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Decoding hepatitis delta virus

HDV is a defective RNA virus that requires the presence of Hepatitis B virus to replicate and cause infection Written by Adithi PH With quotes from Dr Shiran Shetty (gastroenterologist), Dr Chetan Kalal (hepatologist). HDV can only infect individuals who are already infected with HBV, either through simultaneous co-infection or subsequent superinfection. Hepatitis D Virus …

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CIRRHOSIS: When Your Liver Wants a Break But You – KEEP GIVING IT OVERTIME

Cirrhosis isn’t just a fancy word for liver troubles— it’s a serious condition caused by years of damage, often from chronic alcohol abuse or hepatitis. If you’re feeling unusually tired, seeing yellow around the edges (hello, jaundice), or dealing with unexplained bloating, your liver might be sending you a distress signal. Get the lowdown on …

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Nanavati Max Super Speciality Hospital celebrates World Liver Day with Inspirational Walkathon

Rajkumar Hirani, celebrated Indian Filmmaker & Mr Abhijat Joshi, Indian screenwriter, film director, producer and editor graced the event as chief guests. On the backdrop of World Liver Day, Nanavati Max Super Speciality Hospital organized a ‘Walk-a-thon,’ to celebrate the remarkable success stories of Liver donors and recipients. The event demonstrated the vitality and normalcy achievable …

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Nanavati Max Hospital celebrates World Liver Day with walkathon

On the backdrop of World Liver Day, Nanavati Max Super Speciality Hospital organized a ‘Walk-a-thon,’ to celebrate the remarkable success stories of Liver donors and recipients. The event demonstrated the vitality and normalcy achievable post-liver transplant for both donors and recipients, drawing over 120 healthy donors, recipients and senior members of the community. Rajkumar Hirani, …

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Promoting Liver Health: Observing World Liver Day 2024 | Dr. Chetan Kalal (Hepatologist & Liver Transplant Physician in Mumbai, Maharashtra)

As we approach April 19th, 2024, we prepare to observe World Liver Day—a day dedicated to raising awareness about liver health and the importance of preventive measures against liver diseases. The liver, often referred to as the body’s powerhouse, is a vital organ responsible for a myriad of functions essential for our well-being. Yet, despite …

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“Own Your Body” is not just a book; it’s a manifesto for taking charge of one’s health and well-being. Dr. Shiv Sarin

I had the honor and privilege of being present at the prestigious book launch event for “Own Your Body” by none other than my esteemed mentor, Dr. Shiv Sarin. The anticipation and excitement were palpable as attendees eagerly awaited the unveiling of this highly anticipated literary masterpiece. As the event unfolded, I found myself immersed …

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The Art of Mindful Eating: Strategies for a Healthy Relationship with Food – Dr. Chetan Kalal

As a hepatologist with a keen interest in holistic well-being, it’s imperative to recognize the profound impact mindful eating can have on liver health and overall vitality. Mindful eating is more than a trend; it’s a transformative approach to nourishing the body and fostering a positive relationship with food. *Understanding Mindful Eating:*Mindful eating is the practice of bringing …

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Breaking Free from Sedentary Habits: Incorporating Movement into Daily Life

In the modern era, sedentary lifestyles have become increasingly prevalent, contributing to various health issues. However, breaking free from these habits doesn’t necessarily require a radical fitness overhaul. Instead, incorporating movement into your daily life can make a significant impact on your overall well-being. The Perils of Sedentary Living Sitting for extended periods has been …

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