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58 min ago | BioMed Central

Hepatitis B virus in the Lao People's Democratic Republic: a...

Despite hepatitis B vaccination at birth and at 6, 10 and 14 weeks of age, hepatitis B virus infection continues to be endemic in the Lao People's Democratic Republic .


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Medicine, Laos, Southeast Asia, World News

2 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

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It's been a day since the Travis County Health and Human Services reported a Whataburger employee was diagnosed with Hepatitis A. Health officials received five calls on Friday about hepatitis A, but there are no new cases.


Related Topix: Travis County, TX, Medicine, Health, Cedar Park, TX

5 hrs ago |

'We don't give up:' Flint woman with months to live marries the love of her life

Her hair pulled back with a barrette, failing health from Hepatitis B has left Burton weak and unable to stand for more than a few seconds.


Related Topix: Burton, MI, Flint, MI, Medicine, Health, Wedding

5 hrs ago |

Flint woman with months to live marries the love of her life

Susan Burton, 55, and Brian Matthess, 53, both of Flint, marry one another after 14 years of dating on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014 at their home.


Related Topix: Flint, MI, Medicine, Health

6 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Interim Report January-June 2014 Chrontech Pharma

The company had no net sales for the period ChronTechs therapeutic hepatitis D vaccine activates an immune response that can enter the liver and eliminate liver cells that produce parts of HDV.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

10 hrs ago | Trucker

Groups launch trucking campaign against Hepatitis C

The Healthy Trucking Association of America , OraSure Technologies Inc. and AbbVie Friday announced they have joined forces to launch Truckers Rolling Against Hepatitis C, a nationwide initiative to educate truck drivers about the hepatitis C virus and encourage testing among this population.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, OraSure Technologies, Biotech, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Truckers, Infectious Diseases

11 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

Breath test spots diseases

Every minute, the average person takes about 15 breaths and researchers at the Cleveland Clinic say those breaths can reveal a lot about your health.


Related Topix: Heart Failure, Health, Medicine, Lung Cancer

15 hrs ago |

Tulsa dentist accused of unsanitary practices to give up his license

A Tulsa oral surgeon found to have possibly exposed up to 5,000 patients to HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C may be permanently barred from practicing as of Friday.


Related Topix: Dentistry, Medicine, Health

17 hrs ago | Baltimore Jewish Times

New Lease on Life

Not many people who battle drug addiction and Hepatitis C live to tell about it.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Drugs, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Baltimore County, MD, Pikesville, MD

Thu Aug 21, 2014

WXOW-TV La Crosse


With college students set to return to campus over the next couple of weeks, La Crosse health officials have some reminders for those students.


Related Topix: La Crosse, WI, Medicine, Meningitis, Health, La Crosse County, WI

Slate Magazine

Have a Great Day, Honey, and Don't Get Ebola

An isolation room at Emory University Hospital on Aug. 1, 2014. Patients suspected of Ebola are whisked into an isolation room, where air can go in but can't come out.


Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Health, Prison

CBC News

Wikipedia's medical errors and one doctor's fight to correct them

Dr. James Heilman works as an emergency room physician in Cranbrook, B.C. and is also a clinical instructor at UBC.


Related Topix: Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Canada, Health

KXAN-TV Austin

Hepatitis A exposure alert spurred by sick Whataburger worker

Health officials are wanting to alert the public about possible hepatitis A exposure at a Whataburger in Central Austin.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Austin, TX, Travis County, TX

The Daily Star

Health Ministry launches hepatitis campaign

BEIRUT: Lebanon's Health Ministry launched an awareness campaign Thursday on the spread of the viral hepatitis, aimed at informing citizens about the disease's symptoms and consequences.


University facing A 400,000 compensation bill after hundreds of students put at risk of HIV

A university could be hit with a A 400,000 compensation bill after a vaccination blunder left hundreds of students terrified they could have contracted HIV.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Medicine

Hispanic Business

Tekmira's Lipid Nanoparticle (LNP) Technology Targeting Marburg Virus ...

Tekmira, along with its collaborators at the University of Texas Medical Branch at edition of the journal Science Translational Medicine .


Related Topix: Nanotechnology, Science / Technology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Medicine, Health

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Hispanic Business

Patent Issued for Method of Producing the Polypeptide for Treating Virus-Induced Cancer

News editors obtained the following quote from the background information supplied by the inventors: "Field of the Invention "As a result of industrial globalization, viral infection by, for example, viral hepatitis, influenza, pneumonia, encephalitis, virus-induced carcinoma and acquired immune deficiency syndrome is becoming an epidemic ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Inventions, Science / Technology, Influenza, HIV/AIDS, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

New vaccination requirements take effect in Minnesota schools Sept. 1st

And with new vaccination requirements taking effect in Minnesota on September 1st, students will need to be up to date on all their shots.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Family, Kids, Stephen, MN, Duluth, MN, Medicine, Mumps

The Motley Fool

3 Reasons Gilead Science, Inc.'s Stock Could Rise

Here are three things that could send shares higher if they come to fruition. 1. Sales of Gilead's hepatitis C drugs don't drop Talk about a low bar for success.


Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Health, Oncology

Dundalk Eagle

New vaccination requirements in effect for Maryland school students

One often-overlooked item to take care of: making sure students have all of the vaccinations required to attend school in the fall.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Chickenpox, Mumps, Medicine, Baltimore County, MD, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention