NAFLD linked with reduced physical work capacity

In adolescents, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease correlated with decreased cardiorespiratory fitness, irrespective of BMI, according to recently published results.“The relationship between transferrin saturation and (physical work capacity [PWC]) in adolescents with NAFLD indicates that functional iron deficiency might contribute to reductions in cardiorespiratory fitness,” Tim Mitchell, MBBS, from the department of gastroenterology at the Fiona Stanley Fremantle Hospital Group in Perth, Australia, and colleagues wrote.Mitchell and colleagues gathered data from 390 girls and 458Read More

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