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2013-05-07 23:04:03

MedSpring Urgent Care offers free screenings in May. Austin, TX (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 Many baby boomers´ bodies may be harboring a silent killer: Hepatitis C. In fact, the federal Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends testing for anyone born between 1945 and 1965 as early diagnosis and treatment can help prevent liver damage, cirrhosis, liver cancer and other complications. In recognition of Hepatitis Awareness month, MedSpring is offering baby boomers, those born between...

2013-05-07 11:03:24

Scientists show potential impact of therapy in reducing transmission in UK, Canada and Australia Around 150 million people globally are chronically infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV) — a major cause of liver disease and the fastest growing cause of liver transplantation and liver cancer. 1 New prevention strategies are urgently required as people are continuing to be infected with HCV. Findings, published in Hepatology, reveal the impact of a new antiviral treatment that could...

2013-05-05 23:01:21

New survey from hepatitiscnews.com finds that almost two thirds of people with hep C have experienced stigma and discrimination. (PRWEB) May 05, 2013 The survey, conducted by the online community hepatitisCnews.com, also found low awareness of the virus, and four out of ten respondents admitted that they had never heard of hepatitis C until they were diagnosed. While 87% told their family and friends about their diagnosis, over 70% said that people they told had a limited understanding of...

2013-04-25 23:03:35

A new survey by hepatitiscnews.com has found that almost two thirds of people living with hepatitis C have experienced discrimination and stigma in their daily lives due to their condition. (PRWEB) April 25, 2013 The survey, carried out by online community hepatitisCnews.com, also uncovered low awareness levels of the virus, with four out of ten respondents admitting that they had never heard of hepatitis C until their diagnosis. While 87% of those taking part in the survey shared their...


Latest hepatitis C Reference Libraries

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2011-01-20 19:23:30

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is an enveloped, positive-sense single-stranded RNA virus of the family Flaviviridae. It consists of a core of genetic material surrounded by an icosahedra protective shell of protein. The genome consists of a single open reading frame that is 9600 nucleotide bases long. HCV replication takes several steps. It primarily replicates in the hepatocytes of the liver. It can also reproduce in peripheral blood mononuclear cells. There is a wide variety of genotypes and...

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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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