Researchers found that regular e-cigarette exposure may lead to an accumulation of fat in the liver. Their conclusion was based on an animal study on mice. These research findings are presented at ENDO 2018, the Endocrine Society’s 100th annual meeting in Chicago, Illinois. This study was led by Theodore C. Friedman, M.D., Ph.D., Chairman of the… Continue reading Fatty liver could be caused by E-cigarette smoke.
The scientists at IRB Barcelona discovered the role of a protein CPEB4 in the pathogenesis of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (fatty liver). This condition generally leads to chronic inflammation, which can trigger fibrosis, cirrhosis and ultimately liver cancer. This study paves the way to examine therapeutic strategies to fight and prevent this disease. The results of the… Continue reading Researcher discover role of protein CPEB4 in development of fatty liver
Researchers from the University of South Carolina, Duke University, the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and Metabolon Inc. Research Triangle Park has discovered a new pathway in the liver that opens the door to treating non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, a condition that affects up to 25 percent of the population and may lead to cirrhosis… Continue reading New approach to treating non-alcoholic fatty liver disease