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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).
Research shows how SGLT-2 inhibitors induce a fasting state that triggers metabolic benefits

Research shows how SGLT-2 inhibitors induce a fasting state that triggers metabolic benefits

Discovery paves the way for simple blood test to detect early stages of NAFLD

Discovery paves the way for simple blood test to detect early stages of NAFLD

Lipid-filled particle plays role in immune function and metabolism

Lipid-filled particle plays role in immune function and metabolism

New DNA methylation GrimAge tool allows you to predict lifespan and healthspan

New DNA methylation GrimAge tool allows you to predict lifespan and healthspan

Researchers link protein clusterin to many facets of cardiometabolic syndrome risk

Researchers link protein clusterin to many facets of cardiometabolic syndrome risk

Newly discovered molecules show potential to treat obesity and fatty liver disease

Newly discovered molecules show potential to treat obesity and fatty liver disease

EU research project is studying the effect of endocrine disruptors on metabolism

EU research project is studying the effect of endocrine disruptors on metabolism

Scientists pinpoint mechanism that leads to steroid diabetes

Scientists pinpoint mechanism that leads to steroid diabetes

Low-sugar diet leads to significant improvement in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in boys

Low-sugar diet leads to significant improvement in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in boys

Salk team uses new model to study health effects of AMP-activated protein kinase

Salk team uses new model to study health effects of AMP-activated protein kinase

Researchers identify MANF as a rejuvenating factor in parabiosis

Researchers identify MANF as a rejuvenating factor in parabiosis

A new frontier in research to better understand gut microbiome and digestive health

A new frontier in research to better understand gut microbiome and digestive health

Higher vitamin C intake crucial for metabolic syndrome patients to halt cycle of antioxidant disruption

Higher vitamin C intake crucial for metabolic syndrome patients to halt cycle of antioxidant disruption

Simple tests in GP surgeries could increase diagnosis rate of liver disease

Simple tests in GP surgeries could increase diagnosis rate of liver disease

New study reveals how fatty diet can lead to serious form of liver disease

New study reveals how fatty diet can lead to serious form of liver disease

Green leafy vegetables may reduce risk of developing liver steatosis

Green leafy vegetables may reduce risk of developing liver steatosis

Lower BMI before obesity surgery predicts greater post-operative weight loss, study finds

Lower BMI before obesity surgery predicts greater post-operative weight loss, study finds

Elevated hormone flags liver disease in mice with serious genomic disorder

Elevated hormone flags liver disease in mice with serious genomic disorder

Genetic relic of the 'Black Death' may provide clues for treating fatal liver scarring

Genetic relic of the 'Black Death' may provide clues for treating fatal liver scarring

Lifestyle intervention can benefit obese children despite common gene variants

Lifestyle intervention can benefit obese children despite common gene variants