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Hepatitis B is one type of hepatitis – a liver disease- caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV). Hepatitis B spreads by contact with an infected person's blood, semen or other body fluid. An infected woman can give hepatitis B to her baby at birth.
Researchers find new way to create more stable polio vaccines

Researchers find new way to create more stable polio vaccines

SLU scientists receive $416,000 NIH grant to advance research on hepatitis B cure

SLU scientists receive $416,000 NIH grant to advance research on hepatitis B cure

Quest Diagnostics introduces new HBV test service to help evaluate patient’s response to drug therapies

Quest Diagnostics introduces new HBV test service to help evaluate patient’s response to drug therapies

A test to evaluate Hepatitis B therapy launched by Quest Diagnostics

A test to evaluate Hepatitis B therapy launched by Quest Diagnostics

MGH-developed CTC-iChip with digital PCR assay improves detection of early-stage liver cancer

MGH-developed CTC-iChip with digital PCR assay improves detection of early-stage liver cancer

Fraunhofer scientists develop new method to irradiate pathogens using low-energy-electrons

Fraunhofer scientists develop new method to irradiate pathogens using low-energy-electrons

Georgia State University, GeoVax join forces to advance development of Hepatitis B therapeutic vaccine

Georgia State University, GeoVax join forces to advance development of Hepatitis B therapeutic vaccine

Could pathogen infection really lead to Alzheimer’s?

Could pathogen infection really lead to Alzheimer’s?

Research findings could lead to development of novel therapeutic approaches against viral infections

Research findings could lead to development of novel therapeutic approaches against viral infections

New report reveals 25% drop in overall cancer death rate in the U.S.

New report reveals 25% drop in overall cancer death rate in the U.S.

Study identifies factors linked to disengagement from treatment for opioid use disorder

Study identifies factors linked to disengagement from treatment for opioid use disorder

Study examines how ApoE gene may function differently in infectious environment

Study examines how ApoE gene may function differently in infectious environment

Scientists develop novel nanoparticle-based method to deliver DNA vaccine

Scientists develop novel nanoparticle-based method to deliver DNA vaccine

Revolutionary approach could save lives of sickest patients waiting for liver transplant

Revolutionary approach could save lives of sickest patients waiting for liver transplant

Vaxine’s unique adjuvants boost effectiveness of vaccines for battling against infectious diseases

Vaxine’s unique adjuvants boost effectiveness of vaccines for battling against infectious diseases

ECDC: 1 in 7 HIV-infected people in the EU/EEA unaware of disease status

ECDC: 1 in 7 HIV-infected people in the EU/EEA unaware of disease status

Research provides insight into molecular mechanisms involved in immune response to HBV

Research provides insight into molecular mechanisms involved in immune response to HBV

New public-private partnership launches major health effort to reduce cancer in San Francisco

New public-private partnership launches major health effort to reduce cancer in San Francisco

Molecules team up to maintain healthy level of fat in liver, study finds

Molecules team up to maintain healthy level of fat in liver, study finds

Study finds way to increase liver cancer screening rates among at-risk cirrhosis patients

Study finds way to increase liver cancer screening rates among at-risk cirrhosis patients