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4 hrs ago | Journal Watch
Some 225,000 blood donations collected in southeastern England in 2012-2013 were screened retrospectively for HEV RNA.
8 hrs ago | Andover Advertiser
Experts said that around 1,200 "blood components" containing the virus are likely to be transfused every year in England.
12 hrs ago | Spalding Today
Holiday season is upon us and although we have seen rather a lot of sunshine over the past few weeks, you may have a sunny trip abroad to look forward to.
16 hrs ago | DNA India
India has over 40 million Hepatitis B infected patients, second only to China, and most people with chronic Hepatitis B or C are unaware of their infection, putting them at serious risk of developing cirrhosis or liver cancer which are life threatening.
20 hrs ago | Star of Mysore
Mysore, July 27- Narayana Multispeciality Hospital, Mysore, is observing World Hepatitis-B Day through a free Hepatitis Screening Camp on July 28 and 30 from 10 am to 1 pm.
The aim of this study was to assess whether two-years treatment with Pirfenidone influences necroinflammation, fibrosis and steatosis, serum levels of TGF-beta1, IL-6, TNF-alpha and CB1 and CB2 gene expression, in patients with chronic hepatitis C .
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Okyeame Kwame Foundation together with MDS Lancet Laboratories and MTN Ghana Foundation is embarking on free Hepatitis B screening and vaccination at James Town-Mantse Agbona, Accra as at this publication today, Saturday, July 26, 2014.
Scientists from INRA in collaboration with a Chinese team found that the gut microbiota of individuals with liver cirrhosis differ notably from healthy individuals', showing a high proportion of oral bacteria.
The Chemistry, Food & Drugs Division of the Trinidad & Tobago Ministry of Health approved the introduction of Telaprevir to the market, an innovative therapy that significantly increases the cure rate from Hepatitis C , and it is indicated for patients infected with the genotype 1 virus .
With World Hepatitis Day coming on July 28, ECDC has published Viral hepatitis in Europe: undiagnosed and under-reported .
People with chronic hepatitis C who are using methadone or buprenorphine to manage opiate addiction can be safely and effectively treated with AbbVie's 3D all-oral direct-acting antiviral regimen plus ribavirin, resulting in a 97% cure rate, according to a report this week at the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne.
July 25, 2014 - July 28 is World Hepatitis Day, one of only four World Health Organization disease-specific days.
Since the federal government already provides so much of the R&D funding for pharmaceutical companies, and Big Pharma really exploits its stranglehold on certain drugs, maybe it's time to talk about either federal price ceilings, partial ownership of drug profits -- or taking over completely.
Hepatitis is one of the top four communicable diseases in the world, with someone contracting the potentially fatal liver condition every 10 seconds.
Scientists and community members have striven to make their points and find common ground on this last full day of the XX International AIDS Conference on Thursday.
Notts County Council is marking World Hepatitis Day by reminding residents of the dangers posed by viral hepatitis, and the reasons that might have put people at risk of contracting it.
Updated: Sun Jul 27, 2014 09:50 pm
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