Smoke Out – price, composition and opinions

Addictive smoking can shorten life expectancy by up to 20 years. Most heavy smokers face severe cardiovascular disease and cancer. According to statistics, over 600,000 people in Europe die because of smoking! Apart from the harmful effects of cigarettes on health, it is worth mentioning the huge sums of money that are burned with smoke. … Read more

Essentiale Forte for the liver – composition, action, reviews, price

essentiale forte for healthy liver

Essentiale Forte – what is it? Essentiale Forte is a herbal medicinal product that is used in liver disease. Its components work in such a way that they stabilize and regenerate damaged membranes of liver cells. This damage occurs because of an unhealthy lifestyle, drinking too much alcohol, or taking certain medications. Essentiale Forte reduces … Read more

The Epidemiology Of Hepatitis B in Canada

Prevalence of Hepatitis B The precise prevalence of hepatitis B in Canada is unknown. Although some have estimated the prevalence to be about 0.5% – 1.0%, this is, at best, an educated guess. Furthermore, although clinical practice indicates that hepatitis B is not uniformly distributed in the community, the prevalence in different ethnic or occupational, … Read more

US Facing ‘Silent Epidemic’ of Hepatitis C

WASHINGTON (Reuters): The United States is facing a ”silent epidemic” of hepatitis C, US Surgeon General David Satcher said on Thursday as he and lawmakers launched an awareness campaign about the liver-destroying disease. Satcher said most of the estimated 4 million Americans infected with the hepatitis C virus probably are not aware they have it, … Read more

Combination Therapy of Chronic Hepatitis C with Ribavirin and Interferon

Learning Objective: To review the efficacy and tolerability of interferon-ribavirin combination therapy in HCV in general and in specific subgroups (genotype 1, cirrhosis) Abstract: A meta-analysis of individual patient data from four European studies, comprising about 90% of the published experience with interferon-ribavirin combination therapy, was carried out to obtain a more precise estimation of … Read more

Hepatitis C – Articles

The following abstracts of presentations to the NIH Consensus Development Conference on Management of Hepatitis C held from March 24-26, 1997 in Bethesda Maryland and were furnished by presenters in advance of the conference. The original book was designed for the use of panelists and participants in the conference and as a pertinent reference document for … Read more

Hepatitis B: Questions Commonly Asked by Patients in Doctor’s Offices

The following questions and answers were prepared by a Gastroenterologist, Family Physician, Pharmacist, Hepatitis Nurse, and Public Health Nurse in preparation for a symposium on hepatitis B for the community in Toronto, Canada in June 1996. They reflect the most common questions asked by their patients. Questions Commonly Asked by Patients in Doctor’s Offices by: … Read more