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Age of Liver Transplant Donor Might Not Matter

MONDAY, Oct. 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Patients who get a liver transplant from an older donor have better long-term survival than those who refuse this type of transplant, new research shows. Transplant surgeons mainly use livers from…

Coffee May Do Your Liver Good

MONDAY, June 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- More good news for coffee lovers: Having three or more cups of "joe" each day may help ward off serious liver ailments, new research suggests. The 26-year study of more than 14,000 Americans couldn't…

How Transplanted Livers Guard Against Organ Rejection

FRIDAY, April 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- People who get a liver transplant often require less anti-rejection medication, and new research helps explain why. "This study shows that the liver transplant itself regulates the host's immune…

Obesity Can Lead to Liver Damage by Age 8: Study

WEDNESDAY, April 4, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Obesity can lead to liver disease in kids as young as 8 years old, a new study warns. The long-term study of 635 children in Massachusetts found that a bigger waist size at age 3 increases the…

Red and Processed Meats Linked to Liver Woes

TUESDAY, March 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Bacon lovers, a new study has some bad news for you: Eating a lot of processed and red meats may up your odds for a serious liver condition and insulin resistance, a precursor to type 2 diabetes. The…