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MELD and the Waiting List for Liver Transplant

By site | January 9, 2019
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liver transplant

Transplant Meld Score and Transplant Livers are donated in the spirit of altruism and are a limited national resource; thus, it is only right that donor livers be allocated in a fair manner. California Pacific Medical Center’s Liver Transplant Program adheres to national policies developed by the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS). UNOS has…

Food Additives Causing Celiac’s Disease?

By site | January 4, 2019
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celiac's disease

Are food additives causing celiac disease? Widely used ‘meat glue’ may be driving rise in people who react to gluten, study suggests Celiac disease is on the rise and no affects one in 100 people  Over the course of the past 100 years, processed foods and additives have become increasingly common One of these additives…

What is Hepatitis?

By site | January 3, 2019
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hepatitis virus

What is Hepatitis? Hepatitis refers to an inflammation of the liver cells and damage to the liver. There are different types and causes, but the symptoms can be similar. The liver’s functions include detoxifying the blood, storing vitamins, and producing hormones. Hepatitis can disrupt these processes and create severe health problems throughout the body. At…

The History and Primary Causes of Alzheimer’s Disease

By site | January 2, 2019
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dementia

Alzheimer’s disease Alzheimer’s disease is tricky because most medical doctors in America will tell you that it’s 70 percent genetic, but that’s wrong. You don’t have to go to medical school for 8 to 12 years to understand that toxins we consume not only affect our heart and body, but our brain as well. And…

Liver Disease Risks – NAFLD

By site | January 2, 2019
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burgers

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…

Turmeric’s Properties Put Chemo & Radiation To Shame

By site | January 2, 2019
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Tumeric spice

Turmeric and Cancer The ancient Indian spice turmeric strikes again! Research finds turmeric extract selectively and safely killing cancer stem cells in a way that chemo and radiation can not. A groundbreaking new study published in the journal Anticancer Research reveals that one of the world’s most extensively researched and promising natural compounds for cancer…

What is Gynecomastia?

By site | December 29, 2018
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gyncomastia

Gynecomastia definition and facts Gynecomastia is enlargement of the glandular tissue of the male breast. The condition may occur during infancy and puberty in normally developing boys. Gynecomastia results from an imbalance in the hormonal environment in the body, with a relative excess of estrogens (female hormones) when compared to androgens (male hormones). The causes…

Diet, Nutrition and the Prevention of Chronic Diseases

By site | December 29, 2018
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diet and nutrition

Nutrition-related Chronic Diseases The WHO/FAO Expert Consultation on Diet, Nutrition and the Prevention of Chronic Diseases met in Geneva from 28 January to 1 February 2002 to examine the science base of the relationship between diet and physical activity patterns, and the major nutrition-related chronic diseases. Recommendations were made to help prevent death and disability…

What Is Alcoholic Liver Cirrhosis?

By site | December 29, 2018
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alcoholic cirrhosis

What Is Alcoholic Liver Cirrhosis? The liver is a large organ with an important job in your body. It filters the blood of toxins, breaks down proteins, and creates bile to help the body absorb fats. When a person drinks alcohol heavily over the course of decades, the body starts to replace the liver’s healthy…

What are Esophageal Varices?

By site | December 28, 2018
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varices

Esophageal varices Esophageal varices are abnormal, enlarged veins in the tube that connects the throat and stomach (esophagus). This condition occurs most often in people with serious liver diseases. Esophageal varices develop when normal blood flow to the liver is blocked by a clot or scar tissue in the liver. To go around the blockages,…