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The gut shields the liver from fructose-induced damage

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The gut shields the liver from fructose-induced damage The gut shields the liver from fructose-induced damage Credit: CC0 Public Domain After one consumes food or a beverage containing fructose, the gastrointestinal system, or gut, helps to shield the liver from damage by breaking down the sugar before it reaches the …

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    Novel antisense drug shows promise in slowing fatty liver disease

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    Novel antisense drug shows promise in slowing fatty liver disease Novel antisense drug shows promise in slowing fatty liver disease Credit: CC0 Public Domain Using a first-of-its-class drug in a clinical trial, an international research effort headed by a scientist at University of California San Diego School of Medicine reports …

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      Study demonstrates feasibility of hologram technology in liver tumor ablation

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      Study demonstrates feasibility of hologram technology in liver tumor ablation Study demonstrates feasibility of hologram technology in liver tumor ablation Credit: CC0 Public Domain Data from one of the first clinical uses of augmented reality guidance with electromagnetically tracked tools shows that the technology may help doctors quickly, safely, and …

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        New clues on how lipid emulsions prevent liver disease in preterm babies

        New clues on how lipid emulsions prevent liver disease in preterm babies

        New clues on how lipid emulsions prevent liver disease in preterm babies New clues on how lipid emulsions prevent liver disease in preterm babies Illustration of the gut microbiome. Credit: National Human Genome Research Institute. Infants born prematurely may require parenteral or intravenous nutrition to provide the necessary nourishment, as …

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          Model projects sharp rise in alcohol-related liver disease

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          Model projects sharp rise in alcohol-related liver disease Model projects sharp rise in alcohol-related liver disease Credit: CC0 Public Domain Alcohol-related liver disease is currently the most common reason for liver transplantation in the United States. In recent years, high-risk drinking of alcohol—defined as exceeding daily drinking limits (more than …

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            Mechanism underlying the development of diabetes and fatty liver illuminated

            Mechanism underlying the development of diabetes and fatty liver illuminated

            Mechanism underlying the development of diabetes and fatty liver illuminated Mechanism underlying the development of diabetes and fatty liver illuminated Figure 1. Credit: Kobe University A research group including Professor OGAWA Wataru (Division of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine) and Project Associate Professor HOSOOKA Tetsuya (Division …

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              Japan newborn gets liver stem cells in world first

              Embryonic stem cells are harvested from fertilised eggs and using them in research has raised ethical issues because embryos are

              Japan newborn gets liver stem cells in world first Japan newborn gets liver stem cells in world first Embryonic stem cells are harvested from fertilised eggs and using them in research has raised ethical issues because embryos are subsequently destroyed Doctors in Japan have successfully transplanted liver cells derived from …

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