Liver Disease a Possible Predictor of Stroke, St. Michael's Hospital and London Health Sciences Centre Study

Published: Jan 10, 2011

ScienceDaily (Jan. 7, 2011) — People suffering from fatty liver disease may be three times more likely to suffer a stroke than individuals without fatty liver, according to a study by researchers at St. Michael's Hospital and the London Health Sciences Centre. The study is the first to find a link between nonalcoholic fatty liver disease -- a disease characterized by the accumulation of fat in the liver in non drinkers -- and stroke.

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