Long-term air pollutant exposure, especially with unhealthy habits, increase MAFLD risk

Long-term air pollutant exposure, especially with unhealthy habits, increase MAFLD risk

Long-term exposure to ambient air pollutants may increase the risk of metabolic dysfunction-associated fatty liver disease, according to a study published in Journal of Hepatology.“Our findings add to the growing evidence of ambient pollution’s damaging effects on metabolic function and related organs,” Bing Guo, MD, of West China School of Public Health and West China Fourth Hospital, Sichuan University, and colleagues wrote. “We also found that unhealthy lifestyles and the presence of central obesity may exacerbate these harmful effects. Therefore, multifacetedRead More

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