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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
Hepatic encephalopathy (HE) is a condition in which the liver cannot remove toxins found in the blood. It results in a loss of brain function and can lead to liver failure. This neuropsychiatric syndrome is caused by metabolic abnormalities. The… Read More
Your liver is the major fat-burning organ in your body. It is your furnace and energy factory. It is the mechanical filter and cleanser of your blood. In fact, it is the organ of your longevity.
Think of it this… Read More
In an enlarged liver, the ability to perform many of its functions is impaired. Our liver helps clean our blood by removing harmful chemicals. It creates liquid bile, which helps break down fat in food. It stores sugar, also referred… Read More
Primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) is a disease of the liver in which the bile ducts slowly become destroyed. A fluid produced by the liver, bile aids in digestion and helps rid the body of worn-out red blood cells, cholesterol, and… Read More
Healthy liver function is an integral part of being healthy as the liver carries out hundreds of processes to ensure the body stays well. The American Liver Foundation estimates that at least one in 10 Americans – or 30 … Read More
Additional evidence has come to light linking obesity to liver cancer. The study found that a larger waistline, high body mass index, and type 2 diabetes increase a person’s risk for liver cancer.
Coauthor Peter Campbell said, “We found… Read More
What performs 500 different functions, weighs about three pounds, can regenerate itself and ensure the body is toxic-free? Your liver! This highly important, but often overlooked organ is a powerhouse when it comes to the human body. With such a… Read More
Our liver is an important organ that is responsible for many functions in the body. When it becomes damaged, we feel ill, but symptoms may often be confused with other illnesses.
Elevated liver enzymes may indicate a problem with the… Read More
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) progression to fibrosis and cirrhosis can be identified by a novel method combining multiple non-invasive measures. NAFLD develops when fat accumulates in the liver. It is estimated that roughly 100 million Americans have NAFLD.… Read More
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