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3 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

Hepatitis: Get tested

As we mark World Hepatitis Day , it's important to acknowledge that more than 130,000 British Columbians are hepatitis B and/or C infected.

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Related Topix: Medicine, HIV/AIDS, Opinion

4 hrs ago | Health.com

8 Things You Didn't Know About Hepatitis

If you're like most people, you probably don't give your liver a second thought.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Tommy Lee, Pop/Rock, Food Poisoning, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

4 hrs ago | NewsOne

Hepatitis C: 5 Facts Every African American Needs To Know

According to the CDC , hepatitis C is a contagious liver disease that ranges in severity from a mild illness lasting a few weeks to a serious, lifelong illness that attacks the liver.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, African-American, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Liver Cancer

5 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington

Debate over cost of Hepatitis C pill

Sovaldi is a breakthrough drug for Hepatitis C patients, but some say the cost places a huge burden on everyone.

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Related Topix: Medicine, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Liver Cancer

8 hrs ago | Newswise

#WorldHepatitisDay: Experts Available

World Hepatitis Day takes place annually on July 28 and is dedicated to raising awareness of viral hepatitis and the illnesses it causes.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

9 hrs ago | AlertNet

Hepatitis: Asia's silent epidemic

A relative of a person suffering from Hepatitis-B helps him drink water at a hospital in Modasa, in India's western Gujarat state February 17, 2009.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Malaria, Liver Cancer

10 hrs ago | Medical Daily

World Hepatitis Day 2014: Genotype 1 Infections Account For 46% Of All Hepatitis C Cases

On Monday, July 28, the World Health Organization will look to raise awareness regarding treatment, prevention, screening, and control options for viral hepatitis and its related diseases through the global campaign, World Hepatitis Day .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Genetics

14 hrs ago | Portsmouth Today

It's quick and easy to get a hepatitis C test

Ron Butterfield takes a hepatitis C antibody swab test at QA Hospital, with Hepatology Nurse Karen Gamble.

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Related Topix: Medicine

16 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

Medivir: Phase II Cosmos Study Results Published in The Lancet on World Hepatitis Day

Medivir AB announces that results from the phase II COSMOS clinical study were published July 28 in The Lancet, demonstrating that 92 percent of genotype 1 chronic hepatitis C virus adult patients treated with simeprevir in combination with sofosbuvir achieved sustained virologic response 12 weeks after the end of treatment .

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17 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Study identifies global prevalence of hepatitis C virus genotypes

In a new study published in the journal Hepatology , researchers from the UK reveal that hepatitis C virus genotype 1 is the most prevalent worldwide, accounting for 46% of all hepatitis C infections.

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Related Topix: Health, Liver Cancer

17 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Studies reveal success of new oral drug regimens for hepatitis C

Hepatitis C is one of most common bloodborne infections worldwide, with approximately 130-150 million people developing a chronic form of the infection.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Liver Cancer

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Journal Watch

Hepatitis E Infection Widespread in England

Some 225,000 blood donations collected in southeastern England in 2012-2013 were screened retrospectively for HEV RNA.

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Andover Advertiser

Blood donors hepatitis E risk shown

Experts said that around 1,200 "blood components" containing the virus are likely to be transfused every year in England.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Spalding Today

Doctor Calling - our weekly column by Dr Miles Langdon

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.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Medicine

DNA India

India has the second highest number of Hepatitis B infected

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Liver Cancer, World News, India, Malaria

Star of Mysore

Free Hepatitis B screeningcamp at Narayana Hospital

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

The Intelligencer

Valley Pain Management Clinic Allegations Clarified

Last week started out with warnings of a potential threat to the public's health, and ended with clarification about what allegedly happened at Dr. Roland Chalifoux's Valley Pain Management Clinic in McMechen - as well as the suspension of his West Virginia medical license.

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Related Topix: Virginia, West Virginia, Virginia Government, West Virginia Government, McMechen, WV, Health

Sat Jul 26, 2014

BioMed Central

Treatment with pirfenidone for two years decreases fibrosis, cytokine ...

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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CiteULike

Prolactin prevents hepatocellular carcinoma by restricting innate immune activation of c-Myc in mice.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hormone Replacement Therapy

GhanaWeb

Okyeame Kwame embarks on free Hepatitis B screening

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Ghana, Africa, World News

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