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Hepatitis B: What will happen to your body if you are infected

The date of July 28 was chosen, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), because it is the birthday of Nobel-prize winning scientist Dr Baruch Blumberg, who discovered the hepatitis B virus (HBV) and developed a diagnostic test and vaccine for it.Read more

Heres Exactly What You Should Do If You Find a Tick on Your Body

Once a tick crawls on you it is looking for a safe warm place to attach explains Jody Gangloff-Kaufmann an entomologist at Cornell Universitys College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Some will attach immediately Once that
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World Hepatitis Day The growing threat of hepatitis in India

Where on one hand hepatitis A and E are caused by ingestion of contaminated food or water hepatitis B C and D usually occur as a result of parenteral contact with infected body fluids
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How to know if you need vaccinations for your next international trip

For example Twinrix which vaccinates against Hepatitis A and B requires a second needs to be started over As you can see vaccines can get complicated Take the time to fully understand what you are putting in your body and how it works
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World Hepatitis day on July 28th Is sex safe with an infected person

Infection can happen even if a microscopic amount of virus-laden faeces gets into the mouth Transmission can occur from any sexual activity with an infected you and your partners body fluids and blood Also get vaccinated against hepatitis A and B
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Millions of people in the US have hepatitis and more than half dont know it

Though Hepatitis B cannot be easily cured there are medications that effectively suppress the virus by blocking its replication in the body they are infected with viral hepatitis We want to remind you that screening can save your life
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Hepatitis B

Its less likely to happen during your pregnancy Some people also get liver cancer If youre a carrier or are infected with hepatitis B dont donate blood plasma body organs tissue or sperm Tell anyone you could infect — whether it
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