Liver cancer

Combining ultrasound imaging with blood test improves cancer detection by 40%: Study

Combining ultrasound imaging with blood test improves cancer detection by 40%: Study

Symptoms of liver cancer can include upper abdominal pain or swelling, loss of weight or appetite, white chalky stools, and general fatigue.

Feb 12, 2018, 12:30 PM IST
Can aspirin reduce the risk of liver cancer? Study says yes

Can aspirin reduce the risk of liver cancer? Study says yes

The researchers found that everyday aspirin therapy could significantly associate with a reduced risk in hepatitis B related liver cancer.

Oct 22, 2017, 18:37 PM IST
World Hepatitis Day 2017: Disease affects 400 mn people worldwide, over 10 times the HIV epidemic

World Hepatitis Day 2017: Disease affects 400 mn people worldwide, over 10 times the HIV epidemic

Globally, about 1.4 million people die each year from hepatitis. It is estimated that only 5% of people with chronic hepatitis know of their infection, and less than 1% have access to treatment. 

Jul 21, 2017, 10:43 AM IST
Struck by liver cancer, Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo dies

Struck by liver cancer, Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo dies

Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo died on Thursday from multiple organ failure, the authorities said, having not been allowed to leave the country for treatment for late-stage liver cancer as he wished.

Jul 13, 2017, 20:12 PM IST
What's this koi pla? Doctors say Thai fish dish causes deadly liver cancer

What's this koi pla? Doctors say Thai fish dish causes deadly liver cancer

It is said that Isaan, a large but poor region from northeast Thailand, that has been dining on koi pla for generations now has the highest reported of CCA in the world.

Jun 29, 2017, 16:22 PM IST
More reasons to love coffee! Five cups a day may cut risk of liver cancer by half

More reasons to love coffee! Five cups a day may cut risk of liver cancer by half

Decaffeinated coffee was also found to have a beneficial, though less marked, effect, researchers said.

May 29, 2017, 19:52 PM IST
Sunflower seeds contaminated with potent liver carcinogen, warns study

Sunflower seeds contaminated with potent liver carcinogen, warns study

Researchers from Michigan State University (MSU) in the US documented frequent occurrence of aflatoxin - a toxin produced by Aspergillus molds that commonly infect corn, peanuts, pistachios and almonds - in sunflower seeds and their products.

Apr 22, 2017, 21:53 PM IST
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.

Nov 28, 2016, 00:19 AM IST
Hepatitis C virus gradually destroys immune defenses

Hepatitis C virus gradually destroys immune defenses

A recent research cited in an academic journal titled Nature Medicine suggests that the virus that causes hepatitis C protects itself by blocking signals that call up immune defenses in liver cells.

Nov 18, 2016, 22:47 PM IST
Michael Buble's son diagnosed with liver cancer

Michael Buble's son diagnosed with liver cancer

Singer Michael Buble's three-year-old son Noah has reportedly been diagnosed with liver cancer.

Nov 10, 2016, 17:06 PM IST

This technique can be useful in treating cancer - Read

 Researchers have developed a new lab technique that is a safe way for using drug-eluting polymer beads to treat cancer.

Oct 30, 2016, 17:31 PM IST

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.

Oct 17, 2016, 10:26 AM IST

Beware! Increasing waist size indicates liver cancer

The findings showed that for every 5 kg/m2 increase in BMI, there was a 38 and 25 per cent increase in the risk for liver cancer in men and women, respectively.

Oct 16, 2016, 15:12 PM IST

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.

Oct 12, 2016, 16:14 PM IST

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.

May 16, 2016, 09:38 AM IST

Detox your liver with these 5 superfoods!

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

Apr 20, 2016, 10:49 AM IST

Broccoli can ward off liver cancer risk

The team wanted to find out the impact of feeding broccoli to mice with a known liver cancer-causing carcinogen and so they studied four groups of mice; some of which were on a control diet or the Westernized diet and some were given or not given broccoli.

Mar 04, 2016, 10:20 AM IST

Indian scientists develop Hepatitis C vaccine

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

Feb 22, 2016, 17:15 PM IST

Saffron-based crocin can prevent liver cancer

Amongst the deaths caused cancer worldwide, liver cancer remains the leading causes.

Jan 01, 2016, 18:18 PM IST

Former US president Carter says has liver cancer

 Former US President Jimmy Carter on Wednesday said that recent surgery had shown he has cancer and that it has spread from his liver.

Aug 13, 2015, 02:54 AM IST