Connecticut) In a paper published in the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, the researchers reported significant findings supporting the nutritional benefits of Connecticut-grown sugar kelp. They found brown sugar kelp (Saccharina latissima) inhibits hepatic inflammation and fibrosis in a mouse model of diet-induced non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, a fatty liver disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease: Has your speech changed? Hidden sign found in the way you talk
FATTY liver disease: Experts warn that for around 7 to 30 percent of people with fatty liver, the condition could get worse and an array of peculiar signs could develop. A change in your speech could indicate the condition has progressed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prevalence of NAFLD, MAFLD and Advanced Fibrosis in the U.S. Prevalence of NAFLD, MAFLD and Advanced Fibrosis in the U.S.
Has the recent change in terminology from nonalcoholic fatty liver disease to metabolic dysfunction-associated fatty liver disease affected the prevalence of the condition in the US population?Liver International (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Children of obese mums at higher risk of fatty liver disease – study
Researchers say influences in the womb may play a role in increasing the risk of developing the conditionChildren of obese mothers have a greater risk of developing fatty liver disease in their 20s, according to researchers who say policymakers need to do more to tackle the promotion of poor-quality food and drink.Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) can becaused by obesity. If it progresses it can lead to serious health problems such as cirrhosis and liver cancer, while high levels of fat in the liver are also associated with a greater risk of type 2 diabetes and heart disease.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 20, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Medical research Obesity Health Science Society Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease symptoms: Eight sensations indicating your organ is severely damaged
FATTY liver disease can progress to cirrhosis - scarring of the organ. This is where healthy tissue is replaced by scar tissue, preventing the liver from functioning well. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease symptoms: Four ‘distinctive’ warning signs of a damaged organ
FATTY liver disease could be fatal if you choose to ignore the warning signs. Consuming too much alcohol over many years could contribute to a build-up of fats in the organ, which may become inflamed and scar tissue might form. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A simple blood test to identify patients at risk of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
(Osaka University) Researchers from Osaka University, along with international collaborators in Europe, have identified Thrombospondin-2 as a serum biomarker that confirms and stratifies the progressive complications of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. This research may form the basis of a new noninvasive approach that can provide an early warning system for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis and advanced fibrosis and may predict progression to cirrhosis, liver failure and even cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - June 16, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease: Early warning risks could include unusual bleeding - like nosebleeds
FATTY liver disease: For cirrhosis to develop, long-term, continuous damage to the liver needs to occur. This continuous damage can lead to a variety of major health conditions which could be fatal. An early sign of the disease includes epistaxis. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Waist Circumference Predicts Risk of Fatty Liver in Type 1 Diabetes Waist Circumference Predicts Risk of Fatty Liver in Type 1 Diabetes
A cross-sectional study has found that waist-to-height ratio is a sensitive marker for nonalcoholic fatty liver in type 1 diabetes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease symptoms: Four signs on the hand can indicate your organ is damaged
FATTY liver disease is largely preventable through lifestyle changes. However, symptoms of the condition don't tend to appear until the liver becomes scarred. How would you know if your organ is damaged? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease: Dandruff could indicate your liver is failing increasing your risk
FATTY liver disease develops when your body produces too much fat or doesn't metabolise fat efficiently enough. When this occurs, white scaly plaques on the scalp could be early signs. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New potential therapy for fatty liver disease
(Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan) In a subset of patients with partial lipodystrophy and/or NASH, the hormone leptin can be leveraged as a therapeutic agent to move fat out of the liver. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease symptoms: The texture of your poo can indicate if your organ is damage
A FATTY liver, when inflamed, can lead to vague symptoms such as tiredness and discomfort in the upper abdomen. However, if the condition continues to progress to cirrhosis , the texture of your poo can be revealing. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Metabolic-associated Fatty Liver Disease in Celiac Disease Metabolic-associated Fatty Liver Disease in Celiac Disease
A new concept, metabolic-associated fatty liver disease, has been proposed as an alternative to NAFLD to better describe the metabolic alterations in celiac disease.Liver International (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

