Alcoholic Liver Disease

What causes liver pain after drinking? – and other things

What causes liver pain after drinking? If you are one of the many Americans who enjoy having a drink or two, experiencing liver pain after drinking may alarm you. Your liver is a vital organ responsible for breaking down the nutrients you consume and turning them into energy, as well as detoxifying your body, but…

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Alcohol Also Damages the Liver by Allowing Bacteria to Infiltrate

Alcohol Also Damages the Liver by Allowing Bacteria to Infiltrate Natural gut antibiotics diminished by alcohol leave mice more prone to bacterial growth in the liver, exacerbating alcohol-induced liver disease February 10, 2016Heather Buschman, PhD ​Alcohol itself can directly damage liver cells. Now researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report evidence…

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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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