Latest Liver Stories

2013-10-10 23:30:07

In acknowledgement of Liver Awareness Month, Ethical Alternative Products will be offering a month long sale on ThioGel-L triple antioxidant liver formula. The dietary supplement products company will be offering a 50% discount on the purchase of a year supply of ThioGel-L. Wyckoff, NJ (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Ethical Alternative Products will participate in Liver Awareness Month this October. The dietary supplement products company is now offering customers 50% discount off of a year...

2013-09-27 23:00:09

A team of surgeons at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center is the first in the country to report a fully laparoscopic hepatectomy—the removal of a portion of the liver—from a living adult donor for adult and teenage recipients. The procedure advances transplant surgery and offers hope for addressing the significant shortage of liver donors. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 28, 2013 Surgeons at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center Report Successful...

2013-09-25 10:44:30

A simple 'traffic light' test that detects hidden liver fibrosis and cirrhosis in high risk populations could reduce harmful drinking rates and potentially prevent hundreds of alcohol-related deaths a year. Devised by Dr Nick Sheron and colleagues at University of Southampton and Southampton General Hospital, the Southampton Traffic Light (STL) test, which costs about £50, could be used by GPs in the community. Published in the October 2013 issue of the British Journal of General...

2013-09-23 23:25:01

Juan Carroll, co-owner and coach at Black Iron CrossFit (http://www.blackironcrossfit.com) announces that he & his wife Vanessa will host a workout of the day (WOD) to raise funds for their youngest son, Juan Jr., who is in need of a liver transplant. Frisco, TX (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 At 2 months old, Juan Jr. was diagnosed with the rare liver disease, Biliary Atresia. Doctors and specialists performed a major surgery, known as a Kasai procedure. However, it is not a long-term...

2013-09-21 23:03:27

Fatty Liver Solution designed by Duncan Capicchiano is a newly updated natural cure book that reveals to people an advanced treatment for liver damage, and some simple exercises to improve their liver health. A full Fatty Liver Solution overview on the site Health Review Center indicates if the book is trustworthy. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 21, 2013 Fatty Liver Solution is a newly updated book that provides people with an effective treatment for liver damage, and a list of healthy...

2013-09-21 23:03:25

Liver Cirrhosis Bible and Ezra Protocol penned by Debra Elkin is a new natural cure book that provides people with an advanced liver cirrhosis diet, and detailed descriptions on how to reverse their cirrhosis effortlessly. A complete Liver Cirrhosis Bible And Ezra Protocol overview on the website Vkool.com indicates if this book is trustworthy. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) September 21, 2013 Liver Cirrhosis Bible And Ezra Protocol is a new natural cure book that reveals to people an exclusive...

Latest Liver Reference Libraries

Lancet Liver Fluke, Dicrocoelium dendriticum
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The lancet liver fluke (Dicrocoelium dendriticum) is a parasitic worm that is classified within the Platyhelminthes phylum. It is thought to be native to over thirty countries including Switzerland, Spain, Germany, Iran, China, Vietnam, Japan, Ghana, and Nigeria, among many other areas. It is also found in South and North America and in Australia. It is typically found in cattle or other grazing species, so it is thought to prefer a habitat that supports these species. It is similar in...

2013-04-30 14:18:06

The liver is the organ in charge of processing, neutralizing and excreting certain secretions for the metabolic processes. Formation and Orientation The liver is considered to be both the largest internal organ and the largest gland in the human body. It is situated just below the diaphragm, to the right of the stomach and on top of the gallbladder. There are two ways blood can travel to and from the liver: the hepatic artery and the portal vein. The hepatic artery carries blood solely...

Hepatitis B
2013-02-25 09:11:23

Image Caption: This electron micrograph reveals the presence of hepatitis-B virus HBV "Dane particles", or virions. Credit: CDC/Wikipedia Hepatitis B: What Is It? Hepatitis simply means a swelling or inflammation of the liver. The type hepatitis that a person contracts (there are 5 common forms) affects their long-term prognosis. The most common and most severe of these different types of liver infection is Hepatitis B, which is caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV). It is typically...

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Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.