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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Risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease for cardiovascular disease and all cause death in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus

Risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease for cardiovascular disease and all cause death in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus

Chula researchers develop wireless hepatitis B test kit for rapid diagnosis

Chula researchers develop wireless hepatitis B test kit for rapid diagnosis

COVID-19 may increase risk of pregnancy complications through placental DNA changes

COVID-19 may increase risk of pregnancy complications through placental DNA changes

New DNA-based vaccine can induce strong antibody response against SARS-CoV-2

New DNA-based vaccine can induce strong antibody response against SARS-CoV-2

Antiviral hope emerges as viruses linked to multiple myeloma

Antiviral hope emerges as viruses linked to multiple myeloma

Study reveals intestinal helminth infection diminishes T cell response to COVID-19 mRNA vaccine

Study reveals intestinal helminth infection diminishes T cell response to COVID-19 mRNA vaccine

Study explores intratumoral microbiota as a novel frontier in cancer research

Study explores intratumoral microbiota as a novel frontier in cancer research

Extended liver preservation technique shows promise for daytime transplants

Extended liver preservation technique shows promise for daytime transplants

Exploring the global health challenge of hepatitis D

Exploring the global health challenge of hepatitis D

R21/Matrix-M vaccine gets WHO green light for global rollout

R21/Matrix-M vaccine gets WHO green light for global rollout

Research shows how the immune system keeps Herpes simplex virus at bay

Research shows how the immune system keeps Herpes simplex virus at bay

The influence of vitamin supplementation on longitudinal patterns of maternal vitamin status from preconception to post-delivery

The influence of vitamin supplementation on longitudinal patterns of maternal vitamin status from preconception to post-delivery

Study explores the intricate gut-brain-liver connection and its impact on health

Study explores the intricate gut-brain-liver connection and its impact on health

How did machine learning models perform in identifying hepatitis in patients with diabetes?

How did machine learning models perform in identifying hepatitis in patients with diabetes?

New early phase study evaluates “on-demand” HIV prevention method for women

New early phase study evaluates “on-demand” HIV prevention method for women

The association between viral infections and glioma risk

The association between viral infections and glioma risk

Major UK study finds high demand and efficacy for HIV PrEP among sexual health service attendees

Major UK study finds high demand and efficacy for HIV PrEP among sexual health service attendees

Rare bacterial strain yields groundbreaking compounds to combat hepatitis B

Rare bacterial strain yields groundbreaking compounds to combat hepatitis B

Out for blood? For routine lab work, the hospital billed her $2,400

Out for blood? For routine lab work, the hospital billed her $2,400

Tune Therapeutics unveils potentially curative approach to treating chronic HBV infection

Tune Therapeutics unveils potentially curative approach to treating chronic HBV infection