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Researchers build machine that can keep donated liver alive for one week

It uses a technology that essentially replaces the functions of various organs in order to keep the donor liver alive.

20 Jan 2020 10:17 AM

New sub-types of cells can treat liver disease

Study finds a way to treat liver disease.

11 Oct 2019 11:52 AM

Human livers can now be stored for 27 hours

Scientists make use of a chemical cocktail that helps livers last longer.

10 Sep 2019 8:48 PM

Beverages containing caffeine more harmful to liver than alcohol?

On the occasion of World Liver Day, learn about the benefits and harmful effects of caffeine on your liver.

19 Apr 2019 6:57 PM

High cholesterol food causes liver cancer, says study

Fats and cholesterol have a huge impact on functioning of white blood cell in liver.

28 Dec 2018 5:33 PM


Severe fatty liver disease boosts risk for liver cancer, says study

Study showed that when NAFLD progresses to where patients have liver scarring, or cirrhosis, their risk for HCC is dramatically higher.

05 Sep 2018 9:39 AM

Groom detected with cancer 2 days before marrying soulmate dies on night of ceremony

Shortly after 1.30am, Scott passed away - just 13 hours after his wedding.

20 Aug 2018 9:28 AM

Keto diet may be putting you at diabetes risk

Researchers were able to determine effects of internal sugar production from animal and sugar uptake into tissues during insulin action.

10 Aug 2018 8:59 AM

Patients who accepted infected kidneys cured of hepatitis C

Hepatitis C is an infection that can quietly destroy someone's liver if untreated.

07 Aug 2018 1:44 PM

Genetic factors may increase liver damage risk in chronic hepatitis B patients

This may, at least partially explain why patients with the variation experience poorer liver health.

28 Jul 2018 7:15 PM


Chennai doctors save Tanzania girl who has lived life with organs outside her body

Sauda Suleiman Amour, was born with defective abdominal wall and liver, part of intestine jutted out of her belly.

19 Jun 2018 3:48 PM

This antioxidant could improve heart health

Atazanavir is a HIV protease inhibitor, and is designed to stop HIV from processing itself.

20 May 2018 3:02 PM

Painkiller overuse spikes during cold and flu season

This extensive analgesics consumption that we have documented raises the concern of overuse and misuse, as well as addiction to opioids.

15 Apr 2018 2:26 PM

Why Mediterranean-style diet is good for your liver

Here is what a new study has found.

13 Apr 2018 12:48 PM

This could help predict the risk of hospitalisation for chronic liver damage

Here is what a new study has found.

01 Apr 2018 10:04 AM


E-cigarettes can harm your liver

Long-term effects of e-cigarettes on liver disease, diabetes, heart disease or stroke are unknown.

19 Mar 2018 9:00 AM

Home blood pressure monitoring during pregnancy safe, cost effective

About 10 percent of pregnant women have chronic high blood pressure and must keep tabs on it throughout pregnancy.

07 Mar 2018 12:40 PM

Study finds drinking coffee is liked to longer life

Those who drink twice or thrice a day may have a lower chance of dying from certain illnesses than those who abstain it.

22 Feb 2018 9:12 AM

Ultrasound, blood test may boost liver cancer detection

Liver cancer screening in patients with chronic liver disease has traditionally been performed using an abdominal ultrasound.

11 Feb 2018 6:43 PM

Adolescent drinking can cause liver problems later in life

Alcohol is the leading cause of liver cirrhosis and liver-related deaths.

22 Jan 2018 6:27 PM