Hepatitis B

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.
What is Hepatitis B?

Hepatitis B is a viral infection of the liver that is spread when contact is made with blood or blood products from an infected individual.

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Researchers review data related to high number of cancer deaths in China

Researchers review data related to high number of cancer deaths in China

GW team to play a role in Sanofi COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial

GW team to play a role in Sanofi COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial

Researchers urge European policymakers to make adequate resources available to tackle pancreatic cancer

Researchers urge European policymakers to make adequate resources available to tackle pancreatic cancer

Novel SARS-CoV-2 vaccine utilizes recombinant spike protein with PIKA adjuvant

Novel SARS-CoV-2 vaccine utilizes recombinant spike protein with PIKA adjuvant

COVID-19 and lung cancer have a common pathway, say researchers

COVID-19 and lung cancer have a common pathway, say researchers

Novel gel electrophoresis method for MS-based quantification of protein biomarkers

Novel gel electrophoresis method for MS-based quantification of protein biomarkers

RIG-1-like receptors may play dominant role in suppressing SARS-CoV-2 infection

RIG-1-like receptors may play dominant role in suppressing SARS-CoV-2 infection

COVID-19 pandemic and nanotechnology

COVID-19 pandemic and nanotechnology

New combination therapy proven to be highly effective in HBV infection model

New combination therapy proven to be highly effective in HBV infection model

Long COVID-19 symptoms not associated with reduced cell-mediated immunity, finds study

Long COVID-19 symptoms not associated with reduced cell-mediated immunity, finds study

Oxysterol derivatives show powerful antiviral activity against SARS-CoV-2 in vitro

Oxysterol derivatives show powerful antiviral activity against SARS-CoV-2 in vitro

Novel strategy redirects generic antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 spike proteins

Novel strategy redirects generic antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 spike proteins

Routine vaccinations in India disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic

Routine vaccinations in India disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic

Scientists create new way to detect COVID-19 proteins and antibodies

Scientists create new way to detect COVID-19 proteins and antibodies

Trial results support efficacy of incentivizing vaccine adherence

Trial results support efficacy of incentivizing vaccine adherence

COVID-19 has transformed the world of vaccines

COVID-19 has transformed the world of vaccines

Researchers design armored immune cells to attack recurring cancer in liver transplant patients

Researchers design armored immune cells to attack recurring cancer in liver transplant patients

Many health plans now must cover full cost of expensive HIV prevention drugs

Many health plans now must cover full cost of expensive HIV prevention drugs

Research may lead to better treatment and vaccines for Ebola, COVID-19

Research may lead to better treatment and vaccines for Ebola, COVID-19

Pediatricians want kids to be part of COVID vaccine trials

Pediatricians want kids to be part of COVID vaccine trials