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Table I Summary of provisional cases of selected notifiable diseases, United States, cumulative, week ending December 7, 2013 Figure I Selected notifiable disease reports, United States, comparison of provisional 4-week totals ending December 7, 2013, with historical data Table II Provisional cases of selected notifiable diseases, United States, ... (more)
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Arnot Ogden Medical Center has been recognized by the Immunization Action Coalition and the New York State Department of Health for achieving one of the highest reported rates in the state for its work to protect newborns from hepatitis B virus infection.
"I was diagnosed with Hepatitis C. There was no medicine I can give you for treatment.
Tatto artist Sambath Luy of Think Ink Studio shows the packaged needles he uses.
What do Mickey Mantle, Evel Knievel, Naomi Judd, Pamela Anderson, Jim Nabors and Keith Richards have in common? They have all faced hepatitis C. And they are not the only ones; about 3.2 million Americans have chronic hepatitis C. It claims the lives of more people each year than HIV/AIDS and is the leading cause of liver transplants in the United ... (more)
Mother and donor, Lavanya Jangam, kissing her kid, Sai Jangam, a 10-year-old boy who underwent a rare pediatric liver transplant at Global Hospitals in Hyderabad recently An unique and innovative pediatric liver transplant procedure performed by liver transplant surgeons at Global Hospitals here helped a mother save her ten-year-old son.
Medivir AB , announces the initiation of a phase IIa trial in chronic genotype 1 hepatitis C infected patients to evaluate the efficacy, safety and tolerability of a 12-week combination therapy of simeprevir, TMC647055 and JNJ56914845, a NS5A replication complex inhibitor.
Researchers from Taiwan reveal that antiviral therapy for hepatitis C virus improves kidney and cardiovascular outcomes for patients with diabetes.
Alberta Health Services is warning people who ate at a Lethbridge restaurant may have been exposed to hepatitis A. A food-handler who worked at Pasta Fresco and Black Tomato Lounge on Oct. 21, Oct. 22, Oct. 29, Oct. 31 and Nov. 6 was diagnosed with hepatitis A. "While we believe the risk to the public is low, hepatitis A can be a serious ... (more)
A vaccine that protects children against four strains of flu may be more effective than the usual three-strain vaccine, a new study suggests.
Hepatitis C is a nasty disease that can lie dormant for years before attacking the liver.
January's issue of the Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics examines the use of nucleos ide analogues in patients with chronic hepatitis B virus infection and chronic kidney disease.
By working alongside the Unity Drug & Alcohol Recovery Service, she hopes that the weekly clinic will be more accessible for people who would like to start treatment or would like a discussion about it.
The biggest U.S. drug benefits manager plans to start a price war over a new generation of hepatitis C treatments that will cost $1,000 a pill, in a bid to drive down spending on the medicines.
Positive phase III results have been reported for an investigational three direct-acting-antiviral regimen plus ribavirin in patients with chronic genotype-1 hepatitis C virus infection.
The latest drug approved by the FDA to treat hepatitis C opens up new and much-needed treatment options.