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Austria reports Hepatitis A cases match strain in Swedish outbreak

AUSTRIA REPORTS HEPATITIS A CASES MATCH STRAIN IN SWEDISH OUTBREAK

Austria has become part of a multi-country Hepatitis A outbreak with 31 confirmed cases linked to frozen strawberries imported from...

Alnylam Won't Seek Quick FDA Nod For Second RNAi Drug

ALNYLAM WON'T SEEK QUICK FDA NOD FOR SECOND RNAI DRUG

A few weeks ago, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals indicated it might seek a speedy FDA approval for what could be the second-ever RNA interference...

 
 
 
World's first human case of ‘rat disease' found in a 56-year-old man in Hong Kong

WORLD'S FIRST HUMAN CASE OF ‘RAT DISEASE' FOUND IN A 56-YEAR-OLD MAN IN HONG KONG

The unnamed man, who caught hepatitis E from a rat, lives in the Choi Wan housing estate in Hong Kong, and researchers said there were...

This Disease Is A Top Killer And Now States Must Pay For Its Costly Treatment

THIS DISEASE IS A TOP KILLER AND NOW STATES MUST PAY FOR ITS COSTLY TREATMENT

Hepatitis C kills far more Americans than any other infectious disease.

 
 
 
Gilead to Make Generic Hepatitis C Drugs and Cut Prices Up to 75%

GILEAD TO MAKE GENERIC HEPATITIS C DRUGS AND CUT PRICES UP TO 75%

Many large drug companies go to extraordinary lengths to fend off generic competition and extend the life of their patents, but Gilead...

French hepatitis E cases up since 2010; researchers say pork is main reservoir

FRENCH HEPATITIS E CASES UP SINCE 2010; RESEARCHERS SAY PORK IS MAIN RESERVOIR

There has been a dramatic increase in the number of hepatitis E cases in France since 2010, according to researchers. The rise can...

 
 
 
This Celebrity-Favorite Treatment May Have Exposed People to HIV and Hepatitis

THIS CELEBRITY-FAVORITE TREATMENT MAY HAVE EXPOSED PEOPLE TO HIV AND HEPATITIS

With celebrities like Kim Kardashian West and Minka Kelly boasting the benefits of this in-office treatment, microneedling with PRP-also...

CHITOSAN-FUNCTIONALIZED LIPID-POLYMER HYBRID NANOPARTICLES FOR ORAL DELIVERY OF SILYMARIN AND ENHANCED LIPID-LOWERING EFFECT IN NAFLD

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is a chronic disease that causes excessive hepatic lipid accumulation. Reducing hepatic lipid deposition...

 
 
 
A Vaccine for Acne Might Be Coming Very Soon

A VACCINE FOR ACNE MIGHT BE COMING VERY SOON

What do hepatitis B, measles and meningitis have in common? They're all currently vaccine-preventable diseases. Since the inception...

WV gets help on the ground with Hepatitis A outbreak from CDC experts

WV GETS HELP ON THE GROUND WITH HEPATITIS A OUTBREAK FROM CDC EXPERTS

Responding to a request from Gov. Jim Justice, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has moved a 6-person team into...

 
 
 
Patients who got hepatitis C-infected kidneys cured of the virus

PATIENTS WHO GOT HEPATITIS C-INFECTED KIDNEYS CURED OF THE VIRUS

Kiran Shelat, 65, is one of 20 patients who received a hepatitis C-infected kidney and has been cured of the virus in a bold University...

Feeding Pets with Liver Shunts

FEEDING PETS WITH LIVER SHUNTS

Diet can be an important part of management of dogs and cats with liver shunts

 
 
 
FSAI warns of virus risk in imported frozen berry supply chain

FSAI WARNS OF VIRUS RISK IN IMPORTED FROZEN BERRY SUPPLY CHAIN

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland has reiterated advice to boil imported frozen berries before eating following multiple alerts...

Viral Hepatitis: Less than 10 Percent with Liver Inflammation Get Treatment, Says WHO

VIRAL HEPATITIS: LESS THAN 10 PERCENT WITH LIVER INFLAMMATION GET TREATMENT, SAYS WHO

Liver inflammation is not taken so seriously by most people and only less than 10 per cent of those infected with viral hepatitis are...

 
 
 
Pharma giant Merck just lowered the prices of some of its medications

PHARMA GIANT MERCK JUST LOWERED THE PRICES OF SOME OF ITS MEDICATIONS

AP Merck said Thursday that it would lower the price of some of its medications including its hepatitis C drug Zepatier by 60%. The...

Analyzing the hepatoprotective activity of garden cress

ANALYZING THE HEPATOPROTECTIVE ACTIVITY OF GARDEN CRESS

A recent Saudi study evaluated the garden cress for its ability to protect the liver from fulminant hepatic failure. They found that...

 
 
 
Transplanting Hepatitis C-infected Donor Kidneys Could Cut Time on Dialysis

TRANSPLANTING HEPATITIS C-INFECTED DONOR KIDNEYS COULD CUT TIME ON DIALYSIS

Using hepatitis C-infected donor kidneys could reduce time on dialysis for transplant patients with HCV, stated study.

Eight EU countries report Hepatitis A cases with Moroccan link

EIGHT EU COUNTRIES REPORT HEPATITIS A CASES WITH MOROCCAN LINK

Two distinct Hepatitis A virus strains are causing infections in travelers returning from Morocco, according to researchers. From January...

 
 
 
INFOSAN reports frozen strawberries, pomegranate caused Hep A outbreaks in 2Q

INFOSAN REPORTS FROZEN STRAWBERRIES, POMEGRANATE CAUSED HEP A OUTBREAKS IN 2Q

Two outbreaks of Hepatitis A virus infections associated with packed frozen strawberries and frozen pomegranate arils occurred during...

Liver Failure (+ 5 Natural Tips to Manage Liver Failure Symptoms)

LIVER FAILURE (+ 5 NATURAL TIPS TO MANAGE LIVER FAILURE SYMPTOMS)

Liver failure occurs when your liver, a vital producer of proteins for the body and an important filter of wastes, slows or stops working...