Weekly Health Quiz: Vertigo, Muscles and Statins
1 Which of the following nutritional supplements has a proven track record as a powerful antiviral, significantly reducing your risk of common cold, influenza and several other...
3 hours ago - Mercola
Denver resident is latest death in hepatitis A outbreak
Two months after Denver declared its outbreak of hepatitis A, the viral disease has taken the life of a resident of the Mile High City. “Deaths from hepatitis A are rare, but...
2 days ago - Food Safety
Hepatitis C-infected kidneys are safe and work as well as uninfected organs, study finds
A new study, from the University of Pennsylvania, has found that there are three times as many transplant centers using hepatitis C-infected kidneys than there were five years ago.
2 days ago - Daily Mail
Kidney Transplant From Hepatitis C Infected Donors 'Safe Effective'
Kidneys from donors infected with hepatitis C virus are safe and function equally well compared to uninfected kidneys. Transplant centers should maximize the use of good...
2 days ago - Medindia Health - 2 articles
HCV-infected donor kidneys are safe and functional one year post-transplantation
A recent analysis reveals that kidneys from donors infected with hepatitis C virus are now routinely used in transplants at many U.S. centers, and they are functioning well one...
3 days ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Nearly 100,000 people in the UK are unaware they have deadly hepatitis C
Public Health England is now urging anyone who believes they may have been at risk of getting the infection - most commonly spread between drug users - to come forward and get...
3 days ago - Daily Mail
HCV-viremic kidneys provide similar efficacy in recipients as uninfected organs
By 2019, hepatitis C-seronegative patients who underwent kidney transplantation mostly received HCV-viremic donor organs, which demonstrated the same level of function as...
3 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
SUN-PO114: Visceral Fat Assessed by Third Lumbar Vertebra - Targeted CT Affects Survival and Recurrence After Curative Liver Resection for Intra Hepatic Cholangiocarcinoma
3 days ago - Clinical Nutrition
Findings support efficacy of kidneys from donors with hepatitis C virus for transplant
Researchers of a recently published study found kidneys from donors infected with the hepatitis C virus functioned similarly to kidneys from donors without the virus 1 year...
3 days ago - Healio - 3 articles
HBV exposure 4 times higher among female vs. male meth users
The likelihood of hepatitis B virus exposure among methamphetamine users was four times higher in women compared with men, according to a recent study published in the Journal...
4 days ago - Healio
The headlines of Master Doctor
Possible Downturn in the Rate of New Cases of Diabetes: Study
While overall, the prevalence of people with type 2 diabetes continues to grow at an alarming rate, the incidence rate may be falling, reports a new study.
Pregnant women who take paracetamol risk a child with behavioral problems
Women who take paracetamol while pregnant risk having children with behaviour problems, a study suggests. Scientists found a link with taking the drug and child behavior issues.
Obesity Tied to Nearly 6-fold Raised Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes: Study
Obesity is associated with a nearly 6-fold increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes , with high genetic risk and unfavorable lifestyle also raising risk but to a much...
Computer Modeling can Help You Know More About Glaucoma
New computer modeling technique may help doctors and eye specialists to learn more about the risk factors and causes of glaucoma.
Meghan Markle Shares New Photo Of Archie In Happy Birthday Post To Prince Harry
The Duchess of Sussex shared a collage of images which included a new photo of young Archie Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, posted an adorable collage of pictures of her...
Sweat It Out Over 4 Different Cardio Machines For This 30-Minute EMOM Workout
Sick of going on a boring old run? Try this cardio class we do once a month at my CrossFit gym. The coach sets up rows of four different cardio machines and we get to use them...
Dengue Outbreak in Bangladesh Hits the 80,000 Mark
Bangladesh is suffering from its worst outbreak of dengue fever with over 80,000 confirmed cases since January.
Let's Stop Using The Terms, "Healthy Weight" And "Normal Weight"
Words matter, and your weight cannot determine whether you're "healthy", or "normal". Honestly. Firstly, scales don't measure the presence or absence of health, and so the term...
The electronic 'phyjama' measures the wearer's heartbeat and breathing while...
Researchers at the University of Massachusetts have developed a garment containing unobtrusive, portable devices for monitoring heart rate and respiratory rhythm.
Validation of the Vasoactive-Inotropic Score in Pediatric Sepsis*
Objectives: To assess the validity of Vasoactive-Inotropic Score as a scoring system for cardiovascular support and surrogate outcome in pediatric sepsis. Design: Secondary...