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Recent recommendations and their impact on the management of patients with hepatitis B, including immune-tolerant hepatitis B, immune-active hepatitis B, and inactive chronic hepatitis, are reviewed. ...
MONDAY, Nov. 23, 2015 -- A prison-based hepatitis C screening and treatment program could benefit the broader community, researchers suggest. Besides reducing the spread of hepatitis C after prisoners...
Hepatitis B might flare during treatment for hepatitis C.
The incidence of both hepatitis B virus infection and cancer is common. The use of immunosuppressive therapy in patients with hepatitis B virus can result in reactivation of hepatitis B virus, which c...
Last week, we wrote about the mounting evidence of insurer discrimination and coverage denials for patients with certain high-cost health conditions such as HIV and hepatitis C. In many cases, insurer...
Hepatitis B and a Healthy Baby is an audio-visual educational tool that describes the importance of getting babies vaccinated against hepatitis B if their mother has hepatitis B. The 13 page slide pr...
A new study by researchers from Taiwan found patients infected with hepatitis C virus were 30% more likely to develop Parkinson's disease than those without hepatitis.
Experts from around the world will share intelligence about the treatment of hepatitis B and C at the International Conference on Viral Hepatitis. Medscape Medical News
Rhabdomyolysis, a syndrome of muscle necrosis, is a life-threatening event. Here we describe the case of a patient with chronic myeloid leukemia who underwent a haploidentical stem cell transplant and...
Rhabdomyolysis is a painful and potentially life-threatening injury in which muscle breaks down in response to an insult. In this case report, we describe the clinical course of a 22-year-old man who ...
Rhabdomyolysis is a rare condition caused by the proteins of damaged muscle cells entering the bloodstream and damaging the kidneys. Common symptoms of rhabdomyolysis are muscle pain and fatigue in co...
Many law enforcement agencies around the United States are employing the use of TASER(®) electronic control devices (TASER(®) International Inc.) to subdue combative suspects. Since its inception th...
Rhabdomyolysis is a syndrome caused by injury to skeletal muscle that usually leads to acute kidney injury (AKI). Rhabdomyolysis has been linked to different conditions, including severe trauma and in...