Physical activity linked with lower mortality in NAFLD

Objectively measured physical activity was associated with lower all-cause mortality in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, according to research published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.Donghee Kim, MD, PhD, of the division of gastroenterology and hepatology at Stanford University School of Medicine, and colleagues wrote that cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of mortality in patients with NAFLD due to the disease’s bidirectional association with metabolic syndrome.“While there are currently no approved pharmacological agents to treat NAFLD,Read More

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