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Fatty liver disease can be a silent killer

Globally, one in four adults suffers from fatty liver disease.

In Singapore, there is a "significant increase" in such cases, according to a study published online last December.

The study looked at Singapore General Hospital patients who had surgery to remove their gallbladder, an organ next to the liver, for the periods 2001 to 2004 and 2011 to 2014.

Fatty liver disease can be a silent killer

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