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Hepatitis (INACTIVE)

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  • Stuart M. Kaminsky dies at 75; prolific mystery writer

    Stuart M. Kaminsky dies at 75; prolific mystery writer
    Stuart M. Kaminsky, a writer of impressive range who created four distinctive detectives for series set in Los Angeles, Chicago, Florida and Moscow, has died. He was 75. Kaminsky, who joined the elite of his craft in 2006 when the Mystery Writers of...
  • Detachable needles on syringes promote hepatitis C transmission, study says

     
    The high incidence of hepatitis C infections among drug abusers may be due in part to the use of syringes with detachable needles, which are more likely to transfer viable viruses from one user to the next, Yale University researchers......
  • Rodent of the Week: A mouse with a human liver

     
    Animal studies are typically a key step in the scientific process, but some illnesses are especially challenging to study in this manner. For example, the liver diseases hepatitis B and hepatitis C can infect only humans and chimpanzees. Scientists also.....
  • Genital herpes is widespread, CDC says

     
    Nearly one in every two African American women ages 14 to 49 has genital herpes, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday. Overall, two out of every five blacks in that age group carry the virus, and one......
  • One more note about that flu-vaccine study...

     
    Maybe you'll find this interesting.... Hepatitis A vaccine was used as a control vaccine in the recently published study assessing the herd immunity potential of vaccinating kids against influenza -- not just because the Hepatitis A vaccine is safe but......
  • Even medical professionals lack awareness of hepatitis threat, new report finds

     
    Hepatitis B and C remain serious threats to public health, but many healthcare providers fail to screen at-risk patients and don’t know how to treat those infected with the viral diseases that can cause liver failure and cancer, according to......
  • Study links Latino immigrants' HIV testing to level of adaptation to U.S. culture

     
    Latino immigrants considered at risk for HIV are less likely to be tested or to have access to healthcare services if they are in the country illegally and have not fully adapted to U.S. culture, according to a new study.......
  • Alleged Al Qaeda chief dead, officials say

    Abu Ubaida al Masri, a suspected mastermind of Al Qaeda plots including the London transportation bombings of 2005, has died of an infectious disease in Pakistan, Western anti-terrorism officials said Wednesday. The Egyptian militant is thought to have...
  • Archive: Bristol, Conn.'s guerrilla hostage

    The phone rings and Jo Rosano jumps to answer, thinking of the sound of her son's voice: Hi, Mom, it's me, Marc. But it isn't him. Rosano hangs up to resume scouring the Internet for news, brewing espresso, pacing, praying, crying and waiting -- as she...
  • Liver supplements don’t seem to offer protection

    Liver supplements don’t seem to offer protection
    At a time when so many people are trying to clean out their systems with detoxifying pads, pills and gadgets, let's take a moment to honor the liver, the best detox device a body can have. Without prompting, the liver breaks down and dispenses with all...
  • Experimental drug is combating hepatitis C in chimps, researchers say

    Experimental drug is combating hepatitis C in chimps, researchers say
    An experimental antiviral drug that works by a different mechanism than existing drugs has been shown to suppress hepatitis C in chimpanzees and is already being tested in human clinical trials, researchers reported Thursday. The new agent is a so-called...