Organs of brain dead man save three lives in Delhi

 A 40-year-old man, who was declared brain dead at the AIIMS here, has saved the lives of three people by donating his organs, including liver and kidneys, a top official of the hospital said on Thursday.

Cells that re-generate liver without cancer risk

 Scientists have discovered new type of cells which are an important part of liver regeneration.

Liver drug may slow Parkinson's progress

A drug which has already been in use to treat liver disease could be an effective treatment to slow the progression of Parkinson's disease.

Only one percent Indians donate organs: Experts

 Only one percent of Indians donate their organs after death while in western nations around 70-80 percent of the people pledge their organs, according to health experts.

Scientists identify source of liver stem cells
Scientists identify source of liver stem cells

Solving a long-standing mystery about the origin of new cells in the liver, scientists have identified stem cells in the gland that give rise to functional liver cells.

Lose weight for healthy liver: Study

Weight loss through lifestyle modification and bariatric surgery can significantly reduce features of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), a disease characterised by fat in the liver, studies said.

Blocking activity of key immune receptor may stop liver cancer progression

Researches have revealed that blocking the activity of a key immune receptor reduces the progression of liver cancer.

Eating wild mushrooms can lead to liver failure

Foraging and eating wild mushrooms can result in liver failure and even death because mistaking toxic mushrooms for edible varieties is common, says a study.

Mumbai hospital performs 100 liver transplants in two years

Mumbai's Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital has notched a record of 100 liver transplants since the inception of its state-of-the-art Centre for Liver Transplant in 2013, hospital officials said here on Friday.

Hepatitis C: Symptoms, who should get tested for it!

Most people with chronic Hepatitis C do not have any symptoms. However, if a person has been infected for many years, his or her liver may be damaged. 

Man with grade-3 fatty liver cured by laparoscopic surgery

A 30-year-old person, who had developed grade-3 fatty liver and was almost likely to suffer from liver cirrhosis, successfully underwent the gastric sleeve surgery that cured his health disorder completely, doctors said here Wednesday.

Hepatitis C: Who's at risk and how long does the virus survive outside the body?

Hepatitis C is a contagious liver disease that ranges in severity from a mild illness lasting a few weeks to a serious, lifelong illness that attacks the liver. 

How cancer cells trick the body to spread

Swollen lymph nodes are often the earliest signs of spread of cancer cells. Swedish researchers have now discovered how cancer cells can infiltrate the lymphatic system by "disguising" themselves as immune cells (white blood cells).

Fatty liver disease - A common but preventable condition in all age groups

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the term for a wide range of conditions caused by a build-up of fat within the liver cells.

Just 1-2 alcoholic drinks per day may cause liver disease

A new study has linked drinking just 1 or 2 alcoholic drinks per day to liver disease.

Chilli peppers can help prevent liver damage

Daily consumption of capsaicin, the active compound of chilli peppers, can have beneficial effects on liver damage, scientists have claimed.

World Liver Day 2015: All you need to know about Liver Cancer

Primary liver cancer is a serious type of cancer that begins in the liver.

Antioxidant that backs up liver during crisis identified

Like a generator kicking in when the power fails, an antioxidant system acts as a back up to help sustain the liver when other systems are missing or compromised, researchers have discovered.

Expert's tips to prevent liver disease

Dr Suresh Singhvi, MBBS, MS, DNB, FRCS (Glasgow), FRCS (Intercollegiate, UK), CCST (UK), spoke to Salome Phelamei of Zee Media, about some simple yet effective tips to prevent liver disease .

Liver transplant: Overall success rate is more than 94%, says expert

In an email interview with Salome Phelamei of Zee Media, Dr Suresh Singhvi, MBBS, MS, DNB, FRCS (Glasgow), FRCS (Intercollegiate, UK), CCST (UK), discussed in-depth about liver disease, transplantation, cost of treatment, preventions and many more.