CategoryHepatitis

How to Avoid Hepatitis While Traveling Abroad

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Thanks to modern hygiene and vaccinations, our chances of contracting hepatitis in the Western World happily have fallen sharply over recent years to the point where it is no longer something we need to worry particularly about. Hepatitis is a serious condition and one that we still need to be vigilant against. In particular we need to be careful when traveling abroad where the chances of...

Hepatitis C Transmission – How People Get Hepatitis C

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Hepatitis C is an infectious disease caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV) which affects the liver. The condition is sometimes asymptomatic meaning that there are no clear signs of its presence, but can cause a range of problems such as fibrosis (the scarring of the liver) and cirrhosis (advanced scarring). This can lead to liver failure, liver cancer and gastric varices or esophageal varices...

Theodoros Manfredi

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