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Programme to provide free Hepatitis B drugs being developed: Nadda

The minister spoke about the implementation of the Hepatitis-C programme, and said availability of free drugs against the disease has been finalised and would be launched very soon across the country, according to a ILBS statement.

World Hepatitis Day 2017: Hepatitis B can cause infertility in males

HBV impacts spermatogenesis negatively in males. This causes a reduction in the sperm count, free testosterone levels, motility, viability, and morphology which further impacts overall fertility and ability to produce an offspring in them.


Easy to talk about diseases in documentary than in film: Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan feels it is easier to make documentaries on social issues and diseases than have commercial films on such subjects.

Govt launches low-cost screening for liver cancer

Cancers of the liver, especially hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), are one of the most common cancers in the world.

Bengal polio goof-up: 114 kids hospitalised after being given Hepatitis B vaccine

Hepatitis B is administered through injection while pulse polio drops are given orally.

Hepatitis B vaccine given in place of polio drops in Bengal,67 children ill

State govt orders probe,four health workers suspended.


World Hepatitis Day: Research shows countries ill-equipped to cope with epidemic

Despite this enormous death toll,leaders in global health consistently leave it off their agendas.

Woman gets HepB after blood transfusion,Escorts to pay Rs 50K

'There is adequate evidence on record to establish that there is clear nexus between the blood transfusion into respondent'

city anchor: Blood donation: Strict screening to prevent transmission of Hepatitis

Now,it’s not easy for any walk-in donor to donate blood as city blood banks are adopting strict measures to prevent transmission of Hepatitis B and C virus infection.

Bigger chunk for health,water treatment & supply

For the first time in three years,Delhi government’s budget for the health sector shifted its focus from Public Private Partnership (PPP) to primary and allied medical services.