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NEWS Now, wash your hands (except nurses don’t)

April 13th 2016 /

It’s something we tell our kids to do, but nurses and care workers in outpatient centres are still not washing their hands, even after they’ve dressed a wound or vaccinated someone. The spread of infections—including life-threatening MRSA bugs and hepatitis—is much more likely as a result, a new report has discovered.

NEWS Hepatitis: Grapefruit can fight it as well as drugs

April 3rd 2008 /

A grapefruit may be all it takes to fight chronic hepatitis C

NEWS Hepatitis C: Hospital patients are new group at risk

May 22nd 2007

Hepatitis C is a virus that can cause liver damage and cancer, sometimes fatally

FEATURE So you think you need . . . a blood transfusion

November 2004 (Vol. 15 Issue 8) /

Blood carries out the vital functions of human life

FEATURE Vasectomy and cancer

May 2003 (Vol. 14 Issue 2) /

Q My son, aged 38, was diagnosed with hepatitis C about five years ago

FEATURE Interfered with by interferon

March 2003 (Vol. 13 Issue 12) /

I have had hepatitis C for 26 years and, recently, have been under great pressure from my hospital doctors to agree to combined inteferon/ribavirin treatment

NEWS Hepatitis c more common in sle patients

April 1st 2001 /

An analysis of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) has found that this group of patients may be more vulnerable to contracting hepatitis C virus (HCV) than healthy individuals

NEWS Neonatal blood transfusions may lead to adult hep c

January 1st 2001

Adult hepatitis C may have its roots in the routine blood transfusions given to premature or underweight babies in the 1960s

FEATURE If you have non hodgkin's lymphoma, or wish to prevent it from developing. . .

June 2000 (Vol. 11 Issue 3) /

Clean up your diet and environment

FEATURE The 10 most useless operations

August 1998 (Vol. 9 Issue 5) /

Used to treat atherosclerosis, this treatment involves inserting a "balloon" in the arteries, then expanding it to clear the artery of fatty build up Research consistently shows that stenosis (narrowing of the artery) reoccurs within six months

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