Wed Jan 24 2018

Category: Liver

Evaluating Liver Metabolism

Posted in Liver

We talk about liver metabolism quite a bit and I think the thing you have to understand about the liver is it has a big role in processing many things in our body, many medications as well.  If your liver is not functioning the way it should, it can actually cause problems in the system [&hellip

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The Dangers of Steroids

Posted in Blood Pressure, Liver, Medications, Parenting & Pregnancy, Pediatrics, Sports Safety, Teen Health

There is a definite attraction to using steroids if you're an athlete, especially if you're young. I mean, think about it.  When you were a teenager or young adult, you felt invincible, immortal.  If you are in that age group and are listening to this report, you're probably thinking there are very few things that [&hellip

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Liver Transplant Allocation System: Racial Disparity?

Posted in Liver

Tens of thousands of Americans are on the Nation’s organ transplant waiting list. Many of them need a new liver. Now, a new study looks at whether there are disparities in liver allocation due to race and gender

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Fatty Liver Helped by Exercise

Posted in Exercise / Fitness, Liver

Fat deposited in the liver, a condition known as steatohepatitis in medical parlance, can have profound health consequences, including liver cirrhosis and death.’ Worse, the condition is increasingly common, largely because of obesity and diabetes.’ Now a Johns Hopkins study led by Kerry Stewart, an exercise researchers, shows that modest exercise helps

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