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Fatty liver, also known as fatty liver disease (FLD), is a reversible condition where large vacuoles of triglyceride fat accumulate in liver cells via the process of steatosis (i.e. abnormal retention of lipids within a cell).
Blue-green algae pose threat to patients with liver disease

Blue-green algae pose threat to patients with liver disease

New protein could offer a fresh target for cancer treatment

New protein could offer a fresh target for cancer treatment

Toxic algae may be more harmful for people with pre-existing liver disease

Toxic algae may be more harmful for people with pre-existing liver disease

UT Southwestern researchers identify novel mechanism that regulates fat formation

UT Southwestern researchers identify novel mechanism that regulates fat formation

Obesity stigma and yo-yo dieting, not BMI, are behind chronic health conditions, dietitian claims

Obesity stigma and yo-yo dieting, not BMI, are behind chronic health conditions, dietitian claims

Researchers discover link between alcohol-producing gut bacteria and NAFLD

Researchers discover link between alcohol-producing gut bacteria and NAFLD

New insight into origin of diabetes in overweight patients

New insight into origin of diabetes in overweight patients

Taller people at lower risk for type 2 diabetes

Taller people at lower risk for type 2 diabetes

Insulin imbalance may not be the only cause of diabetes

Insulin imbalance may not be the only cause of diabetes

'Lab on a chip' technology may help find new treatments for NAFLD

'Lab on a chip' technology may help find new treatments for NAFLD

Researchers discover how fatty liver disease develops in lean people

Researchers discover how fatty liver disease develops in lean people

Enzyme induced by stress associated with liver cancer growth

Enzyme induced by stress associated with liver cancer growth

Study explores if fecal transplants can improve outcomes in melanoma patients

Study explores if fecal transplants can improve outcomes in melanoma patients

HistoIndex, ILBS launch Center of Excellence to enhance NASH diagnostics and clinical trials

HistoIndex, ILBS launch Center of Excellence to enhance NASH diagnostics and clinical trials

Pitt researchers first to grow genetically modified miniature human livers in the lab

Pitt researchers first to grow genetically modified miniature human livers in the lab

Trial shows nor-urso as an effective treatment option for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

Trial shows nor-urso as an effective treatment option for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

MGH study shows the importance of fatty acid balance in chronic disease

MGH study shows the importance of fatty acid balance in chronic disease

Non-exercisers more likely to have fatty liver disease

Non-exercisers more likely to have fatty liver disease

Genetic mutations link rare skin disorder and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Genetic mutations link rare skin disorder and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

AEBP1 gene may play key role in the development and severity of liver disease

AEBP1 gene may play key role in the development and severity of liver disease