What you should know about diarrhea

Diarrhea can range from a mild, temporary condition to a potentially life threatening one. Viruses, bacteria, and parasites are the most common causes of diarrhea. Globally, an estimated 2 billion cases of diarrheal disease occur each year. Also, around 1.9 million children under the age of 5 years — mostly in developing countries — die from diarrhea … Read more

Cirrhosis of the Liver

Cirrhosis of the Liver Cirrhosis is a late-stage result of liver disease and its complications. You may not have symptoms in the beginning stages of the disease. Common causes include alcohol use disorder, hepatitis and non-alcohol related fatty liver disease. Treatment depends on the cause of cirrhosis and how much damage exists. Liver transplantation may … Read more