World Hepatitis Day

Hepatitis B and C Infection and Latest Treatment!

By Siddharth Jain, Gastroenterology Hepatitis refers to inflammation of the liver. The condition is either self-limiting or progressive, and may lead to cirrhosis, fibrosis or even liver cancer. Hepatitis B (HBV)- Hepatitis B is an acute or chronic liver disease caused by the Hepatitis B Virus. This virus is transmitted through exposure…

Hepatitis: Know it. Prevent it.

What Is Hepatitis? Hepatitis is swelling and inflammation of the liver. The word Hepatitis is made up of Hepar that means ‘Liver’ in Ancient Greek and Itis that means ‘Inflammation’. Hepatitis means injury to the liver with an inflammation of the liver cells. How is it Caused? Hepatitis is caused…