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The Contribution of the Adipose Tissue-Liver Axis in Pediatric Patients with Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease after Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

5 monthes ago   |   By The Journal of Pediatrics

To evaluate the histopathologic modifications in liver and visceral adipose tissue , and to correlate these changes with clinical measures, adipokine production, and proinflammatory cytokines in a population of adolescents with obesity with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease who underwent laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy .
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Researchers identify changes in retinal layers of patients with mild Alzheimer's disease

5 monthes ago   |   By News Medical

Researchers at the Complutense University of Madrid have identified changes in retinal layer thickness, inflammation or thinning in patients with mild Alzheimer's disease, confirming that the retina is one of the most important biomarkers for early diagnosis of the disease.
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