'Not a Dangerous Device': EndoBarrier Helps Weight Loss
The device was never approved in the US and its CE Mark was revoked in 2017 due to hepatic abscesses, but new data suggest the risk is lower than first reported. Medscape...
4 days ago - Medscape
Hep C, HIV Coinfection Tied to Higher MI Risk With Age
In people with HIV, coinfection with hepatitis C is linked to an 85% greater risk of myocardial infarction with every decade, in a new analysis. Medscape Medical News
4 days ago - Medscape - 2 articles
HIV, hepatitis C coinfection drives MI risk with increasing age
People with HIV and untreated hepatitis C virus have an 85% higher risk for type 1 MI per each 10-year increase in age, researchers reported. In addition, those with HIV...
4 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
Clinical significance of hepatic fat loss in chronic liver disease: a study using MRI proton density fat fractionation
European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Published online: 20 September 2022; doi:10.1038/s41430-022-01215-1 Clinical significance of hepatic fat loss in chronic liver disease...
5 days ago - European Journal of Clinical Nutrition - 2 articles
Infected blood transfusions killed 1,820 in UK, study estimates
Study estimates 27,000 people were infected with hepatitis C in UK after surgery in 1970s and 1980s.
8 days ago - BBC
New Zealand issues hepatitis A warning for frozen berries following illnesses
New Zealand Food Safety has warned about the risk of hepatitis A in frozen berries after several recent illnesses. The Ministry for Primary Industries was informed by the...
10 days ago - Food Safety
AFFI looks at current detection methods for public health, regulatory policy
September is Food Safety Education month and, in recognition, the American Frozen Food Institute and the International Fresh Produce Association will host a virtual Food Safety...
12 days ago - Food Safety
New cold perfusion approach to isolate hepatic stellate cells from fatty liver-associated tumors
Obesity can give rise to a variety of health concerns. Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis -; a type of fatty liver disease that might progress to cancer-; is particularly prevalent...
12 days ago - News Medical
50 Years Ago in The Journal of Pediatrics
Malekzadeh MH, Grushkin CM, Wright HT, Jr, Fine RN. Hepatic dysfunction after renal transplantation in children. J Pediatr 1972;81:279-85.
15 days ago - The Journal of Pediatrics - 5 articles
Hepatitis C Meds Linked to Improved PTSD Symptoms
The combination of the antiviral medications glecaprevir and pibrentasvir may improve posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms in patients with comorbid hepatitis C, new research...
23 days ago - Medscape
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'Dead to Me' Season 3 Has A Release Date & Teaser Trailer
There's no need to sit in your car and rage out to heavy metal, Dead to Me fans. Netflix has confirmed that the drama, starring Christina Applegate and Linda Cardellini, will...
Urgent search underway for two brothers in Adelaide
Police have issued an urgent appeal to the public to help locate two missing brothers in Adelaide.
Violence erupts near Iranian embassy in London over death of Mahsa Amini
London's Metropolitan Police confirmed that reinforcements had been called in when protesters tried to break police lines and storm towards the embassy compound.
'Sit Down, Shut Up and Sign, Don't Make Waves': What We Heard This Week
"Some nursing homes and chains will hire medical directors to just do what I call the three S's: Sit down. Shut up and sign. Don't make waves." - Karl Steinberg, MD, immediate...
Stormy weather over coming days expected to worsen NSW flood crisis
Some NSW towns to remain cut off over coming days as heavy rain impacts communities.
Week of celebrations kicks off in western Sydney leading to NRL Grand Final
Penrith and Parramatta fans begin celebrations in lead-up to NRL Grand Final.
Woman suffers critical injuries in Royal Melbourne Show roller-coaster accident
Investigations open after woman was hit by roller-coaster carriage at Royal Melbourne Show.
‘Remnants': Russia's mobilisation draws online insults from Ukraine
The mobilisation has prompted both sides to trade a fresh round of insults; a Kremlin spokesman said fake statements were partly to blame for the ridicule.
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I have grave fears for the health of handwriting
Perhaps it seems strange that I identify handwriting with life, but there is something of death in its opposite, endless text on our computers. Death imposes sameness.