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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 ...
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) can cause both acute and chronic hepatitis. Most people are asymptomatic, but for the majority of patients who become infected with hepatitis C, it becomes a long-term, chronic...
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.
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...
To compare outcomes of spinning-induced rhabdomyolysis to those with exertional rhabdomyolysis from other physical activities.
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...