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Successful bariatric surgery requires planning, prep

This issue covers topics such as bariatric surgery, care for patients in an urban environment, and screening options for hepatitis C. ... Speaking of public health, hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection may be even more pervasive than reported, according to
January 2016

Proposed warnings on cigarettes would be first in 35 years

While not FDA approved for any use, these products are promoted on social media as a remedy for treating autism, cancer, HIV/AIDS, hepatitis, flu, and other conditions.
October 2019

What does expensive care look like?

They develop blood stream infections, skin and muscle abscesses, AIDS and its complications, hepatitis C and its complications, cirrhosis of the liver with massive bellies and stick-like arms and legs.
May 2020

New strategies required to battle antibiotic overuse

According to ACP Member Aaron M. Harris, MD, MPH, of the division of viral hepatitis at the CDC, research suggests that while prescribers are generally familiar with clinical practice guideline recommendations
April 2017

NAFLD treatment starts with weight loss, then other modes

Chronic hepatitis C may get a lot of press, but it isn't the most common chronic liver disease in the U.S. ... Torres, MD, told an audience of Internal Medicine Meeting 2016 attendees at her session, “Evolving Paradigms in Chronic Hepatitis.”.
July 2016

New hot flash treatment approved, olmesartan label changed

A recall of one lot of Recombivax HB hepatitis B vaccine adult formulation by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp due to the potential for a limited number of cracked vials. ... The Abbott RealTime HCV Genotype II, the first test that identifies the genotype of
September 2013

6 keys to managing the cirrhotic inpatient

Vaccinate for viral hepatitis. “If somebody comes in and you notice they haven't been vaccinated for viral hepatitis, it's important to do that,” Dr. ... Young said. Check for immunity by looking for hepatitis B surface antibody and hepatitis A
July 2015

Taking a drink: what patients should know

In addition, other conditions should prompt a discussion about the need to abstain from alcohol, including pregnancy, an alcohol use disorder, poorly controlled hypertension, peptic ulcer disease, liver disease (including hepatitis
January 2013

Managing medication adherence

e.g., hepatitis C drugs that provide a cure but cost about $1,000 a pill), he said. ... Volpp said. "I think increasingly, you might see them used in cases like Sovaldi [sofosbuvir] for hepatitis C, where you have very expensive medications for a limited
March 2017

Warnings about topical antiseptics, nuclear stress test agents

Simeprevir (Olysio), to treat chronic hepatitis C virus infection. A protease inhibitor, it is to be used as a component of combination antiviral treatment in adults with compensated liver disease, including
February 2014

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