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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.

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.