Tag: "steatohepatitis" at biology news
New techniques redefine assessment of liver disease
...iagnosis and disease progression for non-alcoholic steatohepatitis
(NASH), the most extreme form of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), researchers previously demonstrated that a less invasive blood test to determine caspase three-generated cytokeratin 18 fragment levels (a noninvasive biomarker test, CK-18) c...
Cholesterol implicated in progression of fatty liver disease
...ility to the liver condition known as nonalcoholic steatohepatitis
(NASH), said Jos Fernandez-Checa and Carmen Garca-Ruiz of Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientficas (CSIC) in Barcelona. "To avoid the progression of liver disease, it may be important to eat less and be more conscious of the lipid content of ...
Chemical compounds restore normal glucose levels and insulin action in obese mice
...esistance. One form of this disease - nonalcoholic steatohepatitis
- is associated with inflammation and the creation of fibrous tissue, which can lead to cirrhosis. PBA has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for clinical use in urea-cycle disorders in humans. TUDCA has been used as a liver-pro...
Imbalance may trigger advance from fatty liver to liver failure
...progression to the condition known as nonalcoholic steatohepatitis
or NASH. What's more, a preliminary study examining the liver composition of patients with the condition found that they too exhibit disproportionate levels of the phospholipids. The findings in mice therefore suggest that dietary or other interventi...
Owl genomics presents a HEPATOCHIP for diagnosis of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis
...oncerning diagnosis and prognosis of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis
(NASH), allowing the discrimination between normal...tosis and NASH predisposed subjects. Non alcoholic steatohepatitis
is a progressive disease of the liver of unknown etiology, characterized histologically by fatty aci...