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43-year-old brain dead man gives new lease of life to nine

43-year-old brain dead man gives new lease of life to nine

Selvaraj was declared brain dead when he did not respond well on the treatment and his family members came forward to donate his organs.

Older adults suffering from cirrhosis are at higher risk of stroke!

Older adults suffering from cirrhosis are at higher risk of stroke!

Cirrhosis is a condition of chronic liver damage from a variety of causes leading to scarring and liver failure.

Parents seeks help to raise Rs 25 lakh for infant with rare liver disorder

Parents seeks help to raise Rs 25 lakh for infant with rare liver disorder

The infant was diagnosed with Glycogen Storage disease, which prevented his growth.

Alcohol and gut fungus combination – Soothing it may sound, lethal it is!

Alcohol and gut fungus combination – Soothing it may sound, lethal it is!

The study also found that anti-fungal compounds like amphotericin B protect from the alcohol-related liver disease progression.

Abu Dhabi doctors save newborn with liver, small intestine portion outside body

Abu Dhabi doctors save newborn with liver, small intestine portion outside body

The organs hung from a huge spherical sac sealed by a thin membranous lining from the umbilicus, according to the report on Saturday.

Rare surgical feat - Delhi doctors remove 6-inch long roundworm from infant's liver

Rare surgical feat - Delhi doctors remove 6-inch long roundworm from infant's liver

Doctors at the GB Pant surgeons removed a roundworm from the 18-month-old's organ using an adult endoscope.

This is the reason why you are craving for sweets!

This is the reason why you are craving for sweets!

Scientists have previously shown that hormone growth factor 21 (FGF21) reduces sweets consumption in rodents and primates.

People in colder, less sunny regions more susceptible to alcoholic cirrhosis

People in colder, less sunny regions more susceptible to alcoholic cirrhosis

Heavy alcohol intake causes a perception of warmth, while fewer sunlight hours have been linked to depression, which, in turn, may lead to alcohol abuse.

Here's how to keep your liver healthy

Here's how to keep your liver healthy

Eat foods that have plenty of fibres such as fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grain breads.

Donor dad saves 17-month-old daughter's life by gifting liver

Donor dad saves 17-month-old daughter's life by gifting liver

Within a month of her birth, the child - identified only as Ashvi - was diagnosed with symptoms of frequent fevers, swollen abdomen and jaundice, which was a complicated liver problem called Biliary Atresia.

This is why extra virgin olive oil is good for health

This is why extra virgin olive oil is good for health

Hydroxytyrosol is a polyphenol found in extra-virgin olive oil, which is known to have antioxidant properties and may play a key role in its health benefits. 

Too much iron in body may damage liver, say doctors

Too much iron in body may damage liver, say doctors

Doctors said that excess build-up of iron in the body, Hemochromatosis, can cuase liver damage.

Himachal Pradesh's Spiti has the highest number of Hepatitis B cases, says state Health Minister Kaul Singh

Himachal Pradesh's Spiti has the highest number of Hepatitis B cases, says state Health Minister Kaul Singh

The statement has come straight from Himachal Pradesh's state Health Minister Kaul Singh.

In a first, Kochi doctors perform dual live-donor transplant on 20-month-old girl

In a first, Kochi doctors perform dual live-donor transplant on 20-month-old girl

In a significant medical breakthrough and a first in the world, doctors at Kochi hospital performed a dual live-donor transplant on a 20-month-old girl, who weighs just seven kgs on Saturday.

Soda, pizza and salty food increases risk of liver disease in children, says study

Soda, pizza and salty food increases risk of liver disease in children, says study

Children should not consume soda, sweetened beverages, pizza and salty food, biscuits, yogurt regualrly as they are not good for health.

Eat these foods to keep your liver healthy!

Eat these foods to keep your liver healthy!

 Liver is an important organ of our body as it performs many vital functions like eliminating waste and removing harmful toxins from the blood.

Brain dead man gifts life to four, eyesight to two

Brain dead man gifts life to four, eyesight to two

Family members of Raju Dhapa have donated his vital organs like liver, kidneys, heart and eyes.

Liver takes off from Indore to rescue Mumbai woman's life

Liver takes off from Indore to rescue Mumbai woman's life

The woman, who was admitted at Kokilaben Dhirubai Ambani Hospital, suffered from liver cirrhosis and was need of a transplant as she was in a critical state.

Nigerian baby of 2 months undergoes liver transplant in Delhi

According to the doctors, while David's birth weight was 3 kg, the disease ravaged him, leading to malnourishment and weight loss.
 

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.