European Commission approves first drug for hepatitis D
What started off as basic research 25 years ago has now lead to a successfully approved drug: The entry blocker bulevirtide (brand name Hepcludex, formerly known as Myrcludex...
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Hepatitis Screening Now for All Patients With Cancer on Therapy
All patients with cancer who are candidates for systemic therapy should be screened for hepatitis B, says the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Medscape Medical News
1 day ago - Medscape
The little-known scandal that has Australians facing death sentences
Greg Ball developed cancer linked to the hepatitis C that was passed to him through contaminated blood products used to treat his haemophilia in the 1980s.
4 days ago - Sydney Morning Herald
Screening for Hepatitis C is Not Just for Baby Boomers: Study
Hepatitis C rates among younger adults are on the rise. Hence experts suggest more universal testing guidelines should be followed for early detection and better outcomes.
8 days ago - Medindia Health
Lok Sabha Speaker Urges MPs to Sensitize People About Liver Care
Calling hepatitis a serious challenge, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, urged members of Parliament to increase awareness about the liver disease amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
8 days ago - Medindia Health
Novel diabetes drug candidate shows promising properties in human islets and mouse models
Researchers have discovered a new drug candidate that offers a major advance in the treatment for diabetes. Tested on isolated human and mouse pancreatic islets, mouse and rat...
9 days ago - ScienceDaily - 2 articles
World Hepatitis Day 2020: Preventing mother-to-child hepatitis transmission
“Hepatitis-free future.” is this year's World Hepatitis Day theme. The focus is the prevention of hepatitis B transmission between mothers and newborns. The following reports...
9 days ago - Healio
Viral Hepatitis: Europe Should Close the Testing Gap
New study coordinates the enhanced surveillance for hepatitis A, B, and C to help countries determine epidemiological trends or transmission patterns among newly diagnosed cases.
9 days ago - Medindia Health
ECDC and WHO collaborate to track the status of hepatitis infections across EU
Approximately four in five people living with hepatitis B and three out of four people with hepatitis C infection across the European Union and European Economic Area and the...
9 days ago - News Medical
New Antiviral Drug Cocktail Safe and Effective In Treating Hep-C During Pregnancy
Among nine pregnant volunteers, the antiviral drug cocktail ledipasvir/sofosbuvir resulted in 100% hepatitis C cure rate, stated new study.
9 days ago - Medindia Health - 2 articles
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The Role T-Cells May Play In COVID-19 Immunity
COVID-19 is terrifying. The possibility that I could get infected by a virus that would make it impossible to take care of my children for weeks and months on end, or that I...
How Will Future Generations Remember COVID-19?
When my son was in third grade, his class took a field trip to the Spanish Military Hospital Museum in St. Augustine, Florida. This was a military facility that operated in the...
Three more die with coronavirus in Wales as 15 new cases identified
The overall number of deaths with lab-confirmed Covid-19 since the outbreak began now stands at 1,571
Here's What We Know About COVID-19 Vaccines
There are more than 200 COVID-19 vaccines in development, all designed to destroy a common enemy: SARS-CoV-2, the pathogen involved with the COVID-19 infection that has killed...
Can You Protect Kids from COVID-19 at School?
By remembering the basics and modeling good behavior, adults can help kids at school remember to wash their hands; use sanitizer; practice social distancing; and wear face...
Experts Predict What Life Will Be Like After A COVID-19 Vaccine Arrives
Will we still have to wear masks? Can we go to events? Here's what to expect long term from the coronavirus pandemic.
Could gum disease make coronavirus more deadly?
Researchers in California and Brazil say that COVID-19 patients with high levels of interleukin-6 , that suggests someone has. gum disease were far more likely to need...
This Epidemiologist Explains When You Should Be Getting Tested For COVID-19
When the novel coronavirus pandemic first spiked in the US, there was minimal information and guidance on how to treat and prevent the contraction and transmission of the...
Finding the Will to Live; More Evidence for HPV Vax; Relearning How to Talk
Finding a way to reconnect with family during COVID-19 restrictions helped a seriously ill patient regain his will to live. In a bid to become the world leader in cancer care...
Head to Trader Joe's For Frooze Balls! They're the Best Store-Bought Protein...
I'm always on the lookout for new plant-based, healthy products when shopping at Trader Joe's, and lucky for me, I usually find at least one! The other day while looking at the...