Low-resource neighborhoods linked to higher risk for pediatric NAFLD

WASHINGTON — Children who reside in low-resource neighborhoods may be at increased risk for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, according to study results presented at The Liver Meeting.“The analysis does not prove cause and effect, but there certainly is association between where you live — or neighborhood deprivation — and likelihood of having fatty liver disease,” John Bucuvalas, MD, chief of the division of hepatology and vice chair of faculty affairs in the Jack and Lucy Clark Department of Pediatrics at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and MountRead More

Generated by Feedzy