Health Canada says a safety review of Fibristal to treat uterine fibroids in women of childbearing age has found a possible link between its use and the risk of a rare liver injury.
A leading liver expert has warned alcoholics taking part in Dry January is like “maxing out your credit card” and “living like a hermit for a month” to solve the problem.
LIVER cancer symptoms tend not to be noticeable until the disease has advanced. They can also be mistaken for less serious health conditions – there are eight symptoms you may not usually associate with the killer disease.
Michael Bublé has ‘absolutely no plans to retire’ from music in the wake of his son’s liver cancer diagnosis, despite reports
Cameron Spencer/Getty Images A representative for Michael Bublé told INSIDER the singer isn’t quitting his music career after all. The comments contradict Bublé’s own statements to The Daily Mail, where he said he was giving his “last interview” and was “retiring from the business” after his latest record. A representative for Michael Bublé said his comments about […]
Doctors in South Africa say they transplanted part of a liver from a mother with HIV to her critically ill but HIV-negative child, concluding that the chance to save a life outweighed the risk of virus transmission.
Cirrhosis deaths among people 25 to 34 years old rose 10.5 per cent between 2009 and 2016 in the U.S., according to new data.
Liver disease that’s been caused by excess alcohol intake has several stages of severity. There are three main stages – alcoholic fatty liver disease, alcoholic hepatitis, and cirrhosis. Alcoholic fatty liver disease is caused by drinking a large amount of alcohol, even for a few days, and the build-up of fats in the liver. Alcoholic […]
Liver disease comes in many form but most types don’t cause any symptoms in the early stages. Once you start to get symptoms of the condition, it’s likely your live is already damaged and scarred – this is known as cirrhosis. Among the signs is a particular colour showing up in your urine. TV doctor […]
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is, as the name suggests, a build-up of fat in the liver. Being overweight and obese are the main causes, which means the condition should be easy to prevent through healthy diet choices and regular exercise. While the early stages of NAFLD doesn’t usually cause any harm, it can lead […]
FATTY liver disease is a condition with several types – non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is one of the main types. This is usually caused by being very overweight. But before being diagnosed, what are the symptoms to look out for, and are you at risk?