Hepatitis

Officials: Ohio has a hepatitis A outbreak, but it's not new

1 day ago   |   ABC News

The Ohio Department of Health says reports that wrongly imply a newly declared outbreak of hepatitis A are circulating around the state, apparently prompted by a recent case...
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‘Everyone has a role to play' in addressing the STD crisis

1 day ago   |   Healio

According to the CDC, 2.3 million new cases of the three nationally notifiable sexually transmitted diseases - chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis - were reported by Americans in...
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Disturbing study reveals connection between brain damage and hepatitis B vaccine

Disturbing study reveals connection between brain damage and hepatitis B vaccine

2 days ago   |   Natural News

The hepatitis B vaccine is routinely administered to newborns, often just a few short hours after birth. It's a highly controversial practice; for many parents, the idea of...
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CDC includes ‘homelessness' as indication for hepatitis A vaccine

4 days ago   |   Healio

The CDC recently announced that all persons aged 1 year or older experiencing homelessness should be routinely immunized for hepatitis A, based on a review of recent...
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Countries Use Novel Strategies to Tackle Price of HCV Drugs

5 days ago   |   Medscape

Both Australia and Brazil have rolled out innovative strategies to lower the cost of high-priced direct-acting antivirals, with the goal of treating all patients with hepatitis...
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Study Reaffirms Safety of Hepatitis C Meds in Liver Cancer Patients

5 days ago   |   Medicine Net   |   2 articles

Title: Study Reaffirms Safety of Hepatitis C Meds in Liver Cancer Patients Category: Health News Created: 2/12/2019 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 2/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
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New York hepatitis A outbreak traced back to beloved pizza restaurant 

New York hepatitis A outbreak traced back to beloved pizza restaurant 

5 days ago   |   Daily Mail

A cook at Doino's Pizzeria Bar & Grille in Cheekatowga, New York, and four patrons who ate at the restaurant between August 20 and September 3 have tested positive for hepatitis A.
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Adjuvant therapy of cytomegalovirus IgM + ve associated biliary atresia: Prima facie evidence of effect

6 days ago   |   Journal of Pediatric Surgery

CMV-IgM + ve associated biliary atresia is a distinct etiological subgroup characterized by older age at presentation and a greater degree of inflammation and hepatic fibrosis...
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HCV Eradication Tied to Lower Risks of Premature Death and Liver Cancer

6 days ago   |   MedPageToday

"Best evidence to date" backs direct-acting antivirals in all hepatitis C patients
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Newer HCV Drugs Reduce Mortality, Liver Cancer Risk

6 days ago   |   Medscape   |   3 articles

Treatment with direct-acting antivirals appears to reduce the risk of death and liver cancer among patients with chronic hepatitis C virus , including those with cirrhosis, new...
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Does chronic anxiety lead to Alzheimer's? New study links neuropsychiatric...

Does chronic anxiety lead to Alzheimer's? New study links neuropsychiatric symptoms with the disease

In a study of data gathered on 270 cognitively normal older adults between the ages of 62 and 90, called the Harvard Brain Aging Study, scientists from Brigham and Women's... Read more ...

Common Yeast Infection Pill Tied to Miscarriage

Common Yeast Infection Pill Tied to Miscarriage

Research suggests that use of the drug greatly raises a pregnant woman's odd for miscarriage, as well as the odds that her baby will have a heart defect. Read more ...

What It Feels Like To Be The First Of Your Friends To Get Divorced

What It Feels Like To Be The First Of Your Friends To Get Divorced

Age 17 to age 30. Those are a lot of formative adult years to spend with another human. In a sense we grew up together, and because we grew up fast we beat our friends to a lot... Read more ...

Eating a high-fat diet in your 20s and 30s makes you likely to get heart...

Eating a high-fat diet in your 20s and 30s makes you likely to get heart disease and diabetes later

According to researchers at Qingdao University, China, fatty foods cause a reduction and mutation of good bacteria in the gut, which can potentially cause diabetes, heart... Read more ...

Cut out an hour of sitting every day to slash your heart disease risk by...

Cut out an hour of sitting every day to slash your heart disease risk by 25%, study says 

A new study from UC San Diego found that women who sat for uninterrupted long periods of time had a 52% higher risk than those who sat for the same amount of time but in short... Read more ...

Attack of the FAKE NEWS on your mind, your health and your safety

Attack of the FAKE NEWS on your mind, your health and your safety

Fake news is scripted, staged, planned, promoted, and never retracted after being revealed as such. Fake news appears in many forms, including on television, via social media... Read more ...

Children With Autism, Co-occurring ADHD Symptoms Lag in Key Measures of...

Children With Autism, Co-occurring ADHD Symptoms Lag in Key Measures of Independence, Says Study

Studies provide new insight into the challenges faced by children on the autism spectrum who exhibit symptoms of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder . Read more ...

Gene therapy in the womb could cure rare brain disorder that causes...

Gene therapy in the womb could cure rare brain disorder that causes seizures, memory loss

Using the gene-editing technology CRISPR, scientists at the University of North Carolina switched on a muted gene in mice embryos, which were then born with no trace of the... Read more ...

TESLA TERMINATOR: Tesla car autopilot veers off highway, crashes into road...

TESLA TERMINATOR: Tesla car autopilot veers off highway, crashes into road signs as driver locked out of all controls

Elon Musk's taxpayer-subsidized Tesla death traps are back in the news for trying to kill their drivers. A man from North Brunswick, New Jersey, reportedly almost died after... Read more ...

Study highlights ‘unique roles lutein & zeaxanthin may play during pregnancy'

Study highlights ‘unique roles lutein & zeaxanthin may play during pregnancy'

Lutein and zeaxanthin are found in higher levels in the placenta and umbilical cord blood than any other carotenoid, says new research. Read more ...