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Not only alcohol, these factors too increase risk of liver disease!

Not only alcohol, these factors too increase risk of liver disease!

We all know that excessive consumption of alcohol leads to liver cirrhosis.

Repeated jet lag increases risks of obesity-related liver disease, liver cancer: Study

Repeated jet lag increases risks of obesity-related liver disease, liver cancer: Study

Researchers have warned that repeated jet lag may increase the risk of developing both obesity related liver disease and liver cancer.

Rare liver surgery carried out on infant

Rare liver surgery carried out on infant

The Liver Transplant team at the hospital at Jubilee Hills here led by Dr Manish C Varma, Chief Transplant Surgeon performed the critical surgery on the baby boy, who was suffering from Biliary atresia.

Protein rich diet can reduce fatty liver disease

When left untreated, fatty liver is an important step progress to Type 2 diabetes and can develop into liver cirrhosis, which can have life-threatening effects.

Liver cancer – 9 warning signs to be aware of!

The most common type of liver cancer is hepatocellular carcinoma (or hepatoma, or HCC), which begins in the main type of liver cell.

Common asthma drug could prevent liver disease

Using a model that mimics human primary sclerosing cholangitis, researchers found that the drug successfully blocked that histamine, which in turn reduced fibrosis.

Sleep apnea may give rise to liver disease progression in adults

Patients with OSA/hypoxia also had more severe fibrosis or scar tissue in their livers than those without OSA/hypoxia.

Six ways alcohol affects your health!

 Drinking too much alcohol can lead to fatty liver, hepatitis and 'scarring' of the liver.

World Hepatitis Day: 52 million Indians suffer from chronic hepatitis

 Hepatitis is an inflammatory of the liver, commonly caused by a viral infection. 

Hepatitis B, C pose huge health challenge in India: Experts

Hepatitis B is 50-100 times more infectious than HIV and Hepatitis C is 10 times more infectious than the virus that can cause AIDS.

How much do you know about hepatitis - Take the quiz here

 Hepatitis can also be caused by alcohol and some other toxins, certain drugs, infections, heavy alcohol use.

Green corridor helps transport liver 210km in 3.30 hours!

It took the ambulance a mere 3.36 hours to transport the liver from Nashik's Rishikesh Hospital to Pune's Sahyadri Hospital. 

Overweight teenagers at higher risk of liver diseases later

The study showed that adolescent males with a body mass index (BMI) above 25 are at a 64 per cent increased risk of developing severe liver diseases and liver cell cancer in their late lives. 

Alcohol is not the only one, know the other culprits of liver cirrhosis!

 Liver cirrhosis is a condition in which the liver does not function properly due to long-term damage. 

Hepatitis C: Follow these self-care tips to live better!

Here are a few steps that you can take to hep protect your liver and boost your well-being.

Detox your liver with these 5 superfoods!

Here are top five liver-friendly foods that can include in your daily diet.

Breastfeeding cuts liver disease risk during child's teenage years

Also, a minimum of six months of exclusive breastfeeding can further cut down the risk by a third.

Liver disease risk rises in people with type 2 diabetes: Study

NAFLD is commonly linked to obesity, which is also a risk factor for type 2 diabetes.

Indian scientists develop Hepatitis C vaccine

The team from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, has developed a vaccine for HCV genotype 3a.

Effective therapies for liver damage come closer

The process involves growing cells on defined materials - without the need for animal products - which makes therapies safer for use in people.