e-ECE: Testosterone Therapy Mitigates NAFLD in Obese Men With FH, T2D
THURSDAY, June 3, 2021 -- Testosterone therapy can improve non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in obese men with functional hypogonadism and type 2 diabetes, according to a study presented May 25 at the 23rd European Congress of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 3, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Do Anti-ApoA-1 Antibodies Link Fatty Liver Disease and CVD? Do Anti-ApoA-1 Antibodies Link Fatty Liver Disease and CVD?
Anti-ApoA-1 antibodies appear to be common in patients with NAFLD and may drive both fat deposits and pro-inflammatory effects in liver cells, although it remains to be seen whether they can be targeted.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - June 2, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease symptoms: The 'irregular' warning sign when having a poo
NON-ALCOHOLIC fatty liver disease is a chronic complication whereby excess fat builds up in the liver. Although most patients are asymptomatic, a change in one's bowel habits can signal the deadly condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CT, ultrasound provide chance for fatty liver disease screening
Abdominal CT and ultrasound can be useful tools for opportunistic screenin...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CT spots patients with high-risk liver disease Perspectum nabs FDA funding for liver imaging biomarker Ultrasound useful for evaluating liver steatosis Ultrasound options abound for diagnosing liver disease Elastography helps diagnose pediatric liver fibrosis (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 25, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

NASH crash hits another Bay Area 'fatty liver' drug hopeful
Several Bay Area companies are developing drugs against nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, a disease linked to obesity and diabetes, with a potential market of $40 billion in drug sales a year. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 24, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

NASH crash hits another Bay Area 'fatty liver' drug hopeful
Several Bay Area companies are developing drugs against nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, a disease linked to obesity and diabetes, with a potential market of $40 billion in drug sales a year. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 24, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease: Where you swell up on your body can indicate the deadly condition
FATTY liver disease refers to conditions characterised by a build-up of fat in the liver. Swelling in two areas of the body may signal non-alcoholic fatty liver disease - one of the main types of fatty liver disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cardiologists Should Be More Involved in Treating NAFLD/NASH Cardiologists Should Be More Involved in Treating NAFLD/NASH
Drs Seth Baum and Jay Shubrook on why the vast-reach impacts of fatty liver disease require an'all-hands-on-deck'approach.American College of Cardiology & Medscape (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - May 24, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

MAFLD As a Part of the Global Hepatitis C Elimination Effort MAFLD As a Part of the Global Hepatitis C Elimination Effort
Increasing evidence suggests that metabolic-associated fatty liver disease and chronic hepatitis C frequently coexist, especially in in HCV patients with SVR. What are the implications?Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease symptoms: The colour of your poo can be a serious warning sign
FATTY liver disease can develop when the liver is damaged by drinking too much alcohol over an extended period of time, usually over many years. It may surprise you but six glasses of wine or pints of beer weekly is dangerous. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Immune cells promote proinflammatory fatty liver disease
(German Cancer Research Center (Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, DKFZ)) A particular type of dendritic cell is responsible for the tissue damage that occurs in non-alcoholic steatohepatits (NASH) in mice and humans. The dendritic cells cause aggressive, proinflammatory behavior in T cells, as now discovered by researchers from the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) in collaboration with colleagues from Israeli research institutes. Blocking these dendritic cells alleviates symptoms in mice. This type of approach might also prevent the development of serious liver damage in NASH patients. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - May 20, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease: Two unusual colours on the body that could signal liver problems
FATTY liver disease is a serious condition relating to a person's lifestyle. There are early signs your liver is failing including these changes in colour on your body to look out for. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease: High levels of inflammation cause abdominal symptoms – what to spot
FATTY liver disease: Too much fat in the liver can cause liver inflammation, which can damage the liver and create scarring. High levels of inflammation can affect the abdomen in a number of ways giving clear signs that something is not right. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Are the Signs of a Fatty Liver
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Source: eMedicineHealth.com - May 17, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease: Gynecomastia may occur due to hormonal imbalance - what is it?
FATTY liver disease can often by symptomless causing many people to be nonchalant to just how dangerous the condition can be. If noticing enlarged breasts, it could indicate a hormonal imbalance caused by fatty liver disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease symptoms: Fingernail shape can be a serious warning sign
FATTY liver disease can slowly prohibit the organ from functioning well. You may not realise it at first, but as scarring becomes more extensive, another internal organ, the spleen, might be affected. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news