Dr. Joshua Lenchus Suggests Stick to Max Dose for Popular Yet Fatal Painkillers

paracetamol (oregonlive.com)

Popular pain reliever and a fever reducer, paracetamol (acetaminophen), was found to cause serious damage to your liver on even small overdoses. Often found in your bathroom cabinet, it is used to treat many conditions such as headache, muscle aches, arthritis, backache, toothaches, colds, and fevers. According to a recent study published in ... Read More...

Most Expensive Major Medical Procedures

The health infographic brought to you by Posterous.com and Carrington College, reveals the cost of major medical procedures, such as kidney transplant and open heart surgery. The graphic also delves into the nation as a whole, demonstrating the harsh statistics of those uninsured that couldn't possibly afford these types of ... Read More...

Dr. Denise Harnois Says Greg Allman’s New Liver May Cure His Hepatitis

Gregg Allman, singer and organist of the Allman Brothers band went through a successful liver transplant this week, and a result it may have even more benefits in the long run. Dr. Denise Harnois, a board-certified Gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida treating Allman, explains that his type of hepatitis typically eradicates ... Read More...

Christmas Miracle: Dr. Alonso & Dr. Skaro Save Two With One Liver

A seventeen year old boy and a two year old baby were given the gift of life by Dr. Estella Alonso & Dr. Anton Skaro when the  Chicago doctors performed life-saving liver transplants on both the boys simultaneously. The boys were fitted with a portion of the same liver and the boys were are recovering from the surgery. Dr. Alonso specializes ... Read More...

Dr. James Eason Treats Rare Cancer of Apple CEO Steve Jobs

Dr. James Eason

Apple CEO Steve Jobs' liver transplant earlier this year was the work of a surgeon who treats recurrences of the rare cancer Jobs had five years ago. In his first interview since performing Jobs' transplant in the spring, Dr. James Eason has replaced the livers of about 10 people with a neuroendocrine tumor. Jobs was treated for that cancer in his ... Read More...