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Hepatitis prevention, viral defense: Gut health breakthrough you need to know

Fitness expert reveals how to fight hepatitis and viral infections with gut health

Hepatitis prevention and viral defense: The gut health breakthrough you need to know (Photo by Twitter/AbeDan14)
Updated on Oct 23, 2023 04:51 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, New Delhi

Hepatitis B and C viruses can lead to liver cancer. Health experts reveal how

Hepatitis B and C combined, have surpassed HIV and Tuberculosis to become leading chronic infectious disease in India. Here's how they can lead to liver cancer

Hepatitis B and C viruses can lead to liver cancer. Health experts reveal how (Pixabay)
Published on Aug 27, 2023 08:25 AM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, New Delhi

Causes of increased hepatitis risk in monsoon, tips for a healthy liver

There are a large number of people who are detected with hepatitis A and E during the rainy season. Here are its causes along with treatment and prevention tips

Causes of increased hepatitis risk in monsoon, tips for a healthy liver (Photo by Twitter/AbeDan14)
Published on Aug 16, 2023 07:31 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, New Delhi

World Hepatitis Day 2023: Date, history, theme and significance of the day

World Hepatitis Day raises awareness about viral hepatitis and the need for prevention, testing, and treatment. From theme to date, here's all you need to know.

World Hepatitis Day aims to increase public awareness of viral hepatitis and its effects on public health.(WHO)
Published on Jul 27, 2023 05:00 PM IST

Tips to protect from Hepatitis E during monsoon

Hepatitis E is a common problem during monsoon and equally dangerous for all age groups. Here's how to keep Hepatitis E at bay and stay healthy this monsoon

Tips to protect from Hepatitis E during monsoon (HT Photo)
Published on Jul 17, 2023 02:12 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, New Delhi

Beware of Hepatitis A in monsoon; check out these warning signs and symptoms

One of the common infections during rainy season is Hepatitis A, an inflammation of liver that spreads through contaminated food and water.

If you haven't taken vaccination for Hepatitis A or are not previously infected by the virus, you are at risk of getting it. (Freepik)
Published on Jul 04, 2023 01:21 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Blood banks to inform SBTC of hepatitis positive patients

The State Blood Transfusion Council in India has instructed blood banks to notify both new and old hepatitis B and C patients in an effort to eradicate the diseases. The council has 373 blood banks registered with it and aims to end viral hepatitis by 2030 through its National Viral Hepatitis Control Program. Free screening tests and treatment are being provided to hepatitis B and C patients through treatment centres, and blood donors are being referred to these centres for further treatment and medical management. The monthly data will be analysed to identify trends in the community.

The State Blood Transfusion Council (SBTC) has instructed all blood banks to notify new and old hepatitis B and C patients reported at blood banks in an effort to eradicate the diseases (REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE)
Updated on Apr 08, 2023 11:12 PM IST
ByVicky Pathare

Circovirus involved in human hepatitis: Study

Circoviruses are a family of small, highly resistant DNA viruses that were initially identified in 1974 in various animal species, where they can cause respiratory, renal, dermatological and reproductive problems. HCirV-1 is a novel virus that is distant from known animal circoviruses.

Circovirus involved in human hepatitis: Study(Shutterstock)
Published on Feb 23, 2023 11:09 AM IST
ANI | | Posted by Tapatrisha Das, Paris

End-stage liver disease: Symptoms and everything else you need to know

As liver disease progresses through its many phases, damage to the liver can build up. Your liver's capacity to perform its functions correctly is impacted by each stage collectively. Watch out for these symptoms and know everything about end-stage liver disease

End-stage liver disease: Symptoms and everything else you need to know (Image by Mohamed Hassan from Pixabay )
Updated on Jan 02, 2023 03:41 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Understanding Viral Hepatitis A infection, tips to prevent it especially in kids

HAV or Acute Viral Hepatitis A is defined as the inflammation of the liver, which is generally caused by infection with one of the five Hepatitis viruses and almost 10-30% cases related to HAV belong to children. Here's all you need to know about it and tips to prevent it

Understanding Viral Hepatitis A infection, tips to prevent it especially in kids (Twitter/Journalofclin12)
Updated on Dec 20, 2022 10:29 AM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Viral Hepatitis: Lifestyle measures and precautions to prevent liver damage

Viral Hepatitis means damage to the liver which is caused by infectious and non-infectious causes. Doctors share tips on lifestyle measures and precautions to prevent liver damage due to Viral Hepatitis

Viral Hepatitis: Lifestyle measures and precautions to prevent liver damage due to Viral Hepatitis (Twitter/JewelCenterNg)
Updated on Aug 02, 2022 04:51 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Hepatitis in children: A possible cause for the mystery outbreak found

Initial investigations found a potential link between adenovirus infection and these cases of hepatitis.

Usually, childhood hepatitis is caused by an infection from one of the hepatitis viruses(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jul 28, 2022 08:57 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Parmita Uniyal, London

World Hepatitis Day: 7 lifestyle habits that could put you at risk of hepatitis

World Hepatitis Day 2022: According to expert, these are some of the lifestyle mistakes you should stop making to prevent hepatitis.

Hepatitis is essentially inflammation of the liver, which may be caused by an infection or an injury.
Updated on Jul 27, 2022 07:54 PM IST

World Hepatitis Day 2022: Common hepatitis myths debunked by expert

Hepatitis isn't a hereditary disease as popularly believed. It cannot be transmitted through kissing. Here are all the myths busted.

