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Hepatitis symptom series: Depression and anxiety

Depression and anxiety are common mental health conditions which can affect a person’s quality of life. According to the Ministry of Health’s Te Rau...   Read More

Focus on primary care before we run out of hep C patients, says Ed Gane

The health sector could run out of hepatitis C patients to treat unless GPs and primary care connect with thousands of untreated people in...   Read More

Congratulations Kerikeri Medical Centre,  Ruatahi Medical Practices and Ranolf Medical Centre

  Congratulations to Kerikeri Medical Centre,  Ruatahi Medical Practices and Ranolf Medical Centre for their display board on hepatitis for World Hepatitis Day on 28...   Read More

Liver specialist calls for more Hep C funding to reduce deaths

A leading liver specialist at Auckland Hospital is calling for Pharmac to expand funding for treatment of Hepatitis C to reduce deaths linked to...   Read More

Waikato leads change to region’s hepatitis C treatment

Dramatic changes in the way hepatitis C is diagnosed and treated are underway in Waikato and the wider Midlands health region, thanks to research,...   Read More

Symptom series: Brain fog

Chronic hepatitis C (HCV) impacts the healthy functioning of the liver. The liver has more than 500 functions, including the removal of harmful toxins...   Read More

Hepatitis and nutrition

Written by Kylie Russell, Clinical Dietitian, Auckland Hospital and New Zealand Liver Transplant Unit. Good nutrition is important if you have the hepatitis B...   Read More

Alcohol, drugs and viral hepatitis

Source article found here: Hepmag.com Everything we eat, drink, breathe, smoke, inject and apply to the skin passes through the liver. The liver processes...   Read More

Video: What does the liver do?

In this TED-Ed video Emma Bryce explains what the liver does:

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