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ALGINATE-CHITOSAN CORE-SHELL MICROCAPSULE CULTURES OF HEPATIC CELLS IN A SMALL SCALE STIRRED BIOREACTOR: IMPACT OF SHEAR FORCES AND MICROCAPSULE CORE COMPOSITION

A small scale stirred bioreactor was designed and the effect of different agitation rates was investigated on HepG2 cells cultured...

HEPATITIS A INFECTIONS IN UK POSSIBLY LINKED TO DATES

Officials in the United Kingdom are investigating close to 30 related Hepatitis A infections with some linked to imported dates. There...

 
 
 

NANOMATERIALS AND HEPATIC DISEASE: TOXICOKINETICS, DISEASE TYPES, INTRINSIC MECHANISMS, LIVER SUSCEPTIBILITY, AND INFLUENCING FACTORS

The widespread use of nanomaterials has raised concerns that exposure to them may introduce potential risks to the human body and environment....

ANTIOXIDANT AND C5A-BLOCKING STRATEGY FOR HEPATIC ISCHEMIA-REPERFUSION INJURY REPAIR

Nonspecific liver uptake of nanomaterials after intravenous injection has hindered nanomedicine for clinical translation. However,...

 
 
 
Q&A: Diagnosing new HCV infections more challenging during COVID-19 pandemic

Q&A: DIAGNOSING NEW HCV INFECTIONS MORE CHALLENGING DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

It has been well over year since the COVID-19 pandemic began, and all aspects of health care have been impacted in various ways. WHO's...

FDA probes alkaline water seller in Nevada over hepatitis and liver damage links

FDA PROBES ALKALINE WATER SELLER IN NEVADA OVER HEPATITIS AND LIVER DAMAGE LINKS

The Food and Drug Administration is investigating Nevada-based company Real Water over accusations linking its alkaline water to hepatitis,...

 
 
 
FDA reports two of four outbreak investigations remain active

FDA REPORTS TWO OF FOUR OUTBREAK INVESTIGATIONS REMAIN ACTIVE

The table below shows outbreak investigations being managed by FDA's CORE Response Teams. The investigations are in a variety of stages....

FDA continues outbreak investigations linked to soft cheese, bottled water

FDA CONTINUES OUTBREAK INVESTIGATIONS LINKED TO SOFT CHEESE, BOTTLED WATER

The table below shows outbreak investigations being managed by FDA's CORE Response Teams so far this year. The investigations are in...

 
 
 
National hepatitis A outbreak mostly over in West, but continues in East

NATIONAL HEPATITIS A OUTBREAK MOSTLY OVER IN WEST, BUT CONTINUES IN EAST

The national hepatitis A outbreak has not yet burned out. Since 2016, 35 states have reported 38,476 hepatitis A cases. Through April...

HEPATITIS A CONCERNS AT PASCAGOULA RESTAURANT WHERE TWO INFECTED EMPLOYEES WORKED

The Mississippi State Department of Health is investigating two cases of hepatitis A in Jackson County restaurant employees, which...

 
 
 
Outbreak investigations at FDA making little progress according to update

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATIONS AT FDA MAKING LITTLE PROGRESS ACCORDING TO UPDATE

The table below shows outbreak investigations being managed by FDA's CORE Response Teams so far this year. The investigations are in...

IN VITRO HEPATIC STEATOSIS MODEL BASED ON GUT-LIVER‐ON‐A‐CHIP

Abstract Hepatic steatosis, also known as fatty liver disease, occurs due to abnormal lipid accumulation in the liver. It has been...

 
 
 
FDA demands records from bottled water company linked to hepatitis outbreak

FDA DEMANDS RECORDS FROM BOTTLED WATER COMPANY LINKED TO HEPATITIS OUTBREAK

A bottled water company continues to refuse to cooperate with an FDA investigation of non-viral hepatitis. The agency reports that...

FDA continues outbreak investigations involving salmonella, hepatitis

FDA CONTINUES OUTBREAK INVESTIGATIONS INVOLVING SALMONELLA, HEPATITIS

The table below shows outbreak investigations being managed by FDA's CORE Response Teams so far this year. The investigations are in...

 
 
 

REAL WATER, INC., ISSUES PRECAUTIONARY RECALL OF ALL SIZES OF REAL WATER BRAND DRINKING WATER DUE TO A POSSIBLE HEALTH RISK

Real Water, Inc. of Mesa, AZ and Henderson, NV, has issued a voluntary recall of all sizes of its Real Water brand drinking water,...

RESEARCHERS ASSESS METHOD TO HELP WITH HEPATITIS A SURVEILLANCE

Sequence-based typing has helped to detect clusters and identify outbreaks of hepatitis A in Sweden, according to a study. Researchers...

 
 
 
FDA warns against ‘Real Water' as health officials investigate hepatitis outbreak

FDA WARNS AGAINST ‘REAL WATER' AS HEALTH OFFICIALS INVESTIGATE HEPATITIS OUTBREAK

State and federal officials are investigating an outbreak of non-viral hepatitis traced to “Real Water” brand bottled water. Health...

FDA investigating 4 outbreaks including non-viral hepatitis linked to bottled water

FDA INVESTIGATING 4 OUTBREAKS INCLUDING NON-VIRAL HEPATITIS LINKED TO BOTTLED WATER

The table below shows outbreak investigations being managed by FDA's CORE Response Teams so far this year. The investigations are in...

 
 
 

VITAMIN A-FORTIFIED RICE INCREASES TOTAL BODY VITAMIN A STORES IN LACTATING THAI WOMEN MEASURED BY RETINOL ISOTOPE DILUTION: A DOUBLE-BLIND, RANDOMIZED, CONTROLLED TRIAL

ABSTRACTBackgroundLactating women are at increased risk for vitamin A deficiency due to demands for breast milk content and limited...

DRUG FARM BAGS $56M TO TAKE NOVEL HEPATITIS B DRUG INTO HUMANS

Drug Farm bags $56M to take novel hepatitis B drug into humans ntaylor Tue, 02/09/2021 - 08:49