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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The association between intake of sugar-sweetened beverages or diet soda and fatty liver disease was examined in a cross-sectional study of 2,634 participants in the Framingham Offspring and Third Generation cohorts.
Other possible causes besides HBV and HCV are alcohol abuse, illegal drug use, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD, which includes NASH), and HIV infection itself.
A liver burdened with accumulated fat is referred to clinically as non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).
GPs at Newcastle University say that up to a third of us have nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, in which the liver becomes clogged with fat - in much the same way as a goose liver is fattened for foie-gras production.
PENNY Anderson knows first-hand what it's like to suffer from non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
A new drug technology, developed at the Hadassah Medical Organization to treat fatty liver disease--a condition with no approved effective drug treatment--was given the go-ahead by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a Phase 2 multi-center clinical trial in the US.
Among associated complications, Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) is emerging as the most common chronic liver disease and is gaining increasing recognition as a component of the epidemic of obesity.
Landes geese are famous for their good fatty liver production, and the average liver weight after overfeeding is about 700 to 800 g.
The high prevalence of Type II diabetes and obesity, which lead to NASH and other non-alcoholic fatty liver diseases (NAFLD), would boost market growth.
Washington, June 4 ( ANI ): Researchers have discovered a way to prevent nonalcoholic fatty liver disease - the most common cause of chronic liver disease worldwide - in mice.