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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).
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

Novel serum biomarkers to detect NAFLD-related fibrosis

Novel serum biomarkers to detect NAFLD-related fibrosis

Initial gene analysis could result in more effective antipsychotic treatment

Initial gene analysis could result in more effective antipsychotic treatment

Ohio researchers investigate racial disparity in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Ohio researchers investigate racial disparity in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Researchers discover unique approach to treat some chronic inflammatory diseases

Researchers discover unique approach to treat some chronic inflammatory diseases

Aldo-keto reductase family 1 member B10 enzyme found in advanced liver diseases

Aldo-keto reductase family 1 member B10 enzyme found in advanced liver diseases

Researchers discover pathway contributing to fatty liver disease

Researchers discover pathway contributing to fatty liver disease

New molecule could help fight type 2 diabetes and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

New molecule could help fight type 2 diabetes and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

TGen review associates a gene with hepatocellular carcinoma

TGen review associates a gene with hepatocellular carcinoma

Sugary drinks may soon face stricter restrictions

Sugary drinks may soon face stricter restrictions

Females on ketogenic diet fail to show metabolic benefits in animal model

Females on ketogenic diet fail to show metabolic benefits in animal model

High-fructose corn syrup fuels growth of colon tumors in mice

High-fructose corn syrup fuels growth of colon tumors in mice

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