liver disease


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Noun1.liver disease - a disease affecting the liver
disease - an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning
cirrhosis, cirrhosis of the liver - a chronic disease interfering with the normal functioning of the liver; the major cause is chronic alcoholism
fatty liver - yellow discoloration as a result of the accumulation of certain fats (triglycerides) in the liver; can be caused by alcoholic cirrhosis or pregnancy or exposure to certain toxins
hepatitis - inflammation of the liver caused by a virus or a toxin
cancer of the liver, liver cancer - malignant neoplastic disease of the liver usually occurring as a metastasis from another cancer; symptoms include loss of appetite and weakness and bloating and jaundice and upper abdominal discomfort
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Coffee is something that is easily accessible to everyone and regularly drinking it - filtered, instant or espresso - may make a difference in preventing and, in some cases, slowing down the progression of liver disease.
It included 150 consecutive paediatric patients (1-14 years) with chronic liver disease.
Liver disease is almost entirely preventable with the major risk factors, alcohol, obesity and Hepatitis B and C, accounting for up to 90% of cases.
According to British Liver Trust chief executive Andrew Langford, liver disease - and deaths from it - have increased by 400 per cent in just over 30 years, probably due to increased alcohol intake and obesity.
The first all-Wales annual report for liver disease sets out the progress made against the Welsh Government's Together for Health - Liver Disease Delivery Plan and identifies areas for future improvement.
She said: "I'm so excited that this research is being undertaken, as it offers real hope to people with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease that there will be new treatments identified for this condition in the future.
The drug was initially developed to treat bile stones; however, in development, it was found to reduce liver fat and so was modified to treat fatty liver disease.
Methodology and Result: It was a cross sectional comparative study and included fifty patients of chronic liver disease.
7% cases of liver diseases but it does not decrease in non-liver disease patients.
Chief executive of the CLDF Alison Taylor said: "Every day in the UK, two children are diagnosed with a childhood liver disease - that's more than childhood leukaemia - and there is still no cure.
Amir said constant feeling of tiredness, dark complexion of face, fever, haematemesis, melena and ascites are major symptoms of liver disease patient.