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Blood markers peel back the curtain on a stealthy form of liver disease

There are more than 100 different types of liver disease, but one in particular is starting to garner some serious attention in the medical world. Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, or NASH, is unrelated to alcohol consumption and comes about through the buildup of fat and scar tissue in the liver. It is expected to overtake hepatitis C as the leading cause of US liver transplants by 2020, due in part to a lack of obvious symptoms and a simple test for diagnosis.
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