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Monthly Archives: July 2011
Hepatitis | National APA Leaders Celebrate World Hepatitis Day

WASHINGTON, D.C. ” Yesterday, U.S. Rep. Michael Honda (CA-15), chair emeritus of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, joined Judy Chu (CA-32), chairwoman of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), and Rep. Barbara Lee (CA-9) spoke at a White House event in honor of the first official World Health Organization (WHO)-sponsored “World Hepatitis Day.”Congressman Mike    .. more …

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Cirrhosis | Higher BMI Predicts Clinical Decompensation In Cirrhosis

TUESDAY, July 26 (HealthDay News) — Higher body mass index (BMI) is a significant predictor of clinical decompensation (CD) in patients with compensated cirrhosis, independent of other previously described predictors and treatment groups, according to a study published online June 26 in Hepatology .Annalisa Berzigotti, M.D., Ph.D., from the Hospital Clinic in Barcelona, Spain, and colleagues    .. more …

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Liver Diseases | World Hepatitis Day Observed

The World Hepatitis Day is observed globally to spread awareness about this disease. During the Hepatitis awareness program, more than 600 visitors were screened vaccinated for Hepatitis B and C. Ultrasound of liver and spleen was also done along with BMI checkup.Vice Chancellor-DUHS, Prof. Masood Hameed Khan speaking on the occasion said that Hepatitis is a silent killer and has emerged as a    .. more …

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Liver Disease | KRIS’S WISH TORONTO DEC 17 2004 PT 12



year old Kristopher Knowles. Kristopher was suffering with a liver disease called Biliary Atresia and was on the waiting list for a liver transplant …
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Liver Cancer | Cancer AMV



Yeeeeeep The main character is my cat Cupcake who died of Liver cancer last year ;-; Sorry that it’s really bad at the end xc I was getting …
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Liver Diseases | Single-dose H1N1 Vaccine Not Reliable Protection For Pediatric Liver-transplant Patients

Contact: Dawn Peters healthnews@wiley.com 781-388-8408 Wiley-Blackwell Single-dose H1N1 vaccine not reliable protection for pediatric liver-transplant patients Follow-up dose recommended to defend children against pandemic virus outbreak Researchers from Australia determined that pediatric liver transplant patients who received a single-dose of the H1N1 vaccine were not adequately protected    .. more …

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Hepatitis | Hepatitis Foundation International Issues Call-to-Action For World Hepatitis Day: Get Tested, Get Immunized And Help …

Take Action on World Hepatitis DaySilver Spring, MD (PRWEB) July 28, 2011 “We have the power to prevent new hepatitis infections, whether hepatitis A, B or C, through immunizations , avoiding risky behaviors such as sharing needles, toothbrushes and razors, and encouraging those as risk for infection to get tested,” said Thelma King Thiel, CEO and chairman, Hepatitis Foundation International. The    .. more …

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Fatty Liver Disease | NIH Awards WSU Researcher $1.7 Million To Study Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Contact: Julie O’Connor julie.oconnor@wayne.edu 313-577-8845 Wayne State University – Office of the Vice President for Research NIH awards WSU researcher $1.7 million to study non-alcoholic fatty liver disease DETROIT – Kezhong Zhang, Ph.D., assistant professor of molecular medicine and genetics and of immunology and microbiology in the School of Medicine at Wayne State University, was awarded    .. more …

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Hepatitis | Silence: Hepatitis B, The Silent Killer



Every 50 seconds, the sound of daily life stops for one person due to a silent killer, the hepatitis B virus. Hepatitis B affects 1 in 10 Asian …
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Hepatitis | A Comprehensive Support Programme For Patients Diagnosed With Chronic Hepatitis B: “PATH B” Coming Soon

Hepatitis B is one of the most common infectious diseases in the world, with 10-30 million new infections every year1, yet there remains a lack of reliable resources for patients and caregivers PATH B is a new programme that provides information and tools to guide patients through the stages of chronic hepatitis B; from diagnosis to long term disease managementLondon, UK (PRWEB UK) 28 July 2011    .. more …

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