While the underlying reason for the liver injury that causes NASH is not known, several factors are possible candidates:
These are standard recommendations, but they can make a difference. They are also helpful for other conditions, such as heart disease, diabetes, and high cholesterol.
Individuals with other medical conditions (diabetes,
Some new treatment options are now being studied in
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Genetic Diseases of Children: Advancing Research & Care
Monday, March 7, 2011 -
Wednesday, March 9, 2011
Location: Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers, New York, NY
Description: The New York State Department of Health announced Genetic Diseases of Children: Advancing Research & Care. This national conference brought together the worlds of health, science, government, and industry with the families who look to them for answers.
Contact: Janet B. Braga, NYS Department of Health,(518) firstname.lastname@example.org
Co-funding Institute(s): Other, Office of Rare Diseases Research
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