Archive for the ‘Hepatitis’ Category
Some hepatitis are caused by viruses and cause inflammation of the liver .
It is mainly hepatitis A, B, C. Several types of these viruses are responsible for hepatitis: the virus of hepatitis A ( HAV ) virus, the hepatitis B ( HBV ) virus, the hepatitis C ( HCV ). There are other less common hepatitis (E, F, G, …) Each of these has a hepatitis method of transmission different events more or less spectacular but also an evolution of the particular disease. While some are frequently benign, others may become chronic and lead to chronic lesions in the liver. Read the rest of this entry »
It is known as the ‘exercise is the most effective form of prevention of disease and aging, especially from a cardiovascular point of view, and also the prerequisite for weight loss, if you are overweight. But we all know well how difficult it is, once made aware of this issue, follow a regular and effective exercise program.
An expert on the subject, the personal trainer Tonya Gutch, has published a list of 10 tips to help us to truly meet the personal intentions of exercise daily on Web MD, one of the most popular medical publications in the world. His Decalogue is based on the finding that, instead of raising awareness on health, is much more effective to provide them with practical suggestions immediately applicable. Read the rest of this entry »
Today in France, 500 000-650 000 people infected with hepatitis C each year, 5,000 new people are infected. How to live with this virus? What diet to follow? What precautions to take during pregnancy? The recommendations of Doctissimo will allow you to live a normal life and raise the fears of those around you.
It is estimated that today in France, 70% of chronic carriers of hepatitis C have not been diagnosed and are unaware they are achieved. Yet if the announcement of the disease is an important psychological impact, it may be accompanied by a lifestyle unique to limit the risk of progression to the irreversible and possibly fatal complications: cirrhosis and liver cancer. Read the rest of this entry »
Two new drugs may soon improve the situation of patients with hepatitis C. These more effective treatments are likely to affect more patients and to act more quickly. In France, 367 000 people are currently infected with HCV with 232 000 patients with chronic hepatitis C. It deplores 2600 deaths per year due to lack of adequate treatment.
The telaprevir and boceprevir, two protease inhibitors expected for late 2011, particularly relevant to patients with genotype 1 virus. The point with Professor Daniel Dhumeaux, hepatologist at the University Hospital of Creteil and Chairman of the monitoring and forecasting of the National Viral Hepatitis at the Ministry of Health. Read the rest of this entry »
As part of the 15 th days of medical biology in Toulouse, the Union of Biologists (SDB) and the National Union of pathologists (SNMB) released a groundbreaking study on the contamination by the hepatitis C in the French population . Based on this assessment over 780,000 people are, at present, with the virus.
Figures revised upwards
Epidemic This evaluation was conducted by the Institute ProScope on the basis of data collected during the last three days of testing for hepatitis C conducted by biologists Liberal in 2001, 2002 and 2003. In total, therefore, a sample of 60 174 people (736 were found infected) was studied. After having weighted the results to avoid bias including Read the rest of this entry »