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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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  • Best standing desk for 2021 - CNET 21 Jul 2021 00:57 You may not know where to start if you're getting restless working at your desk and are thinking about buying a standing desk, but transforming your desk surface into a standing workstation is not too hard to do. Depending on what you're doing, the …
  • Novel method for glucagon delivery to help individuals living with Type 1 diabetes 21 Jul 2021 00:54 For children with Type 1 diabetes, the risk of experiencing a severe hypoglycemic episode is especially common -- and for parents, the threat of that happening in the middle of the night is especially frightening. Sudden and critical drops in blood sugar …
  • The Push for Healthy Communities 21 Jul 2021 00:50 Newswise — As COVID-19 took its toll on the U.S. in 2020, the numbers began to show that not everyone was equally affected by the virus. Data from the CDC and National Center for Health Statistics showed Black and Latinx populations were almost three times …
  • Strong Immune Response Underlies Acute Kidney Injury Related to COVID-19 21 Jul 2021 00:50 Newswise — ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic researchers have found that acute kidney injury associated with COVID-19 resembles sepsis-caused kidney injury, and the immune response triggered by the infection plays a pivotal role. The findings, published in  …
  • Air quality alert in effect through Thursday 21 Jul 2021 00:44 Included in the alert were the counties of Aitkin, Cass, Crow Wing, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Todd and Wadena counties. Heavy smoke from wildfires located north of the Canadian border in Ontario and Manitoba was transported into northern Minnesota overnight by …
  • Covid-19 and diabetes 21 Jul 2021 00:42 The Herald Roselyne Sachiti Features, Health and Society Editor Diabetic people are at higher risk of getting severe Covid-19 and should take all precautionary measures as the third wave hits African countries. In Zimbabwe, diabetes is ranked among some of …
  • Global Liver Cancer Molecular Diagnostics Market 2021 Scope of Current and Future Industry, SWOT Analysis and Investment Feasibility 2026 21 Jul 2021 00:37 The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content. Jul 20, 2021 (CDN Newswire via Comtex) -- A new research study titled Global Liver Cancer Molecular Diagnostics Market 2021 by Company, Regions, Type and Application, …
  • Study 1.5 million children lost caregiver from COVID-linked death 21 Jul 2021 00:35 More than 1.5 million children worldwide had at least one caregiver die from a COVID-19-related cause during the first 14 months of the pandemic, researchers estimate in a new study. These children lost a parent, custodial grandparent or a grandparent who …
  • Air quality alert issued due to wildfire smoke through Thursday 21 Jul 2021 00:29 Smoke is expected to mix down to the ground over northern Wisconsin and move into central and southeast Minnesota this afternoon. Fine particle levels are expected to reach the Orange AQI category, a level that is considered unhealthy for sensitive groups, …

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