Hepatitis

Common Name(s)

Hepatitis

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Hepatitis" for support, advocacy or research.

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American Liver Foundation

The American Liver Foundation (ALF) is the nation's leading nonprofit organization promoting liver health and disease prevention. ALF provides research, education and advocacy for those affected by liver-related diseases, including hepatitis.

Last Updated: 27 Nov 2012

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HealthyWomen

HealthyWomen (HW) is the nation's leading independent health information source for women. Our core mission is to educate, inform and empower women to make smart health choices for themselves and their families. For more than 20 years, millions of women have been coming to HW for answers to their most pressing and personal health care questions. Through our wide array of online and print publications, HW provides health information that is original, objective, reviewed by medical experts and reflective of the advances in evidence-based health research.

Last Updated: 3 Oct 2013

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Hepatitis Foundation International

Hepatitis Foundation International is dedicated to promoting wellness and healthy lifestyles for all individuals in order to reduce the incidence of preventable diseases that affect the liver’s health including: obesity, diabetes, fatty liver, high cholesterol, cardiovascular disease, hepatitis, HIV/AIDS, and substance abuse. We inform, educate, and empower by making available reliable and up-to-date information.

Last Updated: 5 May 2014

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World Hepatitis Alliance

The World Hepatitis Alliance is a not-for-profit international umbrella NGO. Our membership is composed of over 170 organisations who work in the field of viral hepatitis, representing every region of the world. We are patient-led and patient-driven, and in this way, we are the global voice for the 500 million people worldwide living with viral hepatitis. Through better awareness, prevention, care, support and access to treatment, our ultimate goal is to work with governments to eradicate these diseases from the planet.

Last Updated: 15 Apr 2014

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Hepatitis" for support, advocacy or research.

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American Liver Foundation

The American Liver Foundation (ALF) is the nation's leading nonprofit organization promoting liver health and disease prevention. ALF provides research, education and advocacy for those affected by liver-related diseases, including hepatitis.

http://www.liverfoundation.org

Last Updated: 27 Nov 2012

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HealthyWomen

HealthyWomen (HW) is the nation's leading independent health information source for women. Our core mission is to educate, inform and empower women to make smart health choices for themselves and their families. For more than 20 years, millions of women have been coming to HW for answers to their most pressing and personal health care questions. Through our wide array of online and print publications, HW provides health information that is original, objective, reviewed by medical experts and reflective of the advances in evidence-based health research.

http://www.healthywomen.org

Last Updated: 3 Oct 2013

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Hepatitis Foundation International

Hepatitis Foundation International is dedicated to promoting wellness and healthy lifestyles for all individuals in order to reduce the incidence of preventable diseases that affect the liver’s health including: obesity, diabetes, fatty liver, high cholesterol, cardiovascular disease, hepatitis, HIV/AIDS, and substance abuse. We inform, educate, and empower by making available reliable and up-to-date information.

http://www.HepatitisFoundation.org

Last Updated: 5 May 2014

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World Hepatitis Alliance

The World Hepatitis Alliance is a not-for-profit international umbrella NGO. Our membership is composed of over 170 organisations who work in the field of viral hepatitis, representing every region of the world. We are patient-led and patient-driven, and in this way, we are the global voice for the 500 million people worldwide living with viral hepatitis. Through better awareness, prevention, care, support and access to treatment, our ultimate goal is to work with governments to eradicate these diseases from the planet.

http://www.worldhepatitisalliance.org/en/

Last Updated: 15 Apr 2014

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Hepatitis" returned 17385 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Ribavirin for chronic hepatitis E virus infection.
 

Author(s): Nassim Kamar, Vincent Mallet, Jacques Izopet

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2014 Jun;370(25):2447-8.

 

Last Updated: 19 Jun 2014

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Virology. Response to Comment on "Specific and nonhepatotoxic degradation of nuclear hepatitis B virus cccDNA".
 

Author(s): Yuchen Xia, Julie Lucifora, Florian Reisinger, Mathias Heikenwalder, Ulrike Protzer

Journal: Science. 2014 Jun;344(6189):1237.

 

Chisari et al. challenge our central conclusion that the hepatitis B virus (HBV) persistent form, the covalently closed circular DNA (cccDNA), is degraded in a noncytotoxic and specific fashion in the nucleus of infected hepatocytes. Specificity of the assays used, exclusion of cell ...

Last Updated: 13 Jun 2014

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Virology. Comment on "Specific and nonhepatotoxic degradation of nuclear hepatitis B virus cccDNA".
 

Author(s): Francis V Chisari, William S Mason, Christoph Seeger

Journal: Science. 2014 Jun;344(6189):1237.

 

Lucifora et al. (Research Articles, 14 March 2014, p. 1221) report that the hepatitis B virus (HBV) transcriptional template, a long-lived covalently closed circular DNA (cccDNA) molecule, is degraded noncytolytically by agents that up-regulate APOBEC3A and 3B. If these results can ...

Last Updated: 13 Jun 2014

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

Review articles summarize what is currently known about a disease. They discuss research previously published by others.
The terms "Hepatitis" returned 1667 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Immunotherapeutic interventions in chronic hepatitis B virus infection: a review.
 

Author(s): Li Wang, Zhi Qiang Zou, Cheng Xia Liu, Xiang Zhong Liu

Journal: J. Immunol. Methods. 2014 May;407():1-8.

 

Chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is a public health challenge worldwide. Antiviral agents (nucleos(t)ide analogues, NAs) and immune-based therapies (IFN-α or Pegylated-IFN-α) are two therapeutic approaches available currently against chronic hepatitis B (CHB). However, ...

Last Updated: 27 May 2014

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Development, production, and postmarketing surveillance of hepatitis A vaccines in China.
 

Author(s): Fuqiang Cui, Xiaofeng Liang, Fuzhen Wang, Hui Zheng, Yvan J Hutin, Weizhong Yang

Journal: J Epidemiol. 2014 ;24(3):169-77.

 

China has long experience using live attenuated and inactivated vaccines against hepatitis A virus (HAV) infection. We summarize this experience and provide recent data on adverse events after immunization (AEFIs) with hepatitis A vaccines in China. We reviewed the published literature ...

Last Updated: 8 May 2014

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Success of antiviral therapy in chronic hepatitis C infection relates to functional status of myeloid dendritic cells.
 

Author(s): Deepa Rana, Yogesh Chawla, Sunil K Arora

Journal: Indian J. Med. Res.. 2013 Nov;138(5):766-78.

 

Chronic hepatitis C infection poses a major global health predicament and appears to be potent threat to mankind. The treatment in wide use is interferon/ribavirin combination therapy which is generally effective in about 60-70 per cent of patients carrying genotype 3 and causes significant ...

Last Updated: 17 Jan 2014

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Non-invasive Biomarkers of Fibrosis in Pediatric Viral Hepatitis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Viral Hepatitis; Liver Fibrosis; Liver Disease; Hepatitis B; Hepatitis C

 

Last Updated: 11 Jun 2014

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Differential Gene Expression of Liver Tissue and Blood From Individuals With Chronic Viral Hepatitis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Hepatitis C; Hepatitis B; Autoimmune Hepatitis; Liver Cirrhosis, Biliary; Cholangitis, Sclerosing

 

Last Updated: 29 Nov 2005

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Peginterferon Alfa-2a Plus Ribavirin for Chronic Hepatitis C/Hepatitis B Co-Infection and Chronic Hepatitis C
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Hepatitis B, Chronic; Hepatitis C, Chronic

 

Last Updated: 10 Aug 2007

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