4 Simple and effective tips to prevent fatty liver disease

Liver is one of the vital organs in the body, for it performs very important functions such as storing energy, helping food digestion and removing toxins from circulation. When extra fat builds up in the liver, the organ develops the condition and suffers certain problems in the long run. Fortunately, Dr Axe has shared some […]

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Eating green leafy vegetables can help protect your liver

A larger portion of green leafy vegetables in the diet may reduce the risk of developing liver steatosis, or fatty liver. In a study published in PNAS researchers from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden show how a larger intake of inorganic nitrate, which occurs naturally in many types of vegetable, reduces accumulation of fat in the […]

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Poor oral health linked to a 75% increase in liver cancer risk, new study finds

Models were applied to estimate the relationship between cancer risk and self-reported oral health conditions, such as painful or bleeding gums, mouth ulcers and loose teeth. Whilst no significant associations were observed on the risk of the majority gastrointestinal cancers and poor oral health, a substantial link was found for hepatobiliary cancer. “Poor oral health […]

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Pune: Sassoon Hospital doctors perform complex surgery to treat a young cancer patient

Doctors at Sassoon Hospital in Pune operated upon a 14-year-old girl who was suffering from liver cancer. A complex operation had to be done to treat the girl. The surgery was performed on August 14 and it was a success. A few months before the surgery, Shraddha (name changed) was suffering from stomach pain. She […]

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People with type 2 diabetes are at a high risk of deadly liver disease

The study of 18 million people across Europe also suggests the people living with type 2 diabetes are at particular risk of this ‘silent disease’ and should be monitored closely to prevent life-threatening disease progression. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) affects up to a quarter of people in the West and is the most common […]

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Simple and effective tips to improve liver function

Liver plays a number of important roles to help keep the body running. It helps in removing toxins, keeping a proper metabolism, promoting circulation and balancing hormones, among others. Keeping a healthy liver also leads to increased energy levels, clear skin, stronger immunity, less digestive problems, less infections and even fresh breath, according to Dr […]

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Here’s how whole grains can play a role in protecting your liver

Eating a diet rich in whole grains and dietary fibre has been linked to numerous health benefits, including a lower risk of insulin resistance, high insulin levels in the blood and inflammation in the body – all of which are risk factors for hepatocellular carcinoma, the most common type of liver cancer. With that in […]

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Aspirin may reduce liver cancer risk, reveals study

The findings – which appear in JAMA Oncology – support the results of prior studies on the same topic. Data from this report show that taking aspirin on a regular basis can lower the risk of developing liver cancer, or hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). The scientists defined ‘a regular basis’ as taking two or more 325-milligram […]

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