Can an Antiviral Drug During Pregnancy Reduce Hepatitis B Transmission to the Child?
Hepatitis is a viral infection that causes liver inflammation. Mother to child transmission during pregnancy could be prevented by anti-viral therapy.
7 hours ago - Medindia Health - 4 articles
Canadian guidelines recommend against HCV screening in low-risk adults
The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care recommends against screening for hepatitis C virus in low-risk patients, including baby boomers.The task force said its...
1 day ago - Healio - 2 articles
One-third of UK adolescents with HCV developed serious liver disease
AMSTERDAM - Approximately one-third of children under 18 years in the United Kingdom with hepatitis C developed serious long-term liver disease, according to data presented at...
3 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
Investigational dose of oral interferon-free treatment can cure hepatitis C in children
A study that evaluated an investigational dosage of once-daily ledipasvir 45 mg/sofosbuvir 200 mg in children aged six to 11 years infected with HCV, found that 99 percent of...
4 days ago - ScienceDaily
FDA Approves DAAs for Pediatric Patients with HCV
The FDA has approved sofosbuvir and ledipasvir/sofosbuvir as supplemental applications for the treatment of hepatitis C in children aged 12 to 17 years, according to an FDA...
4 days ago - Healio
The molecular impact of omega 3 fatty acids on hepatic pro-inflammatory cytokine signaling
Parenteral nutrition associated liver disease develops in a subset of children receiving parenteral nutrition for intestinal failure. Omegaven™ is an omega-3 fatty acid lipid...
5 days ago - Journal of Pediatric Surgery
FDA Approves Drugs for Hepatitis C Infected Older Children
The US FDA has approved the use of sofosbuvir and sofusbuvir-ledipasvir combination for hepatitis C in children over 12 years of age.
14 days ago - Medindia Health
FDA approves Sovaldi, Harvoni for pediatric patients with HCV
The FDA has approved Sovaldi and Harvoni as supplemental applications for the treatment of hepatitis C in children aged 12 to 17 years, according to an FDA news release.“These...
17 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
FDA Clears Two HCV Drugs for Children
The FDA has approved sofosbuvir and the combination of ledipasvir and sofosbuvir for hepatitis C virus infection in children aged 12 to 17 years. FDA Approvals
18 days ago - Medscape - 3 articles
FDA grants approval for two drugs to treat hepatitis C virus in children
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved supplemental applications for Sovaldi and Harvoni to treat hepatitis C virus in children ages 12 to 17. Harvoni and Sovaldi...
18 days ago - News Medical - 3 articles
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Fed Up With Losing Their Kids To Drug Overdoses, Parents Share Their Stories
Every morning, when I log into Facebook, I'm already braced for the punch. I know what I'll see. Another parent, another family, posting about their child's fatal overdose...
'Artificial womb' that can keep premature babies alive
The device has successfully been tested on foetal lambs equivalent in age to 23-week-old human infants, according to researchers at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
The Story Behind Photo Of Two Rainbow Babies Will Tug On Every Single...
After the loss of their baby, a family welcomed not one - but two - rainbow babies A year after Cindy and Jim Bob Harrington suffered the unimaginable loss of their their son...
Does Death of Siblings in Childhood Increase Death Risk of Surviving Children?
Loss of same-sex sibling or sibling with closer age, increases the likelihood of death among surviving children.
Financially Stressed Pregnant Women Give Birth to Smaller Babies
Pregnant women who worry about finances, have increased likelihood of giving birth to a low-birth-weight babies.
Only One Out Of Five Child Abuse Victims Get Treated: Study
In England and Wales, one in five children are severely injured cause of child abuse.
Factors Associated With Mortality in Low-Risk Pediatric Critical Care...
Objective: To determine differences between survivors and nonsurvivors and factors associated with mortality in pediatric intensive care patients with low risk of...
13 Times Girls Dressed Up Like Beyoncé For Prom
If your child is set to finish school or graduate in May, then they're currently in the midst of prom season. We know that prom dresses aren't what they used to be. These days...
Losing a sibling as a child increases risk of early death
In a Danish study of 56,000 people, the risk of dying over the next 37 years was 71 percent higher than it was for individuals who did not experience the death of a sibling in...