Odds of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease greater after menopause

Menopausal status was associated with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, with postmenopausal women having more than double the odds compared with premenopausal women, researchers reported.“The prevalence of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is reported to be much more common in men than in women of fertile age (38% vs 21%),” Aunchalee Jaroenlapnopparat, MD, a resident physician at Mount Auburn Hospital/Beth Israel Lahey Health in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and colleagues wrote in Menopause. “Interestingly, postmenopausal women became more commonly affected than men. The resultsRead More

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