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Common Protein May Be Causing Heart And Metabolic Health Issues, Says Study

New research suggested that a form of protein known as clusterin is linked to cardiometabolic syndrome (CMS) risk due to its actions in the liver. CMS is a collection of conditions that elevates a person’s risk of diabetes, heart disease, and stroke.

Public Health February 9, 2019

Vaping Not As Safe As Promoted: Study Finds E-Cigarettes Can Cause Fatty Liver Disease

It's all a marketing ploy, warns researchers. Apparently, they have found vaping to be as dangerous as smoking actual cigarettes because it can lead to liver disease.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 20, 2018

Turning Off Fat Protein Improves Blood Sugar, Reduces Body Fat: Study

Fatty liver disease and obesity typically coincide. Now, researchers have found that turning off a protein in liver and fat tissues can have a hand in improving blood sugar levels and reducing body fat.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 20, 2016

Mice Flown Aboard Space Shuttle Return To Earth With Liver Damage

The liver of mice that spent 13.5 days in space showed nascent liver damage. Researchers discover that spaceflight leads to a higher fat storage in the liver.

Space April 21, 2016

Natural Sugar Trehalose Could Be New Weapon Against Fatty Liver Disease Linked To Fructose

A natural sugar called trehalose could be the new weapon against nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, a new study revealed. Researchers figured out how trehalose affects fructose, which is linked to the development of the liver disease.

Life February 24, 2016

Newly Developed Antibody May Potentially Treat Type 2 Diabetes

A new antibody developed preclinically showed that it could potentially cure metabolic diseases, including Type 2 diabetes and fatty liver disease. The new antibody worked by targeting the hormone aP2, which is also known as FABP4, in fat-storing tissues.

Life January 5, 2016

Sitting For Long Periods Increases Risk Of Developing Fatty Liver Disease: Study

A new study done in South Korea proves that sitting for prolonged periods increases your risk of developing fatty liver.

Life September 17, 2015

Blame frequent meals and snacking for fatty liver, abdominal fat: Study

Researchers found that frequent meals and a high calorie diet cause abdominal obesity and fatty liver. It is the first study that claims eating more frequently instead of large meals causes fatty liver.

Life May 13, 2014

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