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Novartis, Pfizer join forces on potentially lucrative fatty liver disease

ZURICH/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Novartis AG and Pfizer Inc are teaming up to develop treatments for a liver disease many drug companies believe will become a hugely lucrative market, as it is tied to the obesity and diabetes epidemics. The Swiss and U.S. drugmakers announced on Monday that they will collaborate to develop combination therapies…

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Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease risk can be lowered with exercise: Study

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) risk can be lowered with exercise. NAFLD is becoming the most common form of liver disease in the Western world as rates of obesity continue to rise. NAFLD has long been associated with diabetes and obesity and there are currently no approved treatment methods for this disease. For this reason,…

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Exercise beneficial in decreasing fatty liver development

Exercise beneficial in decreasing fatty liver development Varying levels of physical activity decreased the risk for developing new fatty liver and assisted in resolution of existing fatty liver within 5 years of follow up. “In short duration studies, lifestyle changes that have focused on diet and exercise modification have shown promise in decreasing liver fat…

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