Liver Health

Other liver diseases

There are a number of different diseases that can affect the liver, including an enlarged liver, Gilbert's disease, liver toxicity and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Learn more about the signs of liver disease as well as common liver disease symptoms.

200kg heavier in only 3 months

The man admitted to Charlotte Maxeke Hospital after gaining 200kg within a few months says he was turned away from private hospitals because he didn’t belong to a medical fund.

Gene predicts liver treatment

Scientists say they've found a big reason why treatment for chronic hepatitis C infection works better for white patients than for African-Americans.

Researchers engineer mini livers

Researchers are the first to use human liver cells to successfully engineer miniature livers that function – at least in a laboratory setting – like human livers.

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