Category Archives: Hepatitis B

Causes Behind Development of Hepatitis B&C

Hepatitis is one of the prominent health problems. Many illnesses and conditions can cause inflammation of the liver. Hepatitis is most often viral, due to infection with one of the hepatitis viruses (A, B, C, D, and E) or another virus (such as those that cause infectious mononucleosis, cytomegalovirus disease, or yellow fever). Hepatitis B […]

Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B Vaccine

Hepatitis A and hepatitis B vaccine will not protect you against infection with hepatitis C or E, or other viruses that affect the liver. It will also not protect you from hepatitis if you are already infected with the virus, even if you do not yet show symptoms. Vaccination with hepatitis A and hepatitis B […]

Risk Of Liver Cancer In Women With Hepatitis B Virus Infection Varies With Number Of Pregnancies

Risk for hepatocellular carcinoma, a primary malignancy of the liver, was statistically significantly higher among women with hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection than among women without the virus, according to a study published online June 17 in the JNCI. Because hepatocellular carcinoma mostly occurs in men, few women have been included in long-term studies of […]

Klitschko-Chagaev fight on, hepatitis B no threat

World heavyweight champion Vladimir Klitschko will fight Ruslan Chagaev as planned on Saturday as the challenger’s hepatitis B virus poses no health threat, health officials said on Friday. “Infection doesn’t mean illness. According to international expert opinions Ruslan Chagaev is regarded as non-infectious.” “The risk of infecting officials and visitors is beyond minimal,” Gelsenkirchen health […]