cirrhosis of the liver


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a chronic disease interfering with the normal functioning of the liver

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As a result there are now twice the number of deaths due to cirrhosis of the liver and one in 10 first admissions to psychiatric hospitals is alcohol-related.
Monsour said that one drink a day might be too much for a woman who has a genetic pre-disposition to cirrhosis of the liver.
They claim that transmission of the virus through donated blood that was not screened for the virus as well as infection through other routes has led to an increase in cirrhosis of the liver and liver cancer.
Alcohol is fuelling a rise in death rates from liver disease and cirrhosis of the liver, while obesity is also thought to be playing a part.
Alcohol is fuelling a rise in death rates from liver disease and cirrhosis of the liver while obesity is also thought to be playing a part.
Regularly drinking more than the recommended amount can increase your risk of mouth, throat and stomach cancers, high blood pressure, serious heart problems and cirrhosis of the liver.
Hepatitis B is a chronic disease which can lead to cirrhosis of the liver.
Infantile cirrhosis of the liver in India (Synonym-Infantile biliary cirrhosis).
This follows the admission this year from former health minister Caroline Flint that three children under the age of 18 have been diagnosed with alcohol related cirrhosis of the liver in the last six years.
The patient had a history of alcoholic cirrhosis of the liver, acute renal failure, and smoking.
Liana Stevens, 27, has cirrhosis of the liver, which she developed after living with hepatitis C for years without been diagnosed.
New research published today in The Lancet medical journal shows that deaths from cirrhosis of the liver have soared in the UK while falling in the rest of Europe.
HCV, the most common chronic blood-borne infection in the United States, causes inflammation of the liver and may progress to more serious complications such as cirrhosis of the liver, liver cancer and death.
But that's exactly what happened when 19-stone Chris was rushed into hospital with cirrhosis of the liver - caused by his 25-year fat-filled diet of burgers, chips and microwave meals.