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Mar 04, 2019, 09:00 ET Poll: Over half of Canadians are unaware the most common liver disease in Canada could lead to liver cancer, death.

Affecting over seven million Canadians, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease remains an unknown and significant threat to men, women and children. TORONTO, March 4, 2019 /CNW/ - A new Ipsos survey...


Mar 01, 2018, 08:00 ET Shifting from concern to crisis: 1 in 4 Canadians may be affected by liver disease

TORONTO, March 1, 2018 /CNW/ - An estimated eight million Canadians may be affected by liver disease, an illness that exhibits little to no symptoms, involves everyone from newborns to seniors, and...


Apr 24, 2017, 10:15 ET New hepatitis C screening guidelines will lead to avoidable deaths and soaring costs to health care system

Reliance on risk-based testing will perpetuate low diagnosis rates and increases in cirrhosis and liver cancer TORONTO, April 24, 2017 /CNW/ - They may not look sick. They may not feel sick. And yet...


Jul 25, 2016, 08:15 ET Not Getting the Message: Too Many Canadians Born Between 1945-1975 Unaware of Their Increased Risk of Undiagnosed Hepatitis C

Canadian Liver Foundation says levels of awareness and testing for the disease dangerously low among this group, and urges those at risk to get tested TORONTO, July 25, 2016 /CNW/ - If you were at an ...


Jul 21, 2016, 08:31 ET Not Getting the Message: Too Many Canadians Born Between 1945-1975 Unaware of Their Increased Risk of Undiagnosed Hepatitis C

Canadian Liver Foundation says levels of awareness and testing for the disease dangerously low among this group, and urges those at risk to get tested TORONTO, July 21, 2016 /CNW/ - If you were at an ...


Mar 07, 2016, 09:00 ET Obesity linked to dramatic rise in liver disease

Alarming new statistics show that 1 in 4 Canadians may be affected by liver disease TORONTO, March 7, 2016 /CNW/ - The obesity crisis is taking its toll on the liver with potentially deadly...


Mar 03, 2015, 05:59 ET Maybe it's not the disease you think it is: Canadian Liver Foundation seeks to counter stereotypes with five surprising risk factors for liver disease

TORONTO, March 3, 2015 /CNW/ - The shock of a liver disease diagnosis is often accompanied by confusion. With alcohol being the most recognized risk factor for liver disease, many Canadians...


Nov 17, 2014, 05:59 ET New Canadian Liver Foundation survey reveals Canadians unaware of hepatitis C risk

Those in high risk groups have little knowledge of the deadly virus TORONTO, Nov. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - An estimated 250,000 Canadians live with hepatitis C, a deadly virus that attacks the liver and can...


Jul 22, 2014, 05:59 ET 'Deal with it' documentary Exposes Canada's Hidden Hepatitis C Epidemic

Baby Boomers Largest Group At Risk But Most Don't Know It TORONTO, July 22, 2014 /CNW/ - 50-year-old Canadian Forces Sergeant Lance Gibson was trained to defend himself against countless dangers –...


May 27, 2014, 08:00 ET New Analysis Reveals the Escalating Costs Associated with Untreated Chronic Hepatitis C

Experts say Canadian health care system not prepared for a 60 per cent increase in total health care costs in the next two decades TORONTO, May 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Liver Foundation (CLF)...


Mar 04, 2014, 05:59 ET The face of liver disease could be your own

Canadian Liver Foundation urges Canadians to 'face facts' and recognize own risk factors TORONTO, March 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Most Canadians are oblivious to their own risks of developing liver disease....


Jan 15, 2014, 05:59 ET Is your liver too fat?

Fat build-up in this vital organ can lead to serious liver disease TORONTO, Jan. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Love handles, pot bellies, muffin tops – there are lots of creative ways that we describe the excess...


Oct 25, 2013, 05:59 ET Canada falling behind in tackling hepatitis C

Hepatitis C symposium highlights need for national action plan TORONTO, Oct. 25, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, international researchers will present a compelling case for government action on hepatitis C. The ...


Sep 04, 2013, 08:00 ET Give for your liver

LCBO stores raise funds for Canadian Liver Foundation TORONTO, Sept. 4, 2013 /CNW/ - If your body was a car, your liver would be the engine.Your car can't run without an engine and neither can your...


Jul 23, 2013, 14:24 ET Unmask hepatitis B before it turns into liver cancer

Canadian Liver Foundation urges Ontarians with chronic hepatitis B to undergo testing every 6 months TORONTO, July 23, 2013 /CNW/ - When you eat right, exercise and generally feel healthy, it's easy...


May 29, 2013, 13:00 ET Liver cancer rates a wake-up call that it's time to address liver disease epidemic

Canadian Liver Foundation says prevention and early intervention in all forms of liver disease will reduce liver cancer and future demand for liver transplants TORONTO, May 29, 2013 /CNW/ - Liver...


Apr 02, 2013, 08:00 ET Landmark Study Reports a near 30 Per Cent Increase in Liver-Related Deaths in Canada in Eight Years

-Canadian Liver Foundation sounds the alarm on looming public health crisis- TORONTO, April 2, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Liver Foundation today released, Liver Disease in Canada: A Crisis in the...


Jan 29, 2013, 10:45 ET National Hepatitis C Survey Prompts Call for All Canadian Boomers to Get Tested

Information gaps may be compromising optimal diagnosis and treatment TORONTO, Jan. 29, 2013 /CNW/ - Current realities of chronic hepatitis C in Canada and results of a new national survey of...


Feb 16, 2012, 05:59 ET Lack of donor organs and poor access to treatment mean mortality rates for liver disease destined to rise

TORONTO, Feb. 16, 2012 /CNW/ - When you ignore a health issue, it only tends to get worse. Liver disease has been lurking in the dark gaining strength while individuals and governments devote their...


Feb 06, 2012, 05:55 ET Cure for liver disease is $1million closer

Canadian Liver Foundation announces new research funding for 2012 TORONTO, Feb. 6, 2012 /CNW/ - In a lab somewhere in Canada, the next breakthrough in the fight against liver disease is waiting to be ...


Dec 16, 2010, 09:13 ET Ontarians deserve better access to treatment for hepatitis B and C

ICES study calls for more prevention, more screening and more research but what about treatment? TORONTO, Dec. 16 /CNW/ - To view this Social Media Release, please enter the following address in your ...


Oct 05, 2010, 08:00 ET Canadian Boomers Are Getting Frisky - And Risky

New Canadian Liver Foundation Poll Finds Canadian Boomers Have Active Sex Lives, But Many Aren't Playing it Safe TORONTO, Oct 5 /CNW/ - They've talked about the birds and they've talked about the...


Sep 16, 2009, 08:00 ET Canadians Hungry For Healthy Food, But What Are They Biting Into?

New Canadian Liver Foundation poll finds Canadians concerned about food- related illnesses, yet majority are not taking proper steps to avoid them TORONTO, Sept. 16 /CNW/ - Whether it's...


Sep 14, 2009, 08:00 ET The Truth about Food-Related Illnesses May Be Hard to Swallow

New poll finds Canadians are concerned about food-related illnesses, but they aren't taking steps to help protect themselves ...