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Evidence of Hepatitis B have been found in Bronze Age DNA

Researchers have found that evidence of Hepatitis B in human DNA dates back to the Bronze Age, earlier than previously though. It seems the disease was spread in humans across Eurasia for millennia, in contrast to previous evidence dating it only 450 years back. 365 kata lagi

Research

What you need to know about Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B is a potentially life-threatening liver infection caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV). A vaccine against hepatitis B has been available since 1982. The vaccine is 95% effective in preventing infection and the development of chronic disease and liver cancer due to hepatitis B. 292 kata lagi

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Canadian children should get vaccinated for hepatitis B at birth, experts say

Clinicians and researchers attending an international conference say all Canadian children should be vaccinated against hepatitis B starting at birth to prevent the development of potentially deadly liver disease later in life, a policy recommended by the World Health Organization. 1.064 kata lagi

Health

Report: Bone, Blood, Bugs And Hair Found On Surgical Instruments

DENVER (CBS4)– State and federal investigators have released their reports into the sterilization issues of surgical instruments at Porter Adventist Hospital, two months after the hospital resumed surgeries. 597 kata lagi

News

What is a liver, which hepatitis b virus affects

The liver is a large, meaty organ that sits on the right side of the belly. Weighing about 3 pounds, the liver is reddish-brown in color and feels rubbery to the touch. 170 kata lagi

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Recommended Hospitals to get hepatitis b medication

Hepatitis B vaccination is a routine immunization. If you have not been vaccinated, it is recommended for travellers on work assignments in the healthcare field such as physicians, nurses, laboratory technicians, dentists, or for those working in close contact with the local population such as teachers, aid workers, and missionaries. 93 kata lagi

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At a Glance: Penyakit hepatitis B

Last update: June 10, 2018

Berapa jumlah penderita hepatitis B di Indonesia?

Riskesdas (Riset Kesehatan Dasar) tahun 2007 mencatat, prevalensi hepatitis B adalah 9,4%; artinya di antara 10 penduduk ada 1 penderita.  1.054 kata lagi

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