Tag: liver cancers

Alcohol and Cancer Risk

Less than half of Americans are aware that alcohol can be a cancer risk, according to a 2015 survey by the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR). Alcohol does increase the risk of at least six cancers, so limiting consumption is among the strategies that deserves a place in your

Take Action to Avoid Cirrhosis of the Liver

Take Action to Avoid Cirrhosis of the Liver

With advances in treatment and early detection, the incidence and death rates of nearly all of the most common cancers in the United States are on the decline, according to a recent report. However, liver cancer is bucking the positive trend, as rates of this disease continue to climb. The

Understand Your Risk Before Liver Cancer Symptoms Arise

Understand Your Risk Before Liver Cancer Symptoms Arise

For the most part, your liver is nestled securely behind your ribs. The right side of your ribcage serves as a skeletal shield to protect the liver and other organs from injury.

Trouble is, the ribcage may work too well if you have liver cancer, as it may shield your doctor

Ask the Doctor: Ginkgo Biloba and Seizures

Q. I have read several nutrition publications that recommend ginkgo biloba. However, when I took ginkgo, I had a seizure. Is this a common side effect?

A. The list of possible side effects associated with taking ginkgo biloba does include seizures. The risk of seizures rises if ginkgo is taken with

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