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HIV Ups Risk of NAFLD and Progressive Liver Disease

HIV UPS RISK OF NAFLD AND PROGRESSIVE LIVER DISEASE

Latest studies confirmed the increasing burden of NAFLD in people with HIV infection as viral hepatitis prevalence and associated mortality...

A Public Health Failure: since 2016, more than 15,000 cases, 8,500 hospitalizations, and 140 deaths have resulted from the hepatitis A virus - it is past time to offer vaccinations to food service workers

A PUBLIC HEALTH FAILURE: SINCE 2016, MORE THAN 15,000 CASES, 8,500 HOSPITALIZATIONS, AND 140 DEATHS HAVE RESULTED FROM THE HEPATITIS A VIRUS - IT IS PAST TIME TO OFFER VACCINATIONS TO FOOD SERVICE WORKERS

Vaccinating food service workers will not solve the entire problem - we need a nation-wide focus on homelessness and drug use as well. According...

 
 
 
Bio Roundup: Nationwide's Rise, a Surgeon's Quest, CRISPR USA & More

BIO ROUNDUP: NATIONWIDE'S RISE, A SURGEON'S QUEST, CRISPR USA & MORE

Persistence and perseverance were the themes of two of our top stories this week. First there's the story of Nationwide Children's...

 
 
 
Father, son face charges for allegedly selling body parts on the black market

FATHER, SON FACE CHARGES FOR ALLEGEDLY SELLING BODY PARTS ON THE BLACK MARKET

Some of the body parts sold were allegedly infected with HIV, sepsis and hepatitis.

My bet vaccinating employees for Hepatitis A looks very good at this point

MY BET VACCINATING EMPLOYEES FOR HEPATITIS A LOOKS VERY GOOD AT THIS POINT

Western Sizzlin' in Ooltewah Tennessee closing due to Hepatitis A In March, an employee at the Western Sizzlin' in Ooltewah was diagnosed...

 
 
 
Publisher's Platform: Western Sizzlin' in Ooltewah Tennessee closing due to Hepatitis A

PUBLISHER'S PLATFORM: WESTERN SIZZLIN' IN OOLTEWAH TENNESSEE CLOSING DUE TO HEPATITIS A

My bet vaccinating employees looks very good at this point. In March, an employee at the Western Sizzlin' in Ooltewah was diagnosed...

Publisher's Platform: It is Irresponsible for Restaurants to not offer Hepatitis A Vaccines to Employees

PUBLISHER'S PLATFORM: IT IS IRRESPONSIBLE FOR RESTAURANTS TO NOT OFFER HEPATITIS A VACCINES TO EMPLOYEES

Opinion Or, ignore the issue, sicken your customers and be assured, you will be sued. A fact from the CDC: “Since the hepatitis A outbreaks...

 
 
 
It is Irresponsible for Restaurants to not offer Hepatitis A Vaccines to Employees

IT IS IRRESPONSIBLE FOR RESTAURANTS TO NOT OFFER HEPATITIS A VACCINES TO EMPLOYEES

Or, ignore the issue, sicken your customers and be assured, you will be sued. Hardly a day passes without a warning from a health department...

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...