Tag: Journal of Hepatology

Cannabis May Prevent and Treat Non-Alcohol Related Fatty Liver Disease

Cannabis may treat as well as prevent non-alcohol related fatty liver disease, according to a study published this month in the Journal of Hepatology, and published online by the National Institute of Health. According to researchers; “Obesity and associated metabolic syndrome have quickly become a pandemic and a major detriment to human health globally. The …

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Study: Cannabis May Treat Bacterial Translocation

Bacterial translocation, which is the migration of bacteria from the intestinal lumen to mesenteric lymph nodes (according to Medscape), is increased in those with cirrhosis, and can lead to spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP). SBP is a condition which symptoms include fevers, chills and vomiting. According to a new study published by the Journal of Hepatology, …

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