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Researchers trace history of human Hepatitis B in the Bronze Age

Researchers trace history of human Hepatitis B in the Bronze Age

Researchers develop inexpensive blood test to diagnose hepatitis B patients

Researchers develop inexpensive blood test to diagnose hepatitis B patients

Mathematical model assesses efficacy, cost-effectiveness of screening strategies for HCV

Mathematical model assesses efficacy, cost-effectiveness of screening strategies for HCV

People with co-existing HCV and AUD experience greater psychiatric, immune problems

People with co-existing HCV and AUD experience greater psychiatric, immune problems

If you’ve got hep C, spitting can be a felony

If you’ve got hep C, spitting can be a felony

Changes to the immune system remain even after recovery from HCV infection, shows study

Changes to the immune system remain even after recovery from HCV infection, shows study

Researchers gain new insights into hepatitis B virus

Researchers gain new insights into hepatitis B virus

Scientists find how immune system helps to clear HBV infection after treatment interruption

Scientists find how immune system helps to clear HBV infection after treatment interruption

Phase 1/2 study evaluates safety, tolerability of multiple-ascending doses of ARO-HBV in hepatitis B patients

Phase 1/2 study evaluates safety, tolerability of multiple-ascending doses of ARO-HBV in hepatitis B patients

Scientists recover DNA from the oldest viruses

Scientists recover DNA from the oldest viruses

Study: HCV-exposed infants not adequately screened, despite increased prevalence

Study: HCV-exposed infants not adequately screened, despite increased prevalence

HEV infections can be fatal and transmitted through blood products in immunosuppressed patients

HEV infections can be fatal and transmitted through blood products in immunosuppressed patients

New, sensitive HBV assay may allow earlier detection of hepatocellular carcinoma

New, sensitive HBV assay may allow earlier detection of hepatocellular carcinoma

Scientists develop and validate rapid point-of-care HCV assay

Scientists develop and validate rapid point-of-care HCV assay

Study finds low hepatitis C virus screening rates among baby boomers

Study finds low hepatitis C virus screening rates among baby boomers

Study reveals new strategy to prevent mother-to-child transmission of hepatitis B virus

Study reveals new strategy to prevent mother-to-child transmission of hepatitis B virus

Innovative program seeks to eliminate HCV in Iceland

Innovative program seeks to eliminate HCV in Iceland

Johns Hopkins doctors successfully transplant hepatitis C-infected kidneys into virus-free patients

Johns Hopkins doctors successfully transplant hepatitis C-infected kidneys into virus-free patients

Scientists test how pathogens interact with artificial organs

Scientists test how pathogens interact with artificial organs

Compounds isolated from rattlesnake's venom show promise to fight against hepatitis C

Compounds isolated from rattlesnake's venom show promise to fight against hepatitis C