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Top News 2014

High preop hep B surface antigen levels predict HCC recurrence
April 11

Small financial incentives can improve people's completion of HBV vaccination, study finds
April 10

CDC Resources for May & Hepatitis Awareness Month
April 8

Free Hepatitis B Screening for Women under the ACA
April 8

Updated Viral Hepatitis Action Plan Released
April 4

Elevated HBV DNA increased risk for advanced fibrosis
April 4

Asia-Pacific nations prodded on hepatitis action plans
April 3

Complete replication of hepatitis B virus and hepatitis C virus in a newly developed hepatoma cell line
April 3

Prevalence and Presentation of Hepatitis B and C Virus (HBV and HCV) Infection in Vietnamese Americans via Serial Community Serologic Testing
March 28

Prevalence and Presentation of Hepatitis B and C Virus (HBV and HCV) Infection in Vietnamese Americans via Serial Community Serologic Testing
March 28

Launch of the Updated Viral Hepatitis Action Plan on Thursday, April 3
March 27

The Patient Access Network (PAN) Foundation
March 26

HIV, hepatitis B virus coinfection increased hepatitis D incidence
March 25

The search is on for a hepatitis B drug, thanks to a million dollars in NIH grants to SLU
March 25

Arrowhead Begins Dosing in Phase 2a Trial of RNAi Therapeutic ARC-520 in Chronic Hepatitis B Patients
March 24

Isis Announces Antisense Targeting Of HBV Produces Dose-Dependent Reductions In Hepatitis B Virus In An Animal Model Of HBV
March 24

Entecavir approved for children 2 years and older for hepatitis B virus infection
March 22

Dental patients offered Hepatitis C test after infection probe
March 20

Dental patients offered Hepatitis C test after infection probe
March 19

Action Alert! Urge Your House Representative To Sign Important Dear Colleague Letter
March 19

APIs are generally a healthy bunch
March 13

Responding to the escalating impact of viral hepatitis in Asia Pacific
March 13

Long Island Hospital Says Patients May Be at Risk of Infection to Hepatitis, HIV
March 11

HCC risk remains high with hep B antivirals
March 11

Support the USPSTF's Draft Hepatitis B Screening Recommendations
March 4

Attack on Hepatitis B Virus DNA a New Way of Defense
March 2

Curb vaccine-preventable diseases in diabetes patients
Feb 25

Gay Men, IDUs and People With HIV Should Test for Hep B
Feb 24

South Berwick fined for lack of training in blood-borne pathogens
Feb 22

'Plenty of good news' in health report, but work remains
Feb 21

Chronic kidney disease led to poor response to HBV vaccine
Feb 18

Dynavax Announces Withdrawal of European Marketing Application for HEPLISAV(TM)
Feb 18

Are Doctors Screening Their Patients for Hepatitis B?
Feb 14

Cuba, France Agree on Development of Hepatitis B Vaccine
Feb 14

Citing Hepatitis B, Austrian Red Cross doctor allegedly refuses Muslim blood
Feb 13

School nurse fined for forging signature on form
Feb 13

Hepatitis B Foundation Welcomes Dr. Robert Gish as Medical Director
Feb 13

USPSTF Releases Draft Hepatitis B Screening Recommendations
Feb 11

Adult vaccination rates low states CDC, especially among Hispanics
Feb 10

HBV Tests Urged for High-Risk Groups
Feb 10

 

'Liver cancer could kill 40 Filipinos a day by 2030'
Feb 4

Spotlight on Hyphen Heroine Fiona Ma, Hepatitis B Woman Warrior
Feb 3

Telbivudine improved renal function in patients with chronic hepatitis B
Jan 29

B.C. funds hepatitis B awareness program for Asian immigrants
Jan 28

Health Canada Endorsed Important Safety Information on ARZERRA™ (ofatumumab)
Jan 27

Monitoring Inactive Hepatitis B Patients Is Cost-Effective Strategy
Jan 15

Australia: Indigenous hepatitis B program cash uncertainty
Jan 13

Improvements possible for perinatal hepatitis B prevention program
Jan 8

China Says Vaccines Didn't Cause 9 Kids' Deaths
Jan 3

Scientists Decipher How the Immune System Induces Liver Damage During Hepatitis
Jan 2

 

Top News 2013

CDC: Flu widespread in 10 states, H1N1 dominates again
Dec 30

Nigeria: Survey - 40 Million Nigerians Have Hepatitis Virus
Dec 24

CDC Issues Guidance on Hepatitis B Virus Protection Among Healthcare Workers
Dec 23

China: Health authorities investigate after hepatitis B vaccine suspected in seven deaths
Dec 23

Saigon: Almost 20 percent population infected with Hepatitis B
Dec 17

World's best vaccine against hepatitis B
Dec 9

Liver Transplant Survival Rates Lower in Black than White Pediatric Patients
Dec 5

Hepatitis B Virus Co-Infection: Yet Another Reason for Early Initiation of Treatment in HIV Infected Individuals
Dec 4

A Study Evaluating GS-9620 in Virologically Suppressed Subjects With Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection
Dec 4

