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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Indian scientists develop Hepatitis C vaccine

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

Saffron-based crocin can prevent liver cancer

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

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.

Cancer patient dies during live surgery at AIIMS seminar

In a shocking incident, a 62-year-old man suffering from cancer died during a live surgery that was being performed at a medical seminar in the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).  

World Hepatitis Day: Risks and preventive measures!

Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver. It can affect any individual of any age including children.

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.

Transgene Biotek gets US patent for liver cancer molecule

 Biotechnology firm Transgene Biotek has received patent in the US for its novel molecule to be developed for treatment of liver cancer.

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. 

Scientists use bacteria to detect cancer, diabetes

Two research teams said they have used Escherichia coli (E. coli) as diagnostic tools to detect liver cancer and diabetes.

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.