Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Team develops hepatitis C model that could help improve treatment

The University of Surrey has created a new mathematical model that details how the Hepatitis C (HCV) infection develops and behaves more accurately than previous models. This new model has the potential to improve treatment ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New pig virus found to be a potential threat to humans

A recently identified pig virus can readily find its way into laboratory-cultured cells of people and other species, a discovery that raises concerns about the potential for outbreaks that threaten human and animal health.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What is hepatitis A and how can you get it from eating frozen fruit?

Seven people in New South Wales have been diagnosed with hepatitis A after eating imported frozen pomegranate seeds from Coles. Although still under investigation, the company responsible for production recalled the implicated ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Flu shot won't make you spread more influenza

Getting the flu shot won't make you spread the disease more, doesn't weaken your immune system but it does offer some protection from getting infected, despite misleading claims on social media.

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