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Hepatitis A (formerly known as ''infectious hepatitis'') is an acute infectious disease of the liver caused by the hepatitis A virus (HAV), which is most commonly transmitted by the fecal-oral route via contaminated food or drinking water.
Study shows using expanded critera donors is safe

Study shows using expanded critera donors is safe

New hope for people with hepatitis C

New hope for people with hepatitis C

FDA recommends approval of the investigational anti-HIV drug tipranavir

FDA recommends approval of the investigational anti-HIV drug tipranavir

EraGen Biosciences and Bayer announce agreements for new cystic fibrosis (CF) assay

EraGen Biosciences and Bayer announce agreements for new cystic fibrosis (CF) assay

Smoking may have a devastating effect on gastrointestinal health

Smoking may have a devastating effect on gastrointestinal health

Grapefruit have strong antioxidant properties that can have healing effects on stomach ulcers

Grapefruit have strong antioxidant properties that can have healing effects on stomach ulcers

Third of NHS hospitals - clinical waste was not being stored safely

Third of NHS hospitals - clinical waste was not being stored safely

Fertility clinics across the United States already ensure that donated sperm is safe, regardless of the sexual orientation of the donor

Fertility clinics across the United States already ensure that donated sperm is safe, regardless of the sexual orientation of the donor

Benitec announces clinical candidate for the treatment of Hepatitis C

Benitec announces clinical candidate for the treatment of Hepatitis C

Fragile US vaccine system needs improvement

Fragile US vaccine system needs improvement

BMA calls for mass child vaccinations for hepatitis B virus (HBV)

BMA calls for mass child vaccinations for hepatitis B virus (HBV)

Scalpel-free surgery could reduce risk of HIV and Hepatitis exposure for health care workers in city hospitals

Scalpel-free surgery could reduce risk of HIV and Hepatitis exposure for health care workers in city hospitals

Vaccine developed at Rockefeller University boosts natural killer T cells in patients with cancer

Vaccine developed at Rockefeller University boosts natural killer T cells in patients with cancer

Milk thistle not proven effective in lowering mortality in alcoholic or hepatitis B or C liver disease

Milk thistle not proven effective in lowering mortality in alcoholic or hepatitis B or C liver disease

Small number of genes can predict response to chronic hepatitis C therapy

Small number of genes can predict response to chronic hepatitis C therapy

New guidelines for managing chronic kidney disease in patients living with HIV infection

New guidelines for managing chronic kidney disease in patients living with HIV infection

Abnormal liver tests in a Mediterranean population

Abnormal liver tests in a Mediterranean population

Allergic diseases have increased

Allergic diseases have increased

Protection against 12 different communicable diseases available for infants and toddlers

Protection against 12 different communicable diseases available for infants and toddlers

Pharmacies to sell syringes without a prescription

Pharmacies to sell syringes without a prescription