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TM], has the potential to be a disease modifying treatment for fatty liver disorders, including NASH, which is a chronic disease that Galmed believes constitutes a large unmet medical need, and HIV-associated lipodystrophy and NAFLD.
In an article discussing findings of this study and interpreting their meaning, an HIV-liver expert predicted that nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and NASH "will likely become the dominant liver disease among HIV-infected persons" because treatment of HCV infection has improved dramatically in recent years.
Despite its name, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease isn't solely caused by eating too much fat.
faC| Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is one of the big-|gest public health challenges facing modern times as it affects up to 20 per cent to 25 per cent of the European population.
The chief reason behind this growth is the high prevalence of nonalcoholic fatty liver diseases in densely populated countries such as China, Japan and Korea with prevalence rate of 12% to 24% per year.
We must not assume that patients of relatively healthy weight can't have fatty liver disease," said senior investigator Dr.
Since obesity is so much more common now, both in adults and in children, we are seeing a corresponding increase in the incidence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease," said senior investigator Samuel Klein, professor of medicine and nutritional science.
Galectin Therapeutics is currently conducting a Phase 1 clinical trial to evaluate the safety, tolerability and exploratory biomarkers for efficacy for single and multiple doses of GR-MD-02 over four weekly doses of GR-MD-02 treatment in patients with fatty liver disease with advanced fibrosis.
Washington, Shawwal 13, 1434, August 20, 2013, SPA -- Four cups of coffee or tea a day could help prevent fatty liver in people who have non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, U.
An international team of researchers led by Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School (Duke-NUS) and the Duke University School of Medicine suggest that increased caffeine intake may reduce fatty liver in people with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).