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Liver cancer is now less likely to be caused by hepatitis B or C, but more likely to be caused by fatty liver disease or alcohol.
Toxins released at the 2001 World Trade Center disaster site may have doubled the incidence of NAFLD.
More than a third of hepatocellular carcinoma cases among Medicare recipients were due to fatty liver disease.
People with liver disease who took fewer steps per day counts were more likely to require hospitalization.
PFAS, synthetic chemicals found in many common products, may be contributing to an increase in liver problems, such as fatty liver disease.
Higher daily alcohol consumption was linked to greater risk for MAFLD.
The higher risk for women with longer periods does not appear to be related to obesity.
Latino individuals are at higher risk for NAFLD, but Black people with NAFLD are more likely to develop cirrhosis.
Abdominal obesity worsened the impact of air pollution on MAFLD development.
People with fatty liver disease and obesity who underwent bariatric surgery had better clinical outcomes.
Over the next two decades, obesity-linked NASH will lead to more deaths and high cost in the United States.
Even with this increase, older individuals now have better transplant outcomes.
From 1992 to 2018, liver cancer cases related to hepatitis C fell in Japan.
People doing more than 300 minutes of physical activity per week nearly halved their risk for NAFLD.
Individuals with both fatty liver diseae and obesity had the greatest risk of sleep apnea.
But a simple improvement in dietary intake reversed fatty liver disease and staved off cancer.
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