China's Struggle With Hepatitis B Discrimination
Dec 3

Gilead Begins Innovative Antiviral Plus Vaccine Trial Across the U.S.
Dec 3

Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C in Pregnancy FAQ
Nov 29

Clinic gives addicts 1000 needles a day
Nov 25

Tenofovir Alafenamide Shows Similar Anti-HBV Activity with Less Kidney Toxicity
Nov 21

'SILENT EPIDEMIC' | Nearly ten percent of Filipinos infected with hepatitis
Nov 20

Most Canadians infected with hepatitis unaware of it
Nov 20

Study Suggests Vaccine and HBIG Ineffective at Preventing "Occult" Hepatitis B in Babies Born to Infected Mothers
Nov 17

Viral Hepatitis Symposium to Address Increasing Burden of Treatable Disease in Hawaii
Nov 14

HBV Response to Tenofovir Similar in People With and Without HIV
Nov 12

CNIO scientists decipher how the immune system induces liver damage during hepatitis
Nov 8

The prevalence of fibromyalgia among patients with hepatitis B virus infection
Nov 6

Fuzheng Huayu (FZHY) Completed Phase II Clinical Trial for Treatment of Liver Fibrosis in Patients With Chronic Hepatitis C
Nov 6

Study: Arrowhead's hep B RNAi drug could offer 'functional cure'
Nov 6

Study: Fibroscan – Fast, painless alternative to liver biopsies for hepatitis patients proves accurate and reliable
Oct 31

New REP 9AC Clinical Trial, Adding Interferon and Antivirals, Begins in Europe, with comments by Christine M. Kukka, Project Manager, HBV Advocate
Oct 30

FDA Drug Safety Communication: Boxed Warning and new recommendations to decrease risk of hepatitis B reactivation with the immune-suppressing and anti-cancer drugs Arzerra (ofatumumab) and Rituxan (rituximab), with comments by Alan Franciscus
Oct 29

Asian Americans Comprise Half of All People with Hepatitis B in the U.S.
Oct 27

High-Risk Organs From Deceased Donors Safe When Screened with Current Methods
Oct 25

China presentation of BioDiem's liver treatment technology: Researchers successfully establish new system designed to deliver drugs specifically to the liver
Oct 24

Dracula Be Warned! Hepatitis B viruses in bats
Oct 18

Men-only hepatitis B mutation explains higher cancer rates
Oct 17

Multicountry Survey Results Highlighting Limited Knowledge of Viral Hepatitis and Liver Cancer Reinforces Need for Action
Oct 17

Louisville's New Slugger, GlobeImmune, Hits a Homer with Tarmogen for Hepatitis B
Oct 15

Warning: Vibrio Bacteria in saltwater infect 31, kill 10 in Florida
Oct 11

Acute Hepatitis and Liver Failure Following the Use of a Dietary Supplement Intended for Weight Loss or Muscle Building
Oct 10

Arrowhead Completes Enrollment in Phase 1 Study of ARC-520 for the Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis B
Oct 8

Wife of imprisoned Tibetan filmmaker to deliver birthday cards to China Consulate in SF, Wed., Oct. 9, 2013
Oct 7

Vaccination campaign doubles HBV mutations
Oct 7

HBV Vaccine Response Status Not Associated with cART CD4 Gains at 1-Year
Oct 7

Drug use blamed for rise in hepatitis B cases
Oct 6

Entecavir, Tenofovir Comparable in Patients with Treatment-Naïve Chronic Hepatitis B
Oct 3

Liver transplant outcomes among HBV patients improved over time
Oct 2

Plastic surgery clinic warned of risk of infection
Oct 2

Caesarians Reduce Infection When Mothers Have High Viral Loads
Sept 28

Quest Research is looking for adults with chronic hepatitis B infection
Sept 24

Calgarian receives Hepatitis B scare following blood transfusion
Sept 23

Testing for chronic hepatitis B
Sept 23

Occult and Overt HBV Co-Infections Independently Predict Postoperative Prognosis in HCV-Associated Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Sept 19

HBV viremia linked to progression of dysplastic nodules to HCC
Sept 18

Raw Oyster–associated Vibrio vulnificus Illnesses and Deaths
Sept 18

Investigation of Hepatitis E Outbreak Among Refugees — Upper Nile, South Sudan, 2012-2013
Sept 18

New Tenofovir Formulation Requires Lower Doses, Reducing Side Effects
Sept 18

Hepatitis E Virus Found in 10% of Sausages Tested in Britain
Sept 18

Give birth to the end of hepatitis B
Sept 18

Single-Port Liver Resection Safe, Feasible in Selected Patients
Sept 17

When Is Racial Profiling OK? In the Doctor's Office
Sept 15

HIV and hepatitis risk for steroid users
Sept 13

Hepatitis B Foundation research institute changing its name to Baruch S. Blumberg Institute
Sept 10

Roche and Inovio Pharmaceuticals partner on Inovio's prostate cancer and hepatitis B immunotherapy products
Sept 10

OSHA fines Atlanta Health Careers Institute
Sept 9

Medivir: The Collaboration with Daewoong Pharmaceutical for the Development of the Hepatitis B Compound, MIV-210 Has Been Discontinued
Sept 8

Sedgwick County: Vaccinations for 276 people may be ineffective
Sept 6

Hepatitis B Vaccination Cuts Deaths From Liver Disease, Cancer: Study
Sept 3

Decompensated cirrhosis increases risk of liver cancer for people with HIV and viral hepatitis co-infection
Sept 3

