Alcoholic Liver Disease

Gut bacteria may influence alcoholics’ liver damage

Gut bacteria may influence alcoholics’ liver damage By Kathryn Doyle(Reuters Health) Feb 4, 2016 at 4:16 pm Differences among alcoholics in who gets severe liver damage and who doesn’t might be partly due to differences in their gut microbes, suggests a new study using mice and people. “There is substantial inter-individual diversity in the susceptibility…

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UK: How alcohol death rates can DOUBLE depending on where you live

How alcohol death rates can DOUBLE depending on where you live: Women in the North East twice as likely to die from drink-related causes than those in London By Kate Pickles For Mailonline Published: 08:42 EST, 2 February 2016 | Updated: 11:02 EST, 2 February 2016 Deaths relating to alcohol abuse vary wildly across the…

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FAQs about Alcoholic Liver Disease

FAQs about Alcoholic Liver Disease     What is alcoholic liver disease (ALD)? ALDis the development of liver damage as a result of heavy alcohol consumption. This damage may occur in three patterns: fatty liver (an abnormal accumulation of fat in the structural cells of the liver), alcoholic hepatitis (inflammation of the liver caused by…

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Symptoms of Liver Failure from Alcohol

Symptoms of Liver Failure from Alcohol If you have been involved in heavy drinking for many years, it’s high time to go through various symptoms of liver failure from alcohol so that you can be aware of your medical health, should the worst case scenario of liver failure hits you sooner or later. The largest…

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