Tag: Cirrhosis

154th Health Research Report 3 May 2013 – Synopsis

In this issue: Painkillers taken before marathons linked to potentially serious side effects Grape intake may protect against metabolic syndrome-related organ damage 40 percent of parents give young kids cough/cold medicine that they shouldn’t Vitamin E identified as potential weapon against obesity Quit smoking? Vitamin E may give […]

Probiotics found to reduce hepatic encephalopathy

Contact: Dimple Natali easlpressoffice@cohnwolfe.com 44-790-013-8904 European Association for the Study of the Liver Amsterdam, The Netherlands,Thursday 25 April 2013: Probiotics could emerge as a treatment plan to manage hepatic encephalopathy (HE) therapy after a new study  announced at the International Liver Congress™ 2013 found they significantly reduced development […]

Indian spice may delay liver damage and cirrhosis

2010 study posted for filing Contact: Emma Dickinson edickinson@bmjgroup.com 44-207-383-6529 BMJ-British Medical Journal Curcumin improves sclerosing cholangitis in Mdr2 -/- mice by inhibition of cholangiocyte inflammatory response and portal myofibroblast proliferation Curcumin, one of the principal components of the Indian spice turmeric, seems to delay the liver damage […]