non alcoholic fatty liver disease

Gut Bacteria That Brew Booze May Cause Liver Damage

A research group in China has found that alcohol-producing gut bacteria could cause liver damage even in people who don’t drink.

Thyroid Hormone Reduces Fatty Liver In Diabetics

Researchers have found that low dose thyroid hormone supplementation may help reduce non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in male patients with type 2 diabetes.

Johnson & Johnson Innovation Invests US$3.9 Million In Singapore R&D

Three Singapore-based teams working on myopia, cancer and liver disease will receive funding over the next three years.

Forging New Paths In Cancer Diagnostics

HistoIndex is partnering with the University of Malaya and Pathomics Health to roll out an integrative diagnostics platform for the holistic analysis of patient tumor biopsies.

Exposing A Silent Killer: Liver Disease

Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is set to become the number one cause of liver transplants, but innovative imaging modalities are paving the way for much needed new drugs.

Mitochondrial Gene Linked To Adult-Onset Obesity

Scientists in Australia have discovered that having just one copy of a mitochondrial gene called PTCD1 results in adult-onset obesity and fatty liver disease.

Liver Fibrosis-Fighting Hormones Found

Insulin-like growth factor-I has been shown to reduce fatty deposits, inflammation and fibrosis in mice with symptoms of non-alcoholic liver disease.

Our Top 8 Diabetes Stories For World Health Day

The WHO is calling for global action to halt the rise of diabetes, a chronic disease that affects 422 million people around the world.

Protein Linking Diabetes & Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Found

Fetuin B, which is present in high levels in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease patients, impairs the action of insulin in the body.

Sedentary Behavior Linked To Fatty Liver Disease

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease joins the growing list of problems associated with sitting down for too long.