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Strategies for identifying predictive biomarkers of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

17 March 2016 | By , , ,

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), a consequence of sedentary life styles and high fat diets, has an estimated prevalence of about 30% in western countries. It is associated with insulin resistance, obesity, glucose intolerance and drug toxicity. Additionally, polymorphisms within genes such as PNPLA3, TM6SF2, APOC3, NCAN and PPP1R3B correlate…

Diabetes opens floodgates to fructose

14 October 2016 | By Niamh Louise Marriott, Digital Content Producer

The surprise is that diabetic mice absorb more fructose within minutes after it hits the stomach, sending it to the liver where it manufactures fat...