Janet Stewart is a life sciences writer and editor, who completed both PhD course work and oral examinations in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at McGill University, and holds an M.Sc. in Virology and Immunology.
Thirteen percent of patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) also had non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), according to a Texas study. The overlap occurred despite the fact that many of ... Read more
A relative of a veterinary de-worming pill, in combination with the standard treatment Nexavar (sorafenib), was found to halt the growth of hepatocellular cancer (HCC) in laboratory mice. A new computing approach ... Read more
The tiny spheres, or microvesicles (MVs), released from liver cells and macrophages seem to be key players in the progression of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) into non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). ... Read more
Diets high in fructose (added sugars) and high levels of uric acid in the blood are more common in obese children and adolescents with non-alcoholic steato-hepatitis (NASH) than in those with non-alcoholic fatty liver ... Read more