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Globally, 95% of People Living with a Cancer-Causing Illness Are Unaware

By HFSA | 08/02/2016

On World Hepatitis Day, the Hepatitis Foundation International urges a dramatic scale up in viral hepatitis testing to reduce liver cancer deaths worldwide.  The theme of this year’s World Hepatitis Day, ‘Elimination of viral hepatitis’, explores how everyone – together or as individuals – can do their part to eliminate viral hepatitis. Lack of awareness…

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Hep C Tests Predict Best Meds

By HFSA | 05/27/2016

Quest Diagnostics, Inc., has developed a new test that can detect a mutation in the ‪#‎hepatitis C‬ virus! This will help doctors determine which path of treatment is best for the patient. Hep C Tests Predict Best Meds The Hepatitis C virus can mutate and become drug resistant. But new tests could enable physicians to…

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HCV New Drug Research

By HFSA | 05/27/2016

A new study conducted at Baylor College of Medicine has found that the treatment and cure of ‪#‎hepatitisC‬ can help reduce the risk of‪#‎hepatocellularcarcinoma‬! HCV New Drug Research : Successful antiviral treatment for hepatitis C associated with reduction… Successful treatment for hepatitis C reduces risk of liver cancer later in veteransResearchers found that successful antiviral…

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Your Liver Will Be as Healthy as Your Diet

By HFSA | 05/22/2016

Poor nutrition is rarely a cause of liver disease, but good nutrition in the form of a balanced diet, may help liver cells damaged by hepatitis viruses to regenerate, forming new liver cells. Nutrition is an essential part of treatment. Many chronic liver diseases are associated with malnutrition. Watch the Protein. Too much daily protein…

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Caution! Herbs and Nutritional Supplements

By HFSA | 05/22/2016

What’s the problem? Televised testimonial promotions, as well as advertisements in health and nutrition magazines, aggressively promote the use of herbs and nutritional supplements – frequently without explaining potential dangers or side effects. Nutritional supplements and herbal remedies are readily available in supermarkets, pharmacies, health food stores, and offices of herbal practitioners. The fact that…

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Caution! Children and Acetaminophen

By HFSA | 05/22/2016

Children are not just little adults and medications prescribed or over the counter may be harmful to their liver as all drugs have to be processed through the liver.  This is especially a concern for the use of acetaminophen that is available in various strengths and contained in Tylenol and many other OTC drugs. Children…

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Worldwide News

 

  • NEW HIV INFECTIONS FALL TO RECORD LOW LEVELS in IN NEW YORK STATE 02 Dec 2019 08:38 WPCNR ALBANY ROUNDS From the Governor’s Office. December 1, 2019: On World AIDS Day, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that HIV incidence — or the estimated number of new HIV infections — continue to fall to historically low levels. New HIV …
  • Malawi on track on HIV, Aids targets 02 Dec 2019 08:37 Malawi has made significant progress in meeting the 90-90-90 targets of ending Aids by 2030 despite facing challenges in addressing new infections, UNAids has said. The 90-90-90 is an ambitious treatment target to help end the Aids epidemic. It states that …
  • Deltans Urged To Join In Fighting HIV/AIDS Scourge 02 Dec 2019 08:28 By Kenneth Orusi, The Nigerian Voice, Asaba As part of measures to address the scourge of HIV AIDS in Delta State, more Primary Health Care Centres have been activated to scale up the Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT) of HIV services. The …
  • Why Diabetes Insulin Delivery Pens Market fastest growth segment should surprise us? 02 Dec 2019 07:39 Dec 02, 2019 (AB Digital via COMTEX) -- Some are the key & emerging players that are part of coverage and have being profiled are Novo Nordisk, Eli Lilly, Sanofi, BD, Ypsomed Holding, Dongbao, Owen Mumford, Ganlee & Delfu. Click to get Global …
  • Group criticises sexual offences law in war against HIV 02 Dec 2019 07:38 By MERCY KOSKEY More by this Author By ABIUD OCHIENG More by this Author The government could be shooting itself in the foot in the ongoing efforts to contain the spread of HIV and Aids by allowing the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) to arrest and …
  • Agency issues new guidelines on HIV testing to check spread 02 Dec 2019 07:24 An HIV testing exercise in Makueni in 2018. WHO has introduced new guidelines on HIV testing. [File, Standard] World Health Organisation (WHO) has released more refined guidelines on HIV testing that countries should adopt to target unreached victims that …
  • These herbs can help keep hypertension and diabetes in check 02 Dec 2019 07:04 It is very important for diabetics to keep a check on their diets. (Photo: Getty Images/Thinkstock) The normal blood pressure of a healthy adult individual is 120 mmHg systolic and 80 mmHg diastolic. But when the pressure of the blood in the arteries …
  • Though HIV cases decline in Odisha, challenges persist 02 Dec 2019 06:23 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Killer AIDS continues to spread its tentacles in Odisha from where thousands of youth migrate to neighbouring States in search of jobs and livelihood. As per the statistics available with Odisha State AIDS Control …
  • Mom’s struggle lights fire of HIV advocacy 02 Dec 2019 06:04 Having lost her mother to AIDS decades ago, 45-year-old Samantha O’Reilly*, who has been living with HIV for the past 25 years, prides herself on her advocacy work in sensitising Jamaicans that they can still have fulfilling lives after contracting the …
  • Growing injectable drug menace swells HIV cases in NE 02 Dec 2019 05:52 NET Bureau Increase in number of injectable drugs’ users has pushed the HIV prevalence rate up in the north-eastern states, which is also a corridor for drug smuggling from Myanmar. According to the AIDS Control Society (ACS) officials in Tripura and …

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