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Liver Disease Risks – NAFLD

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease WHILE much is known about the damaging effects of alcohol on the liver, and indeed the body as a whole, perhaps less is known about the condition referred to as Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD). Previously thought to be entirely harmless, NAFLD is estimated to affect up to one in five…

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Liver disease could be picked up much sooner by nurse-led tests

PUBLIC RELEASE: 21-DEC-2018 UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON Research carried out by scientists at the University of Southampton has shown that simple tests in GP surgeries could potentially double the diagnosis rate of liver disease where patients are not displaying any symptoms. Chronic liver disease is an escalating problem both in the United Kingdom and worldwide. In the…

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Deaths from Liver Disease Rising Rapidly.

Deaths From Liver Disease Rising Rapidly The Great Recession continues to take a grim toll: Since 2009, a growing number of Americans have died from liver disease and liver cancer. The increase among 25- to 34-year-olds is especially troubling because the deaths are due to cirrhosis, a disease caused by excessive drinking, the authors of…

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What is Polycystic Liver Disease? Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

In this article What Causes Polycystic Liver Disease? What Are the Symptoms of Polycystic Liver Disease? How Is Polycystic Liver Disease Diagnosed? How Is Polycystic Liver Disease Treated? Can Polycystic Liver Disease Be Prevented? Polycystic liver disease (PLD or PCLD) is a rare condition that causes cysts — fluid-filled sacs — to grow throughout the…

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Exercise Could Save Your Liver

Exercise Could Save Your Liver Posted on August 23, 2016 by Ruth Kava It’s pretty widely known that chronic over-indulgence in alcoholic beverages can play havoc with one’s liver — in extreme cases ending up with cirrhosis and a non-functioning organ. But non-drinkers can also have liver problems. In particular, there is one called non-alcoholic…

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5 Rules of The Anti-Inflammatory Diet

If you are one of the estimated three and a half million Americans with the Hepatitis C virus, your liver is the setting of a continual battle against inflammation. Because the liver eventually processes everything we eat or drink, every food and beverage choice impacts this battle by either assisting in inflammation reduction or aggravating…

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Exposing 5 Common Myths About Liver Disease

When conceptions about liver disease stray far from the truth, efforts to prevent, detect and treat are hampered. Affecting those from all walks of life, an increasing number of people are learning that they have liver disease. An estimated one in ten Americans is affected, yet most of us know very little about this potentially…

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Exposing 5 Common Myths About Liver Disease

Exposing 5 Common Myths About Liver Disease When conceptions about liver disease stray far from the truth, efforts to prevent, detect and treat are hampered. Affecting those from all walks of life, an increasing number of people are learning that they have liver disease. An estimated one in ten Americans is affected, yet most of…

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