Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Immune Cells in Liver Drive Fatty Liver Disease, Liver Cancer

Fatty liver disease – alongside fatty liver due to massive alcohol consumption – is mainly caused by excessive consumption of fat and sugar combined...

Drinking Decaf or Regular Coffee to Support Liver Health

Researchers from the National Cancer Institute report that decaffeinated coffee drinking may benefit liver health. Results of the study published in Hepatology, a journal...

Type 2 Diabetes: Attacking Root Cause to Reverse Disorder Shows Encouraging...

Type 2 diabetes affects an estimated 28 million Americans according to the American Diabetes Association, but medications now available only treat symptoms, not the...

Boosting Liver Detoxification Enzymes Fivefold with Camelina Sativa Seed

University of Illinois scientists have found compounds that boost liver detoxification enzymes nearly fivefold, and they’ve found them in a pretty unlikely place—the crushed...

The Common “Everyday” Drug Responsible for Acute Liver Damage

According to the FDA, acetaminophen – the active ingredient in Tylenol and numerous over-the-counter drugs – was the leading cause of acute liver failure...

Promising Gene-Silencing Technique Shows Promise in Fight Against Cancer, Liver Diseases

Since its discovery 16 years ago, researchers have been eyeing RNA interference (RNAi) – a natural process for ‘silencing’ genes – as a therapy...

Dietary Fructose Causes Liver Damage in Animal Model

The role of dietary fructose in the development of obesity and fatty liver diseases remains controversial, with previous studies indicating that the problems resulted...

Fatty Liver And NASH: The Silent Epidemic

With all the attention focused on the twin epidemics of obesity and Type 2 diabetes, few people are aware of another closely related condition that is rapidly becoming another major epidemic. According to the American Liver Association, fatty liver disease – marked by the abnormal accumulation of fat in the liver – currently affects as many as one in five Americans.