liver problems

Mohanlal expresses wish to donate his organs

July 21st, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 21 (IANS) Superstar Mohanlal Saturday expressed his desire to donate his organs, citing the case of a school-girl who recovered from a severe liver disease because her aunt ... Read more...

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Rajesh Khanna, Bollywood’s first superstar, no more (Roundup)

July 18th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) Rajesh Khanna, who epitomised superstardom in Hindi cinema in the 1970s with such immortals as "Anand", "Kati Patang" and "Aradhana", left for a "nice and ... Read more...

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Vietnam hit by mystery skin disease

April 22nd, 2012 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
Hanoi, April 22 (IANS) A province in Vietnam has been hit by a mysterious skin infection that has already killed 19 people and affected more than 170, BBC reported.Vietnam will ... Read more...

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Junk food saves teen’s life from fatal liver disease

February 13th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) A teenager who gorged on chocolates and junk food is on the road to recovery from a dreaded liver disease that could have killed her, says ... Read more...

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Human medication can be unsafe for pets

February 20th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): When you have a stuffy nose, an aching back or an upset stomach, you reach for over-the-counter medicines to ease the discomfort.But what do you do when your ... Read more...

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Former ace athelete Suresh Babu dies in Ranchi

February 19th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 19 (ANS) Former ace national athelete Suresh Babu, current manager of the Kerala team at the 34th National Games, died in a hospital here Saturday.Babu (58) was admitted to the ... Read more...

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Brit women are taking ‘chicken fattening’ pills to have bigger butts

February 12th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 12 (ANI): Thousands of women in Britain, who are eager to have bigger bottoms, are said to be risking their lives by taking pills that have been designed to ... Read more...

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Obesity key cause of liver problem in India

September 18th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Sep 18 (IANS) Obesity is contributing to steep rise in liver problems in the country, a liver transplant surgeon said Saturday. Lack of exercise, lifestyle and rich diet are the main causes ... Read more...

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Dangerous Chemicals In Dietary Supplements?

August 4th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has reported that dietary supplements may not be as beneficial as they claim. The report explains that many of the ingredients found in ... Read more...

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Lebanese Shias mourning death of leader Fadlallah (Lead)

July 4th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beirut, July 4 (DPA) Grand Ayatollah Mohammed Hussein Fadlallah, the leading Shia cleric in Lebanon and a figure seen as being a spiritual mentor to Hezbollah, died Sunday aged 75. Fadlallah was admitted ... Read more...

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Malayalam Music Director M G Radhakrishnan Passes Away

July 3rd, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Veteran Malayalam music director M.G. Radhakrishnan, composer of many evergreen melodies, passed away at a private hospital on Friday following a prolonged illness.Radhakrishnan was suffering from illness ... Read more...

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Statins linked to liver problems, kidney failure

May 21st, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Scientists in the UK have uncovered a range of 'unintended' side effects of cholesterol-busting drugs statins.Their research showed that some doses and types of statins are linked with ... Read more...

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Surgery by “Dr. Death” Jayant Patel led to patient’s death, court told

March 26th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Mar. 26 (ANI): A surgery carried out by former Indian-origin surgeon Dr. Jayant Patel a.k.a. "Dr. Death" triggered a chain of events that eventually led to a patient's death, the Brisbane ... Read more...

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Brits warned against using anti-obesity pill

March 6th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 6 (ANI): Brits have been warned against the use of an anti-obesity pill that is available for general sale without prescription.Drug safety regulators fear the slimming tablet Alli could lead ... Read more...

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Bye-Bye Red Bull, Welcome Anti-Energy Drinks

December 30th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri, Dec 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Who would have ever thought they would need to tone down your energy level, much less use an anti-energy drink to achieve it. However, it seems ... Read more...

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Boozy Punjabi weddings are now a British problem

December 11th, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Dec 11 (IANS) Punjabis in Britain have been ticked off for serving too much alcohol at their weddings - a practice that is not only threatening lives but ... Read more...

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A kiwifruit a day can keep doctor at bay

October 25th, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct 25 (ANI): Kiwi fruit has been labelled as the best source of vitamin C, which can have wonderful health benefits, according to an expert.Professor Robin Fraser, of Otago University's Christchurch ... Read more...

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Gujarat Governor designate D N Dwivedi passes away in New Delhi

August 1st, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.1 (ANI): Senior Congress leader and Gujarat Governor designate Devendra Nath Dwivedi passed away here early on Saturday morning at the age of 74.He was suffering from liver problems ... Read more...

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South Pacific herb relieves anxiety, safely

May 12th, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 12 (IANS) Often consumed as tea, a medicinal plant from the South Pacific also relieves anxiety, safely and effectively. The first clinical trial of the plant found that a water-soluble ... Read more...

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Poor aerobic fitness linked to fatty liver disease

April 15th, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): A new study has linked low aerobic capacity to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), and suggested that the resulting liver problems play a crucial step developing obesity-related illnesses.Poor ... Read more...

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Statins cut stroke risk by a fifth

April 15th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 15 (ANI): Cholesterol-lowering statins can decrease the risk of strokes by about a fifth, a new study has claimed.The research reviewed some 24 studies, and found lower cholesterol levels were ... Read more...

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Omega 3 fatty acids protect against obesity related liver problems

February 13th, 2009 - 11:03 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): Diets rich in omega-3 fatty acids protect the liver from damage caused by obesity and the insulin resistance it provokes, according to a new study.The findings ... Read more...

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Poison warning over Ayurvedic drugs bought online

August 27th, 2008 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) British medical researchers are advising consumers against buying Indian ayurvedic drugs online claiming they contain lead, mercury and even arsenic.Their warning is based on research at Boston University ... Read more...

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Warning against ephedrine, kava kava products issued

August 24th, 2008 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 24 (ANI): Health Canada has warned that two unapproved natural health products - Life Choice Ephedrine HCL and Life Choice Kava Kava - may cause serious adverse effects. The ... Read more...

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Booze-related problems cost Brits PS25bln

July 23rd, 2008 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 23 (ANI): British Public Health Minister Dawn Primarolo has demanded that the drinks industry help tackle problems related to alcohol abuse, saying that boozing costs the country over 25 ... Read more...

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Mend your lifestyle to keep Alzheimers at bay

May 27th, 2008 - 3:12 pm ICT by admin
London, May 27 (ANI): Some simple lifestyle changes may help delay the onset of Alzheimers disease, say experts."A large number of studies have shown that a number of factors may ... Read more...

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