Tag: hepatitis

What’s Next in Liver Cancer Research – Twitter Live

What’s Next in Liver Cancer Research – Twitter Live

>>Good afternoon. Welcome to the National Cancer Institute’s first Twitter Live. Today, we’ll be talking about the latest in liver cancer research. My name is Dr. Anuradha Budhu, and I’m the Program Manager for the NCI Center for Cancer Research Liver Cancer Program. I’m also a research scientist here at

Princeton Innovation: Inhibitors of hepatitis B and E virus infection

Princeton Innovation: Inhibitors of hepatitis B and E virus infection

Our lab studies hepatitis B and E viruses which cause about 300 million infections worldwide and kill almost a million people annually. Neither one has a cure. We have developed new screening systems to identify new drugs to cure these viruses. Both hepatitis B and E viruses affect the liver

What Are the Stages of Liver Damage? Fatty Liver|Hepatitis|Fibrosis|Cirrhosis

What Are the Stages of Liver Damage? Fatty Liver|Hepatitis|Fibrosis|Cirrhosis

There are four stages of liver damage known as fatty liver, hepatitis, fibrosis and cirrhosis. Although liver damage is reversible in the early stages, the changes of cirrhosis are not. Most often, liver damage is caused by excessive consumption of alcohol, although what is called nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)

Autoimmune hepatitis – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment & pathology

Autoimmune hepatitis – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment & pathology

So, an autoimmune disease is this special sort of disease, where your own immune cells have gone rogue and start to attack your own cells, right? Hepatitis happens to mean inflammation of the liver, so it’s reasonable to say that autoimmune hepatitis is this resulting inflammation of your liver tissue,

What is Hepatitis C and Why Should You Care?

What is Hepatitis C and Why Should You Care?

(gentle music)>>Hepatitis C is a major problem in the United States, and really around the world.>>More people are dying of hepatitis C in this country than of HIV.>>I think many people don’t hear about what hepatitis C even is and how you can get it.>>So hepatitis C is just a

Hepatitis B: Treatment and care for a chronic condition

Hepatitis B: Treatment and care for a chronic condition

Viral hepatitis commonly was a hepatitis B and hepatitis C. In the United States it is probably more common with hepatitis C and we have a lot of achievement in terms of the treatment for the hepatitis C. So a lot of exciting and very effective medications have come out.