Liver disease

Browse through some selected resources on liver disease from Healthcare Republic.

Coffee prevents liver cirrhosis in alcoholics
Drinking coffee can help prevent the development of liver cirrhosis in alcoholics, US researchers ha... Read more

Investigating and managing fatty liver
The goal is to prevent the development of cirrhosis of the liver and its complications. By Dr Mamun-... Read more

Fatty time bomb
Liver disease is widespread, under-diagnosed, and suffers an image problem because of its associatio... Read more

Women outlive men after liver transplants
Female liver transplant recipients survive an average of eight years longer than male recipients, UK... Read more

Journals Watch - Pregnancy, self-help and alcohol
Too busy to keep up with medical research? Allow Dr Nicolette Price to give you a summary. Read more

Baraclude provides new treatment option in hepatitis B
Bristol-Myers Squibb has launched Baraclude (entecavir), a nucleoside analogue for the treatment of ... Read more

How to spot and treat haemochromatosis
Hereditary iron disorders can be diagnosed in primary care, writes Dr Harry Brown Read more

Managing fatty liver diseases
Simple interventions may be of use in those with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, says Dr Mamun-Al... Read more

Pictorial case study: Clubbing
A 64-year-old man presented complaining of a persistent cough for several weeks. He felt generally l... Read more

Raising awareness of binge drinking
With the festive season over, Dr Sarah Jarvis reviews the adverse effects of alcohol abuse. Read more

Hepatitis B
A four-part presentation covering the transmission, epidemiology, prevention and treatment of hepati... Read more

The hepatitis C health challenge
The government is hoping to increase hepatitis C awareness. Amanda Clements examines the virus and t... Read more

DoH launches hepatitis C resource site
Information to help medical professionals understand hepatitis C and communicate issues to their pat... Read more

Action plan to tackle hepatitis C in Scotland
Four million pounds has been allocated for an action plan to tackle rates of hepatitis C infections ... Read more

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