Tag: hepatitis

Innovation, Patient Experience

More than 3,000 Patients Possibly Exposed to HIV and Hepatitis At New Jersey Surgical Center, Officials Say

December 26, 2018

Via: Time Health

A New Jersey surgical center may have exposed more than 3,000 patients to HIV and hepatitis, state officials said. People who received a procedure at the HealthPlus Surgery Center in Saddle Brook, New Jersey between Jan. 1 and Sept. 7 […]

Innovation, Research

Medical News Today: Do you have diabetes, liver disease? Watch out for CVD

September 13, 2017

Via: Medical News Today

A study analyzing the medical data of more than 133,000 people shows that those with diabetes and a medical history of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease have a significantly higher risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality. Recent data suggest that non-alcoholic […]

Innovation, Medical Devices

New app uses smartphone selfies to screen for pancreatic cancer

August 29, 2017

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Pancreatic cancer has one of the worst prognoses — with a five-year survival rate of 9 percent — in part because there are no telltale symptoms or non-invasive screening tools to catch a tumor before it spreads. Now, University of […]