Fatty Liver

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).
What is Fatty Liver?

Fatty liver is a very common disorder and up to 20 percent of adults and approximately 5 percent of children are affected.

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Monitoring cellular metabolism for NAFLD/NASH liver disease research

Monitoring cellular metabolism for NAFLD/NASH liver disease research

Bioinformatics analysis identifies pathways involved in intestinal SARS-CoV-2 infection

Bioinformatics analysis identifies pathways involved in intestinal SARS-CoV-2 infection

Study analyzes the health effects of a patented DGA compound

Study analyzes the health effects of a patented DGA compound

Could drugs derived from microalgae be effective against COVID-19?

Could drugs derived from microalgae be effective against COVID-19?

Bariatric surgery lowers risk of liver disease, heart complications in patients with fatty liver disease

Bariatric surgery lowers risk of liver disease, heart complications in patients with fatty liver disease

Protein in the blood could predict type 2 diabetes many years before diagnosis

Protein in the blood could predict type 2 diabetes many years before diagnosis

Researchers uncover new genetic link to non-alcoholic steatohepatitis

Researchers uncover new genetic link to non-alcoholic steatohepatitis

The impacts of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic on digestive health

The impacts of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic on digestive health

Pathway preferential estrogens may be a safer alternative to hormone replacement therapy, study shows

Pathway preferential estrogens may be a safer alternative to hormone replacement therapy, study shows

Brown fat could be the key to healthy metabolism in obese people

Brown fat could be the key to healthy metabolism in obese people

Study of "dented" internal clocks reveals why shift workers gain weight and develop diabetes

Study of "dented" internal clocks reveals why shift workers gain weight and develop diabetes

Safer, more effective therapies could help fight the obesity epidemic

Safer, more effective therapies could help fight the obesity epidemic

Washington University receives $7.5 million to support NIH's research on senescent cells

Washington University receives $7.5 million to support NIH's research on senescent cells

Study may help investigate the role of gut virome in health and disease

Study may help investigate the role of gut virome in health and disease

UQ start-up secures $1.3 million seed investment to develop new treatment for liver disease

UQ start-up secures $1.3 million seed investment to develop new treatment for liver disease

Contraceptive pill can reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes in women with PCOS, study reveals

Contraceptive pill can reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes in women with PCOS, study reveals

Study identifies DNA mutations linking liver disease with obesity and diabetes

Study identifies DNA mutations linking liver disease with obesity and diabetes

Existing drug reduces obesity and fatty liver in mice without changes in food intake or daily activity

Existing drug reduces obesity and fatty liver in mice without changes in food intake or daily activity

Study finds long-term outcomes of weight loss surgery in children, adolescents with severe obesity

Study finds long-term outcomes of weight loss surgery in children, adolescents with severe obesity

Increasing physical activity, fitness may be superior to weight loss for reducing health risks

Increasing physical activity, fitness may be superior to weight loss for reducing health risks