Eliminating Hepatitis by 2030: HHS Releases New Strategic Plan
In an effort to counteract alarming trends in rising hepatitis infections, the HHS has developed and released its Viral Hepatitis National Strategic Plan 2021-2025. Medscape...
1 day ago - Medscape
Primary 12α-Hydroxylated Bile Acids Lower Hepatic Iron Concentration in Rats
ABSTRACTBackgroundPrimary 12α-hydroxylated bile acids enhance intestinal iron uptake due to their ability ex vivo to chelate iron. However, no information is available on their...
3 days ago - Nutrition
Gilead, Vir partner for HBV combination research
Gilead Sciences and Vir Biotechnology will collaborate on a study to research novel combination therapies for patients with chronic hepatitis B virus, according to a Gilead...
4 days ago - Healio
7 recent reports in hepatology
Healio Gastroenterology presents the following reports on the most recent research in hepatology. These reports cover some of the most recent developments on alcohol-related...
8 days ago - Healio
Liver cancer cells cause stromal cells to secrete protein that enhances tumor growth
Hepatocellular carcinoma , frequently seen in patients with liver cirrhosis caused by alcohol abuse or chronic viral hepatitis, is the most common form of liver cancer worldwide.
10 days ago - News Medical - 3 articles
Azithromycin reduces exacerbations in children with HIV-associated chronic lung disease
Children with HIV-associated chronic lung diseases acute respiratory exacerbations . “As well as being safe and well-tolerated, the pharmacokinetics of are unique, with high...
16 days ago - Healio
Don't Let the Pandemic Stop Your Shots
Even as older adults await the coronavirus vaccine, many are skipping the standard ones. That's not wise, health experts say.
19 days ago - NY Times
Viral hepatitis B and C in HIV-exposed South African infants
Whilst much attention is given to eliminating HIV mother-to-child transmission , little has been done to ensure the same for hepatitis B virus transmission. The introduction of...
22 days ago - BMC
Animal study suggests palmitoylation inhibitor reduces virulence of SARS-CoV-2
A new study preprint on the bioRxiv* server demonstrates the ability of a fatty acid synthase inhibitor to improve the survival of mice infected with murine hepatitis virus. In...
23 days ago - News Medical - 5 articles
Mailed outreach, inreach effective for HCV screening
A combination of inreach and mailed outreach was an effective hepatitis C screening strategy among hard-to-reach populations, according to study results. Amit G. Singal, MD...
26 days ago - Healio
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COVID-19 Reduces US Life Expectancy
In the United States, the COVID-19 pandemic has significantly affected life expectancy.
CDC Says UK COVID-19 Variant Could be Dominant US Strain By March
UK COVID-19 variant which has spread to several countries across the globe, could become the dominant virus strain in the US by March, said CDC.
COVID-19 Vaccination Drive: 1.65 Lakh Beneficiaries Inoculated on Day 1
On the first day of the vaccination drive at 3,351 session sites across India, as many as 1.65 lakh beneficiaries were inoculated, said the Centre. No case of post-vaccination...
What Evidence Is Aiding School Reopening Decisions?
This story was originally published on July 10, 2020. As part of MedPage Today's review of the past year's top stories, we are republishing it, along with an update on school...
Pfizer's MRNA-Based Covid Vaccine Suspended
Over 23 Norwegian people who received Pfizer's mRNA-based Covid-19 vaccine died due to the vaccines' safety uncertainties. The new mRNA vaccine was developed in haste and had...
I Will also Get Vaccinated Against Coronavirus, Said Tamil Nadu CM
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami said he too will get the COVID-19 vaccine against the coronavirus. The first vaccine shot was given to K. Senthil, State President of...
Can DNA Test Detect Pneumonia?
DNA test can quickly identify secondary infections in Covid-19 patients, who have double the risk of developing pneumonia while on ventilation.
Pharmacy Chains Ready to Supply COVID-19 Vaccines
He Federal Retail Pharmacy Partnership Program has tapped two pharmacy chains per state to offer free COVID-19 vaccines. Already signed are CVS, Walgreens, Duane Reade, Costco...
Nearly 40% of hospitalized COVID-19 patients in Brazil died amid surge
Nearly 40 percent of hospitalized COVID-19 patients in Brazil died of the virus as the nation's health care system was inundated with coronavirus cases last year, a new study...
Will Coronavirus Variants Soon Dominate in U.S.?
The SARS-CoV-2 variant first documented in Britain could become the primary strain in the U.S. by March, researchers found. Despite only 76 infections with the variant, B.1.1.7...