Articles by Hepatitis B
Pros And Cons Of Vaccination For Children
January 06 2015 12:34 PM
Vaccinating children has its risks and benefits.
HIV From Dentist Scare: 22,000 Patients Recalled For Testing—The Biggest In UK Medical History
November 13 2014 6:09 PM
UK is urging 22,000 patients to be tested for HIV because of an unhygienic practice of dentist Desmond D’Mello.
Pilgrimage To Mecca: The Latest Health and Travel Advice For Muslim Hajj And Umrah With Regard To MERS-CoV
September 29 2014 5:09 PM
Due to the outbreak of MERS-CoV pilgrims are asked to take precautionary measures while travelling.
Increase In Hepatitis Death Rate Forces Authorities To Act Quickly
September 19 2014 10:51 AM
Hepatitis Australia has requested the government to act quickly to prevent the spread of new infections of hepatitis B and C
Nurse Uses the Same Syringe to Inject Two Women
July 30 2014 12:46 PM
A nurse working at the medical centre in New Zealand breached the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers' Rights by injecting two women with the same syringe. The nurse is reported to have sent a written apology to the concerned woman. The report was published by deputy Health and Disability Commissioner, Theo Baker.
Australia Soon to Have HIV/AIDS Home-Testing Kits
July 08 2014 1:32 PM
HIV home-testing kits, similar to the pregnancy tests, will soon be made available in Australia after the federal government lifted a ban restricting their manufacture and sale.
Scientists to Develop Artificial Blood in Factories: Is it Safe For Blood Transfusion?
April 17 2014 3:27 PM
Imagine a scenario when a totally incapacitated man with blood all over him, suddenly walks up to you. Will you scream because of so much blood or will you actually pity him and maybe even extend some help? But check first for this might just be fake blood.
Six Babies Die In China From Hepatitis B Injections
December 24 2013 9:36 AM
China has recorded that six babies died after receiving hepatitis B vaccines. The vaccination formed part of the government's drive to immunize its citizens against the liver disease.
Sydney Hair Clinic Patients May be Exposed to HIV Risk After Treatment; New HIV Strains
December 17 2013 4:47 PM
Australian authorities have warned the New Zealand Ministry of Health that bald patients of a hair treatment clinic in Sydney may have been exposed to HIV and other infectious diseases because of poor infection control practices. New Zealanders who sought cosmetic hair treatment and replacement in the Sydney clinic now bore the risk of a blood-borne infection.
Top 5 Reasons HIV Is A Positive And Potent Weapon Given By Mother Nature
November 25 2013 3:54 PM
Since 1980s, HIV has caused an alarming epidemic without any functional cure up to this date. It is highly feared by many and claimed millions of lives across the world. However, such virus may be Mother Nature's gift to mankind as a possible potent weapon for medical breakthrough.
HIV Cure: 10 Side Effects Makes ART Patients Look Sicker Than Non-Takers
October 15 2013 1:18 PM
Anti-retroviral drugs are designed to control HIV progression and reduce transmission risk of the virus. However, these drugs also bring concerning side effects which make drug takers look sicker than non-takers.
Piers Morgan Offered $1 Million to Survive 1,000 Vaccine Shots
September 24 2013 2:48 PM
Piers Morgan has been offered $1 million if he will agree to be injected with 1,000 off-the-shelf vaccine shots within a two-week period.
HIV Cure: 5 Lethal Diseases Associated with AIDS, Effective Treatments/Study Progress
August 29 2013 4:03 PM
HIV researchers are working round-the-clock searching for an effective treatment and cure against HIV infection. However, some people are just too stubborn and continue risky behaviour even with the global threat of the virus. Know the five lethal associated diseases with AIDS and their treatments currently being researched by medical experts.
Parents Charged with Murder of Baby that was Actually Killed by Vaccines
August 27 2013 9:53 AM
Parents in South Africa could face life in prison if convicted of murdering their baby girl, who died just days after being given what reports say were routine vaccinations.
HIV Cure: Antiretroviral Drug, Tenofovir, Discovered to Reduce Risk of Drug-Injecting Addicts on Contracting HIV by 50%
August 26 2013 12:34 PM
New antiretroviral drug has been found to cut risk of drug addicts from contracting HIV by nearly 50 per cent according to a new study. The tenofovir pills taken by drug-injecting addicts were less likely to become infected of HIV by half than those who did not.
HIV Cure: Early Treatments for Babies, Religious Groups Discourage HIV Drug Taking, Evolution of HIV Medications
August 23 2013 3:17 PM
HIV research continues to push for a cure or a vaccine to prevent uncontrollable repercussions of the deadliest epidemic in the world. Early treatment is recommended to help slow down the disease and reduce chances of transmitting to others. However, some groups do not prefer medical intervention to get freedom from the virus.
Hepatitis C Scare From Infected Medic Routing through Kansas, Georgia, Baltimore, Pittsburgh and New Hampshire Hospitals
August 15 2013 6:49 PM
A health technician who has worked in several states in the U.S., including Kansas, Georgia, New Hampshire, Baltimore and Pittsburgh pleaded guilty to knowing he was infecting patients while swapping a pain killer used for hepatitis for saline solution. Some patients say they suffered tremendous pain and contracting the same strain of Hep C as the technician has debilitated their lives. About a dozen patients have sued Exeter Hospital in New Hampshire in connection with the blood-tainted needles...
95 Percent of American Parents Sacrifice their Young Children to the Vaccine Industry
September 07 2012 2:05 PM
Though all 50 U.S. states recognize the natural human right of individuals to refuse otherwise compulsory vaccinations on the basis of religious, philosophical, or medical reasons -- some states recognize all three reasons as valid -- 95 percent of American parents still go along with the federal government's recommended vaccine schedule for their children with no questions asked.
Anti-HIV Pill: U.S. Gives Nod to Commercial Availability of New Drug
August 28 2012 11:57 AM
A new HIV-suppressing pill gained the approval of the U.S. Federal and Drug Administration recently, paving the way for its commercial sale in the United States and possibly in other countries soon.
WHO: Four Ways to Reduce Hepatitis Infections in People Who Inject Drugs
July 30 2012 1:53 PM
WHO has identified four key actions countries can take to prevent viral hepatitis B and C among people who inject drugs. Of the estimated 16 million people who inject drugs worldwide, it is estimated that 10 million are infected with hepatitis C. An additional 1.2 million are infected with hepatitis B.