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Leon & His Liver: One Man's Transplant Journey

When Leon Tranchemontagne served in the military, he required dozens of blood transfusions, which destroyed his liver. The journey to find a transplant would be a long and difficult one.

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

An Overview of Hepatitis C

Many people who have hepatitis C often don’t realize it until their liver is already disease. Here’s what you should know.

By Eileen Bailey

What's Myth, What's Fact

There’s a lot of confusion about hepatitis C out there. Here’s what you should know.

By The HealthCentral Editorial Team

How to Manage Hepatitis C

It’s important to work with your doctor to monitor your liver function and protect it from damage and disease.

By Eileen Bailey

Who Is At Risk for Hepatitis C?

Many people with hepatitis C don’t realize they have the condition. Here’s how you get tested.

By Eileen Bailey

6 Facts About Hepatitis C Symptoms

Approximately 70 percent to 80 percent of people with acute hepatitis C have no symptoms. Some people, however, can have mild symptoms soon after becoming infected.

By Allison Tsai

Aspirin May Lower Liver Cancer Risk

Aspirin use has long been linked to heart health, as well as many other positive health benefits. Now liver disease prevention can be added to the list. A new study from the National Cancer Institute has found that aspirin users were 41% less likely ...

Do Antipsychotics Damage Your Liver, Pancreas And/or Kidneys?

Question Asked by Donna-1 Do Antipsychotics Damage Your Liver, Pancreas And/or Kidneys? I read a book that said you can have multiple organ failure from taking antipsychotics. It didn’t specify which medications or really give any studies or statisti...

Can The Disease Itself (Ra) Cause Continued Elevated Liver Enzymes?

Question Asked by Brenda Can The Disease Itself (Ra) Cause Continued Elevated Liver Enzymes? I have just had a liver biopsy due to several months of elevated liver enzymes. I have been off of all RA drugs due to the elevated numbers (mxt, sulfasalazi...