Category: Liver Health

Doctor examines child's throat

April 27, 2022

A Common Virus May Be Linked to Liver Failure in Healthy Children

Contact your child’s doctor right away if you notice yellowing in the whites of their eyes.

Children's Health, Liver Health

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Two women standing on a mountain

April 20, 2022

Kidney Transplants Saved Her Life — Twice

A patient shares her story about the gift of organ donation.

Hepatology, Organ Donation, Transplants

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In the Hospital Sick Male Patient Sleeps on the Bed. Heart Rate Monitor Equipment is on His Finger.

January 21, 2022

7 Myths About Liver Transplants

This is fact: Livers can regenerate if disease is caught early.

Hepatology, Liver Health, Transplants

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cartoon of liver in a washing machine

March 25, 2019

Do You Need Liver Cleanse Supplements?

A gastroenterologist explains the science behind so-called detox products.

Liver Health

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Cartoon image of a liver

March 4, 2019

5 Steps to a Healthy Liver

Liver disease is a growing problem in the United States, but you can keep your liver healthy by following a few simple steps.

Liver Health

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lungs and liver connected by DNA

January 15, 2018

Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency: How to Spot and Treat It

This inherited condition can increase your patients’ risk of lung and liver disease.

Liver Health

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Image of Test tubes filled with blood

November 21, 2017

What’s the Difference Between Hepatitis A, B and C?

Understand the types of hepatitis and learn how to protect yourself

Infectious Diseases, Liver Health

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Illustration of a line of people

November 14, 2014

Sickle cell trait in African-Americans associated with increased ki...

Vimal Derebail, MD, MPH, is co-first author of the study and Abhijit Kshirsagar, MD, MPH, is co-senior author. Both are members of the UNC Kidney Center.

Genetics, Hepatology, Research

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UNC Chapel

July 17, 2012

Milk thistle, taken by many people for liver disease, ineffective a...

Silymarin or “milk thistle,” a popular herbal dietary supplement that many people take for liver ailments, works no better than placebo in patients with chronic hepatitis C infection.

Chronic Illness, Clinical Trials, Hepatitis C, Hepatology, Nutrition, Treatment, Wellness

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