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Nigerian baby of 2 months undergoes liver transplant in Delhi

According to the doctors, while David's birth weight was 3 kg, the disease ravaged him, leading to malnourishment and weight loss.

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.

Simple blood test may enhance diagnosis rate of severe liver disease

Using information collected in a liver biopsy study, researchers at Cardiff University have developed a method of determining the onset of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) through the analysis of lipids, metabolites and clinical markers in blood.

Want to detox your liver the natural way? Try these home-made drinks!

 Liver performs so many vital functions like eliminating waste from the body and removing harmful toxins from the blood. 

Jaundice: Symptoms, treatment, prevention tips!

Bilirubin is a yellow compound found in bile and is responsible for the yellowing of the skin and sclerae.

Amitabh Bachchan for higher public spending to prevent Hepatitis B

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is surviving only on 25 per cent of his liver as the rest has been damaged by the deadly Hepatitis B virus, today called for higher budget spend to prevent the fatal disease.

World Hepatitis Day: 52 million Indians suffer from chronic hepatitis

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

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.

East India's first cadaver liver transplant in Kolkata

Family members of a 53-year-old male patient - Samar Chakraborty - who was declared brain dead on Monday assented to the procedure to transplant the liver that is expected to bequeath a new lease of life to a 46-year-old female recipient with liver damage.

82-year-old brain-dead Kerala man becomes oldest liver donor

An 82-year-old man who hails from Kerala has given a new lease of life to a patient about half his age with his family donating his liver.

Airlifted from Varanasi, hockey legend Mohammad Shahid under Indian Railways' care

Airlifted from Varanasi, hockey legend Mohammad Shahid under Indian Railways' care

The 1980 Moscow Olympics gold medallist, Shahid, 56, was admitted to Medanta Medicity Hospital in Gurgaon after a bout of jaundice and dengue made his condition worse

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. 

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.

World Liver Day 2016: Six lesser known facts about liver!

Zee Media Bureau

Liver is one of the largest and most important organ of a human body. It performs many crucial bilogical functions that keeps our body healthy and fit. It is a multifunctional organ that can perform 200 body fuctions simultaneously.

Inactivating certain protein-coding gene promotes liver tissue regeneration

Dr. Zhu began his investigation by studying a mouse that lacked Arid1a, the mouse version of a gene associated with some human cancers.

Alcohol allows bacteria to infiltrate into liver

The study was published in Cell Host & Microbe.

Simple method to improve breast cancer treatment

A simple and non-invasive imaging method can effectively replace the current practice in determining appropriateness of breast cancer treatment, thereby reducing the need for invasive tissue sampling, new research has found.

Indian firm says 3D-printed liver tissue developed

A Bengaluru-based biotechnology start-up has developed a 3D-printed tissue that functions like a human liver and can one day be used for full-fledged liver transplants, according to the developers.