Hepatitis

Indigenous Approach to Healing Key for Hepatitis C Patients

21 hours ago   |   Medscape

The treatment of indigenous people requires that healthcare providers consider a holistic approach to wellness, and an addiction clinic in Montreal has proven that the approach...
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Study quantifies natural history of recurrent acute hepatic porphyria attacks

21 hours ago   |   Healio

Results from the EXPLORE prospective natural history study designed to characterize disease activity and clinical management in patients with acute hepatic porphyria, or AHP...
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HBV burden increases in Appalachian states despite decreasing trend in US

21 hours ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

The rate of newly diagnosed acute and chronic hepatitis B virus infections in women of childbearing age has significantly increased in some Appalachian states, despite overall...
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Weekly Health Quiz: Vertigo, Muscles and Statins

1 day ago   |   Mercola

1 Which of the following nutritional supplements has a proven track record as a powerful antiviral, significantly reducing your risk of common cold, influenza and several other...
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Denver resident is latest death in hepatitis A outbreak

3 days ago   |   Food Safety

Two months after Denver declared its outbreak of hepatitis A, the viral disease has taken the life of a resident of the Mile High City. “Deaths from hepatitis A are rare, but...
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Hepatitis C-infected kidneys are safe and work as well as uninfected organs, study finds

Hepatitis C-infected kidneys are safe and work as well as uninfected organs, study finds

4 days ago   |   Daily Mail

A new study, from the University of Pennsylvania, has found that there are three times as many transplant centers using hepatitis C-infected kidneys than there were five years ago.
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Kidney Transplant From Hepatitis C Infected Donors 'Safe Effective'

Kidney Transplant From Hepatitis C Infected Donors 'Safe Effective'

4 days ago   |   Medindia Health   |   2 articles

Kidneys from donors infected with hepatitis C virus are safe and function equally well compared to uninfected kidneys. Transplant centers should maximize the use of good...
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HCV-infected donor kidneys are safe and functional one year post-transplantation

4 days ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

A recent analysis reveals that kidneys from donors infected with hepatitis C virus are now routinely used in transplants at many U.S. centers, and they are functioning well one...
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Nearly 100,000 people in the UK are unaware they have deadly hepatitis C

Nearly 100,000 people in the UK are unaware they have deadly hepatitis C

4 days ago   |   Daily Mail

Public Health England is now urging anyone who believes they may have been at risk of getting the infection - most commonly spread between drug users - to come forward and get...
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HCV-viremic kidneys provide similar efficacy in recipients as uninfected organs

4 days ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

By 2019, hepatitis C-seronegative patients who underwent kidney transplantation mostly received HCV-viremic donor organs, which demonstrated the same level of function as...
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Toxic air pollution particles are found in pregnant women's PLACENTAS for...

Toxic air pollution particles are found in pregnant women's PLACENTAS for the first time

Researchers led by Hasselt University in Belgium scanned flesh from the placentas of 28 women who lived in areas with varying levels of pollution and found they all had black... Read more ...

Making Major Decisions While Being Hungry is a Bad Idea

Making Major Decisions While Being Hungry is a Bad Idea

You might want to avoid making any important decisions about the future while being hungry. Read more ...

Positive Experiences With Teachers or Neighbors can Save Long-term Health of...

Positive Experiences With Teachers or Neighbors can Save Long-term Health of Kids Who Face Trauma

Adverse childhood experience can lead to poor health later in life. Positive experiences could work as an anecdote to counter and overcome trauma. Read more ...

The 10 women who beat breast cancer

The 10 women who beat breast cancer

The survivors, from Lincolnshire, aged from 47 to 81 and including eight blood relatives, won their battle after 15 years. Joyce Waite, 78, was the first to be diagnosed in 2002. Read more ...

Cancer Cells Exhibit Cannibalism to Survive Chemotherapy: Here's How

Cancer Cells Exhibit Cannibalism to Survive Chemotherapy: Here's How

Cancer cells can survive chemotherapy by resorting to cannibalism. This behavior provides them with the energy resources to stay alive and cause tumor relapse after the... Read more ...

Needle-free patch could 'protect against flu as effectively as a traditional...

Needle-free patch could 'protect against flu as effectively as a traditional vaccine'

Scientists from the University of Rochester gave the patch (pictured, alongside a traditional vaccine) to mice for between 18 and 36 hours. The animals 'initiated a robust... Read more ...

Mother begs people to donate blood as her two-year-old is only being kept...

Mother begs people to donate blood as her two-year-old is only being kept alive by transfusions

Steph Davidson's daughter Adeline relies on blood transfusions while she waits for a bone marrow transplant. Adeline, from Scotland, has low levels of platelets and red and... Read more ...

Gut Bacteria may Influence Your Blood Sugar Levels: Here's How

Gut Bacteria may Influence Your Blood Sugar Levels: Here's How

Bacteria living in your gut may negatively influence your blood sugar levels, reveals a new study. Read more ...

New Imaging Technology Could Revolutionize the Future of Cancer Surgery

New Imaging Technology Could Revolutionize the Future of Cancer Surgery

New imaging technology uses the way light from lasers communicates with cancerous and healthy tissues to distinguish between them in real-time. Read more ...

Being a Night Owl can Make Teen Girls More Fat

Being a Night Owl can Make Teen Girls More Fat

Are you a night owl? Watch out, poor sleep and staying up late at night can cause excess weight gain among teen girls. Read more ...