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Does hepatitis C virus remain in the body after successful treatment?

Persistence of very low-level hepatitis C infection after a sustained virologic response to hepatitis C treatment is an extremely rare event and is not associated with any liver damage, Spanish researchers report in Nature Scientific Reports this week. Hepatitis C infection is cured if the virus is undetectable 12 weeks after the completion of a… Read More »

Pro-obesity environment and genes could explain big rise in body weight

Some people are more likely to put on weight than others because of their genes. However, genetic difference does not explain the significant rise in body weight since the 1960s as it has affected both those with and without pro-obesity genes. New research suggests that the rise in bodyweight since the 1960s could be down… Read More »