A north-east woman who created a support group after having a liver transplant has shared her story to mark Organ Transplant Week.
It may sound like something out of a sci-fi movie, but scientists have developed a machine that can keep human livers alive for one week outside the body.
Alcohol-producing microbes that live in the gut may cause liver damage – even in people who do not drink, research suggests.
A drug used to treat liver disorder in pregnant women is ineffective and should not be used routinely, scientists have said.
Researchers from an Aberdeen university have found man-made toxins may harm sheep.
Elaine Baxter from Dyce went from being healthy to being put in an induced coma and going through a liver transplant within the space of a few weeks.
A new liver treatment could reduce the need for transplants, scientists have found.
Researchers have designed a new, quick blood test that can detect liver damage before symptoms appear.
A hospital has become the first in the UK to bring state-of-the-art liver transplant technology into routine practice.
A machine which keeps a liver “alive” outside the body for up to 24 hours before a transplant could have a “transformative effect” on organ waiting lists, scientists have said.
An Aberdeen cancer sufferer who hopes experimental treatment will save her life has raised more than £100,000.
Consuming too much fish oil can increase the risk of serious liver disease, a study suggests.
Are you one of those people who exercise a lot and yet see no visible health benefits from your efforts? Ever wondered why that might be? A team of scientists from Japan think they may have the answer.