Liver Cancer Due to Chronic Inflammation: Tumor Growth Follows Programmed Cell Death (Apoptosis)
Aug 30

The Faces of HBV in America
Aug 30

The End of Hepatitis B Transmission Begins at Birth
Aug 24

Coinfection with hepatitis B and D: Epidemiology, prevalence and disease in patients in Northern California
Aug 24

The Other Forgotten Hepatitis B Minority—African-Americans
Aug 19

No Signs of Drug Resistance After Six Years of Tenofovir (Viread) Treatment
Aug 18

Researchers Urge Banning Use of Lamivudine Due to Inherent Drug Resistance
Aug 18

Community Screenings Reveal True Prevalence of Hepatitis B Infection
Aug 18

Coffee and Tea May Contribute to a Healthy Liver
Aug 17

Deadly liver cancer on the rise, but half of cases preventable: Cancer Society
Aug 16

NZ: Campaign a success
Aug 12

Hepatitis almost as lethal as HIV despite lack of awareness
Aug 12

Joan Block of Hepatitis B Foundation Honored by Viral Hepatitis Action Coalition of CDC Foundation
Aug 11

China Revokes Patent Protection on Popular HBV Antiviral Tenofovir
Aug 9

Even Liver Specialists Fail to Immunize Patients Against Viral Hepatitis
Aug 9

Emerging Trends Conference: Reactivation of Hepatitis B
Aug 6

HBV frequently undiagnosed, undertreated in Mexico, South American countries
Aug 6

New vaccine targets Hepatitis B eradication
Aug 6

Hepatitis rates must be measured
Aug 2

FDA Warns of Rare Acetaminophen Risk
Aug 1

Patients were exposed to hepatitis B because nurses lacked access to electronic medical records
Aug 1

Immigration and Chronic Hepatitis B
July 30

Mislabeled Aspirin Increases Risk of Liver Damage
July 29

Nizoral (ketoconazole): Drug Safety Communication - Potentially Fatal Liver Injury, Risk of Drug Interactions and Adrenal Gland Problems
July 29

Suppression of HBV by Tenofovir in HBV/HIV Coinfected Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
July 28

Editorial: World Hepatitis Day 2013
July 27

Local Researchers Testing Hepatitis B Treatment for Children
July 25

Israel's SciVac eyes global expansion of 3G hepatitis B vaccine
July 25

Jordan: Around 2-3% of population have hepatitis B
July 24

WHO urges governments to act on hepatitis threat
July 24

Hepatitis is a silent epidemic that kills two people per minute throughout the world
July 24

Day puts focus on hepatitis
July 24

20pc of prisoners have hepatitis B and C: latest health report
July 24

Arrowhead Begins Phase 1 Trial of RNAi Therapeutic ARC-520 for Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis B Infection
July 24

Unmask hepatitis B before it turns into liver cancer
July 23

World Hepatitis Day: July 28
July 23

Hep B or C Coinfection Spells Worse Response to HIV Meds
July 23

Editorial: How the U.S. Department of Justice Just Might Improve Hepatitis B Care in the United States
July 23

Fil-Ams at high risk of hepatitis-B; free testing in SF Bay Area
July 22

New Zealand: Hundreds call hepatitis helpline
July 22

DOH Encourages Awareness of Potential Bacteria in Gulf Waters
July 16

Occult, overt HBV coinfection predictive of outcomes from HCV-associated HCC
July 16

The fight against hepatitis B
July 15

Longer antiviral treatment needed to prevent relapse
July 12

Another hepatitis B case is possibly linked to Tri-County Spinal Care Center
July 10

Experimental antiviral and vitamin combination quickly reverses liver damage
July 10

Poorer Health for Acetaminophen Overdose Survivors than Other Liver Failure Patients
July 9

Hepatitis B cirrhosis declines in China, but alcohol-related cirrhosis climbs
July 7

Scientists create tiny human liver cells from stem cells
July 3

Ancient origin of hepatitis B viruses revealed by DNA fossils in bird genomes
July 3

RECOMBIVAX HB (Hepatitis B Vaccine (Recombinant)) Adult Formulation by Merck Sharp and Dohme Corp.: Recall - Potential For Cracked Vials
July 3

REP 9AC Plus Interferon Clears Hepatitis B and Generates Surface Antibodies
July 1

Hepatitis Threat Forces Another Frozen Fruit Recall
June 29

18 have hepatitis B after injections at SC clinic
June 28

77 hepatitis C cases reported in Okla. infection scandal
June 28

GPs given 'key role' in improving hepatitis B
June 27

Flu Shot Effective Regardless of Circulating Flu Strain, Research Finds
June 26

New Type of Interferon Effective in Hepatitis B Trial
June 25

Experts warn of a liver cancer time bomb
June 24

HHS Releases New Guideline to Reduce Disease Transmission Through Organ Transplantation
June 20

New Report Out on Antiviral Treatment for Pregnant Women with Hepatitis B
June 19

Folsom Man Files Suit after Contracting Hepatitis from Berries
June 19

Investigational Device Prolongs Survival Of Livers for Transplantation
June 18

Hyaluronic acid levels can predict risk of serious liver events in people living with HIV and hepatitis B or C co-infection
June 17

