How do I heal my liver?

The treatment of the liver disease depends on the underlying cause of the disease. Overall, taking steps to improve liver health, such as eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly, and avoiding toxins, can help prevent liver disease and improve liver function.

What is Liver Cirrhosis?

Cirrhosis is a severe and irreversible liver condition characterized by the replacement of healthy liver tissue with scar tissue. Once cirrhosis has developed, the liver’s ability to function properly is significantly impaired, which can lead to life-threatening complications such as liver failure, hepatic encephalopathy, and portal hypertension. While there is no cure for cirrhosis, treatment […]

A drug can cause liver regeneration in Alagille syndrome

For the first time, research led by Associate Professor Duc Dong, Ph.D., demonstrated that a drug can stimulate liver regeneration in Alagille syndrome. Alagille syndrome is caused by a mutation that prevents the formation and regeneration of bile ducts in the liver. It affects over 4,000 babies each year. The patients frequently require a liver […]

Green tea extract may harm liver in people with certain genetic variations

Long-term use of high-dose green tea extract may provide some protection against cancer, cardiovascular disease, obesity, and type 2 diabetes. Still, it also may create liver damage in a small minority of the population. Who is at risk? Research from Rutgers, published in The Journal of Dietary Supplements, provides the first solid clue: two genetic […]

Poor diet damages blood vessels, says study

Despite eating a healthy diet and losing a lot of weight, the blood vessels in the kidneys didn’t fully recover from the disease but the blood vessels in the liver did. A study team has found that each organ’s blood arteries are uniquely impacted by metabolic illness. For instance, the liver and adipose tissue’s blood […]

How Does Alcohol Consumption Affect the Immune System?

Although alcohol consumption is typically associated with liver damage, both moderate and chronic alcohol use can significantly impact the immune system, thereby limiting the ability of the body to protect itself from infection and disease adequately. The immune system is typically categorized into the innate and adaptive immune response systems, both of which are essential […]

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