Artificial sweeteners impair liver’s ability to detoxify: study – Reuters

According to one study, consuming sugar-free foods and drinks like yogurt and diet sodas may not be good for your health because they can impair your liver’s ability to eliminate toxins. The study, led by a team from the Medical College of Wisconsin in the US, looked at two sugar substitutes – acesulfame potassium and … Read more

Sweeteners used in diet sodas may impair the liver’s ability to process certain drugs

A new study invites, once again, to be wary artificial sweeteners. According to research, these products used in diet sodas can impair the liver’s ability to detoxify and even to treat certain drugs. In a study, researchers from the Medical College of Wisconsin (USA) found that certain artificial sweeteners such as sucralose and acesulfame potassium … Read more

Sugar substitutes may interfere with the liver’s ability to detoxify, researchers say

Two sugar substitutes, also known as non-nutritive sweeteners, can disrupt the function of a protein that plays an important role in liver detoxification and the metabolism of certain drugs, including blood pressure and antidepressants, according to a new study. These sweeteners are commonly used in foods and even some medications to impart a sweet taste … Read more

Horror surgeon suspended for branding patients’ livers with own initials | Abroad

Simon Bramhall, 53, used a type of laser beam in 2013 to apply the branding to the donor organs of his patients at a hospital in Birmingham. Bramhall ran into trouble because one of the patients had to go under the knife again, which caused another surgeon to discover the initials about 4 centimeters in … Read more