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HCV Care Requires Collaborative Effort

HCV Next, May/June
Progress in the future management and treatment of patients with hepatitis C virus will require increasing communication and collaboration between…
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Common diseases in children

June 15, 2012
Chickenpox, a varicella virus, is one of the most common childhood diseases. Apart from the signature rash in which 200 to 500…
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About AIDS

June 15, 2012
Acquired immune deficiency syndrome, or AIDS, is an autoimmune disease that is the final stage of human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, which…
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What is HIV?

June 15, 2012
HIV, also known as human immunodeficiency virus, is the disease that causes AIDS. HIV is generally considered a sexually transmitted disease, but…
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How do you get/what are bacterial infections?

June 15, 2012
Bacteria are single-celled microorganisms. Bacteria are able to survive in many types of environments in and on the human body. Most bacteria cause…
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What are common diseases in children

June 15, 2012
Chickenpox, a varicella virus, is one of the most common childhood diseases. Apart from the signature rash in which 200 to 500…
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What is hepatitis C virus?

June 14, 2012
Hepatitis C virus, or HCV, is a small, enveloped, positive-sense, single-stranded RNA virus of the family Flaviviridae. HCV causes hepatitis C…
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What are diseases?

June 14, 2012
A disease is an abnormal condition affecting a living organism. Diseases are generally understood to be medical conditions that involve a…
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What is methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus?

June 14, 2012
What is methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus? Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, is a staphylococcal infection that is…
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What are vaccines and preventable diseases?

June 14, 2012
A vaccine is a biological preparation used as a preventive inoculation to confer immunity against a disease. The preparation usually employs…