Some common symptoms of hepatitis are tiredness, fever, pain in the right upper abdomen, fever, and jaundice(WHO)
Updated on Jul 27, 2022 02:44 PM IST
By, Delhi

Tips to prevent viral infections that may cause serious kidney diseases

Infections that occur in India commonly are due to contamination of food and water like typhoid, acute gastroenteritis, hepatitis A, E and those transmitted by vectors including malaria, leptospirosis, dengue - all more prone to happen during monsoons. Here are tips to prevent it

Kidney health in monsoon: Tips to prevent viral infections that may cause serious kidney diseases (Pinterest)
Updated on Jul 21, 2022 08:59 AM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Viral Hepatitis: Causes, symptoms, people at risk, treatment, prevention tips

Doctor reveals everything you need to know about Viral Hepatitis, its causes, symptoms, who is at higher risk, treatment and tips to prevent it

Viral Hepatitis: Causes, symptoms, who is at higher risk, treatment, prevention tips (Twitter/NHPINDIA)
Updated on Jul 14, 2022 03:13 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

US health body reveals virus that may be causing mystery child hepatitis cases

The virus believed to be behind hepatitis cases spreads through an infected person’s stool, for example, during diaper changing. "It can also spread through the water, such as swimming pools, but this is less common,” CDC says.

At least 17 children have required liver transplants and one patient has died of acute hepatitis.(Shutterstock file photo)
Published on Apr 30, 2022 08:28 AM IST
By | Written by Ishika Yadav | Edited by Swati Bhasin

Explained: Mysterious Hepatitis outbreak and sudden liver disease rise in kids

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control on Tuesday said around 190 unexplained cases of severe hepatitis have been reported in children around the world, including in the UK, the US and Israel.

Doctors are unsure what's causing a new outbreak of an unknown hepatitis virus in children(Jens Kalaene/picture alliance/dpa )
Updated on Apr 27, 2022 05:16 PM IST
By | Written by Aniruddha Dhar, New Delhi

Mystery hepatitis: At least one child has died, WHO says

Doctors are scratching their heads over a new, unknown form of hepatitis that is causing severe illness in some cases. At least one child has died, according to the WHO. Does the COVID pandemic have a role to play?

Doctors are unsure what's causing a new outbreak of an unknown hepatitis virus in young children, most under the age of five(Jens Kalaene/picture alliance/dpa )
Updated on Apr 26, 2022 03:22 PM IST
By, Delhi

Severe hepatitis cases rising among UK kids– could Covid have a role to play?

Severe hepatitis in children is very rare and the cause of this unusual rise in cases is yet to be known.

How likely is it that these hepatitis cases are linked to COVID? Or is there a more likely cause to be found elsewhere?(Shutterstock)
Published on Apr 20, 2022 04:13 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Parmita Uniyal

World Liver Day 2020: 5 ways to keep your liver healthy

There has been a steady rise in the rate of liver diseases over the years. Globally, alcohol, NASH and viral hepatitis are the most common causative factors of liver diseases.

Over consumption of alcohol is bad for the liver.(Unsplash)
Updated on Apr 19, 2020 09:58 AM IST
Hindustan Times | ByDr Veena Aggarwal

After hepatitis C, patients with hepatitis B will also be treated in Ludhiana government hospitals

The Directorate of Health and Family Welfare, Punjab, had recently informed all district health departments in the state that medical kits for the diagnosis and management of hepatitis B will soon be provided to district, subdivisional hospitals and government medical colleges

The state government has also decided to expand the hepatitis C treatment programme, available at the civil hospital so far, to subdivisional hospitals as well.(Harsimar Pal Singh/HT)
Updated on Jan 08, 2020 10:41 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | ByHarvinder Kaur, Ludhiana

How Swachh Bharat can enhance nutrition, immunity of children

Three of the top seven causes of disease and death in India — malnutrition, dietary risks and WASH (water sanitation and hygiene) — are directly linked with bad sanitation and poor hygiene practices.

Poor sanitation is the leading cause of diarrhoea, malnutrition, cholera, hepatitis A and E (jaundice), worm infestations, typhoid and other enteric fevers, which lead to chronic malnutrition and lowered immunity that further feed the infectious disease cycle.(HT/Picture for representation)
Updated on Sep 25, 2018 07:26 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By

Why Hepatitis C virus infection is more prevalent in north India

On World Hepatitis Day, we tell you why Hepatitis C incidents are more common in north India and what you can do about it.

Hepatitis C infection was more common in middle age to old age groups of 31-60 years, while Hepatitis E and A infections were common among young adults in the age group of 16-30 years.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jul 28, 2018 02:11 PM IST
Indo Asian News Service | By

Regular screening of the liver can protect you from severe hepatitis

On World Hepatitis Day 2018, we tell you about how hepatitis can be transmitted, how to prevent it and treat it.

Globally every year, 1.4 million people die from hepatitis, which can be transmitted from the mother to baby, via sexual contact, or upon contact with infected blood.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jul 28, 2018 01:48 PM IST
Asian News International | By

World Hepatitis Day 2018: Cause, symptoms and treatment of the disease

On World Hepatitis Day, we tell you some interesting facts about the causes and symptoms of the disease as well as what can be done about it.

World Hepatitis Day is held on July 28. Viral hepatitis, be it hepatitis A, hepatitis B, or hepatitis C, are a group of diseases that affect the liver.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jul 28, 2018 09:02 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By

Here’s why restaurants need to be careful about food contamination

According to this study, a single food-borne outbreak could cost a restaurant millions of dollars in lost revenue, fines, lawsuits, legal fees, insurance premium increases, inspection costs and staff retraining.

Many restaurants may not realise how much even just a single foodborne illness outbreak can cost them and affect their bottom line(Shutterstock)
Published on Apr 16, 2018 02:31 PM IST
Asian News International, Washington D.C. | By
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