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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).
Metabolic enzyme tied to obesity and fatty liver disease

Metabolic enzyme tied to obesity and fatty liver disease

Comprehensive cell atlas of the human liver

Comprehensive cell atlas of the human liver

Sobering up: In an alcohol-soaked nation, more seek booze-free social spaces

Sobering up: In an alcohol-soaked nation, more seek booze-free social spaces

A small chemical change reverses prediabetes in obese mice

A small chemical change reverses prediabetes in obese mice

Intermittent fasting may protect against type 2 diabetes

Intermittent fasting may protect against type 2 diabetes

Scientists develop new way to detect and switch off ticking time bomb of liver disease

Scientists develop new way to detect and switch off ticking time bomb of liver disease

New findings offer pathway for fight against non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

New findings offer pathway for fight against non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Physical exercise can reduce liver fat, improve blood sugar control in obese individuals

Physical exercise can reduce liver fat, improve blood sugar control in obese individuals

Newly discovered mechanism of enzyme links circadian clock and fat metabolism

Newly discovered mechanism of enzyme links circadian clock and fat metabolism

Are DNA-based diets and personalized 'medical foods' the future for weight loss?

Are DNA-based diets and personalized 'medical foods' the future for weight loss?

Deactivating specific protein with drugs reverses inflammation, scarring of liver in NASH patients

Deactivating specific protein with drugs reverses inflammation, scarring of liver in NASH patients

Groundbreaking research collaboration shedding light on major diseases wins $12.5 million NIH grant

Groundbreaking research collaboration shedding light on major diseases wins $12.5 million NIH grant

Study: People with type 2 diabetes are at particular risk of deadly liver disease

Study: People with type 2 diabetes are at particular risk of deadly liver disease

Study finds link between herbicide and human liver disease

Study finds link between herbicide and human liver disease

Rare gene mutation may prevent heart disease, study reveals

Rare gene mutation may prevent heart disease, study reveals

New link found between NAFLD and rare pregnancy complication

New link found between NAFLD and rare pregnancy complication

Study provides new insights into regulatory T cells' role in protecting against autoimmune disease

Study provides new insights into regulatory T cells' role in protecting against autoimmune disease

Mediterranean diet protects against overeating and obesity

Mediterranean diet protects against overeating and obesity

Liver illness strikes Latino children like a ‘silent tsunami’

Liver illness strikes Latino children like a ‘silent tsunami’

Innate immune sensor responding to gut microbes can suppress liver cancer

Innate immune sensor responding to gut microbes can suppress liver cancer