Posts Tagged ‘obesity’

Experts Agree – Sugar is a Health Destroyer

New Liver Disease Forum – Join Now! We now have a forum on this domain which is completely unassociated with Facebook. Join up for help, advice and support! Ask questions – get answers! Join Now! Sugar In the U.S., there is a love affair with sugar. Even for those of us who don’t consume soft…

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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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Texas has the highest rates of Hispanics with liver cancer

Texas has the highest rates of Hispanics with liver cancer Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) affects people of all races and ehtnicities, but the disease is becoming an epidemic for Hispanics in Texas. (FILE, AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) HCC, hepatocellular carcinoma, is the most common type of liver cancer seen in patients in the United States, but…

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Lifestyle cancers soar by 70%

Lifestyle cancers soar by 70% in a decade triggering warning of devastating impact of binge drinking and poor diet Men diagnosed with liver cancer rose by 70% and women 60% in 2002-13 Worrying surge caused by poor Western lifestyle Alcohol, obesity and hepatitis B singled out as main causes of liver cancer  Warning about young…

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Obesity-linked chronic liver illness skyrockets

Obesity-linked chronic liver illness skyrockets Follow @IndianaGazette Despite major gains in fighting hepatitis C and other chronic liver conditions, public health officials are now faced with a growing epidemic of liver disease that is tightly linked to the obesity crisis. In the past two decades, the prevalence of the disease, known as nonalcoholic fatty liver,…

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Threat Grows From Liver Illness Tied to Obesity

Threat Grows From Liver Illness Tied to Obesity World | Anahad O’connor, The New York Times | Updated: June 14, 2014 08:15 IST Threat Grows From Liver Illness Tied to Obesity Dr Joel Lavine, chief of pediatric gastroenterology at NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital on May 22. Lavine studies fatty liver disease, a rapidly growing…

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Ten Obesity and Fatty Liver Disease Fighting Tips

Ten Obesity and Fatty Liver Disease Fighting Tips Posted August 15th, 2011 Besides helping to keep extra weight off, these easy to incorporate suggestions also help defend against non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. by Nicole Cutler, L.Ac. Americans are packing on the pounds, as today’s modern lifestyle seems to go hand-in-hand with obesity. Unfortunately, the rising…

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Too much sugar

Too much sugar! Any idea how much sugar you consume daily? If you have diabetes, high blood pressure, lipid problems, a sizeable girth, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease or heart disease you may be conscious of your sugar consumption. If not, chances are that you can think of someone who has one or more of these…

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Obese drinkers face liver double whammy

Obese drinkers face liver double whammy By Helen Briggs Health reporter, BBC News Alcohol consumption is linked to liver disease. Drinkers who are overweight face a “double whammy” impact on their liver, research suggests. Two studies of more than a million UK men and women suggest excess weight and alcohol act together to raise the…

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