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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

 

  • Fauci says vaccine goal would cover 67 million 24 Jan 2021 17:11 WASHINGTON -- Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday that President Joe Biden’s goal of administering 100 million vaccinations in the first 100 days actually means about 67 million Americans should be protected from COVID-19 during that time.Fauci, the government’s …
  • Smoking causes half of Indigenous Australian deaths over 45, study shows 24 Jan 2021 17:02 Smoking-related illnesses cause half of all deaths of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples over the age of 45, accounting for 10,000 premature preventable deaths in the past decade alone, a new study has found. On average, Aboriginal and Torres …
  • Argentinian man living with HIV must leave NZ despite fears over access to meds 24 Jan 2021 16:47 A man who is living with HIV has lost an appeal against deportation, despite arguing he will not be able to access the medication he needs back in Argentina. The 38-year-old man, identified only as AD, made a humanitarian appeal to the Immigration and …
  • Biden nominee frustrated at vaccine delays 24 Jan 2021 16:26 WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden’s nominee to be health secretary is expressing his own frustration about long lines for vaccinations, canceled appointments as local health authorities run out of vaccine and the difficulty many Americans are having in …
  • A Healthy Microbiome Builds A Strong Immune System That Could Help Defeat COVID-19 24 Jan 2021 16:03 Authored by Ana Maldonado-Contreras Takeaways Your gut is home to trillions of bacteria that are vital for keeping you healthy. Some of these microbes help to regulate the immune system. New research, which has not yet been peer reviewed, shows the …
  • 7 strategies to enjoy desserts while managing your diabetes 24 Jan 2021 15:45 3. Try sugar substitutes Sugar substitutes (or non-nutritive sweeteners), such as aspartame, sucralose or stevia, are considered safe by the Food and Drug Administration. The American Diabetes Association reports that using them is acceptable to reduce …
  • PETER WALKER: Are slim people ALWAYS fitter than fatties? 24 Jan 2021 12:44 For the best part of 25 years I’ve been active – I walk or cycle most days, and in normal times my commute is a six-mile round-trip on my bike. It wasn’t always this way. In my early 20s, I gave up a secure office job to become a cycle courier. I’d barely …
  • The Latest: EU: Drug firms must fulfill vaccine contracts 24 Jan 2021 12:39 PARIS — The president of the European Council vowed Sunday to make drug companies fulfill their vaccine contracts with EU countries, but acknowledged it will be hard for the bloc to meet its goal of vaccinating 70% of the adult population by late summer. …
  • Fears grow over hidden child abuse since start of pandemic 24 Jan 2021 08:08 Vulnerable children are facing an increasing wave of hidden abuse since the start of the pandemic, according to ongoing evidence of a slump in the numbers being identified by social services. The impact of the pandemic since March has intensified issues …
  • NC poet finds strength, hope 24 Jan 2021 05:44 CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - While the world hunkered down at home in April from the COVID-19 pandemic, Chapel Hill Poet Laureate CJ Suitt relished the time to create. He completed a month-long series of self-portraits and poems. He reflected on his art, and …

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