Sunshine Hormone, Vitamin D, May Offer Hope for Treating Liver Fibrosis, Salk Institute for Biological Studies Study

Published: Apr 26, 2013

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Liver fibrosis results from an excessive accumulation of tough, fibrous scar tissue and occurs in most types of chronic liver diseases. In industrialized countries, the main causes of liver injury leading to fibrosis include chronic hepatitis virus infection, excess alcohol consumption and, increasingly, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH).

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