Tag: Liver

Meet Gastroenterologist Pramod Mistry, MBBS, PhD, FRCP

Meet Gastroenterologist Pramod Mistry, MBBS, PhD, FRCP

– The type of liver disease that I have been very interested in and my program is focused on is genetic defects that lead to liver damage and liver cancer and liver failure. In my program, we offer the entire repertoire of therapies for genetic liver diseases from liver transplantation

UW Health Digestive Health Center

UW Health Digestive Health Center

Welcome to the new UW Health Digestive Health Center. A world-class facility in Madison, Wisconsin. We specialize in diseases of the digestive tract, liver and pancreas. Our team envisioned a center focused on patients. A place where people are not only comfortable but calm. From colorectal cancer prevention screening to

Physiology Basics: the Digestive System, Animation

Physiology Basics: the Digestive System, Animation

The digestive system is composed of 2 main components: the gastrointestinal tract, or GI tract, where digestion and absorption take place; and accessory organs which secrete various fluids/enzymes to help with digestion. The GI tract is a continuous chain of organs where food enters at one end and waste gets

How to Cleanse Your Liver | Dr. Josh Axe

How to Cleanse Your Liver | Dr. Josh Axe

Hey, guys. Dr. Axe here, Doctor of Functional Medicine and founder of DrAxe.com. Today I wanted to talk about how to cleanse your liver and the top ways to detox your liver. Your liver is your second largest organ, and it is so important for detoxification, for cleansing, for your

Does Drinking Alcohol Kill Your Gut Bacteria?

Does Drinking Alcohol Kill Your Gut Bacteria?

From the hand sanitizer at your favorite food truck to those single-use wipes at the doctor’s office, alcohols are used to disinfect things all the time. So every time you have an alcoholic drink, it’s basically like microbe-killing juice… which doesn’t sound so great for the helpful critters in your

Biliary tree | Gastrointestinal system physiology | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

Biliary tree | Gastrointestinal system physiology | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

– [Voiceover] I think we have a pretty good idea of how the liver works. One of the things I kinda touched on when we talking about our hepatic lobule is that we have bile that’s produced in the liver and flows out through the common hepatic duct. Now bile

Hepatitis C: A Hidden Disease – 30sec

Hepatitis C: A Hidden Disease – 30sec

Were you born from nineteen forty-five to nineteen sixty-five? People born during these years are five times more likely to have Hepatitis C. So, even if you try to eat right… exercise, and take care of yourself… You could still have Hepatitis C, a serious disease that’s a leading cause