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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.
New machine learning framework predicts effects of genetic mutations in ‘dark matter’ regions

New machine learning framework predicts effects of genetic mutations in ‘dark matter’ regions

Study: Hepatitis C vaccine could drastically reduce transmission among injecting drug users

Study: Hepatitis C vaccine could drastically reduce transmission among injecting drug users

Researchers trace history of human Hepatitis B in the Bronze Age

Researchers trace history of human Hepatitis B in the Bronze Age

Researchers develop inexpensive blood test to diagnose hepatitis B patients

Researchers develop inexpensive blood test to diagnose hepatitis B patients

Researchers develop flexible "Plug and Play" technology to protect against emerging diseases

Researchers develop flexible "Plug and Play" technology to protect against emerging diseases

FDA approves combination of Venclexta and Rituxan for lymphocytic leukemia treatment

FDA approves combination of Venclexta and Rituxan for lymphocytic leukemia treatment

Researchers gain new insights into hepatitis B virus

Researchers gain new insights into hepatitis B virus

Snail's eye inspires new type of RIOCATH urinary catheter

Snail's eye inspires new type of RIOCATH urinary catheter

Scientists identify cell types underlying schizophrenia

Scientists identify cell types underlying schizophrenia

Scientists find how immune system helps to clear HBV infection after treatment interruption

Scientists find how immune system helps to clear HBV infection after treatment interruption

Phase 1/2 study evaluates safety, tolerability of multiple-ascending doses of ARO-HBV in hepatitis B patients

Phase 1/2 study evaluates safety, tolerability of multiple-ascending doses of ARO-HBV in hepatitis B patients

Scientists recover DNA from the oldest viruses

Scientists recover DNA from the oldest viruses

Study: HCV-exposed infants not adequately screened, despite increased prevalence

Study: HCV-exposed infants not adequately screened, despite increased prevalence

Computer-based intervention to increase parents’ knowledge about HPV vaccination

Computer-based intervention to increase parents’ knowledge about HPV vaccination

New, sensitive HBV assay may allow earlier detection of hepatocellular carcinoma

New, sensitive HBV assay may allow earlier detection of hepatocellular carcinoma

Mediterranean-style diet linked to greater gut microbial diversity, lower risk of hospitalization

Mediterranean-style diet linked to greater gut microbial diversity, lower risk of hospitalization

Study offers new hope for patients with intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma

Study offers new hope for patients with intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma

Alcohol-related liver cancer may have poor prognosis than other types

Alcohol-related liver cancer may have poor prognosis than other types

Study reveals new strategy to prevent mother-to-child transmission of hepatitis B virus

Study reveals new strategy to prevent mother-to-child transmission of hepatitis B virus

Johns Hopkins doctors successfully transplant hepatitis C-infected kidneys into virus-free patients

Johns Hopkins doctors successfully transplant hepatitis C-infected kidneys into virus-free patients