Tag Archives: Liver

Can sleep aids affect liver

Remember, caffeine is a stimulant that will keep you wired for sound and unable to sleep. Keep electronics out of bed Watching television in bed and answering late-night work emails can trick your brain into thinking that your bed is just another spot to get things done and not the place to settle down after… Read More »

Gut Microbiome Controls Blood Glucose Levels Through the Liver

Gut microbes influence blood glucose levels by acting directly on the liver, not by regulating the energy expenditure of specialized fat tissues, which use glucose as fuel to create heat, according to a study in mice by Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian investigators. The findings, published Feb. 20 in Cell Metabolism, suggest modifying gut microbes may… Read More »