Articles about Hepatitis B

Kids in US, Europe diagnosed with mysterious liver disease

16 Apr 2022

World
Kids in US, Europe diagnosed with mysterious liver disease

Health officials in the United States and several European nations are looking into mysterious cases of serious liver disease in children for which there seems to be no known cause.

India to play crucial role in COVID-19 vaccine process

20 Oct 2020

Technology
India to play crucial role in COVID-19 vaccine process

As the world's largest vaccine manufacturer, India will play a major role in the vaccination efforts for COVID-19.

Nobel Prize: Three scientists win for 'discovering Hepatitis C virus'

05 Oct 2020

Technology
Nobel Prize: Three scientists win for 'discovering Hepatitis C virus'

The 2020 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine has been awarded jointly to three scientists for the "discovery of the Hepatitis C virus."

New COVID-19 vaccine goes into human trials: Details here

26 May 2020

Technology
New COVID-19 vaccine goes into human trials: Details here

As COVID-19 continues to batter different parts of the world, scientists are racing to find a way to fight the pandemic as soon as possible.

CRISPR gene-editing used on cancer patients: Details here

17 Apr 2019

Technology
CRISPR gene-editing used on cancer patients: Details here

For years, scientists have been working on CRISPR, a powerful technology that could modify DNA and help cure diseases like cancer or Hepatitis B.

Boy, who got vaccinated against parents' wishes, to address Senate

05 Mar 2019

World
Boy, who got vaccinated against parents' wishes, to address Senate

Ethan Lindenberger from the US turned a rebel when he questioned his parents' anti-vaccine acts, and then got himself vaccinated, grabbing eyeballs from the national media.

#KnowTheDisease: All you need to know about Hepatitis

28 Aug 2018

India
#KnowTheDisease: All you need to know about Hepatitis

Technically, the word "Hepatitis" means the inflammation of liver caused by a virus/toxin.

Strict-action will be taken if found polluting rivers/canals: Punjab Minister

16 Jun 2018

India
Strict-action will be taken if found polluting rivers/canals: Punjab Minister

Punjab Water Resources Minister Sukhbinder Singh Sarkaria said stringent action will be taken against those found polluting rivers and canals.

Uganda-President plans to ban oral-sex, because 'mouth is for eating'

19 Apr 2018

World
Uganda-President plans to ban oral-sex, because 'mouth is for eating'

In a widely televised interview, Uganda President Yoweri Museveni warned citizens against 'unnatural' sexual activities like oral sex.

Indian-origin entrepreneur raises $1.1bn by SoftBank

11 Aug 2017

Business
Indian-origin entrepreneur raises $1.1bn by SoftBank

A US-based biotech company founded by an Indian-origin entrepreneur has raised $1.1bn from SoftBank and other investors- one of the largest fundings in the life science sector.

Pvt firm caught red handed violating biomedical waste disposal norms

03 Jun 2017

India
Pvt firm caught red handed violating biomedical waste disposal norms

In a surprise inspection, Delhi Environment minister Imran Hussain caught a private biomedical waste treatment facility red handed in violating proper waste management rules, thereby, running the risk of causing the outbreak of diseases and endangering lives.

Brain Cell Therapy can be the miracle cure for Parkinson's

14 Apr 2017

Technology
Brain Cell Therapy can be the miracle cure for Parkinson's

By replacing cells to cure a damaged brain, scientists now claim they have managed to slow down and reverse the symptoms of Parkinson's disease.