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Oct 18, 2019
Amitabh Bachchan reportedly admitted to Nanavati hospital after suffering from liver ailmentsAmitabh Bachchan was reportedly admitted to the hospital on Tuesday, and is still there.
Oct 11, 2019
On Amitabh Bachchan's birthday today, we revisit a major health cause he championsAmitabh Bachchan lived with hepatitis B for years before doctors discovered it in 2000 - by then, only 25% of his liver was still functioning.
Jul 28, 2019
World Hepatitis Day 2019: History, significance, this year's theme and objectives of global awareness campaign against deadly diseaseCaused by different types of viruses, Hepatitis is of five types — Hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E. Among these, Hepatitis A, B, and C are the most common.
Jul 28, 2018
World Hepatitis Day: Nearly 1.76 cr Indians infected with deadly virus; building awareness can help reduce riskContrary to what most people believe, it's just drug addicts who are at risk of hepatitis B, even routine procedures such as diagnostic blood tests, injections in hospitals, or a visit to a tattoo or acupuncture parlour and a barber can expose you to the hepatitis B virus
Jul 27, 2018
Hepatitis care in India: Country's awareness and prevention strategy is working but still has a long way to goHepatitis B is one of the leading causes of liver failure and liver cancer. Every 12th person in the world is infected.
Jul 11, 2018
How a new technology fix can help efforts to fight the drug problem in PunjabPublic health advocates are now calling for the state to ensure all health facilities adopt auto-disable syringes.
Jun 01, 2018
Health ministry recommends Hepatitis-B vaccination for workers at increased risk of acquiring infectionThe Union Health Ministry announced that the Hepatitis-B vaccination is recommended for all healthcare workers with occupational exposure to the virus.
Jan 15, 2018
Most newborns are protected from Hepatitis B infection by antibodies received from the mother: StudyOver 40 million Indians are chronically infected with Hepatitis B. People can live without symptoms for years and realize later that they have an infection.
May 12, 2017
Amitabh Bachchan appointed as WHO Goodwill Ambassador for HepatitisAmitabh Bachchan, who also led the Polio eradication campaign, is a conqueror of Hepatitis B.
Jul 28, 2016
World Hepatitis Day: Here is what you should know about the 'silent killer' diseaseAs 28 July is observed as World Hepatitis Day, here is what you should know about the 'silent killer' of a disease