Liver Pate linked to Alzheimers, Diabetes, other diseases?

Nothing sensationalist about this headline, despite our imaginary 24-hour buyout by Rupert Murdoch.

Indeed, new study results published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences the first evidence of a link between a compound found in fatty goose and duck liver and the rare disease amyloidosis, which is an abnormal buildup of amyloid deposits.

Such abnormal buildups of the substance also factor into diseases including Alzheimer’s, rheumatoid arthritis, and type 2 diabetes.

The researchers caution that the study results are preliminary only at this point.



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