Today is World Hepatitis Day 2020

It is World Hepatitis Day today. Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver that may lead to areas of liver cell or tissue death due to disease, injury, or failure of the blood supply. Acute or chronic hepatitis is that which lasts for more than 6 months. It may progress to liver failure, cirrhosis and […]

World Hepatitis Day 2017: Key Points to Note


Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver The condition can be self-limiting or can progress to fibrosis (scarring), cirrhosis or liver cancer. Hepatitis viruses are the most common cause of hepatitis in the world but other infections, toxic substances (e.g. alcohol, certain drugs), and autoimmune diseases can also cause hepatitis. Types of the virus There […]

Alcohol and your liver

Two things prompted us to shed more light on liver health; it was world hepatitis day yesterday. A neighbour died of liver cirrhosis today. Now, alcohol isn’t poison. Here is what is written in the scripture: ‘Take a little wine for the sake of your stomach and your frequent cases of sickness’. Paul made this […]

Hepatitis and help for it

Studies so far have made us aware that there are 5 types of hepatitis. Type A,B,C,D, and E. Studies have also shown that ypes B,C, and D are the ones that cause long term effects. They can cause liver failure, liver scarring (cirrhosis), and liver cancer. The following world statistics reveal further that; 150m people […]