(SOURCE: Mayo Clinic) – In a recent Science Advances article, Mayo Clinic researchers show how hungry human liver cells find energy. This study, done in rat and human liver cells, reports on the role of a small regulatory protein that acts like a beacon to help cells locate lipids and provides new information to support the development […]
(SOURCE: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA) – Researchers* from the University of South Carolina, Duke University, University of Alabama at Birmingham, and Metabolon Inc. Research Triangle Park have discovered a new pathway in the liver that opens the door to treat non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, a condition that affects up to 25 percent of the population and may […]
(SOURCE: EMORY HEALTH SCIENCES) – Imagine a key that opens a pin tumbler lock. A very similar key can also fit into the lock, but upside down in comparison to the first key. Biochemist Eric Ortlund and colleagues have obtained analogous results in their study of how potential diabetes drugs interact with their target, the protein […]
(PR Newswire) According to a recent press release, two injections of RG-101, in combination with a four-week course of direct-acting antiviral (DAA) therapy, has been shown to clear hepatitis C in patients at both 12 and 24 weeks after treatment in the majority of patients, according to research presented this week at The Liver Meeting® […]
(BOSTON UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER) According to a recent press release, researchers have shown for the first time, that a bi-directional relationship exists between fatty liver disease and cardiovascular disease. Fatty liver disease can lead to increased cardiovascular disease risk and vice versa.
(DEUTSCHES ZENTRUM FUER DIABETESFORSCHUNG DZD) According to a new nutritional study conducted by the German Institute of Human Nutrition (DIfE) on individuals with type 2 diabetes, high-protein diets reduced liver fat by up to 48 percent within six weeks. It did not matter whether the diet was mainly based on plant or animal protein.