Liver Diseases

Indian surgeon to perform liver transplant surgeries in Karachi, train Pak doctors

Indian surgeon to perform liver transplant surgeries in Karachi, train Pak doctors

A renowned Indian surgeon, Dr Subhash Gupta, is all set to perform three to four liver transplant surgeries in Karachi, as per a report by Pakistan media.

Mar 12, 2018, 16:49 PM IST
Hepatitis B came accidentally to me; I am surviving on just 25% of liver: Amitabh Bachchan

Hepatitis B came accidentally to me; I am surviving on just 25% of liver: Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan has been surviving on 25 percent of his liver. He accidentally became a recipient of the Hepatitis B virus.

Nov 24, 2015, 12:14 PM IST

India to have online registry of hepatitis patients

 An online registry will be launched soon to register the rising number of hepatitis patients in India, a leading gastroenterologist said here on Friday.

Jul 31, 2015, 21:47 PM IST

Delhi govt to set-up four more ILBS centres in state

Delhi government will soon set up four more centres of Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS) which has been designated as a WHO Collaborating Centre (WHOCC) on viral hepatitis and liver diseases.

May 05, 2015, 21:06 PM IST

Mouth bacteria can tell the status of liver disease

Analysing the ratio of good-bad bacteria in saliva, not just in the gut as earlier thought, could help doctors predict which liver cirrhosis patients would suffer inflammations and require hospitalisation, say researchers, including one of Indian-origin.

Apr 18, 2015, 11:50 AM IST

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 .

Mar 16, 2015, 18:36 PM IST

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.

Mar 16, 2015, 17:31 PM IST

Basic facts and 11 ways to protect against liver disease

Dr. Suresh Singhvi

Basic facts and importance of liver

Mar 03, 2015, 18:34 PM IST

ILBS designated as WHO collaborating centre on viral hepatitis

The Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS) has been designated as a WHO Collaborating Centre (WHOCC) on viral hepatitis and liver diseases.

Dec 28, 2014, 22:45 PM IST

Christmas 'mistletoe' can also kiss away obesity-related liver disease

Scientists have found that Mistletoe not only represents a kiss at Christmas time, but it may also help fight obesity-related liver disease.

Dec 18, 2014, 13:06 PM IST

10 labs to be set up for testing viral Hepatitis

At least 10 regional laboratories will be set up by the National Communicable Disease Centre (NCDC) for the surveillance of viral Hepatitis, a health ministry official said Monday.

Jul 28, 2014, 21:41 PM IST

India may become `world capital of liver diseases`

A sedentary lifestyle, increased alcohol consumption and obesity are contributing towards making India the "world capital of liver diseases" by 2025, a health expert said Saturday.

Apr 19, 2014, 18:42 PM IST

Low vitamin D associated with fatty liver disease in kids

Scientists have identified a genetic variant associated with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in British children while investigating link between low vitamin D status and the disease.

Apr 13, 2014, 12:35 PM IST

Drinking coffee could cut risk of dying from liver cirrhosis

Researchers have said that consuming two or more cups of coffee each day reduces the risk of death from liver cirrhosis by 66 per cent, specifically cirrhosis caused by non-viral hepatitis.

Apr 03, 2014, 11:35 AM IST

Abdul Kalam wants strengthening of healthcare system

Former President APJ Abdul Kalam today sought strengthening of the country`s healthcare system by use of technology and science so that public health goals can be achieved.

Jan 14, 2014, 23:34 PM IST

New breakthrough brings `effective` hepatitis C cure closer to reality

Researchers have determined the most detailed picture yet of a crucial part of the hepatitis C virus, which the virus uses to infect liver cells.

Nov 29, 2013, 13:24 PM IST

Bad food behind most liver diseases: Expert

More and more liver diseases are being caused by obesity and bad food than alcohol consumption, liver expert S.K. Sarin said here Tuesday.

Jul 24, 2013, 00:13 AM IST

Salamanders may hold key to human organ regeneration

Salamanders` immune systems are key to their remarkable ability to regrow limbs, and could also underpin their ability to regenerate spinal cords.

May 21, 2013, 17:13 PM IST

Alcohol more harmful for women

Alcohol in any amount can be dangerous to anyone but it affects women more than men, with increased health risks.

May 07, 2012, 13:17 PM IST

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