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Antiviral Therapy Improves Survival Rates for Kidney Transplant Recipients With Hepatitis: Study

ANTIVIRAL THERAPY IMPROVES SURVIVAL RATES FOR KIDNEY TRANSPLANT RECIPIENTS WITH HEPATITIS: STUDY

Favorable 10-year survival rates for patients with HBV and/or HCV treated with antiviral agents and advise that antiviral therapy should...

Symptoms to Watch for in Your Dog: Hot Spots

SYMPTOMS TO WATCH FOR IN YOUR DOG: HOT SPOTS

Wait a minute. If it has a name, it is already a diagnosis, isn't it? Well, yes and know. The medical term for hot spots is either...

 
 
 

CMAH GENOTYPING SURVEY FOR BLOOD TYPES A, B AND C IN PURPOSE‐BRED CATS

Summary In domestic cats, the AB blood group system consists of the three types A, B and C. Mismatches can cause acute hemolytic transfusion...

Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Consensus Recommendations From the Pediatric Acute Lung Injury Consensus Conference*

PEDIATRIC ACUTE RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME: CONSENSUS RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE PEDIATRIC ACUTE LUNG INJURY CONSENSUS CONFERENCE*

Objective: To describe the final recommendations of the Pediatric Acute Lung Injury Consensus Conference. Design: Consensus conference...

 
 
 
Lilly to Launch “Authorized Generic” Insulin Priced at 50% Discount

LILLY TO LAUNCH “AUTHORIZED GENERIC” INSULIN PRICED AT 50% DISCOUNT

Eli Lilly is planning to offer a generic version of its blockbuster insulin product that will cost patients approximately half as much....

 
 
 
Women are more likely to ring 999 for their husbands than themselves if having a heart attack 

WOMEN ARE MORE LIKELY TO RING 999 FOR THEIR HUSBANDS THAN THEMSELVES IF HAVING A HEART ATTACK 

Research by a Acute Coronary Syndromes registry in Poland found women were less likely to be treated in a timely manner for a heart...

4-year-old paralyzed by rare condition becomes inspiration as he works to walk again

4-YEAR-OLD PARALYZED BY RARE CONDITION BECOMES INSPIRATION AS HE WORKS TO WALK AGAIN

The 4-year-old was diagnosed with acute flaccid myelitis, a rare condition in children that leaves them paralyzed.

 
 
 
Cannabis can reverse the effects of alcohol-induced liver damage

CANNABIS CAN REVERSE THE EFFECTS OF ALCOHOL-INDUCED LIVER DAMAGE

A January 2018 study published in Liver International concluded that cannabis may reduce the incidence of liver disease in alcoholics....

Disturbing study reveals connection between brain damage and hepatitis B vaccine

DISTURBING STUDY REVEALS CONNECTION BETWEEN BRAIN DAMAGE AND HEPATITIS B VACCINE

The hepatitis B vaccine is routinely administered to newborns, often just a few short hours after birth. It's a highly controversial...

 
 
 
Study: New Hepatitis Meds Are Saving Lives

STUDY: NEW HEPATITIS MEDS ARE SAVING LIVES

According to the researchers, this is the first study to show the effectiveness of direct-acting antivirals in patients with chronic...

Florida hepatitis A outbreak spreading; most patients are non-Hispanic whites

FLORIDA HEPATITIS A OUTBREAK SPREADING; MOST PATIENTS ARE NON-HISPANIC WHITES

Florida officials report the state's hepatitis A outbreak count for January showed 189 confirmed cases confirmed across 26 counties....

 
 
 
Hepatitis A Soars in Florida - Food Service Workers Should Vaccinate

HEPATITIS A SOARS IN FLORIDA - FOOD SERVICE WORKERS SHOULD VACCINATE

From January 1, 2019 through January 31, 2019, 189 hepatitis A cases were reported in 26 counties. The number of reported hepatitis...

'Safer' OxyContin pills drove a RISE in hepatitis C rates

'SAFER' OXYCONTIN PILLS DROVE A RISE IN HEPATITIS C RATES

After 2010, when OxyContin was reformulated to be harder to abuse, heroin and hepatitis C rates rocketed in OxyContin's top prescribing...

 
 
 
The US housing market has been battered amid soaring home costs - here are the most affordable cities for millennials to buy a home right now

THE US HOUSING MARKET HAS BEEN BATTERED AMID SOARING HOME COSTS - HERE ARE THE MOST AFFORDABLE CITIES FOR MILLENNIALS TO BUY A HOME RIGHT NOW

The US housing market has been taking a beating . Home sales have been declining amid soaring home prices and rising mortgage rates,...

Popular probiotic flunks a test

POPULAR PROBIOTIC FLUNKS A TEST

It didn't reduce symptoms of acute gastroenteritis among children in a recent, large trial . Can Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG , the bacteria...

 
 
 
Emerging research concludes that the Western diet is a "disease vector" on par with influenza

EMERGING RESEARCH CONCLUDES THAT THE WESTERN DIET IS A "DISEASE VECTOR" ON PAR WITH INFLUENZA

When you think of the causes of diseases, what comes to mind? Many people are quick to think of infections like influenza or hepatitis,...

Drugs more dangerous than the disease: Alzheimer's drugs found to increase risk of death from multiple acute side effects

DRUGS MORE DANGEROUS THAN THE DISEASE: ALZHEIMER'S DRUGS FOUND TO INCREASE RISK OF DEATH FROM MULTIPLE ACUTE SIDE EFFECTS

A recent study from the University of Eastern Finland has revealed that benzodiazepine and related drug use is linked to at least a...

 
 
 
U.K. sees rise in Campylobacter, Salmonella cases

U.K. SEES RISE IN CAMPYLOBACTER, SALMONELLA CASES

Campylobacter, Salmonella and non-O157 Shiga toxin producing E. coli cases increased in the United Kingdom in 2017, according to a...