Liver Disease

Former Aston Villa & West Brom Goalkeeper Derek Dudley Dies After Battle Against Liver Disease

Former Aston Villa and West Brom goalkeeper Derek Dudley has died after a battle against liver disease, the Birmingham Mail have reported.<p>He passed …

Sports

6 Signs That Your Liver Is Full Of Toxins And Making You Fat

The liver is the largest solid organ in the body and one of its most important functions is to transform toxins into waste, which the body then …

Detox

The skinny on fatty liver disease

<i>Rates continue to rise, but there are ways to protect yourself and even reverse the effects of this dangerous disorder.</i><p>Published: January, 2018<p>Your …

Harvard Medical School

Inuk woman with liver disease improves but family hopes for wider policy change

TORONTO — The family of an Inuk woman struggling with acute liver failure is expressing optimism about her improving condition, while urging the …

Medicine

Pill nation: half of us take at least one prescription drug daily

Half of people are now taking prescription medication with antidepressants fuelling a 47 per cent rise in the last decade, a major NHS report shows.<p>The survey of more than 8,000 adults shows one quarter of people on at least three drugs, with millions of pensioners on at least five types of …

Pharma

Slideshow: Health Benefits of Coffee and Tea

Free Radicals

Three to four cups of coffee a day can keep liver disease away

Benefits include lower risk of liver disease, heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.<p>Drinking moderate amounts of coffee – about three …

Health

Talk to raise awareness about liver disease

A TALK on liver disease is taking place to raise awareness ahead of Christmas when residents are vulnerable.<p>The free talk at Fairfield General …

Manchester

Glyphosate levels sharply increase by 1,208% within the human body

(NaturalHealth365) The environmental dangers of glyphosate in Roundup and other weed killer products have been well documented. Now new research, …

Agriculture

Treating A Silent Epidemic With A Double Dose Of Technology

<i>Chronic liver disease affects more than one billion people worldwide, but clinicians are now equipped with a new tool in the fight against the disease</i><p>…

Fatty liver linked to a shrinking brain

(Reuters Health) - Fatty liver disease that is not related to excess drinking is associated with greater brain shrinkage than normally happens with age, researchers say.<p>The reduced brain volume linked to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is equivalent to an extra 4.2 years of aging for …

Neuroscience

Fatty liver linked to a shrinking brain, researchers say

Fatty liver disease that is not related to excess drinking is associated with greater brain shrinkage than normally happens with age, researchers say.<p>The reduced brain volume linked to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is equivalent to an extra 4.2 years of aging for people in their 60s and …

Diabetes

Organovo & Viscient Biosciences Collaborate for 3D Bioprinting in Liver Disease Research

Earlier this month, both Organovo and Viscient Biosciences announced their intent to collaborate on research for further studies into liver disease. …

Medicine

Fatty liver diet: Tips and foods to eat

The body stores fat in many areas of the body for use as energy and insulation. The liver is partially made up of fat, but if the fat content in the …

Nutrition

Coffee makes for a happy liver, says board of experts

Coffee is one of the most popular drinks on the planet, and the good news is that a newly published report says it may reduce the risk of liver …

Medicine

Drinking coffee daily reduces risk of liver cancer: study

Drinking three to five cups of coffee a day reduces the risk of liver cancer, a study reveals.<p>Scientists say “moderate” consumption can slash the …

Lifestyle

A cup of coffee a day: Study finds drinking coffee may reduce risk of liver diseases

Drinking three to five cups of coffee regularly may reduce the risk of liver cancer and cirrhosis, according to a report.<p>The report presented at the …

Diabetes

Hormone could be new target for fatty liver disease - Futurity

Fatty liver disease is on the rise, but there are no drugs that can treat it. Now, researchers may have found a path toward new treatments.

Molecular Biology

Three charts on the state of STIs and blood-borne viruses in Australia

Data released today by the Kirby Institute shows a widening gap in HIV infection rates between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people. It also found …

Public Health

Sexually transmitted disease rates have jumped among Australian millennials

Photo: Sijori Images/Barcroft India via Getty Images<p>Data released today by the Kirby Institute shows a widening gap in HIV infection rates between …

Public Health

Have a Coke and a Liver Transplant

Did you know that Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD, which ultimately results in Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis, or NASH) is the most rapidly …

Sugar

Low creatinine levels: Causes, symptoms, and treatments

Low levels of the waste product creatinine in the body could be a sign that the liver or muscles are not working as well as they should. We find out …

Medicine

IBM taps machine learning to predict cirrhosis mortality rates

New research from IBM using electronic health record data and a new risk scoring process supported with machine learning technology is being used to …

Machine Learning

Fatty liver disease fastest-growing reason for transplants in young U.S. adults

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and its more aggressive form, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, have become the fastest-growing reasons for liver transplants in young Americans, according to a recent study.<p>Typically, older adults experience the slow progression of fatty liver disease that is not …

News

Hands up who wants liver disease?

WELL done, Hungry Jack’s. You have done it again.<p>Your successful “Penny Pinches” campaign, which claims to give Aussies value for money, offers a …

Australian News

Blocking stomach acid may promote chronic liver disease

A new study suggests that some widely used acid reflux (heartburn) medications may worsen chronic liver disease.

Microbiome

Albireo's A4250 shows treatment effect in mid-stage liver disease study

• Results from an open-label, dose-finding Phase 2 clinical trial assessing Albireo Pharma's (ALBO) lead candidate A4250 in children with cholestatic …

Stock Markets

Study: Cannabis May Be Protective Against Liver Disease

Study: Cannabis May Be Protective Against Liver Disease | NORML MARSEILLE, FRANCE — Cannabis may be protective against liver disease in subjects …

Medicine

Fighting the fatty liver

Altmetric: 171<p>More detail<p>Outline<p>Liam Drew<p>Diseases<br>• Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease<br>• Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis<br>• Obesity<p>Increased levels of obesity are …

Common acid reflux medications promote chronic liver disease

Approximately 10 percent of the general population take a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) drug to block stomach acid secretions and relieve symptoms of …

Medicine