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Breath test analyzer could help detect liver disease at early stage
In the journal EBioMedicine, a study led by the University of Birmingham in the UK suggests that high levels of a natural compound called limonene in the breath could be a sign of early-stage cirrhosis of the liver. Researchers say that we already know that...
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Resistance training can help patients suffering from fatty liver disease
Resistance training also called strength training or weight training  in the gym leads to a fall in liver fat levels. This is the finding of a new study held at the University in Tel Aviv. According to experts, for patients suffering from physical limitatio...
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World Hepatitis Day 2015: Prevent hepatitis. Act now
On World Hepatitis Day, 28 July, the World Health Organisation (WHO) is highlighting the urgent need for countries to enhance action to prevent viral hepatitis infection and to ensure that people who have been infected are diagnosed and offered treatment. T...
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Some home remedies to treat stomach ache
A tummy ache is a common complaint and affects people of all ages. The causes could be several — indigestion, menstrual cramps, irritable bowel syndrome or even gastritis. Simple home remedies might not cure us of our ailment but will definitely ease our sy...
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Weight-loss surgery may cause liver failure
Weight-loss surgery is often sold as a magic pill for problems ranging from morbid obesity to diabetes. But few surgeons will warn you of severe side effects it may cause if precaution is not taken to assess the condition of the liver prior to the surgery. ...
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Large percentage of liver donors in India have fatty liver
Liver transplants in India are facing a strange hurdle — fatty liver. Top surgeons say nearly 50% of livers from live donors and 80% of those from cadavers are rejected because there is excess accumulation of fat in the organ.  With increasing obesity, diab...
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Khatore Pharmaceuticals and other organisations work to spread awareness about hepatitis
With over 3/4 of people in India being unaware about the existence of Hepatitis, many medical exerts of the country have decided to start an online data registry detailing the rising number of hepatitis patients. Khatore Pharmaceuticals also ran a campaign ...
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World Hepatitis Day: Mass awareness, immunisation needed to help curb spread of hepatitis
Mass awareness, universal guideline for immunization and hygienic handling of food and water will help curb hepatitis, said experts on Tuesday while observing world Hepatitis Day. About, two million people contract hepatitis every year from unsafe injection...
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Tobacco smoking and chewing raises the risk of Leukoplakia and Oral cancer
With leukoplakia, thickened, white patches form on our gums, the insides of our cheeks, the bottom of our mouth and, sometimes, our tongue. These patches can't be scraped off. Tobacco — whether smoked, dipped or chewed — is considered to be the main culprit...
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India needs to strengthen its effort to tackle spread of Hepatitis B: WHO report
Hepatitis B poses a major threat to Indians. World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that approximately 40-60 million people in India are carriers of the Hepatitis B virus and the virus may affect two to five percent of India's population. Each year, 100,...
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Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver cases swell in Mumbai and other urban areas
Doctors have found that the incidence of liver failure is on a rise among patients suffering from Fatty Liver Disease (FLD) as opposed to patients with Hepatitis B and C, which is another grave medical concern. Fatty liver is increasingly becoming the reaso...
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Banned Chemical dyes poisoning our food and can cause liver damage
That yellow-tinted appetizing dum biryani from restaurants or the silver-coated kaju barfi from sweet shops that we love to treat ourselves may not be all safe for consumption and have severe health implications. Despite a government ban on toxic chemical d...
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