Tag Archives: Alcohol

Sedentary lifestyle in Mumbai leading to increased cases of liver disease

Sedentary way of living is as bad as excessive drinking as it leads to Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, warn city doctors.  Alcohol is no more the only cause of end-stage liver disease in the city. Doctors say sedentary lifestyle has … Continue reading

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WHO issues its first hepatitis C treatment guidelines

WHO has issued its first guidance for the treatment of hepatitis C, a chronic infection that affects an estimated 130 million to 150 million people and results in 350 000 to 500 000 deaths a year. The publication of the … Continue reading

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Even moderate drinking may be risky with hepatitis C

For people with the chronic liver infection hepatitis C, heavy drinking is an obvious no-no, but a new study links even modest alcohol consumption with an increased risk of death – and not just from liver disease. “What this study … Continue reading

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Obesity, Liquor Harm Liver Most

Your own weight and drinking habits are your liver’s enemies, worse than hepatitis. A city hospital compiled data over the last few years, and it showed that alcoholism and obesity are causing liver failures in over 50% patients. Earlier, hepatitis was blamed for most … Continue reading

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