He survived a broken neck and the Pulse shooting — then died of a rare medical condition
There's a long list of things that should have killed Chris Brodman, but didn't. There was the wrong-way driver who hit Brodman's car head-on in 2007 on Turkey Lake Road in Orlando. The impact sent Brodman flying through the windshield and broke his back. There were the illnesses — battles with hepatitis and HIV — and […]Related:Infertile couples came to this ‘baby god’ for help. Now, they’re accusing him of betrayal.Could polio drugs treat children with a mysterious paralyzing disease?More cases reported of a mysterious polio-like illness that killed a 6-year-old
About a dozen states have added hepatitis C to the list of medical conditions for which people can face criminal prosecution if they knowingly engage in activities that could spread the disease.(Image credit: James Cavallini/Science Source)
(Natural News) Even the bestselling flu vaccine is only the fifth most popular vaccine in the United States. Prevnar, the vaccine used to prevent infection caused by pneumococcal bacteria; Gardasil, which supposedly prevents cervical cancer; PENTAct-HIB, given to tiny infants to stave off diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, hepatitis B, poliomyelitis, and Haemophilus influenzae type b; and...
Dr. Michael Dunn, who has been treating many of his patients for more than 20 years, provides HIV and hepatitis care in Tampa Bay.
Conclusion: This study showed that from 166 samples most of them were in a chronic phase of HBV infection and just 5.4% of asymptomatic blood donors were in the acute phase or acute chronic phase of HBV infection. The major risk factor for HBV infection was a familial history of HBV. PMID: 29922420 [PubMed]
(Natural News) Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine disorder in women and the most common cause of female infertility. This condition occurs when the ovaries produce more androgens (male sex hormones) than normal. Too much androgens may lead to a number of symptoms, including those related to diabetes. In addition, cysts tend to...
AbstractBackgroundAcute kidney injury in the setting of alcoholic liver disease portends a poor prognosis without liver transplant.AimsUsing a tertiary care population, we aimed to evaluate the outcomes of renal replacement therapy in patients with alcoholic liver disease and acute kidney injury with
Conclusions This meta-analysis provides an update and stronger evidence to support the observation that BT is associated with a higher proportion of males and an increased risk of MZT. In clinical practice, these BT-associated neonatal outcomes should be taken into account when counselling infertility patients.
Publication date: July 2018 Source:American Journal of Kidney Diseases, Volume 72, Issue 1 Author(s): Deirdre Sawinski, Kimberly A. Forde, Christina M. Wyatt
Conclusions Treatment with DAAs reduces liver stiffness, but is associated with increase in hepatic steatosis.
Qing Sun, Wenliang Fan, Jin Ye, Ping Han