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A Liver Hormone Regulates Your Alcohol Drinking

A Liver Hormone Regulates Your Alcohol Drinking

It has been surmised that a liver hormone called 'FGF21' may be responsible for alcohol consumption patterns in some...

5 days ago, 7:34am CST

Repeated Jet Lag May Increase Liver Cancer Risk

Repeated Jet Lag May Increase Liver Cancer Risk

Repeated jet lag can increase both obesity related liver disease and the risk of liver cancer, researchers warned."Liver cance...

Nov 27 2016, 1:51pm CST

Disrupting Tiny Liver Protein Can Cause Heart Disease

Disrupting Tiny Liver Protein Can Cause Heart Disease

Scientists have identified for the first time a tiny liver protein that when disrupted can lead to cardiovascular disease as we...

Jun 12 2016, 9:37am CDT

Mice That Stayed in Space Suffered Liver Damage

Mice That Stayed in Space Suffered Liver Damage

Mars missions could hit a roadblock as space affects liver....

Apr 21 2016, 5:04am CDT

Red Raspberry Plays Role in Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction, Maintaining Blood Glucose and Liver Function

Red Raspberry Plays Role in Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction, Maintaining Blood Glucose and Liver Function

The benefits of red raspberries are to be mentioned in the upcoming Experimental Biology conference which will take place in Sa...

Apr 4 2016, 4:55am CDT

Coffee can Help Prevent Alcohol Related Liver Cirrhosis

Coffee can Help Prevent Alcohol Related Liver Cirrhosis

Drinking just two extra cups of coffee a day can reduce the risk of cirrhosis up to 44 percent, study suggests....

Feb 21 2016, 2:30am CST

Scientists Found Hormone that Controls Alcohol and Sweet Cravings

Scientists Found Liver Hormone that Controls Alcohol and Sweet Cravings

The hormone made in liver can curb sugar and alchol cravings and can help patients who are obese or suffering from diabetes....

Dec 27 2015, 8:53pm CST

Diabetes Drug Helps Combating Fatty Liver Disease

Diabetes Drug Helps Combating Fatty Liver Disease

Diabetes medication in found to be helping with curing fatty live disease for which there is no cure available....

Nov 20 2015, 1:47am CST

AbbVie

FDA Warns in AbbVie’s Hepatitis C Treatments for Patients with Liver Disease

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued warnings on AbbVie’s new hepatitis C treatment drugs – Viekira Pak and Tec...

Oct 23 2015, 4:58am CDT

Liver Drug could Treat Parkinson's Disease

Liver Drug could Treat Parkinson's Disease

It was found that a drug for the liver could treat Parkinsonian symptoms....

Aug 11 2015, 7:16am CDT

Sen'Derrick Marks' Prom Date Dies Due to Liver Cancer

Sen'Derrick Marks' Prom Date Dies Due to Liver Cancer

Khameyea Jennings, the 18-year-old Jacksonville teen who was diagnosed with liver cancer in 2013 and was the prom date of Jacks...

May 24 2015, 11:57pm CDT

Tim Cook Once Offered a Part of His Liver to Steve Jobs

Tim Cook Once Offered a Part of His Liver to Steve Jobs

Now that's loyalty and dedication....

Mar 13 2015, 12:09am CDT

Elena Baltacha Dies of Liver Cancer

Elena Baltacha Dies of Liver Cancer at the Age of 30

The British Tennis star Elena Baltacha has died of liver cancer at the youthful age of 30. Her husband is in a state of extreme...

May 5 2014, 9:15am CDT

FDA says acetaminophen doses over 325 mg causes liver damage

FDA says acetaminophen doses over 325 mg causes liver damage

FDA: There are no available data to show that taking more than 325 mg of acetaminophen per dosage unit provides additional bene...

Jan 16 2014, 7:52pm CST

Why Too Much Acetaminophen Can Lead To Liver Damage

Why Too Much Acetaminophen Can Lead To Liver Damage

The FDA has just issued a statement urging doctors not to prescribe acetaminophen in doses higher than 325 mg. Liver damage has...

Jan 16 2014, 12:36pm CST

Functional Human Liver Tissue Successfully Grown from Stem Cells

Functional Human Liver Tissue Successfully Grown from Stem Cells

Scientists have been able to grow functional human liver tissue and transplant it in ordinary mice. Stem cells were used in the...

Jul 4 2013, 5:55am CDT