Persistent passive smoking exposure increases NAFLD risk

Exposure to passive smoking from childhood through adulthood was associated with increased risk for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, according to study results.“Little is known about the long-term influence of passive smoking on fatty liver particularly when the exposure occurs at an early stage of life,” Feitong Wu, MD, from the Menzies Institute for Medical Research at the University of Tasmania in Australia, and colleagues wrote. “Using data from a 31-year prospective population-based cohort study, we aimed to examine the association between passive smoking in child andRead More

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