Zydus Cadila gets DCGI nod for world's first drug to treat liver disease
The Ahmedabad-based company said the approved product is the first ever drug anywhere in the world for treatment of Non-Cirrhotic Non-Alcoholic SteatoHepatitis (NASH) which is a progressive disease of the liver. The condition starts with fat accumulation in the liver known as non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and progress to cirrhosis and liver failure.
Zydus rises on regulator’s nod for drug to treat liver disease
Shares of the company closed at Rs 263.55 on the bourse.
Take up walking & cycling; physical activities can reduce risk of death from liver cirrhosis
Muscle-strengthening exercises can cut the risk ...
Amitabh Bachchan in hospital since 3 days, being treated for liver problem
According to reports, the actor was admitted to a Mumbai hospital at 2 am on Tuesday.
Don't miss out on your morning cup of coffee: It can lower risk of liver cancer
The risk of hepatocellular carcinoma was low in people who drank mostly instant coffee.
Unichem Laboratories gets USFDA nod for hypertension management drug
The approved product is a generic version of Hygroton tablets, 25 mg and 50 mg of Sanofi Aventis US, LLC.
Don't forget to brush your teeth twice a day: Poor oral health can up risk of liver cancer
Poor oral hygiene has been associated with the risk of several chronic diseases.
Zydus Cadila gets USFDA nod for blood pressure lowering drug
Zydus Cadila has received the final approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration to market Chlorthalidone tablets.
Cold weather, fewer sun hours increase alcoholic cirrhosis
London, April 23 (IANS) People in colder and less sunny regions of the world have higher rates of alcoholic cirrhosis, a disease caused by excessive drinking which results in irreversible scarring of the liver, scientists have found.
This nutrient offers hope to stop deadly march towards liver cirrhosis, cancer
A type of omega 3 fatty acid offers people who are obese or have a poor diet a chance to avoid serious liver damage.
Maintain oral health: Painful gums, mouth ulcers can increase risk of liver cancer
Poor oral hygiene can also result due to chronic problems like heart disease, stroke and diabetes.
Avoid high fat diet: It can lead to life-threatening liver disease
High cholesterol diet may trigger changes in the immune system, leading to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
Liver cirrhosis more common than thought: Study
Cirrhosis of the liver is more common than previously thought, affecting more than 633,000 adults yearly in the US, according to a new study.
Ratted Out by Drunken Rodents
But as there has been no corroborative evidence of unusually high numbers of drunken rats being killed by even the laziest cats — or dying of liver cirrhosis.
World Hepatitis Day: Facts most people don't know
In some cases, the chronic infections leave behind long-term health implications.
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