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(World Hepatitis Alliance) Worldwide, viral hepatitis kills more than one million people each year, and up to 400 million people are chronically infected with hepatitis B or C. Yet there has never bee...
Direct-acting antivirals for hepatitis C may cause recrudescence of hepatitis B and lead to mortality in co-infected patients.
(World Hepatitis Alliance) The World Hepatitis Alliance today welcomes the publication of the first-ever Global Hepatitis Report by the World Health Organization (WHO), which includes new data on the ...
A study in England confirms an association with hepatitis C infection and also suggests that hepatitis B is a PD risk factor.
This study examines the epidemiology of hepatitis E, a water-borne virus responsible for repeated outbreaks of acute viral hepatitis in recent times. What are current options for prevention and contro...
People with hepatitis B or hepatitis C were more likely to have Parkinson’s disease.
This case of a patient with positive hepatitis B surface antigen in the absence of hepatitis B core antibody demonstrates the complexity of interpretation of hepatitis B serological markers. Journal...
Carnitine palmitoyltransferase II (CPT-II) deficiency is an autosomal recessively inherited disorder involving the β-oxidation of long-chain fatty acids, which leads to rhabdomyolysis and subsequent ...
We report the case of a 34 year-old man who developed exercise-induced rhabdomyolysis after unaccustomed high-intensity exercise. Subclinical rhabdomyolysis is common after heavy exercise, yet it is u...
Acute kidney injury (AKI) is the most severe complication of rhabdomyolysis. Allopurinol (Allo), a xanthine oxidase inhibitor, has been in the spotlight in the last decade due to new therapeutic appli...
Rhabdomyolysis in deceased donors usually causes acute renal failure (ARF), which may be considered a contraindication for kidney transplantation. From January 2012 to December 2016, 30 kidneys from 1...