A 30-year-old person, who had developed grade-3 fatty liver and was almost likely to suffer from liver cirrhosis, successfully underwent the gastric sleeve surgery that cured his health disorder completely, doctors said here Wednesday.
Swollen lymph nodes are often the earliest signs of spread of cancer cells. Swedish researchers have now discovered how cancer cells can infiltrate the lymphatic system by "disguising" themselves as immune cells (white blood cells).
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.
If you are planning to take supplements based on green tea extracts as a measure to lose weight, think again. Researchers have warned that the supplements could result in harmful side effects including liver toxicity.
Investigators have now established that alcohol drinking pattern has a significant influence on the risk of cirrhosis of the liver and that daily drinking increases that risk compared with drinking less frequently.
Finding a way to stimulate glucose accumulation in the liver could help manage diabetes and obesity, shows a new research, paving the way for new therapies to fight these increasingly common disorders.