Both studies involved people with nonalcoholic
steatohepatitis (NASH), an aggressive disease characterised by fat in the liver.
She said: "I'm so excited that this research is being undertaken, as it offers real hope to people with nonalcoholic
fatty liver disease that there will be new treatments identified for this condition in the future.
Thirty-eight patients (mean age, 54 years) with severe nonalcoholic
fatty liver disease and elevated serum ferritin levels (250 ng/ml or higher) were randomly assigned to lifestyle changes plus iron depletion by phlebotomy (n = 21) or to lifestyle changes alone (control group; n = 17).
Another revealed that one in four consumers aged between 18 and 34 bought nonalcoholic
beer last year.
This is a significant development, as obesity-related conditions such as nonalcoholic
fatty liver disease become key public health concerns on a global scale," commented Dr.
Market Street's moviegoers enjoyed the independent and art films and spent $34,505 on food and nonalcoholic
beverages in 2013.
A recent issue of the journal Nutrition Research described the outcome of a trial conducted by Iranian researchers which revealed a benefit for cinnamon in men and women with nonalcoholic
fatty liver disease (NAFLD).
The phase II clinical trial of first-in-class farnesoid X receptor agonist obeticholic acid as a treatment for nonalcoholic
steatohepatitis was stopped early because the trial endpoint was met with high significance, Intercept Pharmaceuticals announced.
She said: "Two years ago we did No Alcohol April and what we found was that people often felt pressured when they were out to drink alcohol, or that they stood out like a sore thumb if they weren't drinking so what we wanted to do was encourage people and increase the access for people having nonalcoholic
The study - Genome-wide analysis identifies loci associated with total bilirubin levels, steatosis, and mild fibrosis in nonalcoholic
fatty liver disease - looked at how genomic factors affect the development of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
fatty liver disease is a very common liver condition.
SAN FRANCISCO - Nonalcoholic
fatty liver disease is common in adolescent girls with polycystic ovaries, and its presence coincides with worse metabolic derangements, according to Australian researchers.