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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Yeast expressed, RBD-based vaccine provides robust immune responses against SARS-CoV-2

Yeast expressed, RBD-based vaccine provides robust immune responses against SARS-CoV-2

Plant-based vaccines for COVID-19 and other viruses

Plant-based vaccines for COVID-19 and other viruses

India's Mission Indradhanush improves vaccination outcomes for children

India's Mission Indradhanush improves vaccination outcomes for children

COVID-19 vaccine candidate that can be produced in yeast proves effective in macaques

COVID-19 vaccine candidate that can be produced in yeast proves effective in macaques

Yale School of Public Health and Tevogen Bio partner to expand school's regulatory sciences program

Yale School of Public Health and Tevogen Bio partner to expand school's regulatory sciences program

Plant compounds inhibit Mpro of SARS-CoV-2 and HCoV-229E in vitro

Plant compounds inhibit Mpro of SARS-CoV-2 and HCoV-229E in vitro

CN Bio’s PhysioMimix™ adopted by King’s College London to investigate chronic liver disease

CN Bio’s PhysioMimix™ adopted by King’s College London to investigate chronic liver disease

What's behind COVID-19 vaccine side effects?

What's behind COVID-19 vaccine side effects?

Study finds higher mortality and lower transplant rates among Black patients with cirrhosis

Study finds higher mortality and lower transplant rates among Black patients with cirrhosis

First spatial scan analysis helps identify hotspots of undervaccinated children

First spatial scan analysis helps identify hotspots of undervaccinated children

Which vitamins and minerals help with COVID?

Which vitamins and minerals help with COVID?

Experts call for more programs to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with liver cancer

Experts call for more programs to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with liver cancer

Research suggests low platelet counts may be associated with Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine

Research suggests low platelet counts may be associated with Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine

Structural analogs of triterpenoids show strong inhibitory activity against coronaviruses

Structural analogs of triterpenoids show strong inhibitory activity against coronaviruses

Nanopore sequencing contradicts human genome integration of SARS-CoV-2

Nanopore sequencing contradicts human genome integration of SARS-CoV-2

Mice study shows that Western diet can lead to NASH, liver fibrosis

Mice study shows that Western diet can lead to NASH, liver fibrosis

Molecular subtype of cancer preferentially affects people with Indigenous ancestry

Molecular subtype of cancer preferentially affects people with Indigenous ancestry

New resolution urges Member States to focus on prevention and management of  diabetes, obesity

New resolution urges Member States to focus on prevention and management of diabetes, obesity

Study shows more evidence that vaccines are safe for children, adults

Study shows more evidence that vaccines are safe for children, adults

Reduced levels of leptin are linked to poor vaccine responses in general population

Reduced levels of leptin are linked to poor vaccine responses in general population