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Nagpur (Maharashtra) [India], May 26 (ANI): Four children in Nagpur became Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection positive, allegedly after blood transfusion, said officials on Thursday. These four patients were given blood for the treatment of Thalassemia, post which they were found i
Updated : 4 months, 1 week ago IST
Michigan [US], February 20 (ANI): Hepatitis C is defined as an infection caused by a virus that attacks the liver and leads to inflammation. The virus is spread by contact with contaminated blood; for example, from sharing needles or from unsterile tattoo equipment. Recent research has ident
Updated : 5 months ago IST
Washington [US], January 31 (ANI): While Hepatitis C can be now cured with the help of modern drugs, some patients go on to develop liver cancer after that. A research team has now developed a new tool that can determine patients' cancer risk in a single examination.
Updated : 9 months, 1 week ago IST
Washington [US], September 22 (ANI): Scientists from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, describe the structure of a key protein on the surface of the hepatitis C virus (HCV) and how it interacts with its receptor foun
Updated : 1 year, 6 months ago IST
Washington [US], December 30 (ANI): Women awaiting liver transplants in the United States are known to be about one-third more likely than men to become too ill to undergo surgery or die before receiving a liver.
Updated : 1 year, 8 months ago IST
Stockholm [Sweden], October 6 (ANI): Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology 2020 was jointly awarded to the three scientists who discovered the Hepatitis C virus.
New Delhi [India], October 5 (ANI): British scientist Michael Houghton and American scientists Harvey J Alter and Charles M Rice were on Monday jointly awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Medicine.
Updated : 1 year, 10 months ago IST
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) [India], Aug 17 (ANI/BusinessWire India): For many people with preexisting medical issues, staying at home isn't an option amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Patients in the middle of chemotherapy or need a liver transplant, or heart patients can't postpone their checkups
Updated : 2 years ago IST
Ohio [USA], June 27 (ANI): According to a recent study, patients who received a transplanted liver infected with hepatitis C, and were treated for the infection later, showed good signs of recovery.
Ohio [USA], June 23 (ANI): Patients who received a transplanted liver infected with hepatitis C and were later treated for the infection performed as well in recovery as transplant patients who received an organ free of infection, says a new study.
Updated : 2 years, 10 months ago IST
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 11 (ANI): A new study has put forth that antiviral drugs used to treat hepatitis C are beneficial in reducing liver-related deaths by nearly 50 per cent in patients who had a history of liver cancer.
Updated : 3 years ago IST
Washington DC [USA], June 17 (ANI): In a recent study conducted by researchers in Canada stated that the transmission of Hepatitis C virus (HCV) from mothers to babies can be prevented.