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Causes Of Hepatitis B Virus-Associated Acute Liver Failure

National Institutes of Health scientists and their collaborators found that hepatitis B virus (HBV)-associated acute liver failure (ALF)  a rare condition that can turn fatal within days without liver transplantation results from an uncommon encounter between a highly mutated HBV variant and an unusual immune response in the patient's liver that is mainly sustained by antibody-producing B cells.

Epidural Anaesthesia System: Insightful Forecast on Expansion of Global Market

Epidural anaesthesia, also known as regional anesthesia is a type of anesthesia that is injected at the back of the body. It blocks all responses to nerve impulses from the lower spinal segments, which results in decreased sensation in lower half of the body. Epidural anesthesia medications are of local anesthetics and are delivered in combination with opioids, in order to decrease the required dose of local anaesthetic. 

Sexually Transmitted Disease: Rethinking on the Disease Treatment

An underused strategy for surge In STDs: Treat the patients’ partners without a doctor visit If patients return to Dr. Crystal Bowe soon after taking medication for a sexually transmitted infection, she usually knows the reason: Their partners have re-infected them. “While you tell people not to have sex until both folks are treated, they just don’t wait,” she said. “So they are passing the infection back and forth.”

Health Insurance Policy: How to Choose the Right One

Most financial planners say that having a health insurance plan is the starting point of all financial plans. Even before one starts investing towards one's goals, getting an adequate health insurance cover for self and family helps. Here, we look at the various important features and factors of a health insurance policy that may help you zero-in on the right policy.

AIDS: Innovation Can Help End Epidemic by 2030

A United Nations initiative backed by global experts has set its sights on an ambitious programme to bring an end to the AIDS epidemic by 2030. The 90-90-90 strategy aims to do this by reaching three targets: 90% of all people with HIV must know their status, 90% of those diagnosed with HIV must receive antiretroviral therapy, and 90% of people receiving antiretroviral therapy must be virally suppressed.

High-resolution Images of Photosystem II Presented

In a new published in Nature article presents high-resolution images of photosystem II, the protein complex that splits water into hydrogen ions and oxygen during photosynthesis. The images will help the researchers better understand this complex mechanism, possibly opening up the door to developing cheap and efficient solar fuel devices.