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Gallbladder

Gallbladder – an organ of the digestive system, which performs the function of collecting the bile from the liver and regulate its release to the duodenum, depending on meals. Options are to activate bile digestive enzymes in the gut and emulsifying fats (grinding process large fat droplets into smaller) to facilitate their digestion. Continue Reading

Symptoms of liver cirrhosis

Cirrhosis of the liver

Cirrhosis – a progressive disease of the liver, bearing chronic and characterized by connective tissue replacement of normal liver cells. Cirrhosis of the liver can occur as a result of a number of remote disease of the liver, such as cholestasis, hepatitis and others. Continue Reading