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Liver Fibrosis Risk Equal Parts Genes and Environment

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  • October 23, 2015
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Genes contribute to at least half of the risk of developing not only hepatic steatosis but also hepatic fibrosis, results from a twin study suggest. Identification of new genetic targets that contribute to fibrosis could open the door to new therapeutic approaches for this serious liver disease. “I had anticipated that the heritability of hepatic…

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Common Weight-Loss Surgery May Lower Tolerance for Alcohol

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  • August 10, 2015
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This is a great article written by Alan Mozes about how alcohol tolerance is significantly lowered in patients that have gastric bypass surgery. The reason this happens is because alcohol gets bypassed just like food and doesn’t have time to lose it’s alcohol content. By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter People who have the most popular…