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Formidable complexity of making (some) health decisions

There's Omar with hepatitis B who shares carefully with his wife all the details and considerations of treatment as his health declines while waiting for a liver transplant but who
September 2019

CDC seeks more testing for ‘huge uptick’ in HCV incidence

Dr. Holmberg discussed 2 facets of the hepatitis C epidemic: chronic HCV and acute HCV. ... With hepatitis C, 15% to 25% of people who become infected resolve the infection naturally, Ms.
January 2016

MKSAP Quiz: Red, scaly skin lesions

Hepatitis C virus antibody assay. D. HLA-B27 testing. E. Serologic testing for HIV antibodies. ... Patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and hepatitis C virus infection may have musculoskeletal and cutaneous manifestations.
March 2011

QD: News Every Day--Circumcision may cut prostate cancer risk

Viruses: HHV8 and Kaposi’s sarcoma; hepatitis B and/or C and liver carcinoma; HPV and cervical/anal/genital carcinoma;.
September 2019

Vaccinations, measles outbreak and reasonable and civil discourse

If successful, the vaccinations might prevent pneumonia, hepatitis, meningitis, chickenpox and the shingles that can follow in later years, tetanus, which can be fatal, whooping cough, most ear infections and rotavirus
September 2019

Dang. Just have to rant about some really expensive drugs: Lucemyra, Trelegy Ellipta, Andexxa

But today's expensive medication costs $10-$20 dollars a pill. Or $1,000 a pill for the drug to cure hepatitis C.
September 2019

Population health: what might it look like?

helped. She will die if she doesn’t find another option, but she is in deep now, with a criminal record and hepatitis C and no job or insurance.
September 2019

Five herbal remedies backed by some evidence

St. John's Wort is probably not effective for:. --AIDS. --Hepatitis C.
September 2019

MKSAP Quiz: 8-year history of joint pain

These autoantibodies have specificity for rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis may occur in up to 20% of patients with hepatitis C virus infection and may mimic rheumatoid arthritis clinically and radiographically. ... Serum α-fetoprotein is elevated in
May 2017

What does it mean if primary care doctors get the answers wrong about screening stats?

As I read the original paper the first time, I considered what would happen if you tested 412 practicing primary care physicians about hepatitis C screening, strains, and whether or not
September 2019

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