Fruits and honey are considered healthy as they provide us with vitamins and nutrients, but when it comes to your liver, excessive consumption of these foods may spell trouble.
There are many factors to consider when evaluating your liver health,… Read More
Fatty liver disease is a growing problem which is even surpassing the cases of liver disease resulting from excessive alcohol. The main contributor to fatty liver disease is an unhealthy diet as fat from the food we eat permeates the… Read More
Liver health is often overlooked, but it really shouldn’t be. The liver is responsible for over 500 different functions, and when it’s unhealthy, our overall health is affected as well. Unfortunately, the symptoms of a liver problem aren’t as clear-cut… Read More
New treatment for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) has been uncovered in a study. The researchers found a new pathway in the liver, shedding light on a new potential means of treating NAFLD.
The researchers found that a protein TRPV4, … Read More
Liver and brain link plays an important role in regulating alcohol consumption. One of the senior investigators Paul Elliott explained, “Alcohol drinking in excess is a major public health problem worldwide and we need to find new ways of… Read More
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) risk can be lowered with exercise. NAFLD is becoming the most common form of liver disease in the Western world as rates of obesity continue to rise. NAFLD has long been associated with diabetes and… Read More
Liver fibrosis or liver scarring is a common cause of liver cirrhosis that experts now say could potentially be prevented with a drug normally used to help prevent allergies and asthma.
At least 30 million Americans have some form of… Read More
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection has been found to cause rheumatoid arthritis (RA), even before HCV is detected. Hepatitis C can contribute to liver failure, but is also known to cause rheumatoid arthritis – inflammation of the joints. Due… Read More
When we think of our liver health, the first thing that comes to mind is probably the impact of alcohol. But did you know that even if booze is off your menu, your liver is still at risk for disease?… Read More
Primary biliary cholangitis (previously known as primary biliary cirrhosis or PBC) is a type of autoimmune liver disease. The autoimmune condition causes damage to the liver bile ducts, leading to symptoms such as fatigue, poor memory, liver fibrosis, and… Read More
Fibrosis risk may be reduced with coffee consumption in fatty liver disease patients. The growing rates of diabetes, obesity, and metabolic syndrome resulted in the greater prevalence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), which is becoming the leading cause of… Read More
Cirrhosis risk increases with daily alcohol drinking, according to research. Every year, nearly 170,000 people die of cirrhosis of the liver in Europe, and alcohol drinking is a very strong risk factor for this condition. The researchers have uncovered that… Read More