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Blood test can replace liver biopsy for detection of fatty liver

Liver biopsy is cumbersome; detecting fatty liver with a blood test will help in early diagnosis One in four people in Western and Asian societies...

New drug shows promise in acute porphyria; else it requires liver...

New drug called Givosiran reduced the number of acute attacks in porphyria patients by up to 79 percent Acute porphyria is a group of uncommon...

Why a recent liver transplant in Max Saket is good news...

Doctors do not usually perform a transplant on patients who suffer acute liver failure because of dengue; Max doctors defied the oddsMr Ray, a...

New Hepatitis C treatment will do away with liver transplants

Today, health minister J P Nadda launches National Hepatitis Control Programme of which, the mainstay is directly acting anti-virals, to be available free at...

World Liver Day 2018: a transplanted liver works to reduce its...

Mayo Clinic Research shows why people who receive livers need far less immunosuppressive drugs than those who receive other solid organ transplantsTransplanted livers can...

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Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) that targets the memory center in brain restores age-related memory loss in older adults Stimulating a precise location of the brain's...