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Booze with caution: Controlled diet may help keep your liver safe

Booze with caution: Controlled diet may help keep your liver safe. Alcoholic liver disease is a global health burden and refers to a disease spectrum ranging from hepatomegaly and simple fatty liver (hepatic steatosis), to more severe pathologies such as alcoholic steatohepatitis and hepatic cirrhosis. This study sought to compare mice bred to preferentially consume

How alcohol affects your body click to know

From that very first sip of beer, wine or vodka, the alcohol travels to your stomach and into your bloodstream.It then makes its way around the whole body: your brain, your mood and your muscles. The process starts within minutes of your first sip.The level of alcohol in your blood will peak about 45 to

Your increasing waist size may cause liver cancer

New York: Individuals with high body mass index (BMI), increased waist circumference, and Type 2 diabetes may be at an increased risk of developing liver cancer, a study has found. The findings showed that for every 5 kg/m2 increase in BMI, there was a 38 and 25 per cent increase in the risk for liver

Successful liver transplant at SPS Hospitals

Ludhiana: The team at SPS Hospitals, Ludhiana has successfully performed its first liver transplant surgery. The surgery was performed under the stewardship of Dr. Subash Gupta, Director, Centre for Liver and Biliary Sciences, New Delhi, led by Dr. Arindam Ghosh, Senior Consultant, Liver Transplant and G.I. Surgery and Dr. Nirmaljeet Singh Malhi, Senior Consultant and Head,

82-year-old Kerala man becomes oldest liver donor

Thiruvananthapuram: An 82-year-old man from Kerala became the oldest liver donor in south India, officials said on Tuesday. The donor, Vikraman, was declared brain dead after an accident late last month. The cadaveric liver transplant took place at the Kerala Institute of Medical Sciences here. The recipient was a 44-year-old man from Kollam, who is