Patients with HCV, occult HBV at greater risk for mortality, HCC, cirrhosis
June 17

Hepatology 2013: 4th Edition Available
June 17

Free HIV, Hepatitis Testing for Patients of Former Tulsa Oral Surgeon to End June 28
June 15

CUHK-HCC Score Accurately Predicts Risk of Liver Cancer in Chronic Hepatitis B Patients Receiving Antiviral Therapy
June 13

CDC: 1-in-12 Asian-Americans, Pacific Islanders have hepatitis B
June 13

Federal agencies warn medical schools against discriminating against applicants and students with hepatitis B
June 13

How Did Hepatitis Get into Organic Berries?
June 12

Hep B United Partners with CDC on First-Ever Multilingual Hepatitis B Testing Campaign for AAPIs
June 12

Dynavax's hepatitis B vaccine delayed as FDA seeks more data
June 10

In HBeAg-negative patients, high surface antigen levels increase liver cancer risk
June 10

Tenofovir-Emtricitabine Treatment for Preventing Hepatitis B after Liver Transplants
June 10

Partial Livers from Deceased Donors Saving the Lives of Infants
June 10

Hepatitis B and C infect one in fifty adults in European Region
June 7

Taiwan can contribute to WHO hepatitis platform: expert
June 7

160,000 Singaporeans suffer from Hepatitis B, Chronic Hepatitis B
June 7

Vitamin D Deficiency May Help Spread of Hepatitis B Throughout Liver
June 6

Input sought on renewal of U.S. Viral Hepatitis Action Plan (comments need to be made by 5:00 p.m. EST on July 5, 2013)
June 6

Pa. health officials: dentist's patients at risk
June 5

Why the Healthcare System Fails People with Hepatitis B
June 4

U.S. Doctors Failing to Treat Patients Who Need Treatment
June 1

30 Hepatitis A Illnesses Linked to Organic Berries Sold at Costco
May 31

Liver cancer rates on the rise in Canada, new stats reveal
May 29

Save the Date! Hep B United Launch Event—June 12, 2013 Washington DC
May 29

Arrowhead Files to Begin Phase 1 Trial of RNAi Therapeutic ARC-520 Against Chronic Hepatitis B Infection
May 28

Change to drug coverage will help British Columbians with hepatitis B, support group says
May 27

May 23, 2013, is Hepatitis B and C Testing and Awareness Day in the U.S. House of Representatives
May 23

3 have hepatitis B after injections at SC clinic
May 21

Action Alert: Urge Your Members of Congress to Participate in Historic Viral Hepatitis Testing Event
May 20

HBV may increase risk for non-hodgkin lymphoma
May 18

Hepatitis B cases increase in region: NKY Health Department offers vaccines program
May 16

Hepatitis Activists Issue New PSA and Call Attention to Open Enrollment for Affordable Care Act
May 14

Preimmunosuppresive hepatitis B screening often goes by the wayside
May 6

Feds: Health providers with hepatitis B are no threat to patients, covered by disability law
May 6

Genetic fossils betray hepatitis B's ancient roots
April 30

New Drug Stimulates Immune System to Kill Infected Cells in Animal Model of Hepatitis B Infection
April 27

Five reasons Asian Americans should get tested for hepatitis B
April 24

Health-Care Worker Visits Increase Hepatitis B Screening Rates For Hmong Americans
April 24

Dozens of Okla. dentist's patients positive for hepatitis
April 18

Tenofovir/emtricitabine topped other regimens for patients coinfected with HIV, HBV
April 18

Bristol-Myers Squibb to Present New Data on Hepatitis C and Hepatitis B Compounds at The International Liver CongressTM (ILC) 2013
April 9

Device Keeps Human Liver Alive Outside Body
April 7

Canada: Report finds more people are dying from liver disease, calls for national strategy
April 6

Liver diseases pose major problem in future for health care professionals: report
April 2

Congress must restore federal funding for needle exchange
April 1

Screen all psoriasis patients for hepatitis before immunosuppressive therapy
April 1

Boston Medical Center says five patients may have been exposed to Hepatitis B virus
March 31

B.C. plan to wipe out hepatitis will follow HIV model
March 29

Oklahoma Dentist May Have Exposed Thousands To Disease
March 29

Hepatic Encephalopathy Explored in New Film, Clinical Studies
March 26

Hyperpigmentation common adverse event of interferon-based chronic HCV therapy
March 26

A new hepatitis threat—Hepatitis E
March 25

Temporary Tattoos May Put You at Risk
March 25

Millions on Verge of Diabetes Don't Know It: CDC –with comments by Alan Franciscus
March 22

Affordable Care Act extended free preventive care to 71 million Americans with private health insurance
March 22

Film Highlights Hepatitis Research on Kids With Disabilities
March 11

CROI 2013: Dually Active Antiretroviral Therapy Protects Against Primary Hepatitis B Infection
March 7

Share Hepatitis B fight: Stanford University students, Silicon Valley team up to fight infection
March 6

UMDNJ settles over charges they excluded applicants with hepatitis B
March 6

Arrowhead Data Demonstrates RNAi Candidate ARC-520 Silences Hepatitis B Virus
February 16

