Navigation Links
Hepatitis C : By No Means Lily-livered! Beware

Hepatitis C has become the scourge of multitude of Queenslanders, with nearly thousands of them fighting a relentless battle with the disease//, underlining the importance of early medical intervention in the successful treatment of the disease. Hepatitis C is caused by a virus that targets the liver, which can also turn fatal.

The University of New South Wales have rolled out figures that show the alarming rise of Hepatitis C cases , almost 40,000 people in the state, of which even 1% did not think it appropriate to seek medical treatment.

Health Minister Stephen Robertson announced a grant of $4 million over a period of three years to employ the services of additional nurses and psychologists to give undivided attention to Hepatitis C cases. The staff will be recruited by December this year.

Gastroenterologist and heptologist associate professor Graeme Macdonald explained that, out of the many types of Hepatitis C, nearly 10 to 20% may go into full blown cirrhosis. "Of those, about half will get life-threatening complications," he said.

According to Ms Walton, nearly 80 to 90 per cent of people with hepatitis C have had a history of injecting drugs. "A lot of the people we see may have used intravenous drugs once or twice at a party maybe 20 years ago and that’s all it takes," Ms Walton said.

Clinical diagnosis is warranted even with stray cases of njecting illegal drugs, unsterile tattoo or body piercing, or medical treatment abroad. Indeed it is better to be safe than sorry !
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Vitamin B for Hepatitis
2. Hepatitis G May Boost HIV Survival
3. Cure for Hepatitis B
4. Hepatitis E virus made impotent
5. Sharing injection equipment spreads Hepatitis C
6. Lymphomas Link to Hepatitis C
7. Hepatitis shots is promising
8. Need for Hepatitis Booster Questioned
9. Good News for HIV Patients Also Suffering From Hepatitis C Virus
10. The Link Between Hepatitis B Vaccine And Multiple Sclerosis Questioned
11. The Effectiveness Of Hepatitis B Vaccine Questioned
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Hepatitis Means Lily livered Beware

