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World Liver Day 2020: 5 ways to keep your liver healthy

There has been a steady rise in the rate of liver diseases over the years. Globally, alcohol, NASH and viral hepatitis are the most common causative factors of liver diseases.
Over consumption of alcohol is bad for the liver.(Unsplash)
Over consumption of alcohol is bad for the liver.(Unsplash)
Updated on Apr 19, 2020 09:58 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByDr Veena Aggarwal

After hepatitis C, patients with hepatitis B will also be treated in Ludhiana government hospitals

The Directorate of Health and Family Welfare, Punjab, had recently informed all district health departments in the state that medical kits for the diagnosis and management of hepatitis B will soon be provided to district, subdivisional hospitals and government medical colleges
The state government has also decided to expand the hepatitis C treatment programme, available at the civil hospital so far, to subdivisional hospitals as well.(Harsimar Pal Singh/HT)
The state government has also decided to expand the hepatitis C treatment programme, available at the civil hospital so far, to subdivisional hospitals as well.(Harsimar Pal Singh/HT)
Updated on Jan 08, 2020 10:41 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | ByHarvinder Kaur, Ludhiana

How Swachh Bharat can enhance nutrition, immunity of children

Three of the top seven causes of disease and death in India — malnutrition, dietary risks and WASH (water sanitation and hygiene) — are directly linked with bad sanitation and poor hygiene practices.
Poor sanitation is the leading cause of diarrhoea, malnutrition, cholera, hepatitis A and E (jaundice), worm infestations, typhoid and other enteric fevers, which lead to chronic malnutrition and lowered immunity that further feed the infectious disease cycle.(HT/Picture for representation)
Poor sanitation is the leading cause of diarrhoea, malnutrition, cholera, hepatitis A and E (jaundice), worm infestations, typhoid and other enteric fevers, which lead to chronic malnutrition and lowered immunity that further feed the infectious disease cycle.(HT/Picture for representation)
Updated on Sep 25, 2018 07:26 AM IST
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Why Hepatitis C virus infection is more prevalent in north India

On World Hepatitis Day, we tell you why Hepatitis C incidents are more common in north India and what you can do about it.
Hepatitis C infection was more common in middle age to old age groups of 31-60 years, while Hepatitis E and A infections were common among young adults in the age group of 16-30 years.(Shutterstock)
Hepatitis C infection was more common in middle age to old age groups of 31-60 years, while Hepatitis E and A infections were common among young adults in the age group of 16-30 years.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jul 28, 2018 02:11 PM IST
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Regular screening of the liver can protect you from severe hepatitis

On World Hepatitis Day 2018, we tell you about how hepatitis can be transmitted, how to prevent it and treat it.
Globally every year, 1.4 million people die from hepatitis, which can be transmitted from the mother to baby, via sexual contact, or upon contact with infected blood.(Shutterstock)
Globally every year, 1.4 million people die from hepatitis, which can be transmitted from the mother to baby, via sexual contact, or upon contact with infected blood.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jul 28, 2018 01:48 PM IST
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World Hepatitis Day 2018: Cause, symptoms and treatment of the disease

On World Hepatitis Day, we tell you some interesting facts about the causes and symptoms of the disease as well as what can be done about it.
World Hepatitis Day is held on July 28. Viral hepatitis, be it hepatitis A, hepatitis B, or hepatitis C, are a group of diseases that affect the liver.(Shutterstock)
World Hepatitis Day is held on July 28. Viral hepatitis, be it hepatitis A, hepatitis B, or hepatitis C, are a group of diseases that affect the liver.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jul 28, 2018 09:02 AM IST
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Here’s why restaurants need to be careful about food contamination

According to this study, a single food-borne outbreak could cost a restaurant millions of dollars in lost revenue, fines, lawsuits, legal fees, insurance premium increases, inspection costs and staff retraining.
Many restaurants may not realise how much even just a single foodborne illness outbreak can cost them and affect their bottom line(Shutterstock)
Many restaurants may not realise how much even just a single foodborne illness outbreak can cost them and affect their bottom line(Shutterstock)
Published on Apr 16, 2018 02:31 PM IST
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