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 […]

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. […]

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 […]