RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Hepatitis (INACTIVE)

A collection of news and information related to Hepatitis (INACTIVE) published by this site and its partners.

Top Hepatitis (INACTIVE) Articles

Displaying items 73-84
  • Andover woman victim of Hepatitis C exposure

    Andover woman victim of Hepatitis C exposure
    There are new developments in the case of a hospital worker accused of infecting patients with Hepatitis C.  Two Kansans have now tested positive for the highly contagious virus.  Linda Ficken told Eyewitness News last week that she wasn't worried...
  • Even moderate drinking may be risky with hepatitis C

    Even moderate drinking may be risky with hepatitis C
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For people with the chronic liver infection hepatitis C, heavy drinking is an obvious no-no, but a new study links even modest alcohol consumption with an increased risk of death - and not just from liver disease. "What this...
  • Shiitake mushrooms can protect you

    Dear Pharmacist: I'm not a fan of fungus, but I've heard that shiitake mushrooms are good for cancer. What do you think? — C.E., Boston Dear C.E.: I think some mushrooms are amazing! Shiitake, known botanically as Lentinula edodes, are great for...
  • Treatments for Alcoholic Hepatitis

    Treatments for Alcoholic Hepatitis
    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My father has been diagnosed with alcoholic hepatitis. Is there any treatment for him? What kind of doctor should he see? ANSWER: First and foremost, it's critical that your father stop drinking. Alcoholic hepatitis, an acute...
  • Baruch Blumberg dies at 85; Nobel Prize winner who discovered hepatitis B virus

    Baruch Blumberg dies at 85; Nobel Prize winner who discovered hepatitis B virus
    Dr. Baruch Blumberg, who received the 1976 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for discovering the hepatitis B virus, which causes severe liver disease and cancer, and who later developed the vaccine that protects against it, has died. He was 85....
  • Dr. Robert M. Chanock dies at 86; virologist broke ground in respiratory virus research

    Dr. Robert M. Chanock dies at 86; virologist broke ground in respiratory virus research
    Dr. Robert M. Chanock, a virologist who made a remarkable series of discoveries about respiratory viruses in the 1960s and 1970s, including the isolation of the deadly respiratory syncytial virus and four para- influenza viruses, died Aug. 4 at a...
  • Rosalyn Yalow dies at 89; Nobel winner helped revolutionize medical diagnostics

    Rosalyn Yalow dies at 89; Nobel winner helped revolutionize medical diagnostics
    Physicist Rosalyn S. Yalow, who shared the 1977 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for the development of a medical diagnostic test that revolutionized patient care and led to a new understanding of diabetes and a host of other diseases, died May 30 in...
  • Gov. signs bills expanding drug users' access to sterile syringes

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed two bills that will expand access to sterile syringes for drug users in an effort to combat the spread of hepatitis C and HIV....
  • Dining out can be deadly

     
    ?? Each week after??state health inspections in South Florida restaurants are posted here, readers invariably fight amongst themselves??about whether??our government is overreaching into the private sphere by attempting to monitor food safety for the...
  • South Whitehall's pension contributions less than expected

     
    South Whitehall Township will contribute roughly $300,000 less than anticipated toward township employee pensions this year after receiving the annual contribution from the state. The township received $755,518.14 in state aid dedicated toward annual...
  • Botox maker Allergan sued by Las Vegas surgeon

     
    A Las Vegas plastic surgeon has sued Allergan Inc., accusing the Irvine pharmaceutical company of selling its popular wrinkle treatment Botox in large vials and encouraging physicians to unsafely reuse them. Dr. Julio L. Garcia contends that Allergan sold...
  • Science Connections: When Body Piercings Can Pose Major Health Risks

     
    by Lauren Hise/Medill News Service Those tiny little piercings can trigger big consequences that include allergic reactions, infection and hepatitis, according to a new research …...