September 1, 2011
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It is with real sadness that I am sharing with you the death of Bruce Devenne, who advocated on behalf of thousands, tirelessly and selflessly. We have posted a news item to the blog — see below.

This Month at the HCV and HBV Advocate(s)

The HCV Advocate Newsletter, September 2011


The HBV Journal Review, by Christine M. Kukka

  • Diets High in Both Alcohol and Fat Significantly Increase Liver Damage

  • Protective Boots Worn by Surgeons Don’t Protect Against Blood Exposure

  • Research Suggests the Spice Saffron Protects Against Liver Cancer

  • HBeAg-Negative Patients with Genotype B and Low Viral Load Most Likely to Lose HBsAg

  • Antivirals and HBIG Combination Cut Down Recurrence of Hepatitis B after Liver Transplantation

  • Weak Vaccine Response during Childhood Leaves Adults Vulnerable to Infection

  • Presence of Both “e” Antigens and Antibodies Found in 10% of Patients

and more.................


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Alan Franciscus
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Editor-in-Chief, HBV Advocate


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