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Turkey to provide liver transplant facility to 1,500 Pakistanis a year

ISLAMABAD: Turkey on Tuesday announced to provide liver transplant facility to over 1,500 Pakistani patients every year. Pakistani liver patients will have liver transplant facility in selected Turkish hospitals, this decision was made at a high-level meeting of Turkish delegation led by Director General Health Dr Onor Gonor with Minister of State for National Health Services Regulation and Coordination Saira Afzal Tarar in Islamabad. Over 1,500 Pakistanis have to undergo liver transplant every year for which Turkey…

Man’s liver inflammation linked to ‘common energy drink’: study

PARIS: A construction worker who drank four to five energy drinks every day for three weeks, was hospitalized with severe liver problems "likely" caused by excessively imbibing the seemingly harmless substance, researchers said Tuesday. The man, 50, was admitted to a hospital in Florida after feeling unwell for two weeks, with abdominal pain quickly progressing to nausea and vomiting. He thought his symptoms were flu-like, but became alarmed when his urine became dark and his skin and the whites of his eyes turned…

Amazing Health Benefits of Drinking Coffee

Drinking coffee may be one of the things you do every day in winter. But did you know that aside from its delectable taste and aroma, it can also help your body in some ways? Read on to find out the benefits that your body is getting just by drinking your daily dose of coffee. Brain Aside from keeping you awake, coffee also helps to improve brain function. The active ingredient in coffee, caffeine, is a known stimulant. Caffeine blocks the effects of an inhibitory neurotransmitter called Adenosine and therefore increases…

Ten Foods for a Healthy Liver

The liver has many important functions that keeps a person healthy. It removes harmful material from the bloodstream and helps digest food. Your liver is the organ responsible for an enormous number of metabolic activities, and you’ll need a plentiful supply of virtually all nutrients for your liver to be optimally healthy. Here are 10 fresh foods that keep your liver healthy. Garlic Garlic helps your liver activate enzymes that can flush out toxins. It also has a high amount of allicin and selenium, two natural…