Taurine and tea polyphenols combination ameliorate nonalcoholic steatohepatitis in rats

@inproceedings{Zhu2017TaurineAT,
  title={Taurine and tea polyphenols combination ameliorate nonalcoholic steatohepatitis in rats},
  author={Wenhua Zhu and Siwen Chen and Ronggui Chen and Zhiqing Peng and Jun Wan and Benyan Wu},
  booktitle={BMC complementary and alternative medicine},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is a progressive form of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, for which there is currently no safe and effective drug for therapy. In this study, we explored the effects of taurine, tea polyphenols (TPs), or a combination thereof, on NASH rats. METHODS Rats were divided into a normal group, a high-fat diet induced model group and a treatment group (including taurine, TPs, or taurine + TPs treatment for 8 weeks). Twelve weeks later, all rats were… CONTINUE READING
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