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NASH liver transplants increase, but outlook is good   NASH liver transplants increase, but outlook is good
Date: 2011-12-20 16:45:55
The number of people receiving liver transplants for non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) increased dramatically during the past 13 years, according to a new study. The findings may indicate that many more people now receive unhealthy liver panel tests.... Full Story

High childhood obesity rates lead to more liver problems among young people   High childhood obesity rates lead to more liver problems among young people
Date: 2011-12-09 16:38:19
One consequence of the growing childhood obesity epidemic is that a growing number of adolescents are receiving liver panel results indicating that they have relatively advanced stages of liver disease, experts report.... Full Story

NAFLD patients may have overactive livers, researchers find   NAFLD patients may have overactive livers, researchers find
Date: 2011-12-07 16:53:36
The livers of individuals with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, or NAFLD, may be significantly more active when it comes to burning fat, according to a new study. This may cause the organ to burn out, which could account for health problems associated with the condition.... Full Story

High levels of drinking leads to liver problems in young adults   High levels of drinking leads to liver problems in young adults
Date: 2011-12-06 16:44:28
A growing number of young people are receiving unhealthy liver panel results, according to a new study from a team of British researchers, underscoring a troubling trend associated with rising rates of alcohol use.... Full Story

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