Gut microbiome can control antitumor immune function in liver

Scientists have found a connection between bacteria in the gut and antitumor immune responses in the liver. Bacteria found in the gut of mice affect the liver’s antitumor immune function. The findings have implications for understanding the mechanisms that lead to liver cancer and for therapeutic approaches to treat them.

Source: Gut microbiome can control antitumor immune function in liver — ScienceDaily

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Sugars in infant formulas pose risk to babies with inherited metabolic disorder

Babies with inherited intolerance of fructose face a risk of acute liver failure if they are fed certain widely available formulas containing fructose, pediatricians and geneticists are warning. Baby formula manufacturers should remove fructose or sucrose, or explicitly label their products to allow parents to avoid those sweeteners if necessary, the doctors say.

Source: Sugars in infant formulas pose risk to babies with inherited metabolic disorder: Acute liver failure caused by hereditary fructose intolerance — ScienceDaily

Obesity impacts liver health in kids as young as 8 years old

A new study found that weight gain, obesity can put children as young as age 8 at risk for a serious liver disease.

Source: Obesity impacts liver health in kids as young as 8 years old — ScienceDaily

New Study Reveals Why Fructose Is More Dangerous Than Table Sugar

A new study reveals that the sugar found in fruit, known as fructose, is actually processed in the small intestine, contrary to previous thought that it was in the liver. These findings have bearings on how much fructose is healthy to consume and specifically when to eat it. Learn more about the study and get takeaway tips on fructose consumption.

Source: New Study Reveals Why Fructose Is More Dangerous Than Table Sugar