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Patients call for urgent action against rising Viral Hepatitis in Assam

State leads Viral Hepatitis cases in Northeast Low awareness and lack of screening sighted as the biggest concerns Guwahati, May 19, 2014: Today Assam, the gateway to north-eastern India, witnessed a patient led initiative to combat one of the biggest … Continue reading

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Rajasthan patients launch campaign against hepatitis

Patients from various districts of Rajasthan Thursday joined hands for creating an awareness programme to mobilise all stakeholders, including practitioners and policy makers, to combat the growing number of hepatitis cases. As many as 12 million people may be chronically infected in … Continue reading

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PATIENTS CAMPAIGN AGAINST VIRAL HEPATITIS REACHES RAJASTHAN AFTER SUCCESSFUL STINT IN GUJARAT, PUNJAB AND HARYANA

On the eve of the INASL (Indian National Association for the Study of the Liver) conference, patients call for a comprehensive approach, drawing attention to Hepatitis B and C disease- prevention efforts and treatment access. Jaipur, March 27, 2014: Patients … Continue reading

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‘Viral Hepatitis B, C could be a larger epidemic than HIV’

Patients from remote districts of Punjab and Haryana joined hands to spread awareness about the growing number of Hepatitis-infected people at a session organised by The National Liver Foundation (NLF) here on Saturday. According to experts, as many as 12 … Continue reading

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2014 Could Be a Breakthrough Year for More Than 3 Million Hepatitis C Sufferers

The biopharmaceutical sector can sometimes be rife with big discoveries or a wasteland of failure, depending on the nature of a disease. Alzheimer’s disease, for example, has been a difficult to treat condition, as the underlying cause of the disease … Continue reading

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Hepatitis C: All that you need to know about the silent killer

Hepatitis is an infectious liver disease caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV). Its severity ranges from a mild illness lasting a few weeks to a serious lifelong sickness. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), about 150 million people … Continue reading

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Sandesh TV Panel Discussion (Part 2)

Dr Samir Shah and Dr Sudhanshu Patwari talk about issues related to hepatitis during a live panel discussion on Sandesh TV.

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