When a diseased liver disrupts the brain

The liver plays a vital role as a filter in the body. But what happens when it malfunctions? Researchers performed a detailed analysis of hepatic encephalopathy. The scientists were able to observe for the first time in a mouse model that a dysfunction of the liver provokes cerebral molecular disturbances in two weeks, even though no physical symptoms are apparent. Moreover, several molecules are concerned, including two that were previously unknown.
Source: Science Daily, https://www.sciencedaily.com