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Hepatitis (INACTIVE)

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  • Asian Americans face liver cancer disparity

    Asian Americans face liver cancer disparity
    Asian Americans are known to have disproportionate numbers of liver cancers because of the high incidence of hepatitis B in that population, but new data indicate that Laotian Americans and Hmong Americans have even higher numbers and are more than...
  • Clinic May Have Exposed Vets to HIV, Hepatitis

    Clinic May Have Exposed Vets to HIV, Hepatitis
    DAYTON, Ohio -- More than 500 veterans in Ohio are being contacted by a clinic where they may have been exposed to hepatitis and HIV during routine dental work, according to Ohio Veterans Affairs communications officer Todd Sledge. The Dayton, Ohio, VA...
  • GR Program Exchanges Needles To Reduce Disease

    GR Program Exchanges Needles To Reduce Disease
    A non-profit organization in Grand Rapids is in the business of preventing disease by handing out syringes to drug addicts. The program is called "Clean Works." It's a part of the Red Project Grand Rapids, and was founded back in 2000 when former...
  • Hampton Roads has some of the highest STD rates in nation

    Hampton Roads has some of the highest STD rates in nation
    Hampton Roads has some of the highest sexually transmitted disease rates in the nation. It had the second-highest rate of chlamydia cases among U.S. metropolitan areas and third-highest rate of gonorrhea cases, according to a 2010 report by the Centers...
  • Tulane Medical Center Puts Patients At Risk For Hepatitis B, C & HIV

    Tulane Medical Center Puts Patients At Risk For Hepatitis B, C & HIV
    Hundreds of Tulane Medical Center's patients have received letters warning them they made have contracted a deadly disease because the hospital didn't properly sterilize equipment. WGNO News Reporter Vanessa Bolano spoke to attorneys who say the lawsuit...
  • Vaccines largely safe, U.S. expert panel finds

    Vaccines largely safe, U.S. expert panel finds
    CHICAGO (Reuters) - After a close review of more than 1,000 research studies, a federal panel of experts has concluded that vaccines cause very few side effects, and found no evidence that vaccines cause autism or type 1 diabetes. The report, issued on...
  • Positive hep C drug results boost Pharmasset shares

    Positive hep C drug results boost Pharmasset shares
    (Reuters) - Pharmasset Inc said its hepatitis C shot showed positive results in a trial involving patients who have not been previously treated for the infection, sending its shares to a life-high on Tuesday morning. In a mid-stage trial named PROTON, 98...
  • Can Sharks Cure Human Diseases?

    Can Sharks Cure Human Diseases?
    Talking to Tweens (Source: CNN.com) It happened overnight, which I hear is really quite typical. My 11-year-old, Aden, got in the car after basketball practice. I expected to hear the usual: whether he'd made any half-court shots, how Drake was a ball...
  • NY Mets Legend John Franco On Hepatitus C Awareness

    NY Mets Legend John Franco On Hepatitus C Awareness
    Hepatitis C is a disease caused by a virus that infects the liver - eventually causing cancer or liver failure. About 4 million Americans have hepatitis C and if you thought that number was scary - 75% of them don't even know they have it. Former New York...
  • Syphilis rates drop, but STDs still big problem

    Syphilis rates drop, but STDs still big problem
    CHICAGO (Reuters) - The number of Americans newly infected with syphilis has fallen for the first time in a decade, but sexually transmitted diseases continue to take a staggering toll on the United States, with 19 million new infections each year at a...
  • Bedbugs Can Carry Drug-Resistant MRSA Bacteria

    Bedbugs Can Carry Drug-Resistant MRSA Bacteria
    VANCOUVER, Canada -- Researchers in Canada have found bedbugs carrying antibiotic-resistant superbugs, a surprise finding because scientists had thought the pests were not capable of spreading infections. The study was done by a team in a poor corner...
  • Adult diabetics need hepatitis vaccination

    Adult diabetics need hepatitis vaccination
    Health districts serving the Peninsula are advising all primary care physicians that adults diagnosed with diabetes mellitus (Type 1 and 2) should be vaccinated against hepatitis B as soon as possible after diagnosis. The vaccine is particularly...