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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).
Acute kidney injury on the rise in hospitalized pregnant women

Acute kidney injury on the rise in hospitalized pregnant women

HCC and cirrhosis-related deaths may be prevented by lifestyle modifications

HCC and cirrhosis-related deaths may be prevented by lifestyle modifications

Study shows how glucocorticoid hormones control sugar and fat levels over the course of 24 hours

Study shows how glucocorticoid hormones control sugar and fat levels over the course of 24 hours

Many teens may develop nutritional deficiencies years after bariatric surgery

Many teens may develop nutritional deficiencies years after bariatric surgery

New contrast agent improves MRI diagnosis of early liver fibrosis

New contrast agent improves MRI diagnosis of early liver fibrosis

MRI contrast agent enables early detection of liver disease

MRI contrast agent enables early detection of liver disease

ACG 2019 to review latest scientific advances in diagnosis and treatment of digestive diseases

ACG 2019 to review latest scientific advances in diagnosis and treatment of digestive diseases

First effective noninvasive method for diagnosing early-stage liver diseases

First effective noninvasive method for diagnosing early-stage liver diseases

Study shows why fatty liver disease contributes to increase in liver cancer

Study shows why fatty liver disease contributes to increase in liver cancer

Researchers track cell family trees to discover their role in tissue scarring and liver disease

Researchers track cell family trees to discover their role in tissue scarring and liver disease

Newly tested medical device mimics the effects of traditional bariatric surgery in rodents

Newly tested medical device mimics the effects of traditional bariatric surgery in rodents

High-fat diet with high fructose damages mitochondria in the liver, study shows

High-fat diet with high fructose damages mitochondria in the liver, study shows

Scientists solve mysterious case of auto brewery syndrome

Scientists solve mysterious case of auto brewery syndrome

Better methods needed to identify people at risk for liver disease

Better methods needed to identify people at risk for liver disease

Research: Protein complex represents a new metabolic target for liver cancer

Research: Protein complex represents a new metabolic target for liver cancer

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