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API communities comprise more than 50% of all people in the U.S. living with hepatitis B, notes GMHC’s Kelsey Louie.
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The state’s health department is providing free testing to clients.
The number of HIV-positive Medicare recipients with liver disease is rising, almost entirely as a result of NAFLD
Dovato (dolutegravir/lamivudine) is the second approved two-antiretroviral regimen.
But health officials believe the risk of infection from improperly sterilized equipment is low.
In particular, having a high hep B viral load increases the risk of women with HIV transmitting the latter virus to their newborns.
Clinical trials often exclude key patient populations, including children and people living with HIV or hepatitis B or C.
HIV-positive people with a higher viral load over a longer period appear more likely to develop hepatocellular carcinoma.
This is according to the large randomized controlled START trial.
The opioid epidemic is likely fueling increased rates of deceased organ donors categorized as posing a high risk of passing on such viruses.
Researchers analyzed 10 biomarkers associated with biological aging among a group of HIV-positive and -negative Europeans.
In an analysis of the liver health of a cohort of HIV/hep B–coinfected people, one third had significant fibrosis.
Today, with better understanding of the complex task at hand, cure researchers are investigating multiple avenues and taking the long view.
Nearly 3,800 patients at the New Jersey surgery center may have been exposed, though the risk of infection is low.
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