New hepatitis C treatments have excellent outcomes

New hepatitis C treatments have excellent outcomes
This highly contagious disease is often spread by contact with the blood of an infected person, such as through open wounds and sores, blood transfusions, and sharing of syringes. Occasionally, it may be passed through unprotected sex where there is an …
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Kids Have to be up to Date With Their Vaccines
"The only thing I've really heard of is sore arms or they need an ice pack", Amy Martinez a registered nurse said. State law requires children in school to be up to date on their vaccines. "If children did not have their vaccines or if we did not have …
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1 in 8 US kids not protected against measles
It is among the most contagious of vaccine-preventable diseases because it can pass from person to person through the air, after a cough or sneeze. People can be contagious before they show symptoms, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control …
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How can 'cured' Ebola patients fall sick again months after recovery?
Her move to containment is being treated as a cautionary procedure, she is not thought to be contagious and the risk to the public is very low. You are deemed “cured” from Ebola when doctors can no longer detect virus in your blood using a highly …
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Generex Announces Agreement to Acquire Equity Interest in Hema Diagnostic Systems
As a direct result of HDS's experience in international markets, HDS rapid tests target those diseases that have long affected people around the world and which include hepatitis B, hepatitis C, malaria, HIV, tuberculosis, syphilis and dengue. New …
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STI testing drops with fewer Pap smears: study
TORONTO – Young women in Ontario are being screened for sexually transmitted infections far less often since updated guidelines reduced the frequency of Pap tests for cervical cancer, a study suggests. Researchers at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto …
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Enrico Labayen, 62, is healing himself by dancing more slowly
After taking a battery of tests, he was diagnosed with hepatitis C, a serious liver infection. He was also found to be HIV-negative. Like HIV though, the hepatitis C virus can be transmitted through inadequate sterilization of medicine equipment and …
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Social News 19/10
Thus, this reduces the risk of acquiring transfusion-transmitted infections such as HIV-1 and -2, HCV, HBV. In Viet Nam, NAT testing of donations is rather low compared to other parts of the world, about 10 per cent of total donations. The high cost of …
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