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Misguided morals are making Americans sick

Many are also infected with hepatitis C, a virus that can lead to cirrhosis and liver cancer. ... We know exactly how to prevent HIV, hepatitis C, and chlamydia, and how to treat them.
September 2019

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.
September 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
September 2019

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
September 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.
September 2019

Be proactive about managing hepatitis B

Chronic hepatitis B: update 2009. Hepatology. 2009;50:661-2. [PMID: 19714720]. National Cancer Institute. ... Guidelines for the Prevention, Care and Treatment of Persons with Chronic Hepatitis B Infection.
April 2018

Hepatitis C diagnosis, treatment changing rapidly

This issue covers topics including management of hepatitis and the effect of new direct-pay practice models on primary care practice. ... Stacey Butterfield examines the changing landscape of hepatitis C and offers a snapshot of where it might be going
January 2015

Western meets eastern medicine, or yin meets yang

This may not be the case. Primary liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma) has long been the #1 cancer in frequency in the world due to a high incidence of hepatitis, especially in ... Five people slept on one cot. No mystery why hepatitis and liver
September 2019

Who should get the liver transplant?

He has been sober for 1 year. His physicians believe he will not survive another year without a transplant.• A 62-year-old prisoner has end stage liver disease from hepatitis ... Her physicians have advised a liver transplant. Although the survival
September 2019

The yearly physical

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

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