Open Journal of Hepatology

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    Open Access Short Communication Article ID: OJH-3-106

    Do we really need nutraceutical liver support? Experimental effectiveness, risks and proven clinical benefits

    Francesco Marotta*, Aldo Lorenzetti, Saida Rasulova, Baskar Balakrishnan, Anna Cabeca and Fang HE

    Liver is the largest and one of the most metabolically active organ in the body. With a crucial role in the clearance of toxins such as aflatoxins, microbes and metabolic by-products. This constant exposure to inner and environmental harmful substances may be potentially overwhelmed and be affected by a degree of liver damage ranging from hepatitis and Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD), Non-Alcohol Steatohepatitis (NASH), These latter two with worrying worldwide expansion (Figure 1) up to liver cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma while representing a risk factor for other illnesss such as cardiovascular disease, stroke and diabetes. 


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    Published on: Mar 10, 2021 Pages: 1-4

    Full Text PDF Full Text HTML DOI: 10.17352/ojh.000006
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