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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.
Hepatitis C is a liver disease that is spread when blood from an infected person enters another person's body.
In recognition of National Hepatitis C Testing Day on Sunday, May 19, the Rhode Island Department of Health encourages all Rhode Islanders born between 1945 and 1965 to be tested for Hepatitis C at least once, or more often if they have known risk factors.
In an attempt to clear up the perception that Dr. Dipak Desai operated filthy endoscopy clinics where medication was misused and feces remained on the walls after colonoscopies, defense lawyers revealed Friday that the Shadow Lane facility received a prestigious national rating in October 2007.
When Amtrak unveils the first of 70 new locomotives Monday at a plant in California, it will mark what the national passenger railroad service hopes will be a new era of better reliability, streamlined maintenance and better energy efficiency.
A new Yale study looks at the scope and consequences of a burgeoning health problem in the cities of the U.S. Northeast: concurrent infection with both HIV and Hepatitis C . The study appears online in the May 14 issue of the Public Library of Science .
Hepatitis C is a specific type of hepatitis disease caused by a virus, spread by contact with infected blood.
Cobb Public Health officials are encouraging parents and caregivers to get Hepatitis A and B vaccines for their children.