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Top hepatitis stories for Hepatitis Awareness Month

Top hepatitis stories for Hepatitis Awareness Month
May 30, 2016

As Hepatitis Awareness Month comes to an end, Healio.com/Hepatology and HCV Next have compiled a list of the latest, most relevant research on hepatitis B and C virus infections published on Healio.com in May.

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Infant rotavirus vaccination program reduces hospitalizations by 70%

May 25, 2016
Implementation of a rotavirus vaccination program in Ontario resulted in significant decreases in hospitalizations and ED utilization, according to results published in…
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Probiotics reduce C. difficile infection risk in hospitalized patients taking antibiotics

May 24, 2016
The use of probiotics significantly reduced the risk for Clostridium difficile infection in hospitalized patients who already were assigned antibiotics, according to…
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MODIFY: Bezlotoxumab prevents recurrent C. difficile infection in high-risk patients

May 24, 2016
SAN DIEGO — Bezlotoxumab was effective in reducing rates of recurrent Clostridium difficile infection in high-risk patients, according to data from the MODIFY…
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The Patient with HIV Infection

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The selection of the initial regimen is critical in that it is usually the longest duration regimen that a patient will…
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VIDEO: Expert discusses H. pylori-associated gastric cancer mechanisms, research

January 22, 2016
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The Patient with Otitis Media

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Acute otitis media (AOM), a common disease of childhood, is diagnosed by careful otoscopy with an understanding of…
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Top hepatitis stories for Hepatitis Awareness Month

May 30, 2016
As Hepatitis Awareness Month comes to an end, Healio.com/Hepatology and HCV Next have compiled a list of the latest, most relevant research on…

In the Journals

Infant rotavirus vaccination program reduces hospitalizations by 70%

May 25, 2016
Implementation of a rotavirus vaccination program in Ontario resulted in significant decreases in hospitalizations and ED utilization, according to…

Meeting News Coverage

Probiotics reduce C. difficile infection risk in hospitalized patients taking antibiotics

May 24, 2016
The use of probiotics significantly reduced the risk for Clostridium difficile infection in hospitalized patients who already were assigned…

Meeting News Coverage

MODIFY: Bezlotoxumab prevents recurrent C. difficile infection in high-risk patients

May 24, 2016
SAN DIEGO — Bezlotoxumab was effective in reducing rates of recurrent Clostridium difficile infection in high-risk patients, according to data…

In the Journals

Off-therapy serum qHBsAg level can predict durability of Baraclude-treated HBV patients

May 23, 2016
Recent findings published in The American Journal of Gastroenterology showed that off-therapy serum quantitative hepatitis B surface antigen level…

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Antibiotics after FMT increase long-term C. difficile recurrence rate

May 22, 2016
SAN DIEGO — Patients who receive non-Clostridium difficile infection antibiotics after successful fecal microbiota transplantation therapy…

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VIDEO: Bile salts predict recurrent C. difficile infection

May 21, 2016
SAN DIEGO — In this exclusive video from DDW 2016, Jessica R. Allegretti, MD, MPH, from the Crohn’s and Colitis Center and Harvard…

In the Journals

CDC: Safety, health violations lead to thousands of public pool closures

May 20, 2016
A recent report in MMWR found that the vast majority of routine public pool inspections identified at least one violation, while one in eight…

HHS recognizes need for 'partnership' with hepatitis researchers

May 19, 2016
On National Viral Hepatitis Testing Day, the Department of Health and Human Services awarded 12 health care organizations for their continued work…

Hepatitis Testing Day: 4 studies show increased testing rates

May 19, 2016
It is estimated that one in 30 baby boomers have hepatitis C virus infection and one in 12 Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have hepatitis B…

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