Proper liver function is necessary for a healthy body. Your liver helps break down fat, aiding in digestion, aids in cleaning the blood and regulating hormones. There are a number of diseases that can affect the liver, including hepatitis, cirrhosis, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and a number of others. Learn the symptoms of liver disease, information on getting diagnosed and treated and everything else you need to know about your health.
- Awareness of Hepatitis C Virus
As there is currently no affective cure for Hepatits C, prevention is crucial to stop the disease from spreading.
- Types of Liver Disease
The liver is one of the most significant organs in our bodies controlling many vital functions. Because of this central role, the liver is also susceptible to many diseases. Learn more about this fascinating organ.
- Fatty Liver Disease Symptoms and Treatment
Learn how to effectively treat fatty liver disease symptoms.
- Hepatitis Vaccination Guide
Are you at risk for hepatitis A or B? If so, read on to learn more about the hepatitis vaccines that can help to prevent these two infections.
- How Pathologists Grade Liver Tumors Based on Biopsy Results
There are two common methods used for grading liver biopsy results: the Metavir and Knodell methods. Find out how these two methods are used in diagnosing liver diseases.
- Giant Cell Arteritis in Transplanted Liver - a Rare Medical Event?
Giant cell arteritis (GCA) is an inflammation of the arteries. GCA gets its name from one of the types of immune cell involved, giant cells. GCA is well documented in terms of disturbances in the upper body. There is little published data on giant cell arteritis in transplanted liver patients.
- How Long Do You Live With Cirrhosis of the Liver?
How long do you live with cirrhosis of the liver? The answer depends on the course of treatment pursue, as well as how well you take care of your body throughout the course of the disease.
- How is Hepatitis C Transmitted and What You Need to Know About This Disease
Do you know how hepatitis C is transmitted? If not, read on to learn about this and important information about this disease.
- Symptoms of The End Stages of Liver Disease
Recognize the end stage liver disease symtoms before it's too late. For many patients, this can be the difference of life and death. This is a brief introduction into the nature of these symptoms and treatment options for the patient.