Hepatitis

Free flu shots and hepatitis A vaccines at Orlando drive-thru clinic Saturday

13 hours ago   |   Orlando Sentinel   |   2 articles

The Florida Department of Health in Orange County is offering free on-the-go flu shots and hepatitis A vaccines Saturday. The drive-thru vaccines are offered until 3 p.m. at...
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ECDC: Average of 100 outbreaks per week in 2017

ECDC: Average of 100 outbreaks per week in 2017

1 day ago   |   Food Safety

There were an average of 100 food and waterborne outbreaks per week in Europe, according to the 2017 zoonoses report. The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control and...
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Extrahepatic cancer risk increases after HCV SVR

1 day ago   |   Healio

Extrahepatic cancer was more common in patients with hepatitis C and was the leading cause of death in patients who achieved sustained virologic response compared with the...
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Viread label revision includes pediatric patients with chronic HBV

2 days ago   |   Healio

The FDA announced revisions to the Viread label to include use in pediatric patients aged 2 years to less than 12 years with chronic hepatitis B based on 48-week safety and...
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RUDN medics first to gather scattered data on hepatitis morbidity in Somalia

3 days ago   |   News Medical   |   3 articles

Viral hepatitis means liver inflammation caused by viruses and is among top-10 mortality factors in the world. It is passed with contaminated food and water, through contact...
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Hepatitis C highlights from The Liver Meeting 2018

3 days ago   |   Healio   |   3 articles

This year at The Liver Meeting, data presented on hepatitis C treatment highlighted continued significantly positive outcomes from direct-acting antiviral therapy, reduced...
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Sofosbuvir safe for patients with cancer, linked to NHL remission

3 days ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Sofosbuvir-based therapy was safe and effective in as short as 8 weeks for treating hepatitis C in patients with cancer and may induce remission of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma...
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Seminole County offering free hepatitis A vaccinations as cases grow

3 days ago   |   Orlando Sentinel

The Florida Department of Health in Seminole County is offering free hepatitis A vaccinations because of the growing number of cases. So far this year, there have been 385...
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A 12-wk whole-grain wheat intervention protects against hepatic fat: the Graandioos study, a randomized trial in overweight subjects

4 days ago   |   American Journal of Clinical Nutrition   |   2 articles

ABSTRACTBackgroundWhole-grain wheat is described as nutritionally superior to refined wheat and thus advocated as the healthy choice, although evidence from intervention...
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You are what you wheat: effects of a whole-wheat diet compared with a refined-wheat diet on hepatic steatosis

4 days ago   |   American Journal of Clinical Nutrition   |   2 articles

An estimated 24% of the population worldwide have some form of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease , ranging from steatosis to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis and nonalcoholic...
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