Tag: liver diseases

People in this age group are most vulnerable to hepatitis

People in this age group are most vulnerable to hepatitis

Hepatitis is the inflammation of the liver that can lead to fibrosis (scarring), cirrhosis, or even liver cancer. While it’s commonly caused b [...]
World Hepatitis Day 2020: Know all about autoimmune Hepatitis

World Hepatitis Day 2020: Know all about autoimmune Hepatitis

Autoimmune hepatitis is a chronic liver that causes inflammation of the liver cells and necrosis. If left untreated it can progress to cirrhos [...]
Women less likely to die of liver cirrhosis than men: Know the symptoms of this disease

Women less likely to die of liver cirrhosis than men: Know the symptoms of this disease

Cirrhosis is a leading cause of death that affects more than four million people in the US. Although alcohol is a top cause of liver disease, [...]
Is your liver functioning properly? These signs indicate it is in trouble

Is your liver functioning properly? These signs indicate it is in trouble

Liver is one of our body’s largest and most important organs. It is responsible for cleaning out toxins from your blood. Liver is also a key p [...]
Liver transplant: When it is needed and who can donate

Liver transplant: When it is needed and who can donate

The liver helps digest food and remove toxic substances from our body. A variety of factors such as genetics, viral infections, alcohol use, s [...]
Do you have a sweet tooth? Beware of liver damage

Do you have a sweet tooth? Beware of liver damage

The liver is not only the largest solid organ but also one of the most important in your body. It metabolises fats and carbohydrates and manufactures [...]
Researchers find a therapy to treat liver disease that affects HIV patients

Researchers find a therapy to treat liver disease that affects HIV patients

There is currently no treatment for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in HIV patients, but the results of this research could eventually lead [...]
Scientists have discovered cells that cause liver scarring in the body

Scientists have discovered cells that cause liver scarring in the body

Patients fighting liver disease could be helped by the discovery of cells that cause liver scarring in their body, researchers have found. Scientists [...]
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