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Viral hepatitis is an asymptomatic disease affecting more than 5.3 million Americans.
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Hepatitis C has been called a silent epidemic: As the most common blood-borne viral infection in the country, it affects more than 7 million Americans - yet, most don't know they have it.
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Treating herpes simplex virus type 2 with valacyclovir was associated with a substantial reduction in plasma hepatitis C virus levels in dually-infected individuals, according to a small study presented at the Digestive Disease Week conference this week in Orlando.
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In the first four months of the year, Franklin County already reported 63 percent of the number of Hepatitis C cases identified in 2012, significantly more than in other years, Midge Ransom, Franklin County health department director, said.
13 hrs ago | Charleston Business Journal
The Tri-County Spinal Care Center continues to provide noninvasive care and is cooperating with the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control as it looks into how three patients who were treated at the clinic contracted hepatitis B. "We are surprised and very concerned for our patients," said Cameron Wills, a chiropractic physician for ... (more)
Janssen R&D Ireland today announced primary efficacy and safety results from the global Phase 3 PROMISE study demonstrating that use of the investigational protease inhibitor simeprevir led to sustained virologic response 12 weeks after the end of treatment in 79 percent of treatment-experienced genotype 1 chronic hepatitis C adult patients with ... (more)
Catskill Regional Medical Center issued a warning Tuesday that some patients might have been exposed to HIV and hepatitis by the shared use of insulin injection pens.
The Department of Health and Environmental Control says all three people received spinal injections with common medications on the same dates in February.
A former Exeter Hospital nurse and roommate of the man allegedly responsible for the Exeter Hospital hepatitis C outbreak is suing the hospital for wrongful termination.
Opponents of vaccinations say they can be unsafe and cause serious side-effects, weaken the immune system, and can cause autism.
This week's issue of the New England Journal of Medicine investigates the use of sofosbuvir for Hepatitis C genotype 2 or 3 in patients without treatment options.
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Research presented at Digestive Disease Week explores pharmaceutical advances for treating irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea and hepatitis C. An international study holds promising results for patients suffering from IBS-D. In the phase II study, researchers found that the drug ibodutant significantly improved symptoms in more than 50 percent ... (more)
Cobb & Douglas Public Health officials are encouraging parents and caregivers to get Hepatitis A and B vaccines for their children.
Rhode Island's health department is encouraging baby boomers to get tested for Hepatitis C, saying adults born between 1945 and 1965 are five times more likely to contract the disease.