Fried foods have similar impact on your liver as hepatitis
February 16

13 found positive for hepatitis after hospital tests
February 14

U.S. court invalidates patent on Bristol hepatitis B drug
February 12

French biotech rapidly stuck on losing side of hep C revolution
February 8

Study Identifies Liver Gene that Regulates Cholesterol and Fat Blood Levels
February 7

Chronic Hepatitis Cohort Study Sheds Light on Burden of Hepatitis B and C in U.S.
February 7

Hawaii Dept. of Health offers free in-language materials for hepatitis B education efforts in partnership with HEP FREE HAWAII
February 1

Educating People in DC Area on the Silent Killer of Viral Hepatitis
January 31

FDA Hepatitis Update - Tyzeka (telbivudine) label revisions
January 29

Clinics reach out to Oakland's Asian community to prevent "silent killer" hepatitis B
January 25

Hepatitis B continues to be concern in W.Va.
January 22

Mercer ranks No. 1 in nation for rate of hepatitis B cases
January 9

NIH Scientists Shed Light on Mystery Surrounding Hepatitis B Virus
January 9

Teens Susceptible to Hepatitis B Infection Despite Vaccination as Infants
January 8

Competition affects who gets a liver transplant: study
January 6

What The Health Law Will Bring In 2013
January 1

 

Top News 2012

Doc Infects Patients with Hepatitis B During Surgery
December 22

Doctor Making a Difference in the Fight Against Hepatitis B
December 13

Adult Antiviral Drug Effective in Suppressing Hepatitis B in Teens
December 4

The Medicare Open Enrollment period ends on Friday, December 7, 2012
December 4

Holy Name will screen 2,000 for Hepatitis B
November 24

Dynavax Falls After Vaccine Fails to Win Panel Backing
November 16

Antiviral Therapy May Cut Recurrence of Hepatitis B-Linked Liver Cancer
November 13

International Liver Research Community United Behind World Gastroenterology Organisation Action
November 12

GI-13020 Tarmogen® for the Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis B Generates Antigen-specific T Cell Responses in Key Preclinical Studies
November 12

Inovio Therapeutic Hepatitis B Vaccine Killer T Cells Demonstrate Potential to Clear HBV in Liver
November 12

Novartis' Certican succeeds in liver transplant trial
November 12

New cohort shows the impact of hepatitis B and hepatitis C on the 'baby boom' generation
November 11

Registry Data Show Hepatitis B Medications Appear Safe during Pregnancy
November 5

Living Donors Fare Well Following Liver Transplantation
November 1

Liver transplant survival higher among patients with NASH, HBV; lower for HCV, HCC
October 31

Few HCV/HBV infections identified in adults with access to care
October 27

Long live your liver: Here's how
October 24

Hepatitis B treatment in younger patients remains complicated
October 23

CU-Boulder discoveries hold promise for treatment of Hepatitis B virus
October 22

New Hepatitis B Vaccine Induces Higher Seroprotection Rates Than Engerix-B
October 22

Hepatitis B study reveals lack of knowledge
October 17

Indonesia acts to over-ride patents on HIV and HBV drugs
October 12

Study reveals prehistoric journey of hepatitis B
October 11

Medicare: Inpatient or Outpatient?
October 5

Two new leases on life, one new book
September 29

Follow-Up Lacking for Babies After Hepatitis B Vaccination: CDC
September 28

Switching to tenofovir suppresses hepatitis B in HIV/HBV co-infected peoples
September 22

World Hepatitis Alliance lands see no, hear no, speak no evil record to raise awareness
September 21

Sydney's Hep B hotspot reveals cancer secret
September 19

Diets High in Fructose May Harm Liver in Some, Scientists Warn
September 18

New health education website launched
September 13

Limbrel (Flavocoxid) Linked to Acute Liver Injury
September 13

'Excellent' Survival Seen for Liver Transplant From Live Donor
September 12

Hepatitis epidemic must be tackled to stop liver cancer cases doubling
September 10

Earlier treatment for young patients with chronic hepatitis B more effective in clearing virus
September 6

Hep B diagnosis sparks screening push
September 6

Upcoming FREE NeedyMeds Webinars in September
September 4

Triple Infection with HBV Promotes HCV Clearance in People with HIV
September 2

R. Palmer Beasley dies at 76; linked hepatitis B to liver cancer
August 28

Tattoo Inks Pose Health Risks
August 23

More than 60 test positive for hepatitis, but state finds no link to Dean Clinic incident
August 22

Dynavax (DVAX): Hepatitis B Vaccine Drug Application Accepted For Review In Europe
August 22

FDA: Reumofan Products Pose Risk to Consumers
August 21

Blocking of hepatitis B website raises ire
August 20

Laurier students face slight risk of Hep B,C, HIV after class test
August 15

New Approach to Treat Acute Liver Failure
August 13

Sleep helps vaccines work: study
Aug 6

Presidential Proclamation -- World Hepatitis Day, 2012
July 30

Foreign media disclose hepatitis numbers on World Hepatitis Day 2012
July 30

Review of CDC Recommendations for the Management of Hepatitis B Virus–Infected Health-Care Providers and Students
July 29

10 to 12 million Pakistanis infected with hepatitis B and C
July 29

Event highlights hepatitis dangers
July 29

World Hepatitis Day, 28 July 2012
July 28

Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation Marks World Hepatitis Day 2012 with New Grants Focused on Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C Patient Empowerment in China and India
July 27

