Globally, between 130–150 million people globally have chronic hepatitis C infection. Approximately 700 000 people die each year from hepatitis C-related liver diseases. Antiviral medicines can cure approximately 90% of persons with hepatitis C infection, thereby reducing the risk of death from liver cancer and cirrhosis, but access to diagnosis and treatment is low. Hepatitis C… Read More Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C – Zepatier by Merck & Co. Inc.
Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver. The condition can be self-limiting or can progress to fibrosis (scarring), cirrhosis or liver cancer. Hepatitis viruses are the most common cause of hepatitis in the world but other infections, toxic substances (e.g. alcohol, certain drugs), and autoimmune diseases can also cause hepatitis. Scientists have identified 5 unique… Read More Types of Hepatitis
Anatomy of Liver The liver is the largest organ, accounting for approximately 2% to 3% of average body weight. It weighs around 1400g in an adult female and about 1800g in the male. About 1.5 liters of blood go out of the liver every minute. Located in the right upper quadrant of the abdominal cavity… Read More Anatomy of Liver
Be vigilant what you eat, drink and breathe, remember, your liver has to detoxify your entire intake:- Add high-fiber foods such as fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grain breads, rice and cereals to your diet. Avoid smoking. Avoid taking unnecessary medications. Too many chemicals can harm the liver. Be careful about intimate contact, hepatitis can… Read More Liver Disease – 20 Tips to keep your Liver healthy