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People inject themselves with other people's blood

PEOPLE INJECT THEMSELVES WITH OTHER PEOPLE'S BLOOD

Some people inject themselves with other people's blood to share a drug high, but the practice is dangerous because it can lead to...

Hepatitis A link at Monteverde at Oldstone

HEPATITIS A LINK AT MONTEVERDE AT OLDSTONE

Dr. Sherlita Amler, Westchester County's Health Commissioner, is encouraging people who consumed beverages at Monteverde at Oldstone,...

 
 
 
New Insights To Develop More Effective Therapies for Hepatitis C Infections

NEW INSIGHTS TO DEVELOP MORE EFFECTIVE THERAPIES FOR HEPATITIS C INFECTIONS

A class of antiviral drugs that interact with the hepatitis C virus infections were identified to develop more effective therapy for...

FDA asks drugmaker to stop selling its opioid painkiller

FDA ASKS DRUGMAKER TO STOP SELLING ITS OPIOID PAINKILLER

Abuse of Opana ER was blamed for a 2015 outbreak of HIV and hepatitis C.

 
 
 
Hepatitis C Patients See A Local Victory In Pennsylvania And A National Nightmare

HEPATITIS C PATIENTS SEE A LOCAL VICTORY IN PENNSYLVANIA AND A NATIONAL NIGHTMARE

By Carl Grant Living with a chronic illness means you get used to having good days and bad days. But for Pennsylvanians like me who...

The cost of a cure: Patent rights and drug prices

THE COST OF A CURE: PATENT RIGHTS AND DRUG PRICES

Gilead's cure for Hepatitis C presents a prime example of the complicated nature of the drug pricing debate, and how patent rights...

 
 
 
Recall Alert! Frozen Tuna Tested Positive For Hepatitis A

RECALL ALERT! FROZEN TUNA TESTED POSITIVE FOR HEPATITIS A

On June 1, the Food and Drug Administration released a statement about its on-going investigation into " potentially contaminated frozen...

FDA Expands Tuna Poke Warning for Hepatitis A

FDA EXPANDS TUNA POKE WARNING FOR HEPATITIS A

On May 1, the Hawaii Department of Health notified the FDA that a sample of frozen tuna cubes from Indonesia tested positive for the...

 
 
 
Hepatitis A found in tuna; time limited for post-exposure shots

HEPATITIS A FOUND IN TUNA; TIME LIMITED FOR POST-EXPOSURE SHOTS

Anyone who has not been vaccinated for Hepatitis A and has eaten imported yellowfin tuna in the past two weeks - especially if they...

New Combo Pill Offers Hope to Hepatitis C Patients Who Fail Other Treatment

NEW COMBO PILL OFFERS HOPE TO HEPATITIS C PATIENTS WHO FAIL OTHER TREATMENT

3-drug mixture was nearly 100 percent effective in drug company trials Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hepatitis C

 
 
 
Britain issues warning about ‘Brexit virus' in EU pork products

BRITAIN ISSUES WARNING ABOUT ‘BREXIT VIRUS' IN EU PORK PRODUCTS

Just in time for summer, there's a new warning out in Britain over the “Brexit virus,” so named because the pork sausages making people...

SYNTHESIS AND BIOLOGICAL EVALUATION OF NOVEL ANTI-HEPATITIS C VIRUS AGENTS: 2-HYDROXYLPHENETHYL SULFANYL-OXOPYRIMIDINES

Abstract A novel series of dihydro-hydroxyl-phene-thylsulfanyl-ω-cyclohexyl/phenyl-oxopyrimidine derivatives have been synthesized...

 
 
 
Music Legend Gregg Allman Dies at 69

MUSIC LEGEND GREGG ALLMAN DIES AT 69

Gregg Allman passed away at age 69 on Saturday, Billboard confirms. The legendary Southern Rock pioneer, who founded The Allman Brothers...

New Drug Sofosbuvir can Reduce Transplant and Mortality Rates in Patients With Hepatitis C

NEW DRUG SOFOSBUVIR CAN REDUCE TRANSPLANT AND MORTALITY RATES IN PATIENTS WITH HEPATITIS C

The new drug called sofosbuvir reduced the progression of advanced liver disease in hepatitis C patients. Patients with cirrhosis can...

 
 
 
Study: Cannabis May Reduce Crack Use

STUDY: CANNABIS MAY REDUCE CRACK USE

M-J Milloy , University of British Columbia and M. Eugenia Socias , University of British Columbia North America is in the midst of...

New Hepatitis C Treatments More Effective, Tolerable

NEW HEPATITIS C TREATMENTS MORE EFFECTIVE, TOLERABLE

Screening for the often-silent disease remains key, especially in baby boomers Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hepatitis C

 
 
 
Huge surge in hepatitis C among pregnant women in the US

HUGE SURGE IN HEPATITIS C AMONG PREGNANT WOMEN IN THE US

In 2009, 1.8 women per 1,000 live births tested positive for the virus. That figure rocketed 89 percent to 3.4 per 1,000 live births...

Can an Antiviral Drug During Pregnancy Reduce Hepatitis B Transmission to the Child?

CAN AN ANTIVIRAL DRUG DURING PREGNANCY REDUCE HEPATITIS B TRANSMISSION TO THE CHILD?

Hepatitis is a viral infection that causes liver inflammation. Mother to child transmission during pregnancy could be prevented by...

 
 
 
Statin Therapy May Benefit Patients With Hepatitis B or C Related Cirrhosis

STATIN THERAPY MAY BENEFIT PATIENTS WITH HEPATITIS B OR C RELATED CIRRHOSIS

Hepatitis B or C related cirrhosis in patients could be treated by using statin drugs, reveals study.

WHO urges action over growing hepatitis epidemic

WHO URGES ACTION OVER GROWING HEPATITIS EPIDEMIC

Viral hepatitis is believed to have killed 1.34 million people in 2015, an amount similar to that of tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS, according...