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1 day ago
What is moderate drinking and how does it damage your health?

What is moderate drinking and how does it damage your health?
https://www.irishtimes.com/news/health/what-is-moderate-drinking-and-how-does-it-damage-your-health-1.3110630

A pint of beer contains about two standard drinks, a bottle of wine contains seven

2 days ago
6 alcohol-related health risks everyone in their 20s should know about

6 alcohol-related health risks everyone in their 20's should know about....
http://www.thejournal.ie/alcohol-health-risks-in-your-20s-hse-3702719-Nov2017/

Over half of 15 to 24 year olds regularly drink in excess of low-risk guidelines.

3 days ago
Physical health - Alcohol's effects on the body

A top to toe guide on the effects of alcohol on the body, including heart health, cancer risk and liver disease.

http://www.askaboutalcohol.ie/health/effects-on-the-body/?clid=CjwKCAiApJnRBRBlEiwAPTgmxFJgCIA2QmENt8yVriIDBd83N5SNLtY2zBKXB41d9s7t8mVdkuyphxoCSMQQAvD_BwE

A top-to-toe guide to alcohol's effects on the body, including heart health, cancer risk and liver disease

3 days ago
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Some interesting facts about alcohol consumption in Ireland

5 days ago
Articles | LiverWellness.ie

Infant nutrition and maternal obesity influence the risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in adolescents.

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a common liver disorder in which there is too much fat in the liver of people who do not consume excessive amounts of alcohol. In this large study, researchers found that infants who consumed breast milk for less than 6 months before starting infant formula milk, infants who were obese as teenagers or had mothers who were obese at the start of pregnancy, were much more likely to have NAFLD at 17 years of age. Based on their findings, researchers consider that reducing the risk of NAFLD in teenagers needs to start before birth, by encouraging normal body mass index before pregnancy, as well as breastfeeding without infant formula milk consumption for the first 6 months of life... Read more @ https://liverwellness.ie/articles/

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1 week ago
Articles | LiverWellness.ie

Coffee has anti-inflammatory and hepato-protective properties but its effect on mortality risk has never been investigated in patients co-infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV). This study shows that elevated coffee consumption (≥3 cups/day) halves all-cause mortality risk in patients co-infected with HIV-HCV. The benefits of coffee extracts and supplementing dietary intake with other anti-inflammatory compounds need to be evaluated in this population.... Read more @ https://liverwellness.ie/articles

Liver Wellness is an innovative model of care which offers patients a private and confidential service in the assessment, treatment and personalised management of liver health issues.

1 week ago
Research shows that weight-loss puts Type 2 into remission

https://www.facebook.com/DiabetesIreland/posts/10159829962090096

Diabetes Ireland is the only national charity in Ireland dedicated to helping people with diabetes. We achieve this by providing support, education and motivation to everyone affected by diabetes. We also raises public awareness of diabetes and its symptoms and fund research into finding a cure for?...

1 week ago
EASL - News - Hormone could be new target for fatty liver disease

Hormone could be new target for fatty liver disease....
http://www.easl.eu/discover/news/hormone-could-be-new-target-for-fatty-liver-disease?utm_source=EASL+Master+List&utm_campaign=994f3b0799-Newsletter+Dec+%233+%28Dec+1%29&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_658814e7c4-994f3b0799-391934501&mc_cid=994f3b0799&mc_eid=4283be27e8

How can EASL support your liver research?Find out about the different EASL programs, events, and tools that will take your understanding of the liver to a new level.

1 week ago
Fatty Liver Linked to a Shrinking Brain

FATTY LIVER LINKED TO SHRINKING BRAIN...
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/889135?nlid=119353_2163&src=WNL_mdplsnews_171201_mscpedit_gast&uac=1248FZ&spon=20&impID=1497680&faf=1

Fatty liver disease that is not related to excess drinking is associated with greater brain shrinkage than normally happens with age, researchers say.

1 week ago
EASL - News - First EASL NAFLD summit highlights current advances in the field of fatty liver disease

http://www.easl.eu/discover/news/first-easl-nafld-summit-highlights-current-advances-in-the-field-of-fatty-liver-disease?utm_source=EASL+Master+List&utm_campaign=994f3b0799-Newsletter+Dec+%233+%28Dec+1%29&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_658814e7c4-994f3b0799-391934501&mc_cid=994f3b0799&mc_eid=4283be27e8

How can EASL support your liver research?Find out about the different EASL programs, events, and tools that will take your understanding of the liver to a new level.

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