Comprehensive Guideline for Hepatitis B

viral hepatitis is a widespread disease throughout the world and viral hepatitis B, in particular, is one of the most common type of this viral infection and a significant cause of hepatic insufficiency(liver failure) and cirrhosis. resolving the problem of hepatitis requires increasing the level of awareness among all members…

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Diagnosis and Management of Osteoporosis

MICHAEL P. JEREMIAH, MD; BRIAN K. UNWIN, MD; and MARK H. GREENAWALD, MD, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, Roanoke, Virginia Osteoporosis-related fractures affect approximately one in two white women and one in five white men in their lifetime. The impact of fractures includes loss of function, significant costs, and…

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Is hepatitis E virus an emerging problem in industrialized countries?

Article first published online: 28 AUG 2015 Authors: Ibrahim M. Sayed1,2, Ann-Sofie Vercouter1, Sayed F. Abdelwahab3,4, Koen Vercauteren1 and Philip Meuleman1,* Source: AASLD Abstract:Hepatitis E virus (HEV) is yearly responsible for approximately 20 million infections worldwide. Although most infections occur in developing countries, HEV appears to be an emerging problem…

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Chemokine (C-X-C motif) receptor 3–positive B cells link interleukin-17 inflammation to protumorigenic macrophage polarization in human hepatocellular carcinoma

Article first published online: 29 AUG 2015 Authors: Rui-Xian Liu1,2, Yuan Wei1, Qiu-Hui Zeng1, Ka-Wo Chan1, Xiao Xiao1, Xiao-Yu Zhao1, Min-Min Chen1, Fang-Zhu Ouyang1, Dong-Ping Chen1, Limin Zheng1,2, Xiang-Ming Lao2 and Dong-Ming Kuang1,2,* source: AASLD Abstract B cells consistently represent abundant cellular components in tumors; however, direct evidence supporting a…

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Second Glob Hepatitis Community Meeting is Coming Soon

Dear Colleagues, The 6th International Tehran Hepatitis Congress (THC6) was held in Tehran in May 2015, focusing on viral hepatitis. THC6 presented the latest topic and the cutting edge of the field of hepatitis to a large audience of specialists, active in gastronology or hepatology, particularly those involved in basic…

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HCV Experts Meeting” in Dubai on 27th of Feb 2015 held by Gilead Sciences

The one-day conference “Scientific Leaders’ Consensus on Hepatitis C” was held in Dubai, 27th February, 2015. In this conference, Prof. Alavian presented his lecture on “Epidemiology and transmission routes of hepatitis C and Iranian experiences on disease prevention”, Prof. Foster presented his lecture on “New treatments of hepatitis C genotype-1…

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European Research Council publishes call for proposals

The European Research Council has published the first of three calls for proposals in its 2015/16 work programme from top researchers who wish to pursue breakthrough research in the EU. With a budget of 1.67 billion Euros for grants in 2015/16 the calls will support Starting Grants, Consolidating Grants and…

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