CT identifies patients with high-risk nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)

IMAGE: A and B, True-positive assessments in 58-year-old woman (A) and 52-year-old man (B) with high-risk NAFLD and associated NASH. CT images show hepatic enlargement, heterogeneously low-attenuation hepatic parenchyma, and surrounding… view more  Credit: American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS), American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR) Leesburg, VA, January 22, 2021–According to ARRS’ American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), […]

Fatty acid may help combat multiple sclerosis, study finds — ScienceDaily

The abnormal immune system response that causes multiple sclerosis (MS) by attacking and damaging the central nervous system can be triggered by the lack of a specific fatty acid in fat tissue, according to a new Yale study. The finding suggests that dietary change might help treat some people with the autoimmune disease. The study […]

Green med diet cuts non-alcoholic fatty liver disease by half – Ben-Gurion U. study

IMAGE: MRI photos illustrate the green MED diet effect on hepatic fat loss A green Mediterranean (MED) diet reduces intrahepatic fat more than other healthy diets and cuts non-alcoholic fatty liver… view more  Credit: Gut 2021 BEER-SHEVA, Israel…January 18, 2021 – A green Mediterranean (MED) diet reduces intrahepatic fat more than other healthy diets and cuts […]

Omega-3 fatty acids vs corn oil, major adverse cardiovascular events in patients at high risk

What The Study Did: This randomized trial examines the effects on cardiovascular outcomes of a carboxylic acid formulation of EPA and DHA (omega-3 CA) with documented favorable effects on lipid and inflammatory markers in patients with atherogenic dyslipidemia and high cardiovascular risk. Authors: Steven E. Nissen, M.D.,of the Cleveland Clinic Heart and Vascular Institute in Cleveland, […]

Future lake food webs in subarctic have more biomass and contain more omega-3 fatty acids

In northern lakes algal and fish biomass are increasing with temperature and productivity. At the same time, fish communities are changing from whitefish towards roach dominance. Credit: Kimmo Kahilainen & Brian Hayden Subarctic regions are facing rapid changes in climate and land-use intensity. An international research team recently completed an investigation to see how these […]

Eating less suppresses liver cancer due to fatty liver

IMAGE: 30% dietary restriction suppresses liver tumors from fatty liver. view more  Credit: Naoki Tanaka, Research Center for Social Systems, Shinshu University, Japan Liver cancer from too much fat accumulation in the liver has been increasing in many countries including Japan. In order to change this unfortunate state of affairs, it is important to improve the […]