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Liver Health

Cirrhosis of the liver

Cirrhosis of the liver is a fairly common condition in South Africa, with alcoholism being a leading cause of the condition. In cirrhosis, dead or damaged cells are replaced by fibrous tissue, causing fibrosis. Learn more about liver cirrhosis here.

Liver cirrhosis cured in rats

Japanese researchers said Monday that they had succeeded in curing liver cirrhosis in rats and hope to apply the remedy to humans suffering from the chronic disease.

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