(Date:8/29/2015)... ... August 30, 2015 , ... Rio Salado College President Chris ... college’s Vice President of Strategic Initiatives and Information Services. O’Shea, who has served Rio ... expand its reach and impact through innovative technologies and strategies. , “I am very ...
(Date:8/29/2015)... ... August 29, 2015 , ... On Saturday, September 19, 2015, Diane Blackburn-Zambetti, ... (Meso Foundation) will present an educational program titled “Asbestos and Your Health.” , ... 9:30 PM (doors open at 6:45pm) at Calvary United Methodist Church, 16 E Park ...
(Date:8/29/2015)... ... August 29, 2015 , ... Targeted therapies, made ... the lives of patients, according to a newly published report. Surviving Mesothelioma has ... full article. , The authors of the new paper focus on several ...
(Date:8/29/2015)... NY (PRWEB) , ... August 29, 2015 , ... Next ... end of summer (which astronomically, officially ends on September 22nd this year). For IT ... cyber security hangovers linger on which could prove far more costly than a simple ...
(Date:8/29/2015)... ... August 29, 2015 , ... Hamstring strain ... stretching, soft tissue manipulation. Platelet rich plasma injections also have mixed results. ... improve treatment outcomes. This localized treatment seems to address the symptoms and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Rio Salado College Appoints New Vice President of Strategic Initiatives and Information Services 2Health News:Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation to Hold Educational Class About Asbestos and Mesothelioma Prevention 2Health News:Top Mesothelioma Researchers Highlight Targeted Therapies in New Report, According to Surviving Mesothelioma 2Health News:Business Cyber Security – Come Out of the Summer with a Clean Slate 2Health News:Business Cyber Security – Come Out of the Summer with a Clean Slate 3Health News:Business Cyber Security – Come Out of the Summer with a Clean Slate 4Health News:NEW APPROACH for Treatment of Recurrent Hamstring Strains and Hamstring Tendinosis is Available for the First Time in NYC 2Health News:NEW APPROACH for Treatment of Recurrent Hamstring Strains and Hamstring Tendinosis is Available for the First Time in NYC 3
... until it encounters a cancer cell, then suddenly activates and ... marks the latest step in scientists, efforts to tap the ... of the technology at the University of Rochester Medical Center ... machines produced in abundance by tumors to chew through and ...
... a major public health problem through its association with ... life expectancy rises around the world, along with the ... incidence of hip fractures is estimated to reach 6.3 ... of fracture in men and women. A new review ...
... on the words ,light, and ,mild, smokers in Western ... may be less harmful than others. In fact, ... of risk to smokers, including ,mild, and ,low-tar, brands. ... Addiction polled over 8000 smokers from Australia, Canada, ...
... Amanda Gardner HealthDay Reporter , MONDAY, April 11 ... primary care doctors often choose a different option than they ... In fact, physicians who were surveyed in the research more ... to have long-term repercussions, such as paralysis, than to die. ...
... University researcher has co-authored an international study that revealed a ... treat a rare lung disease in women. The life-threatening ... The clinical trial of the drug -- called sirolimus ... a therapy for the lung disease, lymphangioleiomyomatosis, or LAM. ...
... -- Long-term use of antibiotics to treat acne doesn,t ... medications, a new study finds. The finding came ... of antibiotics has been credited with encouraging antibiotic resistance ... Pennsylvania School of Medicine assessed the prevalence of ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:A 'Pacman strategy' to boost the immune system to fight cancer 2Health News:A 'Pacman strategy' to boost the immune system to fight cancer 3Health News:Changing trends in hip fracture incidence around the world 2Health News:Smokers believe 'silver', 'gold' and 'slim' cigarettes are less harmful 2Health News:Doctors Often Wouldn't Follow Their Own Advice: Study 2Health News:Doctors Often Wouldn't Follow Their Own Advice: Study 3Health News:OHSU expert co-authors study finding treatment for rare lung disease 2Health News:Acne Antibiotics Not Linked to Drug Resistance 2
(Date:8/28/2015)... and LONDON , August 28, ... approach seamlessly connects people, ... improving outcomes and the cost ... PHG AEX: PHIA) today announced its presence at  ESC ... cardiology solutions, including Heart Model A.I. , EchoNavigator and IntelliSpace ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... CUPERTINO, Calif. , Aug. 27, 2015 ... management is scheduled to present at three upcoming healthcare ... , President and CEO, will present at the Rodman ... 10:00 a.m. Eastern time. The conference is being held ... York City . A live audio webcast of ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... Aug. 27, 2015  Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: ... Healthcare Conference on Thursday, September 17, 2015. Sue ... Lilly Oncology and Richard Gaynor , M.D., senior ... Lilly Oncology, will participate in a fireside chat at ... live audio webcast will be available on the "Webcasts ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Philips Showcases New Integrated Cardiology Solutions to Advance Minimally Invasive Procedures at ESC Congress 2015 2Philips Showcases New Integrated Cardiology Solutions to Advance Minimally Invasive Procedures at ESC Congress 2015 3Philips Showcases New Integrated Cardiology Solutions to Advance Minimally Invasive Procedures at ESC Congress 2015 4DURECT to Participate in Upcoming Healthcare Conferences 2Lilly to Participate in Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference 2
... Parkinson,s Disease, ... Decision Resources, WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 13 Decision ... focusing on pharmaceutical and,healthcare issues, finds that 61 percent ... drug treatment in the first year of,diagnosis. According to ...
... VIENNA, Va., Aug. 14 CEL-SCI CORPORATION,(Amex: ... an agreement with a,biomedical real estate group under which ... for its cancer drug Multikine(R). The,financial value of this ... located near Baltimore, Maryland. Once fully built out to ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Sixty-One Percent of Newly Diagnosed Parkinson's Disease Patients Do Not Receive Any Drug Treatment in the First Year of Diagnosis 2Sixty-One Percent of Newly Diagnosed Parkinson's Disease Patients Do Not Receive Any Drug Treatment in the First Year of Diagnosis 3CEL-SCI Secures Manufacturing Facility for Multikine Cancer Drug 2CEL-SCI Secures Manufacturing Facility for Multikine Cancer Drug 3CEL-SCI Secures Manufacturing Facility for Multikine Cancer Drug 4
SOLOS Endoscopy shares your commitment to provide every patient with the highest quality care available through our ongoing research and development of advanced surgical instruments and diagnostic so...
... a monopolar cautery connector extending from the ... used for electrosurgery when properly attached to ... ,Ethicon Endo-Surgery provides disposable handheld instruments ... Our handheld instruments come in 5mm and ...
... The Featured Products ... at Mediflex and are ... modular in regular or ... come equipped with insulation, ...
SOLOS Endoscopy shares your commitment to provide every patient with the highest quality care available through our ongoing research and development of advanced surgical instruments and diagnostic so...
Medicine Products: