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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.
RUDN medics first to gather scattered data on hepatitis morbidity in Somalia

RUDN medics first to gather scattered data on hepatitis morbidity in Somalia

Is Europe on track to end AIDS by 2020?

Is Europe on track to end AIDS by 2020?

First biosimilar approved by FDA for treatment of adult patients with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma

First biosimilar approved by FDA for treatment of adult patients with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma

First modeling system developed for testing age-specific human immune responses to vaccines

First modeling system developed for testing age-specific human immune responses to vaccines

FIND explores new diagnostic assays for confirmatory HCV diagnosis in community settings

FIND explores new diagnostic assays for confirmatory HCV diagnosis in community settings

Benefit-harm balance of hepatitis B and C screening is unclear due to lack of informative evidence

Benefit-harm balance of hepatitis B and C screening is unclear due to lack of informative evidence

NIH researchers shed light on causes of HBV-associated acute liver failure

NIH researchers shed light on causes of HBV-associated acute liver failure

Study shows how pneumococci challenge the immune system

Study shows how pneumococci challenge the immune system

Phase III CLL14 study evaluating Venclexta plus Gazyva to treat CLL meets its primary endpoint

Phase III CLL14 study evaluating Venclexta plus Gazyva to treat CLL meets its primary endpoint

New study to evaluate human immune system's response to influenza

New study to evaluate human immune system's response to influenza

Research reveals high stability of hepatitis B viruses

Research reveals high stability of hepatitis B viruses

Researchers identify new potential target to inhibit progression of liver disease

Researchers identify new potential target to inhibit progression of liver disease

FDA approves update to Rituxan label to include information on treatment of rare forms of vasculitis

FDA approves update to Rituxan label to include information on treatment of rare forms of vasculitis

Tobacco control must be highest priority in national cancer control plan, says report

Tobacco control must be highest priority in national cancer control plan, says report

Research reveals new details of HIV life cycle

Research reveals new details of HIV life cycle

Human-oriented perspective needed to better understand Parkinson's disease

Human-oriented perspective needed to better understand Parkinson's disease

China NMPA approves LENVIMA for treatment of unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma

China NMPA approves LENVIMA for treatment of unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma

CHMP provides positive opinion to Cabometyx for previously-treated patients with hepatocellular carcinoma

CHMP provides positive opinion to Cabometyx for previously-treated patients with hepatocellular carcinoma

Study provides complete picture of HPV virus-head and neck cancer connections

Study provides complete picture of HPV virus-head and neck cancer connections

New safety guideline released for prescribing biological therapies in inflammatory arthritis

New safety guideline released for prescribing biological therapies in inflammatory arthritis