Some of the ways alcohol affects our health are well known, but others may surprise you. Here are six less-known effects that alcohol has on your body, as well as how your liver breaks it down.
Does your mouth have the taste of old pennies? The condition is more common than you might think. Find out what might be giving your mouth a metallic taste.
Just diagnosed with hepatitis C? A liver specialist explains what kinds of tests, treatments and lifestyle changes are ahead.
Health experts say the widespread availability of alcohol and a lack of education around serving sizes may be contributing to alcohol-use disorders in young adults.
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If you’re looking for a reason to have that extra cup of coffee in the morning, there is good news. Drinking two more cups of coffee each day has been linked to a dramatically lowered odds of the liver damage caused by excessive alcohol, a recent study found.
Why women who don’t drink can still get cirrhosis and other types of liver disease. Our expert explains.
Liver cancer is on the rise in the United States, but less-invasive laparoscopic surgery is easing treatment for some patients. Cancer of the liver is becoming more common due to such factors as hepatitis C, as well as another condition called non-alcohol fatty liver disease. Hepatocellular carcinoma is the most common type of liver cancer. … Read More
For common, occasional aches and pain, an over-the-counter oral medication often does the trick. But experts warn people with chronic, ongoing pain to avoid long-term use of common remedies such as Tylenol® or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDs), including aspirin, ibuprofen, Aleve® and Advil®. Hong Shen, MD, a pain management specialist at Cleveland Clinic, cautions that using … Read More
Here is how 3D printing is helping surgeons make surgeries more personalized to each patient’s unique anatomy.