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Asian Americans account for 7% of the U.S. population but more than 50% of all hepatitis B cases. An app can help reach them.
Screening for hepatitis B virus and liver cancer prevention were promoted through the KakaoTalk app.
Reaching these three goals will help New York City eliminate viral hepatitis as a public health threat.
A California law requires health care facilities to offer free testing for hepatitis B and C, making it the first state to do so.
The decrease is largely due to improved lung cancer treatment, but the impact of COVID-19 is not yet known.
On the whole, lean individuals had lower prevalence for these conditions than people with overweight or obesity.
It’s time, leaders say, to decentralize hepatitis C care from urban areas and get nonspecialists to provide care.
A major survey of U.S. adults found that overall hep B treatment rates were very low.
Shawne Jabonero Lopes, DACM, LAc, shares her family’s liver health story.
Do you know if you should be tested for viral hepatitis?
This is according to an analysis of hep C treatment rates at four large urban hospital systems.
However, treating hepatitis C appears to erase these disparities.
Another initiative of the Elton John AIDS Foundation will focus on HIV and hep C in Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
But hepatitis C cases are on the decline.
More than 100,000 New Yorkers are currently living with HBV.
This video story features a conversation explaining why Asian Americans should be tested for Hepatitis B.
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