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Researchers work to increase number of transplantable livers

Thousands of livers donated for transplantation are discarded or turned down every year due to concerns about organ quality and function. New insights into why these organs are considered unusable and how they function during ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

To combat gum disease, help oral bacteria evolve

Liver disease, from metabolic and bacterial causes, is a growing concern. What connects these dots? The gut, or more specifically, bacteria in the gut. Bacteria that cause inflammation in the mouth are transported through ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Exercise promotes healthy living and a healthy liver

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most common liver disorder worldwide, affecting as much as a quarter of humanity. It is characterized by fat accumulation in liver cells and may progress to inflammation, cirrhosis ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Fatty liver hepatitis is caused by auto-aggressive immune cells

Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), often called 'fatty liver hepatitis,' can lead to serious liver damage and liver cancer. A team of researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has discovered that this condition ...

Overweight & Obesity

Semaglutide reduces excess body fat in people with obesity

In adults with obesity or overweight, weekly treatment with the glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP1) receptor agonist semaglutide leads to reduced excess body fat and increased lean body mass, according to an industry-sponsored ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Multicellular liver-on-a-chip for modeling fatty liver disease

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most prevalent chronic liver disease worldwide. It is found in 30% of people in developed countries and occurs in approximately 25% of people in the United States. Risk factors ...

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