World Hepatitis Day Live Twitter Chat: Hep B
July 26

Woes of a fatty liver
July 16

8,000 patients advised to get HIV, Hepatitis tests after dentist caught reusing needles & syringes
July 15

Updated CDC Recommendations for the Management of Hepatitis B Virus–Infected Health-Care Providers and Students
July 5

Girls as young as 12 in hepatitis B scare after being used as guinea pigs by unqualified tattoo artist
July 5

Hepatitis B Screening Urged by Nevada Health Officials
July 5

MedMira Wins $4.2 million U.S. Army Contract to Commercialize Rapid Triple Test
July 4

3D-printed sugar network to help grow artificial liver
July 3

Supreme Court upholds healthcare law in Obama triumph
June 28

Dynavax (DVAX): FDA Accepts Hepatitis B Vaccine Biologics License Application
June 26

Hepatitis: UCSF and San Francisco at Ground Zero
June 23

Hepatitis B and liver cancer among Asian Americans
June 21

Hepatitis B vaccine protects for 25 years: study
June 20

Medgenics Receives Orphan Drug Designation from FDA for INFRADURE Biopump to Treat Hepatitis D
June 20

Hepatitis B on the rise?
June 19

Arthritis therapy tied to liver injury cases
June 18

Scripps Research Scientists Show Lack of Single Protein Results in Persistent Viral Infection
June 17

Successful Pregnancies Possible for Women Following Liver Transplantation
June 7

Bikers pedal to promote organ, tissue donation
June 4

Court rules against Tenn. vet in colonoscopy case
June 1

Prevalence of Chronic Hepatitis B May Exceed Two Million, Higher in U.S. than Previously Reported
May 31

16th-century Korean mummy provides clue to hepatitis B virus genetic code
May 29

Singapore scientists help discover how Hep B virus causes cancer
May 28

Sanofi to test cancer-starving compound in China in 2013
May 24

CDC Initiative Aims To Improve HBV Screening Among Foreign-born U.S. Residents
May 22

Hepatitis B found in assisted living
May 18

Orange County: Free Hepatitis Testing and Vaccines Friday and Saturday
May 18
 

National Campaign Aims to End Hepatitis B in High-Risk Asian American and Pacific Islander Populations
May 15

Gastroenterology Special Issue Focuses on New Directions of Viral Hepatitis Care and Research
May 15

Arrowhead Presents Data on DPC System and Hepatitis B Program at CLINAM 2012
May 9

Infections cause one in six cancer cases
May 8

Risk of Liver-Related Deaths Twice as High With Chronic Hep B Versus Hep C
May 7

Intensive Follow-up Reduces Mortality from Hepatocellular Cancer
May 7

Raising Awareness of Hepatitis B In the Asian and Pacific Islander Communities
May 3

Book "Einstein's Table" Tells Story of Hepatitis B
May 2

Facebook to Promote Organ Donation; May Benefit People With Hep C or HIV
May 1

Hepatitis Awareness Month at the CDC
May 1

Students raise hepatitis B awareness
May 1

  EASL 2012 Brivanib did not improve overall liver cancer survival, but did show anti-tumour activity
April 30

Chronic hepatitis B infection associated with twice the risk of liver-related death compared to hepatitis C
April 27

REMINDER Hepatitis B Foundation 2012 "B" Informed Parent Conference: May 19, 2012 Philadelphia PA
April 26

Microbiologist Irving Millman, 88, helped develop hepatitis B vaccine
April 26

Patient Survival Not Impacted by Liver Transplants Performed at Night or on Weekends
April 26

Family History of Liver Cancer Increases Risk of Developing the Disease
April 24

Fibrosis and Fatty Liver Disease Increase Risk of Early Atherosclerosis
April 24

  EASL 2012 Gilead Sciences to Present New Hepatitis B and C Data at European Conference on Liver Disease This Week
April 18

Silent killer plagues Chinese immigrantsl
April 16

Grandmother poisoned by hepatitis B-infected equipment at NHS hospital
April 3

Metformin Helps Some Cancer Patients
April 3

New Biomarker to Identify Hepatitis B-Infected Patients at Risk for Liver Cancer
April 3

Hepatitis B Foundation 2012 "B" Informed Parent Conference: May 19, 2012 Philadelphia PA
April 2

Over 20 Million Individuals Infected with Hepatitis E in Asia and Africa
April 2

Detection and Treatment for Hepatic Encephalopathy Prevents Car Accidents, Reduces Costs
April 2

Hepatitis B program helps cut infant infections
March 28

Liver Cancer Patients Less Likely to Die on Wait List than Candidates without Carcinomas
March 22

Liver disease deaths jump 25% in England: study
March 22

Marker of Active Hep B Infection Declines in Those Coinfected with HIV, Treated with Tenofovir
March 21

County Campaigns for Hepatitis B Prevention
March 15

Phase 3 Data on HEPLISAV(TM) in Adults Aged 40-70 Published in VACCINE
March 13

Hep B Free Philadelphia Launches "B A Hero" Photo Scavenger Hunt Contest in the City of Brotherly Love
March 10

