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India Starting Online Registry to Combat Hepatitis Better

Taking a major step ahead to combat Hepatitis about whose subsistence nearly 75 percent individuals are unaware in India, the country’s foremost gastroenterologists have declared that an online registry will soon get underway in order to record the growing numbers of hepatitis patients, as per media reports. The registry will be a fragment of the recently created Indian National Association ...

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India still needs to go a long way to combat Hepatitis, says WHO report

India is one among few countries with a “written national strategy or plan” that concentrates solely on the prevention and regulation of viral hepatitis but the World Health Organization (WHO) has reported that the country is still lacking proper and appropriate measures to fight the disease. Hepatitis mortalities tagged under “undifferentiated” or “unclassified” are not enrolled to the central registry ...

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Fatty liver disease can lead to cancer, say experts

By Shweta Sharma Rampant downing of alcohol and increasing prevalence of obesity would in a few decades lead to patients with fatty liver disease requiring transplants surpassing those of hepatitis B and C, say experts. “Due to vaccination for hepatitis B and effective medications now available for both hepatitis B and C, the incidence of liver failure due to them ...

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