Stevia Extract May Reduce Markers of Fatty Liver Disease

There is clear evidence that high sugar consumption leads to obesity and fatty liver disease. And while synthetic and natural alternatives to sugar are available, there are concerns about how some sweeteners may damage the liver. A new study led by Rohit Kohli, MBBS, MS, shows that stevia extract mayRead

Intermittent Fasting Changes Liver Enzymes

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Researchers in Australia have used state-of-the-art analytical tools to understand how intermittent fasting works on liver enzymes to help prevent disease. The findings will help medical scientists working in cancer, cardiovascular and diabetes research develop new interventions to lower disease risk and discover the optimum intervals for fasting. In experimentsRead

Echosens Aligns with Fatty Liver Foundation to Accelerate Screening for Undiagnosed Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

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Echosens, a high-technology company offering the FibroScan family of products, is proud to support the Fatty Liver Foundation (FLF), a non-profit organization dedicated to fighting fatty liver disease and advocating for ongoing screening of undiagnosed nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and its more severe form nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). FLF isRead

New Diagnostic Tool Diagnoses Early Chronic Kidney Disease and Stops Progression

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Researchers have developed a new test that could diagnose early chronic kidney disease in patients with type 2 diabetes. This novel method, published in AACC’s Clinical Chemistry journal, could improve quality of life for diabetic patients by potentially catching chronic kidney disease in time to stop its progression to full-blownRead