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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.
European surveillance data shows slight decrease in newly reported hepatitis C cases

European surveillance data shows slight decrease in newly reported hepatitis C cases

WHO guidelines for chronic hepatitis B fail to detect half of the patients in Ethiopia needing treatment

WHO guidelines for chronic hepatitis B fail to detect half of the patients in Ethiopia needing treatment

New strategy for potential treatment of HBV associated liver cancer

New strategy for potential treatment of HBV associated liver cancer

Research identifies guidelines for prioritizing hepatitis C treatment in U.S. prisons

Research identifies guidelines for prioritizing hepatitis C treatment in U.S. prisons

Mayo Clinic study identifies potential new drug therapy for liver diseases

Mayo Clinic study identifies potential new drug therapy for liver diseases

NIH starts clinical trial of drug to treat cravings associated with opioid use disorder

NIH starts clinical trial of drug to treat cravings associated with opioid use disorder

Many individuals recovering from addiction continue to suffer from chronic physical disease

Many individuals recovering from addiction continue to suffer from chronic physical disease

Does it make sense to delay children’s vaccines?

Does it make sense to delay children’s vaccines?

Current HBV genome sequences help deduce ancient human population movements into Australia

Current HBV genome sequences help deduce ancient human population movements into Australia

Researchers use big data to gain better understanding of hepatitis E virus

Researchers use big data to gain better understanding of hepatitis E virus

Antiviral treatment improves survival for kidney transplant recipients infected with HBV or HCV

Antiviral treatment improves survival for kidney transplant recipients infected with HBV or HCV

PNAS publishes results of pilot study for early detection of liver cancer

PNAS publishes results of pilot study for early detection of liver cancer

Concurrent cuts undermine administration budget proposal

Concurrent cuts undermine administration budget proposal

Many heroin users are not prepared to prevent or treat fentanyl-related overdoses, study finds

Many heroin users are not prepared to prevent or treat fentanyl-related overdoses, study finds

Liver tissue model can help investigate the effects of RNA interference

Liver tissue model can help investigate the effects of RNA interference

Ethan Lindenberger's vaccine debate heads to congress

Ethan Lindenberger's vaccine debate heads to congress

Latest anti-retroviral drug therapies offer powerful solution for HIV infection-associated frailty

Latest anti-retroviral drug therapies offer powerful solution for HIV infection-associated frailty

Penn researchers cure nine HCV patients following heart transplants from infected donors

Penn researchers cure nine HCV patients following heart transplants from infected donors

Large-scale clinical trial begins to study liver transplantation between people with HIV

Large-scale clinical trial begins to study liver transplantation between people with HIV

Using a health information exchange network to enhance disease surveillance

Using a health information exchange network to enhance disease surveillance