fatty liver

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Noun1.fatty liver - yellow discoloration as a result of the accumulation of certain fats (triglycerides) in the liver; can be caused by alcoholic cirrhosis or pregnancy or exposure to certain toxins
liver disease - a disease affecting the liver
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Working with WholeVine Products, Santa Rosa, CA, which makes wine grape flours, the researchers found that hamsters fed diets similar in caloric content to the American diet mixed with Chardonnay white wine grape seeds had less blood cholesterol, hepatic steatosis (also known as fatty liver) and weight gain compared to hamsters fed diets without grape seeds or Cabernet Sauvignon or Syrah red grape seed flour.
Overweight children are more likely than their peers to develop cardiovascular disease, type-2 diabetes, hepatic steatosis (a fatty liver), sleep apnea, high cholesterol, and asthma and some types of cancer.
In a preliminary experiment, Yokoyama's team showed that blood cholesterol, hepatic steatosis (better known as "fatty liver"), and weight gain were reduced in laboratory hamsters fed high-fat, obesity-inducing rations spiked with flour milled from Chardonnay wine grape seeds, as compared to hamsters fed rations spiked with Cabernet Sauvignon or Syrah grape seed flour.
Objective: After a four-year program of research and development MONTELOEDER has identified highly active components in well-known and safe herbal extracts (Hibiscus sabdariffa and ; Lemon verbena) that preclinical results shows to modulate triglyceride accumulation, oxidative stress and inflammation in insulin-resistant adipocytes and their capacity to decrease body weight, serum cholesterol and triglycerides levels and hepatic steatosis signs in a hyperlipidemic mouse model subjected to high-fat diets.
The study evaluated 1,115 women from the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study, who had at least one delivery, did not have a diabetes diagnosis before pregnancy, and had a CT evaluation for hepatic steatosis at the 25-year visit, in 2010 and 2011.
Hepatic steatosis in human beings is associated with accumulation of excess oleic acid (OA), a monounsaturated omega-9 fatty acid and the end product of de novo fatty acid synthesis (Araya et al.
The increased lipogenesis and hepatic steatosis were observed in androgen receptor knockout mice fed a high-fat diet (Lin et al.
Geographic fatty liver disease is a frequently encountered variant of hepatic steatosis.
The Fatty Liver Index (FLI), a surrogate marker of hepatic steatosis when[greater than or equal to]60 years old, and the Framingham cardiovascular risk score (FRS) were calculated.
It is characterized by hepatic steatosis (fat accumulation in the liver) that cannot be attributed to excessive alcohol consumption.