Hepatitis

'Supermarket X' That 'May Have Infected Thousands With Hepatitis' E Named

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 24.08.2017 | UK

The supermarket that unintentionally may have infected thousands of people with a pig virus which causes liver and neurological problems has been iden...

Major UK Supermarket 'May Have Infected Thousands With Pig Virus'

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 21.08.2017 | UK

A major UK supermarket may have unintentionally infected thousands of people with a pig virus which causes liver and neurological problems, Public Hea...

Hep C: Speak Up

Philip Christopher Baldwin | Posted 15.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Philip Christopher Baldwin

I was diagnosed with both HIV and Hep C in 2010. In November 2016, I sat down in my HIV and Hep C specialist's consultation room. I thought this was a routine consultation, but my specialist had some great news for me. A turning point had been reached in terms of access to the new direct acting antiviral (DAA) treatments for Hep C.

Paracetamol May Damage Liver In Similar Way To Cancer And Hepatitis, Research Suggests

PA | Rachel Moss | Posted 30.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Scientists claim to have shed new light on how the common painkiller paracetamol causes liver damage. They believe their findings could inform furth...

Human Rights Must Take Precedent Over Intellectual Property Rights

Sarah K Edwards | Posted 26.04.2017 | UK
Sarah K Edwards

As duty bearers of human rights, it is the responsibility of states to ensure that their citizens are able to realise their rights. The High Level Panel's recommendations are set to come out in June and will be addressed to heads of state. It is yet to be known whether these recommendations will have an accountability mechanism attached to them so it may well fall to civil society to hold governments to account.

Teen Contracts Hepatitis After Drinking Chinese Green Tea

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 25.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A young woman has contracted hepatitis after drinking three cups of Chinese green tea per day. Doctors have now warned of the hidden dangers of con...

Breast Milk Flavoured Lollipops Will, Er, 'Bring Up Your Animal Instinct'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 05.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

A lollipop company selling bourbon, bacon and chocolate pops has added another avant garde flavour to its arsenal – breast milk. Lollyphile owne...

We Are Not Doing Enough For Hepatitis C Patients

Charles Gore | Posted 26.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Charles Gore

We are not doing enough. There are tens of thousands of people in the UK like im, living with hep C but not knowing. We are not doing enough to diagnose these people. We are not even diagnosing enough to keep pace with new infections each year.

Same-Sex Couples And Women In 40s 'Should Be Entitled To IVF On NHS'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Women struggling to conceive should be offered IVF treatment into their early 40s, the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (Nice) ha...

Doctors With HIV 'Could Be Allowed To Work In NHS'

PA | Posted 01.12.2011 | UK

A Government consultation will determine whether restrictions on NHS workers with HIV should be relaxed after a review found an "extremely low" risk o...

Study: Scientists Discover New Virus And Cancer Link

Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 17.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Scientists may have come closer to discovering a vaccine for several types of cancer, after finding further links between viruses and the disease. ...