Tag Archives: Liver

It’s in the Weeds: Herbicide Linked to Human Liver Disease

Exposure to glyphosate, the primary ingredient in the popular weed killer Roundup, correlates to more severe cases of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease Glyphosate, the primary ingredient in Monsanto’s popular weed killer Roundup, has been linked to liver disease in animal models. In a new study, the first of its kind, researchers at the University of… Read More »

Cannabis May Help Protect the Liver From Alcohol Damage

A new study on cannabis and alcohol suggests using both drugs together may have an unexpected health benefit—namely, that using marijuana may help protect the liver from alcohol-related damage, HealthLine reports. The study, which looked at about 320,000 people with a history of both misusing alcohol and using cannabis, was conducted at the University of… Read More »

9 Fatty Liver Symptoms You Need to Watch Out For

Conditions Claire NowakDec 18 Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is the most common liver disease in America. If you have any of these fatty liver symptoms see your doctor right away. What is fatty liver disease? iStock/laflor The most common liver disorder in the United States, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is an accumulation of excess… Read More »