Environmental Factor: Key Role in Development of Autoimmune Liver Diseases
Significant clustering of cases of primary biliary cholangitis , autoimmune hepatitis , and primary sclerosing cholangitis in well-defined regions of north-east England and...
20 hours ago - Medindia Health
HIV Ups Risk of NAFLD and Progressive Liver Disease
Latest studies confirmed the increasing burden of NAFLD in people with HIV infection as viral hepatitis prevalence and associated mortality decline.
20 hours ago - Medindia Health - 3 articles
Number of hepatitis A cases in Florida surpasses 2018
The number of hepatitis A cases in Florida continues to grow, and it's concerning health officials, because the infection can be prevented by vaccination but there are no drugs...
22 hours ago - Orlando Sentinel
VIDEO: Australia achieves high HCV uptake among injection drug users
CHICAGO - In this exclusive video from the International Liver Congress 2019, Heather Valerio, from the Kirby Institute at the University of New South Wales in Australia...
1 day ago - Healio
Most injection drug users in 8 US cities have been infected with HCV
More than 55% of people who inject drugs, or PWID, in eight United States cities were found to have been infected with hepatitis C virus, including almost half of young PWID...
1 day ago - Healio
Publisher's Platform: It's past time to offer foodservice workers Hep A vaccinations
Opinion Vaccinating food service workers will not solve the entire HAV problem - we need a nationwide focus on homelessness and drug use as well. According to a recent health...
1 day ago - Food Safety
VIDEO: Givosiran may ‘transform' lives of patients with acute hepatic porphyria
VIENNA - In this exclusive video from the 2019 International Liver Congress, Akin Akinc, PhD, of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, discusses results of a study in which givosiran, a...
3 days ago - Healio
Oral Fecal Capsule Promising for Hepatic Encephalopathy
There are few options for patients with recurrent hepatic encephalopathy, but an oral formulation of fecal microbiota could help, new research shows. Medscape Medical News
4 days ago - Medscape
Research sheds light on how hepatitis B virus establishes chronic infection
New research sheds light on how a hepatitis B viral protein stimulates the expansion of immune cells that impair antiviral responses, according to a study published April 18 in...
4 days ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Mechanism of Persistent Infection Caused by Hepatitis B Virus Identified
HBeAg induced expansion of Myeloid-derived suppressor cells through the upregulation of indoleamine-2, 3-dioxygenase plays a critical role in causing persistent hepatitis.
4 days ago - Medindia Health - 2 articles
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Gaming Doesn't Hamper Boys' Social Skills: Study
In contrast, the more time a girl spent gaming at age 10, the more social interaction difficulties she experienced by age 12.
These 3 CrossFit Moves Are Inspired by Gymnastics - and You Can Do Them at Home
CrossFit features exercises like ball slams, burpees , and lots of heavy lifting , but it has a major gymnastics component, too. Here's an easy example: handstands. Or...
Mexican study suggests potential prebiotic activity of mango peel
Mango peel may selectively boost the growth of beneficial bacteria, and open up opportunities to use the waste material as a prebiotic ingredient, suggests a new study from Mexico.
Inhale, don't chew: Smelling fattening foods can help reduce your cravings
Smelling fried chicken or french fries can tempt you into ordering a similarly fattening dish at a restaurant, which can make it hard to maintain a healthy weight. But...
World's first malaria vaccine could save 'tens of thousands of children's...
Some 360,000 vulnerable youngsters in Malawi, Kenya and Ghana will be immunised with the vaccine RTS,S every 12 months to help 'bring an end to this disease'.
Diabetes drug works better than diet and exercise at keeping weight off...
Participants were given either metformin, a placebo, or a healthy regime by researchers at Louisiana State University. Those in the metformin group were able to better sustain...
Most Americans spend more than 6 hours a day sat down - up from 5 hours a...
A new study from Washington University School of Medicine found that sitting time for adults rose from 5.5 hours per day to almost 6.5 hours and, for teenagers, it rose from 7...
U.S. Set to Break Measles Cases Record
Just a few months into the year, the United States is set to break an annual record for the number of measles cases.
FDA Approves First Device for Children With ADHD
The pocket-sized device is for use at home while a child is sleeping. It's connected by wire to a small patch placed on the child's forehead above the eyebrows, CNN reported.
Babies Still Dying Due to Unsafe Sleep Practices
While the rates of accidental suffocation and strangulation in bed are low, they're on the rise.