Jaundice

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10 Causes of Jaundice in Adults

Jaundice is a yellowish discoloration of the skin, sclera (whites of the eyes), and mucous membranes by bilirubin. ...

Hepatitis and Jaundice Outbreaks In Dadaab: UN Refugee Agency Reacts

Dadaab, a complex in Kenya that more than 470,000 refugees from Somalia call home is dealing with an outbreak of ...

Fascinating Facts About the Liver

After the heart and brain, there may be no more important organ in the body than the liver. ...

Liver Cirrhosis in Children: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment Options to Consider

When it comes to cirrhosis of the liver, many people think “adult disease” first, because it’s commonly associated with alcoholism. ...

Breaking Down The Myths About Liver Disease

The liver is a very important organ in the body that filters out toxins from your bloodstream, among other functions. ...

Important Signs of Pancreatic Cancer You Should Never Ignore

Pancreatic cancer is 1-of the most aggressive forms of the disease – in fact, the Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer ...

12 Signs and Risk Factors of Gallstones

If you’re having unexplained abdominal pain, it could be traced to a number of culprits – including gallstones, which are ...

12 Ways Eye Color Can Affect Your Health and Personality

For most people, the color of one’s eyes is a purely superficial trait that, for some people, may in a ...

Filtering Out 12 Important Functions of the Liver

Your liver is large (about 3-pounds) and a very important organ (and gland) located in the upper right part of ...

12 Important Medical Facts to Know About Liver Cirrhosis

Liver cirrhosis is a serious condition in which healthy liver cells are replaced by scar tissue. According to MedicalNewsToday. ...

Important Indications of an Under-Active Thyroid

According to the American Thyroid Association (ATA), roughly 5-percent of U.S. adults suffer from hypothyroidism, or an underactive thyroid, making ...

Warning Signs & Symptoms of a Gallbladder Attack

Gallbladder attacks are downright scary! Often mistaken for a heart attack, when the gallbladder is unhealthy, this small digestive organ ...

Signs & Symptoms of a Kidney Infection

A nasty and uncomfortable kidney infection results when bacteria enter via the bladder and invade one or both kidneys. ...

Fatty Liver Disease: The Most Common Symptoms

According to doctors, a fatty liver isn’t damaging to the body on its own accord. ...

The Signs and Symptoms of Pancreatic Cancer

According to the most recent statistics from the American Cancer Society, approximately 48,960 men and women will be diagnosed with ...