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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.
No differences found in survival, acute rejection in patients receiving lungs from increased-risk donors

No differences found in survival, acute rejection in patients receiving lungs from increased-risk donors

Common cold virus could infect fetus via placenta

Common cold virus could infect fetus via placenta

Sanitization error might possibly have exposed hundreds to HIV at Indiana hospital

Sanitization error might possibly have exposed hundreds to HIV at Indiana hospital

Exploring the links between chronic stress, inflammation and depression

Exploring the links between chronic stress, inflammation and depression

OHSU receives $2.1 million to develop new vaccine additives for tropical viruses

OHSU receives $2.1 million to develop new vaccine additives for tropical viruses

Cancer Atlas: Progress in the fight against cancer is not only possible, but achievable

Cancer Atlas: Progress in the fight against cancer is not only possible, but achievable

Needle stick injuries are common and can transmit many blood-borne pathogens

Needle stick injuries are common and can transmit many blood-borne pathogens

Human apolipoprotein E promotes hepatitis B virus infection

Human apolipoprotein E promotes hepatitis B virus infection

HistoIndex, ILBS launch Center of Excellence to enhance NASH diagnostics and clinical trials

HistoIndex, ILBS launch Center of Excellence to enhance NASH diagnostics and clinical trials

Discovery of unusual HBV in shrews offers new opportunity to better understand the disease

Discovery of unusual HBV in shrews offers new opportunity to better understand the disease

90% of hepatitis cases, 65% hepatitis deaths preventable by 2030

90% of hepatitis cases, 65% hepatitis deaths preventable by 2030

Nanotechnology-based compound used to deliver hepatitis B vaccine

Nanotechnology-based compound used to deliver hepatitis B vaccine

Australia leads the world in childhood immunization coverage

Australia leads the world in childhood immunization coverage

Number of fully-immunized Australian kids hits record high

Number of fully-immunized Australian kids hits record high

New statement lays down recommendations to combat fall in vaccination rates

New statement lays down recommendations to combat fall in vaccination rates

Europe: Data shows upward trend in chronic hepatitis B cases since 2008

Europe: Data shows upward trend in chronic hepatitis B cases since 2008

Researcher employs people who inject drugs to study factors influencing acquisition of HIV

Researcher employs people who inject drugs to study factors influencing acquisition of HIV

Researchers succeed in conquering chronic infection with hepatitis B virus

Researchers succeed in conquering chronic infection with hepatitis B virus

Plant-derived siRNAs could bring a 'green revolution' in RNAi tools and therapeutics

Plant-derived siRNAs could bring a 'green revolution' in RNAi tools and therapeutics

Receiving blood transfusion during liver cancer surgery has higher risk of recurrence and death

Receiving blood transfusion during liver cancer surgery has higher risk of recurrence and death