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This is why Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C are dangerous

Just one in t10 infected know their status and many are unaware that the inflamation of the liver is a common and treatable disease More than 40 million people are victims of hepatitis in India today. Credit: Wikimedia Commons Hepatitis infection can happen to anyone at any time, and needn’t be accompanied by shame or guilt. It is a common ...

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This Arizona man got a transplant of a kidney infected with hepatitis C. On purpose.

Ken Alltucker USA TODAY Published 8:00 AM EDT Sep 19, 2018 David Blackshear was born with only one kidney. But the 70-year-old Arizona man didn’t seriously worry about it until this summer, when it began to fail.  His doctors told him he had a choice. He could start dialysis, and wait up to five years for an organ transplant. Or he could take a shortcut: He could accept a donor kidney ...

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Trinity wins legal battle in Hepatitis C lawsuit

MINOT, N.D. – Trinity Health has won a legal battle in the ongoing back-and-forth over one of the largest Hepatitis C outbreaks in U.S. history. Special Master Karen Klein has dismissed a personal injury civil suit from the family of one of the alleged victims against Trinity, according to a signed order filed Monday in district court. The case pertained ...

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Hepatitis A: how to stay safe during statewide outbreak

In Kentucky, cases of hepatitis A continue to climb. Per year, the commonwealth typically experiences 20 cases of the virus. Since November 2017, that number has grown to over 1,300 reported cases in the state and 50 in northern Kentucky, according to the Northern Kentucky Health Department. Hepatitis A is a viral infection that affects the liver through the oral ...

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Pharmacists In Position to Impact Change for Hepatitis C

At this year’s International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) World Congress in Glasgow, Scotland the topic of improving care in patients with Hepatitis C was discussed. This session identified the current landscape, how pharmacists can position themselves to aid in point of care testing, and ways to better educate patients and providers. The Hepatitis C virus affects over 60 million people globally.  ...

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