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1 January 1970

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World Hepatitis Day

This Sunday is World Hepatitis Awareness Day, with a theme of 'This is hepatitis. Know it. Confront it.
This Sunday is World Hepatitis Awareness Day, with a theme of 'This is hepatitis. Know it. Confront it.' The World Hepatitis Alliance (WHA) campaign focuses on viral hepatitis and… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/world-hepatitis-day/

Cancer risk increased by bacterial infection

Long-lasting inflammation, such as that caused by persistent bacterial infections, is estimated to account for up to 16% of cancers worldwide.
Long-lasting inflammation, such as that caused by persistent bacterial infections, is estimated to account for up to 16% of cancers worldwide. By studying stomach infection in… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/cancer-risk-increased-by-bacterial-infection/

HIV-like virus cured in mice

Scientists have used a hormone to completely remove a HIV like virus from mice.
Scientists have used a hormone to completely remove a HIV like virus from mice. When researchers gave the hormone, called IL-7, to mice it boosted their immune response to the… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/hiv-like-virus-cured-in-mice/

Mouse model develops human liver

Mice could be more useful in the study of hepatitis than previously thought, as research into the possibility of growing a human liver in a mouse has proven successful.
Mice could be more useful in the study of hepatitis than previously thought, as research into the possibility of growing a human liver in a mouse has proven successful. In the… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/mouse-model-develops-human-liver/

Novel treatment to tackle Hepatitis C

Targeting host molecules instead of the virus has proved successful in killing the Hepatitis C virus (HCV), research on chimpanzees has found.
Targeting host molecules instead of the virus has proved successful in killing the Hepatitis C virus (HCV), research on chimpanzees has found. Targeting host molecules instead… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/novel-treatment-to-tackle-hepatitis-c/

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