Tag: "nonalcoholic" at medical news
The nations leading liver researchers to reveal findings in hepatitis C, liver transplantation, toxicity in AIDS patients
...d States Current scientific evidence suggests that nonalcoholic
fatty liver disease (NAFLD) can progress to liver fibrosis and eventually to cirrhosis. In Europe and Asia, estimates of the prevalence of the disease range from 14 to 21 percent, but no estimates exist for the United States. Using data from 13,500 ...
Alcoholics' impaired reaction to stress may impede mental tasks
...eceiving inpatient treatment for alcoholism and 30 nonalcoholic
control participants. The alcoholics' cortisol levels were initially measured from a blood sample drawn the first morning after their admission to the treatment program; they participated in the remainder of the study protocol at the end of their inp...
Disulfiram and cognitive behavioral therapy appear effective for treating cocaine dependence
...emonstrate that disulfiram therapy is effective in nonalcoholic
cocaine-dependent outpatients. Moreover, these fi...hat disulfiram therapy is especially effective for nonalcoholic
cocaine users, as the effects of disulfiram treatment were most pronounced in participants who did n...
Cutting-edge science offers improved care for liver diseases
...y focused on the most severe form of NAFLD, called nonalcoholic
steatohepatitis, or NASH, and divided it into two types; the adult pattern or Type 1, and the pediatric pattern or Type 2. The researchers found that Type 2 NASH was more common than Type 1 NASH in children. Advanced liver scarring and cirrhosis we...
UCSD researchers determine fatty liver disease different in obese children than in adults
... Focusing on the most severe form of NAFLD, called nonalcoholic
steatohepatitis, or NASH, the researchers divided it into two types which they named Type 1 (the classic adult pattern) and Type 2 (a proposed pediatric pattern). Specifically, the researchers found that Type 2 NASH was more than three times as com...
NIH action plan charts future challenges for liver disease research
...nd C, biliary atresia, liver cancer, alcoholic and nonalcoholic
fatty liver, primary biliary cirrhosis, and autoimmune hepatitis. The explosion of knowledge about fundamental biology and genetics in the past 20 years now promises to provide significant improvements in management of liver disease and specific pre...
The role of ethnicity in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
The first study to examine nonalcoholic
fatty liver disease (NAFLD) among different ethnic...er. Although it is benign, its more advanced form, nonalcoholic
steatohepatitis (NASH), can cause chronic liver disease, cirrhosis and cancer. In fact, one in every...
LA BioMed medical/research briefs March 2005
...ndrome (PCOS) are at increased risk for developing nonalcoholic
fatty liver disease (NAFLD). PCOS is a hormone imbalance manifested by insulin resistance that interferes with normal ovulation and fertility. The team's results were published in the February issue of Fertility and Sterility and is the first paper t...
Hepatotoxicity and statins
...disease, though the recommendations for those with nonalcoholic
fatty liver disease (NAFLD) are unclear. This group of patients is important to consider because the disease is common in patients with high cholesterol and their liver condition may create a higher cardiovascular risk that could be addressed through...