Liver disease

Chinese man infected with parasitic flatworm after eating undercooked fish, loses half his liver

The worm can lay 1,400 to 2,000 eggs each time, and can survive for 20 to 30 years in the body.

Jul 23, 2020, 12:33 PM IST

Noted Bengali actor-singer Mrinal Mukherjee dies at 74

He had also acted in several Bengali TV serials and was a known face in Bengali theatre as well.

May 08, 2019, 21:04 PM IST

Fatty diet linked to life-threatening liver disease

Its not just alcohol that damages your liver, non-alcoholic steatohepatitis(NASH) can even lead to cirrhosis or liver cancer.

Dec 24, 2018, 15:56 PM IST

World Liver Day 2018: Eat these foods to keep your liver healthy

Every year on April 19, World Liver Day is observed across the globe to spread awareness about liver related disease. 

Apr 19, 2018, 15:02 PM IST

Warning: Increased meat consumption may elevate liver disease risk

Researchers noted that high meat eaters were slightly younger, mainly male, had a higher body mass index (BMI), caloric intake and a worse metabolic profile.

Mar 21, 2018, 17:23 PM IST

Drinking coffee may reduce liver diseases risk: Study

The report mentions the potential impact of moderate coffee consumption on chronic liver disease, liver cancer and cirrhosis.

Nov 17, 2017, 14:24 PM IST

New, cost effective saliva test that diagnoses liver disease is here

Hepatitis E virus (HEV) causes liver disease that infects an estimated 20 million people worldwide each year and kills more than 56,000.

Jul 20, 2017, 16:56 PM IST

Duration of breastfeeding linked to fatty liver in adolescents

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most common liver disorder affecting up to one in four adults. 

Jun 12, 2017, 14:11 PM IST

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.

May 24, 2017, 13:21 PM IST

Yellow nails: Know the common causes for it!

Well, our nails depicts a lot about our health such as deficiency of nutrients or an underlying infection.

Apr 29, 2017, 17:39 PM IST

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.

Apr 23, 2017, 21:47 PM IST

Does your diet consist of animal protein? Study suggests you avoid it! - This is why

 These findings presented at The International Liver Congress 2017 in Amsterdam also showed that fructose consumption per se might not be as harmful as previously assumed.

Apr 23, 2017, 17:30 PM IST

Omega 3 fatty acid found to stop liver damage from getting worse

Characterised by liver inflammation, oxidative stress and fibrosis, NASH is a substantial risk factor for cirrhosis and liver cancer.

Apr 20, 2017, 14:19 PM IST

Here's how to keep your liver healthy

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

Apr 19, 2017, 11:02 AM IST

Hepatitis B, C may raise risk of Parkinson's disease

The results revealed that people with Hepatitis B were 76 per cent more likely to develop Parkinson's disease, and those with Hepatitis C were 51 per cent more likely to develop Parkinson's disease.

Mar 30, 2017, 16:57 PM IST

Hepatitis C drug faces fresh battle

A single pill of the the drug, marketed as Sovaldi and other names, can cost up to $1,000 (920 euros). In France, a 12-week course of treatment costs 41,000 euros.

Mar 28, 2017, 00:39 AM IST

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.

Mar 07, 2017, 22:41 PM IST

Football star Lionel Messi becomes face of Hepatitis C treatment initiative in Egypt

Messi has signed to become the ambassador for Tour n' Cure, the Egyptian initiative said on its website.

Feb 22, 2017, 10:48 AM IST

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.

Feb 15, 2017, 18:58 PM IST

Not only alcohol, these factors too increase risk of liver disease!

We all know that excessive consumption of alcohol leads to liver cirrhosis.

Nov 29, 2016, 13:14 PM IST