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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...

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....

 
 
 
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...

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,...

 
 
 
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...

 
 
 
Candies May be Contaminated With Hepatitis A

CANDIES MAY BE CONTAMINATED WITH HEPATITIS A

A public health alert about possible hepatitis A contamination in Modjeskas from Bauer's Candies was announced Thursday by the U.S....

Which Bauer's Candies Were Recalled? The Modjeskas May Have Been Exposed To Hepatitis A - UPDATE

WHICH BAUER'S CANDIES WERE RECALLED? THE MODJESKAS MAY HAVE BEEN EXPOSED TO HEPATITIS A - UPDATE

UPDATE: According to Anna Bauer, a representative of Bauer Candies, the company has already completed its voluntary recall, and has...

 
 
 

RNA-SEQ ANALYSIS OF HEPATIC GENE EXPRESSION OF COMMON PEKIN, MUSCOVY, MULE AND HINNY DUCKS FED AD LIBITUM OR OVERFED

Abstract Background Duck species are known to have different susceptibility to fatty liver production in response to overfeeding. In...

INFOSAN involved in fipronil, fake rice and Salmonella events

INFOSAN INVOLVED IN FIPRONIL, FAKE RICE AND SALMONELLA EVENTS

An international food safety entity responded to more than 80 incidents over a two-year period, according to a report. The International...

 
 
 
Over 3700 surgical patients may have been exposed to HIV in New Jersey, proving yet again that hospitals are dangerous to your health

OVER 3700 SURGICAL PATIENTS MAY HAVE BEEN EXPOSED TO HIV IN NEW JERSEY, PROVING YET AGAIN THAT HOSPITALS ARE DANGEROUS TO YOUR HEALTH

Thousands of patients may have contracted HIV, hepatitis B, or hepatitis C - or possibly all of the above - while being treated at...

More than 3,000 patients possibly exposed to HIV, hepatitis at New Jersey surgery center

MORE THAN 3,000 PATIENTS POSSIBLY EXPOSED TO HIV, HEPATITIS AT NEW JERSEY SURGERY CENTER

The New Jersey Department of Health called it "an abundance of caution" to suggest that people be tested.

 
 
 
Thousands Of Patients Warned Of Potential HIV, Hepatitis Exposure

THOUSANDS OF PATIENTS WARNED OF POTENTIAL HIV, HEPATITIS EXPOSURE

Patients who were treated at HealthPlus Surgery Center in New Jersey have been notified following infection control breaches.

Surgery Center May Have Infected Thousands

SURGERY CENTER MAY HAVE INFECTED THOUSANDS

After an investigation, a New Jersey outpatient surgery center is urging anyone treated there between Jan. 1 and Sept. 7, 2018, be...