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All you need to know about Hepatitis C

Chronic Hepatitis C is a serious disease that can result in long-term health problems. Approximately 60,000 people die every year from Hepatitis C related liver disease. 1. What is Hepatitis C? Hepatitis C is a contagious liver disease that ranges in severity from a mild illness lasting a few weeks to a serious, lifelong illness […]

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Fatty liver disease – A common but preventable condition in all age groups

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the term for a wide range of conditions caused by a build-up of fat within the liver cells. It is usually seen in people who are overweight or obese. A healthy liver should contain little or no fat. Most people with NAFLD only carry small amounts of fat in their […]

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Basic facts and 11 ways to protect against liver disease

Basic facts and importance of liver Liver is the second largest solid organ in the body weighing upto 1-1.5 kgs and situated in the right side of the upper abdomen, protected behind the rib cage. It processes everything that we eat and drink and converts it into energy and nutrients that body needs. The liver […]

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Hepatitis C: Who’s at risk and how long does the virus survive outside the body?

Who’s at risk?

  • Some people are at increased risk for Hepatitis C, including:

  • Current injection drug users.

  • Past injection drug users, including those who injected only one time or many years ago.

  • Recipients of donated blood, blood products, and organs.

  • Dialysis patients or persons who spent many years on dialysis for kidney failure.

  • People who received body piercing or tattoos done with non-sterile instruments.

  • People with known exposures to the Hepatitis C virus,

such as:

  • Health care workers injured by needle sticks.

  • Recipients of blood or organs from a donor who tested positive for the Hepatitis C virus

  • HIV-infected persons

  • Children born to mothers infected with the Hepatitis C virus

Less common risks include:

  • Having sexual contact with a person who is infected with the Hepatitis C virus.

  • Sharing personal care items, such as razors or toothbrushes, that may have come in contact with the blood of an infected person.


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World Liver Day 2015: All you need to know about Liver Cancer

Primary liver cancer is a serious type of cancer that begins in the liver. Secondary cancer of the liver is one where in the tumor elsewhere (eg. Colon) spreads to the liver. Signs and symptoms Symptoms of liver cancer are often vague and don’t appear until the cancer is at an advanced stage. They can include: unexplained […]

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