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Immunologically mediated liver diseases belong to the common extraintestinal manifestations of celiac disease. In celiac disease, increased intestinal permeability is thought to be an early feature in the pathogenesis. Dietary gluten drives intestinal inflammation and impairs the
In November 2010 UNESCO officially recognized the Mediterranean diet as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity and defines it as a “set of traditional practices, knowledge and skills passed on from generation to generation, providing a sense
Worldwide, hepatic ﬁbrosis, cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma cause considerable human suffering and high economic burdens. Causally responsible for the accumulation of excess scar tissue within the diseased liver are hepatic stellate cells (HSCs) representing 5-8% of the
Looking for liver disease in babies with intestinal failure on TPN: can ultrasound replace liver biopsy?
In order to get proper nutrition to grow, a person needs to be able to use their small bowel to absorb nutrients. Some babies and children have diseases that require removal of a significant length of their