Bioartificial livers come closer to reality

A new research has revealed that bio-artificial liver support system for patients with acute liver failure is under investigation to assess the safety and effectiveness.

Liver transplant success celebrated on 15th anniversary

Celebrating one of India`s key medical triumphs, Congress Chief today felicitated the country`s first successful liver transplant recipient, Sanjay Kandasamy from Tamil Nadu, who had undergone the procedure here in November 1998 when he was 18 months old.

Panda cub died of liver failure in US zoo

A six-day-old rare female panda cub who died recently at the US zoo had met with its end due to a liver failure, authorities have said.

New approach could reverse liver failure

Poisoning from mushrooms or drugs is one of the main causes of this serious liver disease.

`Pregnancy ups vulnerability to Hepatitis E-induced liver failure`

In a study conducted AIIMS, it was found that water-borne Hepatitis E was the basic cause of acute liver failure in nearly 60 percent of pregnant women.

Innovative liver surgery saves 2-year-old Omani girl

An Omani girl suffering from acute liver failure was given a new life by Chennai doctors through an innovative procedure called auxiliary liver transplant.

Innovative liver surgery saves 2-year-old Omani girl

An Omani girl suffering from acute liver failure was given a new life by Chennai doctors through an innovative procedure called auxiliary liver transplant.

Increasing incidence of liver disease in India

The increasing incidence of liver disease and liver failure throughout the world was now also seen in India, Dr N Murugan, Consultant Hepatologist and Liver
Transplant Physician, Apollo Hospital, Chennai, said today.

Baker`s yeast protects against fatal diseases

Simple baker`s yeast can keep at bay fatal fungal infection like aspergillosis which can cause kidney and liver failure, says a new study.