Published in Hepatitis Weekly, February 13th, 2006
"There is increasing interest in the influence of excess body weight and associated metabolic factors on the liver. In patients with non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, lower levels of adiponectin were associated with higher grades of hepatic steatosis and necroinflammatory activity, suggesting a pathophysiological role for this adipokine in liver disease," wrote J.R. Jonsson and colleagues, University of Queensland.
"We studied 194 consecutive patients with untreated...
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