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Functional gene arrays-based analysis of fecal microbiomes in patients with liver cirrhosis
Human gut microbiota plays an important role in the pathogenesis of cirrhosis complications.
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What you need to know about liver cirrhosis
Department of Health Undersecretary Janet Garin described liver cirrhosis as a slowly progressing disease that eventually prevents the organ from functioning properly.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
How safe is the blood you are getting?
While millions of Ugandans have donated or received this blood, it is always tough for either a patient or their relatives to accept it from a stranger even after it has gone through thorough routine blood screening.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Persistent hepatitis C virus infections and hepatopathological...
However, understanding HCV chronicity and pathogenesis is hampered by its narrow host range, mostly restricted to human and chimpanzee.
Neil Lawson Baker interview: 'I've gained so much from art....
The Chris Blackhurst Interview: Sculptor, painter, saxophonist... Neil Lawson Baker has had many incarnations after illness forced him to take a break from his Belgravia dental practice, and now he is encouraging others to fulfil their potential by entering a competition Group Content Editor of The Independent, i, The Independent on Sunday and ... (more)
Got a cavity? Check whether your dental clinic is infection proof
New Delhi, Aug 31 - Is your dental clinic HIV and Hepatitis proof? Better find out soon or you might meet the same fate as 32-year-old Arnold Zakaria, who developed swellings in his throat glands and armpits after being treated for a dental cavity.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
State health agency outlines spending increases
A state health agency is budgeting an extra $24 million this fiscal year, and a similar amount next year, to pay for costly hepatitis C drugs in Georgia's Medicaid program.
Topeka clinic offering 'game-changer' to assess liver disease
A Topeka medical clinic is the first in Kansas to utilize a new noninvasive scanning technology that could eliminate the need for liver disease patients to have painful needle biopsies.
Trends in the latter, however, have been raising a few eyebrows over the years. Bottle sucking, the latest trend to emerge, sees females poking several glass bottles in their mouths and seductively sucking on them while dancing.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Centers for Disease Control and Preve...
National, State, and Selected Local Area Vaccination Coverage Among...
In the United States, among children born during 1994-2013, vaccination will prevent an estimated 322 million illnesses, 21 million hospitalizations, and 732,000 deaths during their lifetimes .
Novel evidence on hepatitis C virus-associated glomerular disease
Correspondence: Fabrizio Fabrizi, Division of Nephrology, Maggiore Hospital, IRCCS Foundation, Padiglione Croff, Via Commenda 15, 20122 Milano, Italy.
High prevalence of occult hepatitis C virus infection in patients...
Correspondence: Inmaculada Castillo, Fundación para el Estudio de las Hepatitis Virales, Guzmán el Bueno 72, 28015 Madrid, Spain.
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Recommendations and Reports: Human Papillomavirus Vaccination:...
Corresponding preparer: Lauri E. Markowitz, MD, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, CDC.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
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Has Gilead Sciences, Inc.'s Star Drug Already Peaked?
First, new prescriptions started to fall in March. And then, as you'd expect, total prescriptions, which includes refills, peaked a couple of months later.
Children's vaccine rates vary widely by state
The vast majority of American babies are getting the vaccines they need to protect them from serious illnesses, federal health officials said Thursday.
U.S. Infant Vaccination Rates High, But Not All Babies Getting Shots On Time
U.S. infant vaccination rates for diseases such as measles, mumps and rubella increased or remained stable at high levels in 2013, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday.
When Will M&A Come To The Hepatitis C Space?
Biotech InterMune was taken out by Roche for over $8 billion yesterday in a deal that had an almost 40% buyout premium.
Chinese scientists successfully infect mouse with hepatitis C
Scientists have successfully infected a lab mouse with chronic hepatitis C, opening doors to better study the virus' effect on humans.
BTG granted approval in China for liver cancer treatment
Specialist healthcare company BTG and its partner SciClone Pharmaceuticals have received approval from the China Food and Drug Administration for the registration of its DC Bead treatment for a type of malignant liver tumour.
European Commission Approves Bristol-Myers Squibb's Daklinza...
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company i 1 2 today announced that the European Commission has approved Daklinza , a potent, pan-genotypic NS5A replication complex inhibitor , for use in combination with other medicinal products across genotypes 1, 2, 3 and 4 for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus infection in adults.