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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.
4 in 10 cancers preventable by adopting simple lifestyle changes

4 in 10 cancers preventable by adopting simple lifestyle changes

Massachusetts grabs spotlight by proposing new twist on Medicaid drug coverage

Massachusetts grabs spotlight by proposing new twist on Medicaid drug coverage

New model provides better understanding of epidemic spreading in realistic circumstances

New model provides better understanding of epidemic spreading in realistic circumstances

Vaccine shortage complicates efforts to quell hepatitis A outbreaks

Vaccine shortage complicates efforts to quell hepatitis A outbreaks

Antiviral drug selectively targets the most aggressive viruses, research says

Antiviral drug selectively targets the most aggressive viruses, research says

Chronic liver inflammation promotes cancer by suppressing immunosurveillance, study finds

Chronic liver inflammation promotes cancer by suppressing immunosurveillance, study finds

Australia’s annual report on STIs shows increasing rates of gonorrhea and syphilis

Australia’s annual report on STIs shows increasing rates of gonorrhea and syphilis

Texas Biomedical Research Institute tests promising new treatment for HBV infection

Texas Biomedical Research Institute tests promising new treatment for HBV infection

Fat hormone associated with NASH may be effective target for therapeutic intervention

Fat hormone associated with NASH may be effective target for therapeutic intervention

Gonorrhea and syphilis cases rise in Australia

Gonorrhea and syphilis cases rise in Australia

World Hepatitis Summit 2017 calls for immediate action to tackle viral hepatitis

World Hepatitis Summit 2017 calls for immediate action to tackle viral hepatitis

Experts issue new report with recommendations aimed at stemming opioid epidemic

Experts issue new report with recommendations aimed at stemming opioid epidemic

Discovery may provide insight into how Zika virus gets transmitted from mother to fetus

Discovery may provide insight into how Zika virus gets transmitted from mother to fetus

Direct‐acting antiviral therapy linked to 71% reduction in liver cancer risk

Direct‐acting antiviral therapy linked to 71% reduction in liver cancer risk

Study examines risk of using liver organs from hepatitis C positive donors

Study examines risk of using liver organs from hepatitis C positive donors

Daily aspirin therapy linked to reduced risk of HBV‐related liver cancer

Daily aspirin therapy linked to reduced risk of HBV‐related liver cancer

Increased use of split liver transplantation could decrease pediatric waitlist deaths

Increased use of split liver transplantation could decrease pediatric waitlist deaths

HCV screening or diagnosis could lower non‐prescribed opioid use

HCV screening or diagnosis could lower non‐prescribed opioid use

Study finds rise in pregnancy rates among women with chronic liver disease

Study finds rise in pregnancy rates among women with chronic liver disease

On back roads of Appalachia’s coal country, mental health services are as rare as jobs

On back roads of Appalachia’s coal country, mental health services are as rare as jobs