Liver Health


Are You at Risk for Liver Cancer?

The number of liver cancer cases has nearly tripled in the United States over the past three decades. Here are the most common causes.

By HealthAfter50

Coffee (Even Decaf) Cuts Liver Cancer Risk

Just one cup of coffee a day may reduce the risk for the most common type of liver cancer—hepatocellular cancer—by about 20 percent. Drinking five cups a day appears to slash the risk in half, according to research was conducted at the University of ...

Liver Damage from Supplements Is Increasing

Many dietary supplements can harm the liver, according to a recent review. Weight-loss products, such as green tea extract, and bodybuilding formulas accounted for about half the cases.

By Berkeley Wellness

Scallops Linked to Hepatitis A Outbreak

Frozen, raw scallops distributed by Sea Port Products Corp. are being voluntarily recalled by the manufacturer, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

By Diane Domina

Prevent Liver Cancer After Hep C

Hepatitis C, caused by a virus transmitted through blood, can cause liver damage, cirrhosis, and liver cancer.

By Nirah Johnson

Should You Be Screened for Hepatitis C?

Hepatitis C can cause serious liver damage if it’s not treated early. And therein lies the problem: Seventy to 80 percent of people with hepatitis C don’t have symptoms.

By HealthAfter50

Can Liver Damage Reverse After Hep C Treatment?

A slow and silent disease, the hepatitis C (hep C) virus is transmitted through exposure to infected blood. Left untreated, the virus can cause inflammation, fibrosis and then cirrhosis of the liver. This means that over a period of time, the virus c...

By Nirah Johnson

Do You Know How Hepatitis C is Spread?

What is the primary way hepatitis C (HCV) is transmitted?

By Allison Tsai

Coffee may cut liver cancer risk

Drinking coffee may help reduce the risk of liver cancer for heavy drinkers, concludes a new study by the World Cancer Research Fund International in London. Researchers analyzed 34 studies involving 8.2 million people, of which 24,500 had liver canc...

Latest Research on Hepatitis C

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), between 130 and 150 million people worldwide now have chronic Hepatitis C and 350,000 to 500,000 people die each year from related liver diseases. Here’s the latest news on hepatitis C treatments and ...

By Yumhee Park

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