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Saliva test offers easier, cheaper diagnoses of liver disease

Saliva test offers easier, cheaper diagnoses of liver disease

A newly developed “oral fluid” test could offer an easier, less expensive alternative for diagnosing liver disease and may eventually help develop treatment, researchers say. Hepatitis E virus (HEV) causes liver disease that infects an estimated 20 million people worldwide each year and kills more than 56,000. Hepatitis E is not as well known as [...]

August 5, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Saliva test offers easier, cheaper diagnoses of liver disease

Baddha padmasana– Yoga asana to detoxify your liver!

Baddha padmasana– Yoga asana to detoxify your liver!

Padmasana or the lotus pose is like a quintessential yoga pose. We have seen yogis in Instagram and magazines acing the pose. However, you can also try a variation of the lotus pose called baddha padmasana or bounded lotus pose and get even more benefits. Yoga expert Raman Mishra breaks down the benefits and steps of baddha [...]

August 2, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Baddha padmasana– Yoga asana to detoxify your liver!

A Cup of Coffee Every Day May Lower the Risk of Liver Cancer

A Cup of Coffee Every Day May Lower the Risk of Liver Cancer

Finally, some respite for caffeine lovers! Your daily cup of coffee may not be as bad as you have been told. A new study, published in the journal BMJ Open, suggests that a your daily dose of coffee can help prevent the risk of liver cancer by nearly 50 per cent. For the longest time, coffee has [...]

May 27, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on A Cup of Coffee Every Day May Lower the Risk of Liver Cancer

Hepatitis C-infected liver transplants may work well for those with the virus

Hepatitis C-infected liver transplants may work well for those with the virus

THURSDAY, April 14, 2016 — Here’s some potentially good news for people with hepatitis C who are waiting for liver transplants: Hepatitis C-infected livers seem to do as well as healthy livers in these patients, a new study indicates. The findings suggest that using hepatitis C-infected (HCV-positive) livers could help reduce wait times for people [...]

April 17, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Hepatitis C-infected liver transplants may work well for those with the virus