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2014-07-28 13:17:19

The first systematic analysis of hepatitis E virus (HEV) transmission by blood components indicates that about 1 in 3000 donors in England have HEV in their plasma.

Vaccines Protecting Children From Hepatitis A Outbreak
2013-06-09 07:34:57

While the number of people being affected by an ongoing hepatitis A outbreak continues to grow, children have been largely spared, and routine vaccinations against the disease are being credited for that phenomenon.

2013-01-09 05:01:01

Sovereign Health of California has seen a drastic increase in number of patients seeking treatment for heroin addiction.

2012-03-28 00:39:38

New research funded by the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 20.1 million individuals were infected with hepatitis E virus (HEV) genotypes 1 and 2 across 9 world regions in 2005.

2011-07-19 11:59:06

Rice University scientists have defined the structure -- down to the atomic level -- of a virus that causes juvenile diarrhea.

2011-04-03 22:00:33

Groundbreaking data presented today demonstrates, for the first time, in vitro infection and replication of swine hepatitis E virus (HEV) in human hepatocytes.

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2009-07-21 20:30:00

Researchers at Rice University and their international colleagues have for the first time described the atomic structure of the protein shell that carries the genetic code of hepatitis E (HEV).


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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