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February 7, 2018
Learn about the hepatitis C antibody test, which is used to detect when someone has had the hepatitis C virus. What do the results mean?
February 4, 2018
A new study finds that lifelong intake of fish or sunflower oil may damage the liver in a way that increases the risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
February 1, 2018
Learn about the relationship between baby boomers and hepatitis C, and why people born between 1945 and 1965 should be tested for the disease.
January 28, 2018
Research suggests that a compound found in kiwi and celery may prevent fatty liver in offspring born to mothers who ate a high-fat diet in pregnancy.
January 26, 2018
The HCV RNA PCR test is a blood test used to diagnose hepatitis C and measure the level of the hepatitis C virus in the bloodstream.
January 25, 2018
Hepatitis C can damage the liver and lead to cirrhosis, or scarring of the liver. Damage to the liver may mean that a person needs to modify their diet.
January 25, 2018
Learn about acute hepatitis C, the form of the disease that occurs within 2 weeks to 6 months of exposure to the vírus. We look at symptoms and treatments.
January 22, 2018
A new study shows that men who start drinking as teenagers have a higher risk of liver disease. Dosage counts and current guidelines may be too lax.
January 12, 2018
Palmar erythema is a rare condition that makes the palms of the hands turn red. Learn about the causes, including pregnancy and liver cirrhosis.
December 27, 2017
Biliary colic can happen when a gallstone blocks a bile duct, causing intense stomach pain. It is also known as a gallstone attack or gallbladder attack.

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