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Monthly Archives: November 2012
Fatty Liver Disease | Fight Fat: Don’t Let Our Children Become Obese Adults
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The percentage of overweight or obese children and adolescents has tripled since 1995. By 2030, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the United States’ population will include at least 32 million obese adults, many of whom are currently obese children and adolescents.Why should we worry? As the childhood obesity epidemic has blossomed, so have rates of early-onset diabetes,    .. more …

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Liver Disease | Reverse Fatty Liver – Can I Change My Diagnosis?
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To reverse fatty liver progression it is important that the individual take responsibility for their own body and what they put into their body. Being eating a well balanced diet that is healthy and full of vegetables, white meats and brown rice to really give your body the boost it needs to fight back and win against the progression of this disease. Do the research before you allow your doctor to    .. more …

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Liver Diseases | Preventing Liver Disease With Anti-obesity Drugs
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Obesity is defined as the excess or having too much body fat. Being overweight on the other hand, refers to those who weigh too much. Both of these conditions refer to weight as those that come from the bone, fat, muscle, and body water of a person. Either way, both terms apply to people who have excess weight, more than what their height applies for. Several health problems may arise if a person    .. more …

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Cirrhosis | Growing Up And Liking It
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Four years ago yesterday my father died from cirrhosis of the liver. Last year I wrote a post on my personal blog , and I promised I would write a story about him every year, on this day, to keep his memory alive. This entry is keeping that promise.My father loved to teach me things prematurely.Since my father was a teacher, he taught me everything like the academic he was. He always had a    .. more …

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Liver Cancer | Liver Cancer Chemotherapy Procedure Used In UK For First Time
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Cancer care has reached a “landmark” with a procedure being used for the first time in the country to treat the liver disease by “bathing” it in chemotherapy. Dr Brian Stedman, a consultant interventional radiologist at Southampton General Hospital, has used the treatment, which isolates the organ from the body for 60 minutes during the process, on two patients.He explained that by separating the    .. more …

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Hepatitis | Hepatitis C Treatment's Side Effects Can Now Be Studied In The Lab
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ScienceDaily (Nov. 16, 2012) — The adverse side effects of certain hepatitis C medications can now be replicated and observed in Petri dishes and test tubes, thanks to a research team led by Craig Cameron, the Paul Berg Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Penn State University. “The new method not only will help us to understand the recent failures of hepatitis C antiviral    .. more …

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Fatty Liver Disease | NATURALLY HEALTHY: Insulin Resistance Can Lead To Fatty Liver Disease
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NASH: non- alcoholic steatohepatitis is a part of this spectrum of NAFLD that also has inflammation of the liver. It is the most common form of progressive liver disease. NAFLD should not be treated as completely benign as it can sometimes lead to NASH which can progress to cirrhosis. In a patient whose liver enzymes keep climbing I would treat aggressively.NASH does set the stage for liver damage    .. more …

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Liver Diseases | Endometriosis Part 151 – Endometriosis And Lactuca Virosa
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I. DefinitionLactuca virosas is also known as wild lettuce, bitter lettuce, and opium Lettuce. It has been used as a sedative and a pain killer medicine in traditional medicine in treating premenstrual syndrome and other chronic pains. II. How lactuca virosa effects endometriosis1. Nervous systemLactuca virosa contains lactucopicrin which helps to calm the overactive brain cells that cause nervous    .. more …

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Liver Cancer | Liver Cancer Treatment ” Know The Facts
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Hepatocellular cancer is more likely to develop in people with chronic cirrhosis. Your specialist may suggest a liver transplant if you have cirrhosis of the liver because of previous liver disease, infection with a hepatitis virus or from drinking alcohol. You will only benefit from a liver transplant if you have a single liver tumour that is less than 5cm across, or up to 3 tumours all less than    .. more …

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Cirrhosis | Liver Disorders Symptoms
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If liver is not functioning properly then whole body suffers. So it is very important to maintain the healthy liver. There are many disorders of liver like stones in the bile duct and gall bladder, virus infections, improper flow of blood circulation and the main disorder is liver cirrhosis. Liver helps in clearing the waste materials and harmful toxins from the body. Liver also helps in purifying    .. more …

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