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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ASTRO provides new guidance on the use of external beam radiation therapy for primary liver cancers

ASTRO provides new guidance on the use of external beam radiation therapy for primary liver cancers

The effect of COVID-19 on routine immunizations for vaccine-preventable diseases

The effect of COVID-19 on routine immunizations for vaccine-preventable diseases

BNT162b2 provides low vaccine responders adequate anti-spike and neutralizing antibodies to prevent SARS-CoV-2

BNT162b2 provides low vaccine responders adequate anti-spike and neutralizing antibodies to prevent SARS-CoV-2

Exploring the possibility of developing a plant-based oral vaccine against COVID-19

Exploring the possibility of developing a plant-based oral vaccine against COVID-19

Risk of Guillain-Barré syndrome decreases after COVID-19 vaccination

Risk of Guillain-Barré syndrome decreases after COVID-19 vaccination

Safety and immunogenicity of SARS-CoV-2 recombinant spike protein vaccine

Safety and immunogenicity of SARS-CoV-2 recombinant spike protein vaccine

Plant-derived virus-like particle vaccines against SARS-CoV-2

Plant-derived virus-like particle vaccines against SARS-CoV-2

Study compares immune responses of patients with and without kidney failure after COVID-19 vaccination

Study compares immune responses of patients with and without kidney failure after COVID-19 vaccination

Tobacco mosaic virus nanoparticle-based novel COVID-19 vaccine candidate

Tobacco mosaic virus nanoparticle-based novel COVID-19 vaccine candidate

Red blood cell distribution width as a biomarker for COVID-19

Red blood cell distribution width as a biomarker for COVID-19

UK's health and social care providers required to ensure workers are fully vaccinated against COVID-19

UK's health and social care providers required to ensure workers are fully vaccinated against COVID-19

The role of T follicular helper cells in the humoral immune response to SARS-CoV-2

The role of T follicular helper cells in the humoral immune response to SARS-CoV-2

Brooklyn College announces the launch of BCCC-CURE to enhance the lives of cancer patients

Brooklyn College announces the launch of BCCC-CURE to enhance the lives of cancer patients

End-stage renal disease negatively impacts COVID-19 vaccine response

End-stage renal disease negatively impacts COVID-19 vaccine response

Third dose of Covid-19 vaccine benefits dialysis patients

Third dose of Covid-19 vaccine benefits dialysis patients

Interferon treatment coupled with bone marrow transplant reduces risk of leukemia recurrence

Interferon treatment coupled with bone marrow transplant reduces risk of leukemia recurrence

Study finds menstrual bleeding changes after SARS-CoV-2 vaccination

Study finds menstrual bleeding changes after SARS-CoV-2 vaccination

Study traces the evolution of hepatitis B virus since prehistoric times

Study traces the evolution of hepatitis B virus since prehistoric times

Organ centers to transplant patients: Get a covid shot or move down on waitlist

Organ centers to transplant patients: Get a covid shot or move down on waitlist

Pancreatic cancer clinical trials exclude Black patients based on wide range of eligibility criteria

Pancreatic cancer clinical trials exclude Black patients based on wide range of eligibility criteria