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Hepatitis B


World Hepatitis Day 2021: Follow these hygiene practices to stay away from the disease

July 28, 2021 1:58 pm

Hepatitis is a preventable disease, and you can stay safe by taking some specific measures

World Hepatitis Day 2021: All you should know about Hepatitis B and Covid vaccines

July 28, 2021 1:11 pm

"HBV and Covid vaccines are not recommended to be taken together or in a gap of few days. Any other vaccine should be scheduled after two weeks of Covid vaccine dose," said an expert

World Hepatitis Day 2020: Early detection is key to treatment of this silent disease

July 28, 2020 1:08 pm

World Hepatitis Day 2020: Many people mistakenly think that hepatitis means viral hepatitis, and that all forms of hepatitis are contagious. Actually, the word hepatitis refers to any inflammation of the liver – the irritation or swelling of the liver cells from any cause

Man travels over 150 km to deliver critical medicine to Hepatitis-B patient in Bengal

April 22, 2020 11:42 am

Saumitra Maur, a relative and neighbour of the patient, Purnima Maur, said he contacted a ham radio club in desperation after all efforts to buy the medicines in the locality proved futile.

Maharashtra govt rolls out free hepatitis treatment program, medical colleges across state

July 29, 2019 2:27 pm

Union minister of state for health and family welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey, in an event at Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College Hall, said a national relief centre has been set up to provide information on treatment and increase detection rate.

World Hepatitis Day 2019: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal and Thailand achieve Hepatitis B control: Can India bridge the gaps?

July 29, 2019 7:49 am

India is one of the few countries in the world to offer free diagnostics and life-long drugs for Hepatitis B.

World Hepatitis Day 2019: Common Hepatitis myths debunked

July 28, 2019 8:33 am

World Hepatitis Day: While we all have heard about Hepatitis, how many of us actually know about it?

World Hepatitis Day 2019: How mothers can protect babies from the virus

July 28, 2019 6:00 am

World Hepatitis Day 2019: Infants and young children are at the greatest risk of developing chronic (lifelong) infection if they are exposed to HBV. Approximately 30-50 per cent of children, and 90 per cent of babies are not able to fight off the virus and will develop chronic infection.

Explained: What is Hepatitis? Here are the facts, from A to E

July 27, 2019 7:07 pm

World Hepatitis Day: Hepatitis attacks the liver and in the worst case can result in cirrhosis or liver carcinoma. But not all forms of Hepatitis are alike.

Programme to provide free Hepatitis B drugs being developed: Nadda

March 17, 2018 5:09 pm

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.