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

Amitabh Bachchan reveals 75 percent of his liver is gone

The 76-year-old, who has been associated with various health campaigns like Polio, Hepatitis B, Tuberculosis and diabetes, urged people to get tested and diagnosed.

Aug 20, 2019, 20:33 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

Obesity may affect a child's liver

Parents take note. If your child is obese or overweight, it may have negative impact on his or her liver, a new study suggests.

Apr 04, 2018, 17:04 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

Diabetes drug can cut build-up of liver fat

In people with Type 2 diabetes, NAFLD is common and can progress to a severe liver disease known as non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH).

Mar 20, 2018, 18:03 PM IST

Warning: Using e-cigarettes can harm your liver, says study

The researchers collected liver samples, and looked at genes in the liver affected by e-cigarettes using a technique called RNA sequence analysis.

Mar 19, 2018, 16:54 PM IST

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

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

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.

Jun 14, 2017, 23:22 PM IST

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.

Jun 06, 2017, 21:34 PM IST

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.

May 26, 2017, 23:48 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

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.

May 20, 2017, 22:15 PM IST

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.

May 16, 2017, 11:16 AM IST

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.

May 03, 2017, 23:29 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

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

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.

Apr 18, 2017, 23:50 PM IST