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Hepatitis is an illness that inflames and damages a person's liver. Here's what you need to know about the types, causes and symptoms of hepatitis.
Trusted information about Hepatitis A, including common symptoms, how long time it takes for the virus to develop and how to help prevent hepatitis A.
Cirrhosis of the liver
Cirrhosis is permanent scarring of the liver caused by a range of liver diseases and conditions. Find out more about what it is, its symptoms and treatment options.
Liver cancer is one of the top 10 causes of cancer deaths in Australia. Learn more here about liver cancer and the different types and treatments.
Trusted information about fatty liver, including what it is, the causes of its development and how to manage the symptoms once you are diagnosed.
Liver function tests
Liver function tests are blood tests that can provide information about how your liver is working.
Fatty liver treatment
If you have fatty liver, your doctor will advise you on possible lifestyle changes and how to treat it. Learn more about the different treatment options available.
A liver biopsy removes small pieces of tissue from your liver using a needle. The procedure is performed by a radiologist (doctor who specialises in x-rays and scans).
Excessive alcohol consumption is a major cause of road and other accidents, violence, crime, liver injury and brain damage.
Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency
Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (AATD) is a common, inherited genetic condition that can cause chronic lung and liver disease. Treatment can slow down the progress of the disease. Learn more here.