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Month: JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DECOne particular omega-3 may help fight liver disease
It's now become very common to hear about the growing obesity problem in the U.S., but many people may still not understand the far-reaching consequences of being overweight. For example, excess pounds may not only harm the heart, but the liver as well. For example, the Mayo Clinic states that being obese can increase a person's risk of developing nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, which is a liver problem that can occur even if a person does not drink alcohol excessively. This is why overweight individuals should make sure to get a liver panel test, which can detect any of the early signs of liver damage.
Over the years, research has suggested that omega-3 fatty acids may help protect against liver disease, so people may want to work to get more of these healthy lipids into their diet. Recently, scientists from Oregon State University discovered that one particular type of omega-s seems to have a more powerful ability to protect the liver than the rest.
Not all omega-3s are the same... Full Story
Keeping the liver healthy is extremely important, since a diseased liver may require a transplant, a complicated, risky process that may necessitate being on a wait list. To stay on top of liver health, individuals should get liver panel tests regularly. However, individuals who do find themselves in need of a new liver may be happy to know that researchers from Padova University in Italy have found that an antioxidant may be able to help boost donated liver survival rates.
Scientists found that if the antioxidant N-acetylcysteine (NAC) is injected before a donated liver is harvested, the graft success rate is significantly improved.
Better survival rates save lives ... Full Story
A new review of 16 studies has found that drinking coffee daily may greatly reduce the risk of liver cancer. According to the review, those who regularly drink coffee may have rates of liver cancer that are up to 40 percent lower than the rest of the population, while those who drink more coffee have an even lower risk.
Coffee and liver cancer... Full Story
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