Re: [GIWorld-Hepatitis] INFO: Fibrosis In Chronic HCV Correlates Significantly With Body Mass Index and
>From: "Claudine Crews" <claudinecrews@...>Makes sense-the virus coats itself with our own fat (lipid). It is one of
> In this study, Hourigan and colleagues report another putative risk factor
> for fibrosis in HCV liver disease.
> > After controlling for potential confounding variables, results showed a
> significant association between steatosis and body mass index. This finding
> implicates a role for obesity in the pathophysiology of steatosis in chronic
> HCV. Grade of steatosis was found to be an independent risk factor for
the reasons why I take lecithin in the hopes to give the virus as little
camouflage as possible. Perhaps that is why it is said that children clear
the virus quicker than adults do?