ACTION ALERT: Urge Your Members of Congress to Ensure Our Nation Is Properly Funding Viral Hepatitis Programs
March 8

National Consumer Protection Week and FDA's Fight Against Health Fraud Scam
March 8

Cirrhotic Patients Experience Increased Daytime Sleepiness from Higher Ammonia Levels
March 2

New Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP), Addressing Viral Hepatitis in People With Substance Use Disorders
March 1

*ACTION ALERT* Urge Your Members of Congress to Support Viral Hepatitis Funding In Their Appropriations Programmatic Requests
March 1

Panel Explores Hepatitis B Protection Strategies for Providers
February 29

World Hepatitis Alliance - Newsletter
February 28

Stress in cells activates hepatitis viruses
February 14

Phase 3 Data on HEPLISAV(TM) in Adults Aged 18-55 Published in VACCINE
February 13

Nail salon nightmare: Hepatitis B from mani-pedis
February 8

NIH Launches "Clinical Research Trials and You" Website
February 6

White House Pledges Support to End Viral Hepatitis
February 4

Statins May Stave Off Liver Cancer in People With Hepatitis B
January 27

"B A Hero" PSA Video Contest Announced by Hep B Free Philadelphia and Hepatitis B Foundation
January 25

Many high-risk Americans don't get hepatitis B vaccine
January 5

Protecting yourself from Hepatitis B
January 5

 

Top News 2011

FDA Hepatitis Update - Tyzeka (telbivudine) labeling updates re: use with pegylated interferon alfa-2a
December 23

Updated: Hepatitis B Vaccination for Adults with Diabetes Mellitus: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)
December 23

Bristol-Myers liver cancer drug Brivanib fails
December 22

Chinese doctors find way to detect liver cancer earlier
December 19

Hepatitis B genotype B associated with poorer liver-related outcomes in Taiwanese patients co-infected with HIV and hepatitis B
December 13

Co-infection with hepatitis B worsens HIV-related outcomes
December 13

Limitations in Liver Cancer Screening Uncovered
December 6

Study Supports HBV Screening, Prophylaxis in Chemotherapy Patients
December 1

Transplant Candidates Seek "Best Quality" Livers Despite Having to Remain on Waiting List
December 1

Studies of Patients with Cirrhosis Uncover Limitations in Liver Cancer Screening
December 1

Plasma MicroRNA Panel ID'd for Diagnosing Hepatocellular Cancer
November 23

Doctors urge Asian community to screen for chronic Hepatitis B
November 23

Hepatitis Screening Offered With Routine Colonoscopy Accepted by 75%
November 23

Viral Hepatitis Action Plan: Spotlight on Hepatitis B
November 18

Liver Cancer: Increasing Incidence, But Greater Therapeutic Options
November 12

High school students do graduate level research on liver cancer and Hepatitis B
November 11

New FDA Website: Needles and Other Sharps (Safe Disposal Outside of Health Care Settings)
November 9

Patients With Chronic Viral Hepatitis Should Be Tested for Vitamin D
November 9

Patients at Risk for Hepatitis B Are Not Adequately Screened Before Receiving Chemotherapy Leading to the Preventable Reactivation of Hepatitis B Infection
November 7

SF Officials Take On Hepatitis B
November 5

Gilead Announces Positive Five-Year Data Showing Effect of Viread(R) on Liver Fibrosis and Cirrhosis Caused by Chronic Hepatitis B
November 5

Some People with Hepatitis B May Need Liver Cancer Screening Sooner and More Often
November 4

Putting an end to viral hepatitis: America's silent killer
November 3

U.S. Assistant Secretary for Health Speaks On Important Bay Area Efforts to Eradicate Viral Hepatitis
November 3

CDC to Recommend Hepatitis B Vaccination in Diabetes
October 25

Gilead and GlobeImmune Ally to Develop HBV Vaccine for Use in Combination with Viread
October 25

European studies on risks of hepatocellular carcinoma
October 21

Hepatitis B and liver cancer epidemics hit close to home
October 19

Hmong get ally in fight to prevent Hepatitis B
October 19

SF leaders unite to call on mayoral candidates to end liver cancer and hepatitis
October 18

Inovio Pharmaceuticals and VGX International to Advance Therapeutic Hepatitis C and Hepatitis B Synthetic Vaccines into Clinical Studies
October 17

Deferasirox Can Improve Liver Fibrosis, Necroinflammation
October 1

'Micro'-Chemo and Cancer Pill Combo Tested in Liver Cancer Patients
October 1

Agenix submits manufacturing patent application for hepatitis B drug AGX-1009
September 28

Living Donor Liver Transplantation Improves Survival Over Deceased Donor Transplants
September 27

European Medicines Agency Recommends Restricting Use of Dronedarone
September 22

CDC: New proposed guidelines for organ transplantation
September 22

How our liver kills 'killer cells'
September 19

NJ doctor loses license after hepatitis B outbreak
September 15

Cancer, rheumatism drugs tied to hep B deaths
September 9

Clinic may have exposed patients to HIV, hepatitis: How to stay safe
September 1

Poor healthcare in Victoria's jails a "major threat"
September 1

Changes to Distribution of Livers for Transplant Proposed
August 31

Bruce DeVenne Dies of Cancer
August 31

Ignored Virus Can Cause Liver Cancer, Study Suggests; Should We Be Screening Blood for Hepatitis G?
August 24

