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People with HIV at high risk for intimate partner violence

New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that one in four adults with HIV in the United States has experienced intimate partner violence (IPV), which disproportionately affects women and LGBT ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New algorithm can predict advanced liver disease

(HealthDay)—A model that uses routine primary care data can predict the risk for advanced liver disease, according to a study published online Feb. 11 in BMJ Open.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New combination therapy offers chance of healing hepatitis B

Around 260 million people, more than three percent of the global population, are chronically infected with the hepatitis B virus (HBV); in the long term, this often leads to complications such as liver cirrhosis and liver ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A hard journey to a future free of hepatitis in Africa

The World Health Organization has announced additional efforts to eliminate hepatitis by 2030. The overall strategy calls for the prevention of new infections through universal implementation of the hepatitis B birth-dose ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Viral hepatitis: Europe needs to close the testing gap

Approximately four in five people living with hepatitis B and three out of four people with hepatitis C infection across the European Union and European Economic Area (EU/EEA) and the UK have not yet been diagnosed. This ...

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