Natural Therapy for Your Liver

Natural Therapy for Your Liver

Written by one of the world’s most prominent herbalists, Christopher Hobbs, L.Ac., Natural Therapy for Your Liver offers practical, up-to-date information about effective ways to regain and maintain optimal liver health. Hobbs details basic liver function; natural methods for maintaining liver health, including dietary guidelines, liver flushes, and cleanses; clinically tested herbal therapies for common […]

Dr. Melissa Palmer's Guide To Hepatitis and Liver Disease

Dr. Melissa Palmer’s Guide To Hepatitis and Liver Disease

In the United States alone, more than four million people are infected with the hepatitis C virus, and chronic liver disease is the twelfth leading cause of death. In this revised and updated edition of her groundbreaking 2000 book, renowned hepatologist Dr. Melissa Palmer discusses all facets of liver disease, from symptoms and tests to […]

The 9-Day Liver Detox Diet

The 9-Day Liver Detox Diet

Boost your energy, improve your digestion, and detox your liver in 9 days—without fasting! A healthy liver keeps your bloodstream and other organs clean. But when it’s overloaded with toxins from alcohol, caffeine, pesticides, pollution, and artificial sweeteners, the liver can’t function properly. In The 9-Day Liver Detox Diet, nutrition and alternative treatments expert Patrick Holford […]

Stem Cells and Liver Disease (Report)

Stem Cells and Liver Disease (Report)

INTRODUCTION The global health burden from liver disease is immense with over 450 million individuals infected with viral hepatitis and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) (1) Cirrhosis kills 27,000 Americans each year, and over 25 million Americans have liver-related diseases. The World Health Organization estimates that there are at least 21.3 million hepatitis C virus (HCV) carriers […]

Clinical Evaluation of a Herbal Formulation in Liver Disorders (Global Dispensary) (Report)

Clinical Evaluation of a Herbal Formulation in Liver Disorders (Global Dispensary) (Report)

Introduction The liver is the largest gland in the human body and performs a number of functions including glycogen storage, plasma protein synthesis and detoxification. Exposure to a wide variety of insults such as alcohol, drugs, chemicals, viruses and bacteria makes the liver one of the most frequently injured organs in the body. This leads […]

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) in the Western Cape: A Descriptive Analysis (Original Articles) (Report)

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) in the Western Cape: A Descriptive Analysis (Original Articles) (Report)

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a complex disorder characterised by histological abnormalities identified on liver biopsy in patients who consume little or no alcohol but present with histological features similar to those seen in alcoholic liver disease. NAFLD is the most prevalent chronic liver disease in Western countries. In the USA the estimated prevalence […]