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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).
UT Southwestern biochemist receives 2019 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences for innate immunity discovery

UT Southwestern biochemist receives 2019 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences for innate immunity discovery

Sleeping Beauty technique helps identify genes responsible for NAFLD-associated liver cancer

Sleeping Beauty technique helps identify genes responsible for NAFLD-associated liver cancer

Low levels of cellular copper may make fat cells fatter

Low levels of cellular copper may make fat cells fatter

Carnegie scientist awarded NIH grant to identify novel medicines for cardiovascular disease

Carnegie scientist awarded NIH grant to identify novel medicines for cardiovascular disease

University of Houston biologist explores therapeutic targets to prevent atherosclerosis

University of Houston biologist explores therapeutic targets to prevent atherosclerosis

Study examines link between alcohol consumption and death risk in patients with NAFLD

Study examines link between alcohol consumption and death risk in patients with NAFLD

Liver transplant and weight-loss surgery combination offers long-term benefits to obese patients

Liver transplant and weight-loss surgery combination offers long-term benefits to obese patients

Novel method achieves accurate and precise temperature estimation in fat-containing tissues

Novel method achieves accurate and precise temperature estimation in fat-containing tissues

New studies examine links between fatty liver disease and mitochondrial dysfunction

New studies examine links between fatty liver disease and mitochondrial dysfunction

Caspase-2 enzyme inhibitor could provide effective way to stop aggressive fatty liver disease

Caspase-2 enzyme inhibitor could provide effective way to stop aggressive fatty liver disease

Cellular environment affects type of tumor development

Cellular environment affects type of tumor development

New test to predict advanced fibrosis in people with NAFLD

New test to predict advanced fibrosis in people with NAFLD

Blocking RNA-silencing protein in the liver prevents obesity and diabetes in mice

Blocking RNA-silencing protein in the liver prevents obesity and diabetes in mice

Losing a single night's sleep may increase risk of metabolic diseases

Losing a single night's sleep may increase risk of metabolic diseases

Restricting food to 10-hour window can lead to better health

Restricting food to 10-hour window can lead to better health

Novel approaches for personalized risk prognosis and individualized treatment of NAFLD

Novel approaches for personalized risk prognosis and individualized treatment of NAFLD

Restricting consumption of high-sucrose diet to active part of day avoids adverse effects in rats

Restricting consumption of high-sucrose diet to active part of day avoids adverse effects in rats

CHLA researchers highlight need to include overweight subjects in metabolic research

CHLA researchers highlight need to include overweight subjects in metabolic research

Study suggests new possibilities for treating metabolic syndrome

Study suggests new possibilities for treating metabolic syndrome

Researchers discuss techniques to help combat growing epidemic of obesity

Researchers discuss techniques to help combat growing epidemic of obesity