liver inflammation

Cutting carbs rids liver of fat more effectively

April 19th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 19 (IANS) Reducing carbohydrate intake is more effective than cutting calories for people who want to rid their liver of unhealthy fat content. "What this study tells us ... Read more...

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Why some people develop medical complications of obesity while others don’t

March 11th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): Scientists have discovered new gene sites that affect nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).NAFLD is a condition where fat accumulates in the liver (steatosis) and can lead to liver ... Read more...

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Specific Vitamin E dose can benefit nonalcoholic steatohepatitis patients

April 29th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 29 (ANI): A daily dose of a specific form of vitamin E could improve the liver disease, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), reveals a new study.In addition, Actos (pioglitazone), a drug ... Read more...

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Curcumin could slow liver disease: Study

March 26th, 2010 - 2:32 am ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) The Indian spice curcumin may slow down the progress of liver disease, a study has shown. The substance, which gives the spice turmeric its bright yellow colour, has been ... Read more...

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Milk thistle herb can prevent chemo from harming cancer patients’ liver

December 28th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 28 (ANI): A new American research has suggested that the herb milk thistle can help treat liver inflammation in cancer patients receiving chemotherapy.Drugs used in chemotherapy often cause inflammation ... Read more...

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Protein key to hepatitis C virus replication identified

August 15th, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 15 (ANI): Experts at Heidelberg University Hospital in Germany say that they have identified a protein in infected liver cells that is essential for the replication of the hepatitis C ... Read more...

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Individuals with specific gene variant at higher fatty liver risk

September 26th, 2008 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 26 (ANI): Researchers at UT South-western Medical Centre have revealed that individuals who carry a specific form of the gene are at an increased risk of developing fatty liver ... Read more...

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Researchers find new treatment for Hepatitis C

May 15th, 2008 - 1:49 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center have found a new treatment for Hepatitis C.Hepatitis C is a blood-borne infectious disease that is caused by ... Read more...

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New process to disrupt hepatitis C virion production developed

March 22nd, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): Researchers at Scripps Florida have developed a method to disrupt the production of hepatitis C virion (HCV)a significant human pathogen, infecting more than three percent of the ... Read more...

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Indian American doctor under scanner for malpractices

March 8th, 2008 - 10:10 pm ICT by admin
New York, March 8 (IANS) A prominent Indian American doctor in Las Vegas is being investigated for medical malpractices, which have led to a huge health scare in the community. Health authorities ... Read more...

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Interferon does not slow, halt progression of Hepatitis C in some patients

November 14th, 2007 - 10:22 am ICT by admin

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High-fat diet makes mice vulnerable to liver injury: Study

November 14th, 2007 - 8:16 am ICT by admin

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