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Impact of hepatitis B and C cure of liver

Oct 23rd 2013 at 11:16 PM

Worldwide, there are 150 million people suffering from chronic infection with hepatitis C virus (HCV), each year there are between three and four million new infections, and, each year, 350,000 patients die from causes liver associated with this virus, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
Also, as pointed to figures released by the VHIR and other institutions co-organizers of the recent international symposium, an estimated one third of the world population is infected with hepatitis B virus (HBV), 150 million people have chronic infection; and 30% of these suffer from active infections that can lead to cirrhosis and / or cancer.

70% of serious liver diseases such as cirrhosis or cancer are due to HCV. About 15% of cases result from alcohol, 10%, obesity, and 10% of hepatitis B virus as Mur information. Hence the importance of trying to eradicate the organism that cause hepatitis viruses, in order to prevent future illnesses.

Avoiding risk factors for hepatitis
Avoid the risk factors of hepatitis C or B is another key to prevention of liver diseases which can be serious and even lead to death. Hepatitis C is transmitted through a blood infected, while hepatitis B is contracted through blood and sexual.
To circumvent these infections, it is essential not to undergo with non-sterile needles, not sharing sharps (including needles, razor blades, etc.) And, if tattoos or piercings, make sure that is done using sterile equipment and in a location with adequate sanitary conditions.

In addition, to prevent HBV infections, to persons who have sex outside of their regular partner, especially on trips to exotic destinations, should always use a condom. The hepatitis B vaccine is recommended for travelers who go to these places and who intend to engage in activities that involve risk during their stay in the area.”

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Oct 24th 2013 at 12:37 AM by atomicmedia1
That's (alot) of people suffering.

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