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. 

New imaging method spots liver cancer at early stage

US researchers have developed a new imaging method that can detect liver cancer and other liver diseases at an earlier stage than what current leading methods can, reports a new study.

'You Sexy Thing' singer Errol Brown dies at 71
'You Sexy Thing' singer Errol Brown dies at 71

Errol Brown, former lead singer of British soul band Hot Chocolate, has died after battling liver cancer. He was 71.

Hot Chocolate frontman Errol Brown passes away from liver cancer at 71
Hot Chocolate frontman Errol Brown passes away from liver cancer at 71

Errol Brown has passed away following a battle with liver cancer. He was 71.

Hepatitis C increases cancer risk

People infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV) may be at increased risk of various forms of cancers, including renal, prostate as well as liver cancer, warns a new research.

Rs.2,200 drug can treat hepatitis B patient

A drug for treating hepatitis B virus (HBV) could be mass-produced at a fraction of its current price - for only $36 (Rs.2,267) per person per year, versus the current US price of over $15,000 (Rs. 944,775), say researchers from University of Liverpool in Britain.

Lethal liver cancer can be spotted early

Liver cancer is life-threatening because it is generally diagnosed in the later stages. Now, scientists have identified a diagnostic biomarker of the disease and a potential way to reverse the damage done.

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.

3 glasses of booze per day may cause liver cancer

 If you are a regular drinker, you might want to put that gas down, as new study has revealed that consuming 3 glasses of alcohol per day can cause liver cancer.

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.

Hepatitis C more prevalent than Ebola, HIV

More than 180 million people in the world have hepatitis C, compared with the 34 million with HIV/AIDS and the roughly 30,000 who have had Ebola, scientists say.

Neonatal HBV vaccine reduces liver cancer risk

Neonatal hepatitis B vaccination can significantly reduce the risk of liver cancer and other liver diseases in young adults, says a study.

Rare cancer's genetic pathway identified

The "mutational landscape" of a rare, highly fatal form of liver cancer that disproportionately affects people in Asian countries has been identified.

New factor in liver cancer progression discovered

Researchers from the Medical University of Vienna in Austria have discovered a new factor in the development and progression of the most common type of liver cancer, hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the university has said.

Eating chicken, fish can reduce liver cancer risk

 A new study has revealed that eating chicken and fish can significantly reduce liver cancer risk in people.

How gene mutation leads to liver cancer found

There could soon be a treatment for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (iCCA), the second most common form of liver cancer, as researchers have have now found how two genetic mutations in liver cells may drive tumour formation in iCCA.

Antiviral therapy may lower risk of liver cancer

Antiviral therapy can reduce the risk of liver cancer in patients with chronic hepatitis B infection, researchers have found.

Family, friends bid farewell to Britain`s Baltacha

Elena Baltacha`s memory and spirit will live on, the former British tennis number one`s family and friends said following her funeral Monday.