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Misguided morals are making Americans sick

Many are also infected with hepatitis C, a virus that can lead to cirrhosis and liver cancer. ... We know exactly how to prevent HIV, hepatitis C, and chlamydia, and how to treat them.
October 2019

Old Fangak, South Sudan, bedside ultrasound and other stuff

3. Abdominal pain in a person with known hepatitis B: Hepatitis B is unfortunately still quite common, and vaccination is not standard. ... One relatively young woman had been treated for hepatitis B but was having pain in her abdomen.
October 2019

Why should we care about conflicts of interest in medicine?

In the last few years we have seen major changes in the way we treat hepatitis C and elevated cholesterol levels. ... Guidelines released in 2015 for the treatment of hepatitis C, a chronic liver disease caused by a blood borne virus, suggested that we
October 2019

A new hope for hepatitis C infection

Hepatitis C is the leading indication for liver transplantation in the U.S. ... Sponge' Drug Shows Promise For Treating Hepatitis C (Shots, NPR's Health blog).
October 2019

QD: News Every Day--Vaccines cause few health problems

In a minority of patients, the varicella vaccine against chickenpox can induce brain swelling, pneumonia, hepatitis, meningitis, shingles, and chickenpox in immunocompromised patients and some immunocompetent people, the committee found. ... Six vaccines
October 2019

QD: News Every Day--Health care reform scarce in presidential address

More than three-quarters of nearly 2,000 dentists surveyed thought it was important for them to screen for hypertension, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, hepatitis and HIV.
October 2019

Be proactive about managing hepatitis B

These include hepatitis B e-antigen, e-antibody, and a viral DNA test. ... Guidelines for the Prevention, Care and Treatment of Persons with Chronic Hepatitis B Infection.
April 2018

Easy ways to reduce cancer risk

Implementing widespread infant and childhood immunization programs targeting two viruses: Human papillomavirus (HPV) and Hepatitis B. ... Hepatitis C does not yet have a vaccine but early detection and treatment can prevent liver cancer.
October 2019

USPSTF pushes back on hepatitis C virus mass screening

Controversy erupted recently when hepatitis C enthusiasts pushed back against the U.S. ... Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) draft recommendation regarding testing folks for hepatitis C virus (HCV).
October 2019

Who should get the liver transplant?

A 62-year-old prisoner has end stage liver disease from hepatitis C, contracted from prior intravenous drug use. ... Although the survival rate for a liver cancer transplant is reasonable, it is lower than for sober alcoholics or hepatitis C.
October 2019

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