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Liver Cancer : Should Ask Questions

Liver cancer is the sixth most common cancer worldwide What are the different types of liver cancer? Two broad categories of liver cancer exist: primary and secondary. Primary liver cancer means that the tumor originated in the liver. A tumor can start from any of the different types of cells that exist in the liver. […]

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Treating a rare form of liver cancer

Perihilar cholangiocarcinoma (PC) is a rare form of liver cancer that originates in the epithelial cells of the bile duct. The cancer is usually diagnosed at an advanced stage and carries a high risk for a poor outcome. Since both the bile ducts can be affected, surgical resection alone is not a treatment option. A […]

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Are you hepatitis safe?

Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver, most often caused by one of several viruses, which is why it is often called viral hepatitis. The most common types of viral hepatitis are Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis E and Hepatitis C. Rarer forms of hepatitis include Hepatitis D and autoimmune hepatitis. Both Hepatitis B and […]

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Your poop tells a lot about your liver’s health – check it, before you flush

Understanding your poop?? Yes that’s important for your health. Most often, it can provide the first vital clue if there is something wrong with your health. Changes in color, consistency, odor, frequency, floaters, etc. are some of the indications to watch out for before you pull the flush. Healthy stools get their brown color due to […]

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Increased risk of serious liver disease in persons with type 2 diabetes

A recent large study involving 18 million people across Europe suggests that the people living with type 2 diabetes are at particular risk of liver cirrhosis and liver cancer and should be monitored closely. Sadly, these patients are being diagnosed at late advanced stages of disease, according to a study led by Queen Mary University […]

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Alcohol related liver disease (ALD) and non-alcoholic related fatty liver disease (NAFLD): Two sides of the same coin!!

Globally, the most prevalent cause of liver disease is alcohol. Interestingly, non-alcohol related fatty liver disease or simply called fatty liver disease is the next most common cause worldwide. It is predicted that over the present decade, fatty liver disease will overtake alcohol related liver disease (ALD) worldwide as the most common cause of liver […]

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