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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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  • Diabetes linked to increased backache, neck pain 22 Feb 2019 12:13 Sydney, Feb 22 (IANS) People with diabetes are more likely to suffer from low backache or neck pain as compared to a healthy person, say researchers. The study showed that diabetes, which affects an estimated 382 million people worldwide, contributes to a …
  • UBS strips GSK of ‘buy’ recommendation on near-term fears for its ViiV HIV... 22 Feb 2019 11:36 GlaxoSmithKline PLC (LON:GSK) shares edged lower on Friday after UBS stripped the drugs giant of its ‘buy’ recommendation amid concerns over its HIV division. ViiV has been a major growth driver for GSK in recent years and has helped to offset declining …
  • Thailand's addiction to sugar brings diabetes, pollution 22 Feb 2019 11:04 Feb 22, 2019 (Agencia EFE via COMTEX) -- Noel Caballero Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand, Feb 22 (efe-epa).- Thailand is facing a problem of diabetes among children due to excessive consumption of sugar, according to medical professionals, while sugar cane …
  • Abbott And Novo Nordisk Partner To Provide Integrated Digital Solution To People With Diabetes Using Insulin 22 Feb 2019 10:56 Feb 20 (Reuters) - Abbott Laboratories ::ABBOTT AND NOVO NORDISK ENTER PARTNERSHIP TO PROVIDE INTEGRATED DIGITAL SOLUTION TO PEOPLE WITH DIABETES USING INSULIN.ABBOTT - PARTNERSHIP TO INTEGRATE INSULIN DOSE DATA FROM NOVO NORDISK CONNECTED PENS INTO …
  • W.Va. jail inmates offered substance abuse treatments 22 Feb 2019 09:54 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - West Virginia is offering inpatient substance abuse treatment to jail inmates through court referrals for the first time. The Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety says in a news release the voluntary pilot project open …
  • Editorial: Nash House is only a start 22 Feb 2019 05:11 If you missed it, The Buffalo News carried a fascinating picture package on the city’s Nash House Museum, which offers a window into black history in Buffalo. Nash’s story is inspirational and, if anything, deserves even greater attention and interest. …
  • IAS appoints 5 to co-chair HIV Prevention Research 2020 conference 22 Feb 2019 04:57 HIV/AIDS The International AIDS Society (IAS) has appointed five leaders in HIV prevention research, implementation and advocacy as Co-Chairs for the HIV Research for Prevention (HIVR4P) conference. This is contained in a statement signed by Mandy …
  • Whole grains might help ward off liver cancer 22 Feb 2019 04:42 (Reuters Health) - Yet another benefit of eating a diet containing high amounts of whole grains may be a reduced risk of liver cancer, a new U.S. study suggests. The analysis of data on more than 125,000 men and women followed for an average of 24 years …
  • Missouri man charged with infecting woman with HIV, then offering to pay for her silence 22 Feb 2019 04:04 Marcus Price, 36, is facing two felony charges and the possibility of life in prison after authorities say he had unprotected sex with a woman in March 2018 and failed to tell her he was HIV positive. (Greene County Jail) A Missouri man was charged …
  • New Diagnostic Tools to Help In the Fight against HIV in East and Southern Africa 22 Feb 2019 04:02 Automated HIV-1 assay[LILONGWE, 20 February] – Hologic, Inc. announced the launch of new HIV diagnosis tools in Malawi. The Aptima® HIV-1 Quant Dx assay will provide new approaches to make it quicker and easier for laboratories to diagnose and monitor HIV …

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Confirmed : Hepatitis C meds = Direct Acting Antivirals (DAA's) is THE treatment for reaching a sustained viral response with no detection of Hepatitis C. - Amale Joseph ...

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