cardiology
Risk factors

A causal link between NAFLD and CVD remains unproven

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Nonalcoholic fatty acid disease (NAFLD), often described as ‘the liver disease of the metabolic syndrome’, shares many common risk factors with cardiovascular disease, but to date there is no evidence of a causal link to risk of cardiovascular events, an expert says.  Gastroenterologist Marno Ryan from St Vincent’s Hospital in Melbourne told delegates attending Amgen ...

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