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Chronic disease of the liver associated with systemic scleroderma by Jan Posted Sun 29 Aug 2010 12:00am Of 727 patients with systemic scleroderma, 8 had evidence of serious hepatic disease. This low incidence hardly suggests a relationship between the diffuse cutaneous sclerotic process and the chronic hepatic disease, although the association should always be looked for. It is not possible to exclude hepatitis and malnutrition as causative fact ... Read on »
LIVER CARE FOUNDATION , NEW DELHI by nitinsyal Patient Expert Posted Thu 27 Aug 2009 11:34pm About the Liver The Liver is an organ on the right side of the body weighing about 1.5Kg. It is distinctly the largest and a key organ of a human body, characterized by its muddy red colour. It is strategically the first port of entry from the process of digestion before nutrients leave for the rest of the body. It is the only organ in the hum ... Read on »
Cirrhosis of the Liver by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm 1 Comment The liver, the largest organ in the body, is essential in keeping the body functioning properly. It removes or neutralizes poisons from the blood, produces immune agents to control infection, and removes germs and bacteria from the blood. It makes proteins that regulate blood clotting and produces bile to help absorb fats and fat-soluble vi ... Read on »
Vitamin D level often low in inflammatory bowel disease, liver disease by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 07 Oct 2008 6:13pm 3 Comments New research finds patients with inflammatory bowel disease or chronic liver disease were at increased risk of developing Vitamin D deficiencies. Two separate studies highlight the importance of regular Vitamin D checkups in the evaluation of patients with certain digestive diseases. Vitamin D Deficiency in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Vitamin D Def ... Read on »
Living With Liver Disease by rickisjourney Posted Thu 29 Apr 2010 12:00am Besides the obvious drug and alcohol use, there are many things that cause liver damage. You don't even have to be overweight to have a fatty liver (Donuts, deep-fried fast food, and soda are three of the worst foods for your liver. And yes, chicken McNuggets are deep fried.) Taking Tylenol for 14 consecutive days can cause liver damage... And ... Read on »
FDA Drug Safety Communication: FDA limits usage of Nizoral (ketoconazole) oral tablets due to potentially fatal liver injury and by FDA Posted Mon 29 Jul 2013 9:35am View and print full Drug Safety Communication (PDF - 125KB) Safety Announcement [7-26-2013]   The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is taking several actions related to Nizoral (ketoconazole) oral tablets, including limiting the drug’s use, warning that it can cause severe liver injurie ... Read on »
LIVER DISEASE IN DOGS AND CATS by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 05 Aug 2012 12:00am Helpful Buckeye has received several e-mails asking about liver disease in dogs and cats.  These pet owners report having been told by their veterinarian that their pet might have some type of liver disorder.  Apparently being of an inquisitive nature, some of these pet owners wanted to know a bit more about the liver and its disease ... Read on »
Vitamin E Helps Diminish a Type of Fatty Liver Disease in Children by Medline Plus Posted Wed 27 Apr 2011 5:52pm A specific form of vitamin E improved the most severe form of fatty liver disease in some children, according to a study funded by the National Institutes of Health. Results appear in the April 27 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. A ... Read on »
NIH Study to Test Treatment for Fatty Liver Disease in Children by Medline Plus Posted Thu 12 Jan 2012 1:43pm With the launch of a new clinical trial supported by the National Institutes of Health, researchers are working to determine whether treating children diagnosed with the most severe form of fatty liver disease with a drug called cysteamine wi ... Read on »
Obesity, Alcohol & Liver Disease by Robert W. Posted Sat 20 Mar 2010 4:18pm     Weekly Health Update: Obesity, Alcohol & Liver Disease   "A critical weekly review of important new research findings for health-conscious readers..."   By, Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS Updated:  03/21/2010 The information in this column is intended for informational purposes only, and does not con ... Read on »