Two Metabolic Factors Linked to Liver Disease

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The presence of two or more metabolic risk factors was associated with greater odds of steatosis and fibrosis, a cohort study found. Among over 4,000 participants, those who had at least two metabolic factors based on metabolic-associated fatty liver disease (MAFLD) criteria were at significantly higher risk of developing steatosis […]

Celiac Disease Treatment: Are We Close to a Cure?

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Q: Has scientific research made any progress toward a cure or treatment for celiac disease? Until about 15 years ago, pharmaceutical companies showed little interest in drug development for celiac disease, said Dr. Alessio Fasano, director of the Center for Celiac Research and Treatment at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. […]

A multiancestry genome-wide association study of unexplained chronic ALT elevation as a proxy for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease with histological and radiological validation

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Asrani, S. K., Devarbhavi, H., Eaton, J. & Kamath, P. S. Burden of liver diseases in the world. J. Hepatol. 70, 151–171 (2019). PubMed  Article  Google Scholar  Younossi, Z., Anstee, Q. M. & Marietti, M. Global burden of NAFLD and NASH: trends, predictions, risk factors and prevention. Nat. Rev. Gastroenterol. […]

Peripheral Arterial Disease Prevalence with Diabetes

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Introduction Neuropathy prevalence in people with diabetes1 and the annual diabetes-related lower extremity amputation rate2 are high in Barbados. Diabetic foot disease accounts for 89% of diabetes-related admissions to the island’s main hospital.3 Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is a major risk factor for lower extremity amputation in people with diabetes […]

Types of Liver Disease: Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment

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Liver disease is a broad term that describes health conditions that damage the liver. As the body’s largest internal organ, the liver helps with vital functions like digesting food, processing substances, and filtering waste. When a person develops liver disease, the organ becomes damaged and can’t work properly. This article […]

How To Cure Every Disease In Outward

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Outward is a survival game, which means that oftentimes, you will need to battle against harsh environmental factors, including disease. There are several diseases that you can contract, all of which last forever until you find a cure. If you have recently caught a disease, we are here to help. […]