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.

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.

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.

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