Health experts are calling for action to be taken in the Midlands to address health related liver problems. The primary causes of liver disease in this area are: alcohol addiction, obesity and viral hepatitis.
A few years ago a doctor was identified as being the source of a series of hepatitis infections. He was shown to be guilty through the use of advanced genetic techniques. The scientific inquiry has recently been published.
A group of the UK's leading tattoo artists is calling for tougher regulations on the industry to make people more aware of "backstreet" or illegal parlors and at-home tattoo kits, which people can purchase online.
New York -
A recent hepatitis scare at a NYC restaurant prompted officials to urge vaccinations for those who dined at the eatery after an employee learned she was infected. Over the course of 10 days hundreds of people were potentially exposed.
Covent Garden -
The Icecreamists' popular new frozen treat made from a woman's breast milk has created a flurry of attention around the world, so much in fact that Bristish officials were forced to seize what remained of the concoction over public health concerns.
Toronto Public Health sent out a news release reporting that Hepatitis A was identified in a restaurant employee. The city is now urging customers who visited the restaurant Sunday to be vaccinated.
Almost 15 percent of a tribe of Indians in Brazil have died since 2000. The Korubo, who live in the Javari Valley in the Amazon, have suffered outbreaks of disease particularly Hepatitis B and D since some of the tribe were first contacted in 1996.
The chief executive of the Hepatitis C Trust has voiced his concerns that many people in Scotland are living with undiagnosed hepatitis C. The warning comes as the trust opens its first office in Scotland.
It’s one thing to have a ring through your nose, but how about an infection that gives you hepatitis? An ornamental needle through a belly button might seem sexy at first, but wouldn’t with skin infections later that can lead to death.
First it was rats, now it's Hepatitis A. Toronto health officials are warning Torontonians about the Sushi Haru restaurant -- anyone who ate at there on Sept. 30, Oct. 1-3 or Oct. 6-10, may have been exposed to the Hepatitis A virus.