Coffee consumption reduces risk of liver cancer, analysis suggests Date: August 28, 2014 Source: American Gastroenterological Association Summary: Coffee consumption reduces risk of hepatocellular carcinoma, the most common type of liver cancer, by about 40 percent, according to an up-to-date meta-analysis. Further, some data indicate that three cups of coffee per day reduce liver cancer […]
Mr. President, We got it wrong with HIV, in overdrive; we got it wrong with Malaria and TB, in under-drive, and there’s a prospect of getting right with hepatitis B. We have a chance to get it right with hepatitis B “Hepatitis” means inflammation of the liver. It refers to a group of viral […]
Your Liver Will Be as Healthy as Your Diet Poor nutrition is rarely a cause of liver disease, but good nutrition in the form of a balanced diet, may help liver cells damaged by hepatitis viruses to regenerate, forming new liver cells. Nutrition is an essential part of treatment. Many chronic liver diseases are associated […]
Caution! Herbs and Nutritional Supplements What’s the problem? Televised testimonial promotions, as well as advertisements in health and nutrition magazines, aggressively promote the use of herbs and nutritional supplements – frequently without explaining potential dangers or side effects. Nutritional supplements and herbal remedies are readily available in supermarkets, pharmacies, health food stores, and offices of […]
Aug 25 – Doctors are still struggling to find effective ways to convince wary parents of the importance of vaccinating their infant children, and have a new way to identify and approach parents that are hesitant to vaccinate infants. Read more.
Aug 25 – An Oklahoma oral surgeon whose filthy clinics led to the testing of thousands of patients for HIV and viral hepatitis permanently surrendered his professional license. Read more.
Aug 25 – The transmission of hepatitis B from mother to child has been virtually eliminated in Kaiser Permanente’s Northern California region, thanks to a program, which ensures that babies receive all recommended shots on time. Read more.
Aug 25 – The Hepatitis B Foundation (HBF) joined forces with the Haimen City Center for Disease Control and Prevention for a 3-year campaign to educate clinicians, civic leaders and the city’s general population of 1 million residents on hepatitis B. Read the interview with HBF’s Chari Cohen in Healio Hepatology, and the BMC Public […]