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The FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ) approved Pegasys ( Peginterferon alfa-2a ) for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B ( CHB ). Pegasys is the first and only pegylated Interferon approved fo ...


It is not uncommon for patients with autoimmune hepatitis ( AIH ), a disease in which the patient's own immune system attacks the liver, to have no symptoms. Such cases are being diagnosed more freq ...


A study on the long-term outcome of children undergoing liver transplants found that chronic hepatitis was common and that it was not detectible using standard blood tests. The presence of autoantibo ...


Forty percent of patients with autoimmune hepatitis ( AIH ) present with acute jaundice / hepatitis. Such patients, when treated promptly, are thought to have a good prognosis. The objective of a s ...