Surgical gowns 'virus risk'
August 23

Dual Hepatitis B, C Infection Ups Lifetime HCC Risk
August 23

Radioembolization Improves Chance of Survival for Liver Cancer Patients
August 22

Saffron Shows Promise in Preventing Liver Cancer
August 22

Safe injection sites needed Canada-wide to fight hep B, C
July 28

Hepatitis B and C Prevalent in Injecting Drug Users
July 28

OR models of hepatitis B prove decisive in treating millions in US, China
July 28

U.S. hepatitis B vaccination rate lagging
July 23

Pure gets disinfectant label expansion
July 22

High-Risk Groups Not Receiving Vaccinations Against Hep A, B
July 21

Population-based Study Finds Metabolic Syndrome Increases Risk of Both Major Types of Primary Liver Cancer
July 21

Study Suggests Obesity Accelerates Progression of Cirrhosis
July 21

Transplant Error Finds More at Fault
July 19

Health Officials Work to Curb Mercer Co. Hepatitis
July 18

Tainted-Blood Victims Not Told about Compensation Availability
July 17

Vaccination Rates Up for Those With Liver Disease, Diabetes
July 15

Health 411: Medicare Guidance is Here
July 11

NIOSH Launches New STOP STICKS Campaign Website
July 11

Medicaid Improves Health and Budgets of Poor
July 7

Don't Wait until It's Too Late to Know More about Your Liver
July 2

Affordable Care Act Delivers Cheaper Prescription Drugs to Nearly 500,000 People
June 28

 Stepped-Up Vaccine Series for Hepatitis B Is Effective During Pregnancy
June 28

 New Clinical Trial Combination Therapy of Pegylated Interferon Alfa-2a and Tenofovir Versus Tenofovir Monotherapy in Chronic Hepatitis B (HBRN)
June 8

 Untreated Hep B to Send Liver Cancer Rate Soaring
June 4

 Merck to Make Donation to Hepatitis Researchers
June 3

 Breastfeeding OK for Moms with Hepatitis B: Study
May 6

 AAPCHO Releases New Hepatitis B Product Series
May 2

 Hepatitis B Virus Reemerges with Long-term Nucleoside Analog Treatment
Apr 27

 Watch a Music Video and Raise Money for Hep B!
Apr 22

 PlantPharm Biomed on Target to Introduce First Plant-Based Hepatitis B Vaccine
Apr 5

 Peregrine's PS-Targeting Antibody Significantly Improves Anti-Tumor Effect of Sorafenib in Models of Advanced Liver Cancer
Apr 5

 Metabolic Syndrome May Increase Risk for Liver Cancer
Apr 3

 FDA Approves Special Protocol Assessment for Phase 3 Trial of Polaris Group's Cancer Therapeutic, ADI-PEG 20, in the Treatment of Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Mar 31

 Entecavir and Truvada an option for HBV for treatment-experienced HIV/HBV-co-infected patients
Mar 30

 Test All Chemo Patients for Hepatitis B, Says NCCN Presenter
Mar 17

 HCSP Launches New Hepatitis and Tattoos Site
Mar 15

 BARACLUDE® (entecavir) Approved by European Commission for Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis B in Adult Patients with Evidence of Decompensated Liver Disease
Mar 10

 Prevalence of Acute Hepatitis B Higher Among Adults with Diabetes
Feb 25

 Deaths from Acute Hepatitis B Virus Infection Associated with Assisted Blood Glucose Monitoring in an Assisted-Living Facility
Feb 20

 A Diagnostic Marker in Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Jan 31

 Peginterferon Promising for Hepatitis Delta Virus
Jan 27

 Scientists Grow Human Liver Tissue to Be Used for Transplantation
Jan 20

 DNA Test for Hep B May Find Infections in Donor Blood
Jan 19

 Man Discovers Transplant Patients Face Huge Costs
Jan 15

 Cell Transplantation Reports a Success in Treating End-Stage Liver Disease
Jan 11

 

Top News 2010

 Potential New Treatments for Hepatitis B and Tuberculosis
Dec 27

 Dynavax Reports Phase 1B Safety and Immunogenicity Results for Hepatitis B Therapy Candidate
Dec 23

Cumberland Says FDA Rejects Liver Drug's New Indication
Dec 22

 Fish Pedicures Could Spread HIV and Hepatitis, Says UAE Ministry of Health
Dec 22

 

 Call to Action for Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C Dec 16

 NC Faults Adult Care Home after Hepatitis Killed 5 Nov 12

 Bristol-Myers Squibb BARACLUDE® (entecavir) Co-pay Benefit Program Updates Nov 12

 Telbivudine Prevents HBV Perinatal Transmission Nov 8

 NVHR Welcomes Dr. Koh's Remarks at AASLD, but Warns that Viral Hepatitis Battle Demands Decisive National Leadership Nov 1

 

 Mortality Rates from Liver Diseases Underestimated Nov 1

 First Human Liver Grown in Lab Oct 29

 Researchers Create a "Humanized" Mouse for Liver Disease Studies Oct 21

 FDA Approved Entecavir in Decompensated HBV Patients Oct 18

 New Drug Reverses Scarring in Hepatitis B Oct 16

 

 

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