World Trade Center early responders have increased hepatic steatosis

World Trade Center early responders have increased hepatic steatosis

Increased hepatic steatosis was observed among responders who arrived earlier at the World Trade Center site, according to a study published in American Journal of Industrial Medicine.“The bottom line is that responders to the World Trade Center attack who had more intense exposure to the site had a higher likelihood of having an excessive accumulation of fat in their livers than responders who arrived at the site later and had less exposure,” Andrea D. Branch, PhD, professor of medicine (Liver Diseases) at Icahn Mount Sinai, told Healio Gastroenterology. “Individuals withRead More

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