Men Prone to Cancer from Hepatitis C
Reuters Thu, 23 Dec 2004 10:34 AM PST
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People infected with the hepatitis C virus risk developing liver cancer, and now Japanese researchers have identified several factors that increase that risk. Being male, advancing age, high liver enzyme levels and low cholesterol levels all increase the likelihood of liver cancer occurring in someone with hepatitis C but no current symptoms, they report.
Women catch hepatitis C at beauty shop and hairdresser's
Pravda Thu, 23 Dec 2004 4:42 AM PST
- Is the risk to catch hepatitis C higher than risks to catch other diseases?
Disease support groups
Victoria Advocate Thu, 23 Dec 2004 10:18 PM PST
The Liver Disorder/Hepatitis C Support Group meets 6-8 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at Northside Baptist Church, 4100 N. Laurent, Room 121B. Use the east door entrance on the south side of the Mize building.
ScClone begins European Phase III trials
BizJournals Thu, 23 Dec 2004 1:59 PM PST
SciClone Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced that Sigma-Tau, its European partner for the Hepatitis C drug Zadaxin, has begun enrolling patients infected with in a European phase III clinical trial.
Liver patients' billboard appeals
BBC News Thu, 23 Dec 2004 10:41 AM PST
A US man in need of a liver transplant appeals directly to the public in the hope of finding a donor.
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