Mendelian randomization study does not support a role for hepatic steatosis influencing hypertension

Sebastian Baumeister, Carsten Schmidt, Katharina Lau, Alexander Teumer, Wolfgang Lieb, Henri Wallaschofski, Marcus Dörr, Marcello Markus & Henry Völzke
Findings from observational studies suggest that hepatic steatosis is associated with blood pressure and hypertension. Whether this association is causal or subject to confounding is unknown. We used a Mendelian randomization approach to further elucidate the causative nature of the correlation between[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]