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Old Fangak, South Sudan, bedside ultrasound and other stuff

3. Abdominal pain in a person with known hepatitis B: Hepatitis B is unfortunately still quite common, and vaccination is not standard. ... One relatively young woman had been treated for hepatitis B but was having pain in her abdomen.
December 2019

Why should we care about conflicts of interest in medicine?

In the last few years we have seen major changes in the way we treat hepatitis C and elevated cholesterol levels. ... Guidelines released in 2015 for the treatment of hepatitis C, a chronic liver disease caused by a blood borne virus, suggested that we
December 2019

Recall of glucose test strips; approval for hepatitis C drug

Elbasvir and grazoprevir (Zepatier) for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotypes 1 and 4 in adult patients.
April 2016

QD: News Every Day--Vaccines cause few health problems

In a minority of patients, the varicella vaccine against chickenpox can induce brain swelling, pneumonia, hepatitis, meningitis, shingles, and chickenpox in immunocompromised patients and some immunocompetent people, the committee found. ... Six vaccines
December 2019

QD: News Every Day--Health care reform scarce in presidential address

More than three-quarters of nearly 2,000 dentists surveyed thought it was important for them to screen for hypertension, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, hepatitis and HIV.
December 2019

Hepatitis A outbreak linked to frozen berry and pomegranate mix

Patients typically recover completely without lasting damage to the liver. Unlike other forms of viral hepatitis, hepatitis A does not cause chronic infection. ... Hepatitis A victim shocked organic berries almost led to liver transplant (CBS News).
December 2019

Be proactive about managing hepatitis B

These include hepatitis B e-antigen, e-antibody, and a viral DNA test. ... Guidelines for the Prevention, Care and Treatment of Persons with Chronic Hepatitis B Infection.
April 2018

Easy ways to reduce cancer risk

Implementing widespread infant and childhood immunization programs targeting two viruses: Human papillomavirus (HPV) and Hepatitis B. ... Hepatitis C does not yet have a vaccine but early detection and treatment can prevent liver cancer.
December 2019

Who should get the liver transplant?

A 62-year-old prisoner has end stage liver disease from hepatitis C, contracted from prior intravenous drug use. ... Although the survival rate for a liver cancer transplant is reasonable, it is lower than for sober alcoholics or hepatitis C.
December 2019

The yearly physical

It would be good to measure blood pressure or screen for HIV or hepatitis C for people at risk.
December 2019

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