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

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

How to Prevent Liver Cancer After Hep C

Here's how to lower your risk of liver cancer after hepatitis C by keeping your liver healthy with lifestyle changes and preventative care.

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

Is Liver Damage Reversable?

The liver is an amazing organ, with a unique ability to heal, so curing hepatitis C may allow the liver to reverse the damage and heal itself over time.

By Nirah Johnson

Do You Know How Hepatitis C is Spread?

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

By Allison Tsai

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

Leon's Inspiring Liver Transplant Journey

After hepatitis C from a blood transfusion destroyed Leon's liver, his long and challenging transplant journey changed his life.

By Erica Sanderson

What to Know About Hepatitis C

There are a lot of misconceptions about hepatitis C. Here are the basic truths.

By The HealthCentral Editorial Team

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