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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).
Scientists develop lab-based system to study mechanisms of common liver disease

Scientists develop lab-based system to study mechanisms of common liver disease

Scientists examine vitamin D levels in children with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Scientists examine vitamin D levels in children with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Key metabolites shed by gut bacteria can help protect from inflammation, study finds

Key metabolites shed by gut bacteria can help protect from inflammation, study finds

Girls with type 2 diabetes have high frequency of menstrual irregularities

Girls with type 2 diabetes have high frequency of menstrual irregularities

Probiotics can improve liver health, shows study

Probiotics can improve liver health, shows study

New studies related to causes of liver degradation and possible treatments

New studies related to causes of liver degradation and possible treatments

Study shows potential of web-based intervention to achieve weight loss in patients with NAFLD

Study shows potential of web-based intervention to achieve weight loss in patients with NAFLD

Study reports decreasing rates of liver transplantation among HCC patients in the U.S.

Study reports decreasing rates of liver transplantation among HCC patients in the U.S.

Experts explore how degenerative processes impair the body's detoxification system

Experts explore how degenerative processes impair the body's detoxification system

Using the Microbiome to Predict the Risk of Cirrhosis-Associated Hospitalization

Using the Microbiome to Predict the Risk of Cirrhosis-Associated Hospitalization

NEOMED professor awarded $2.5 million NIH grant for atherosclerosis research

NEOMED professor awarded $2.5 million NIH grant for atherosclerosis research

The effects of obesity can be seen in children as young as eight

The effects of obesity can be seen in children as young as eight

Obesity may have negative impact on liver health in children as young as 8 years old

Obesity may have negative impact on liver health in children as young as 8 years old

Lipodystrophy: The Importance of Awareness

Lipodystrophy: The Importance of Awareness

Alcohol-related liver cancer may have poor prognosis than other types

Alcohol-related liver cancer may have poor prognosis than other types

Red and processed meat may increase the risk of liver disease

Red and processed meat may increase the risk of liver disease

Motor skill training may contribute to reading skills in obese children

Motor skill training may contribute to reading skills in obese children

Newer treatment for type 2 diabetes reduces liver fat in patients with NAFLD

Newer treatment for type 2 diabetes reduces liver fat in patients with NAFLD

E-cigarette use linked to fat accumulation in the liver

E-cigarette use linked to fat accumulation in the liver

Gastrointestinal hormone offers possible new treatment for NAFLD and NASH patients

Gastrointestinal hormone offers possible new treatment for NAFLD and NASH patients