News tagged with hepatitis
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A study by researchers from Los Alamos National Laboratory and a multinational team reveals how daclatasvir, a direct-acting antiviral agent in development for the treatment of hepatitis C virus (HCV), targets one of its ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 18, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(AP)—The United Nations says an outbreak of hepatitis E has killed 111 refugees in camps in South Sudan since July, and has become endemic in the region.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Statin use is associated with a reduced risk of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), most strongly in Asian populations, according to a meta-analysis published in the February issue of Gastroenterology.
Cancer Feb 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Despite the availability of new and preventive methods against foodborne diseases, their uptake throughout the entire chain of food production appears to be slow.
Health Feb 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Chinese state media say 95 people have been hospitalized after a private clinic gave them injections suspected to be contaminated with hepatitis C.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In research published in the Jan. 24 edition of PLOS Pathogens, Saint Louis University investigators together with collaborators from the University of Missouri and the University of Pittsburgh report a breakthrough in the ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Less than half of all countries in the world have functioning plans to prevent cancer and provide treatment and care to cancer patients, the World Health Organisation lamented Friday.
Cancer Feb 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
People with hepatitis C and chronic liver disease who relapsed or failed to respond to initial treatment are unlikely to improve on interferon retreatment. In fact, they may face an increased risk of dying sooner, and are ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A new collaborative study led by Yale, the VA Healthcare System, and the North American Cohort Collaboration supports the accuracy of an index used for predicting mortality as patients ...
HIV & AIDS Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—A second western New York hospital is notifying patients that they may have been exposed to HIV, hepatitis B or hepatitis C through the improper sharing of insulin pens.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Alcoholic liver disease (ALD) is characterized by a fatty liver, hepatitis, fibrosis, and cirrhosis. Binge drinking is on the rise worldwide, and is particularly common in the U.S. A review of studies addressing the effects ...
Addiction Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Most people think of the flu when the word "vaccine" comes up in conversation, but several vaccines also exist to help prevent cancers.
Cancer Jan 19, 2013 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Viruses prompt oncogenic transformation by genetically altering infected cells. Several recent studies have demonstrated that viruses alter the expression of microRNAs, non-coding RNA molecules that can block the expression ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Choline, an essential nutrient similar to the B vitamin and found in foods such as liver, muscle meats, fish, nuts and eggs, when given as a dietary supplement in the last two trimesters of pregnancy and in early infancy, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Authorities are asking why a Buffalo veterans hospital may have reused insulin pens on many patients, causing an HIV scare, despite federal advice to the contrary.
Health Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0