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Western diet of processed foods found to cause chronic liver inflammation

WESTERN DIET OF PROCESSED FOODS FOUND TO CAUSE CHRONIC LIVER INFLAMMATION

There are many lifestyle and dietary factors than can lead to chronic liver inflammation, and one of them is a Western diet. According...

Vertex Touts Positive Triple-Drug Data For Cystic Fibrosis Patients

VERTEX TOUTS POSITIVE TRIPLE-DRUG DATA FOR CYSTIC FIBROSIS PATIENTS

Vertex Pharmaceuticals continued its march away from being the biggest loser in the hepatitis C wars and toward increasing dominance...

 
 
 
Michigan and California Slammed with Hepatitis A

MICHIGAN AND CALIFORNIA SLAMMED WITH HEPATITIS A

Vaccinations urged for all people not immune. According to the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency, 228 cases of hepatitis...

Viruses and parasites that should keep you up at night

VIRUSES AND PARASITES THAT SHOULD KEEP YOU UP AT NIGHT

TAMPA, FL - Foodborne Hepatitis A, once accounting for only about 4 percent of cases, reached 20 percent by 2016 Cyclosporiasis, the...

 
 
 
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