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Hepatitis A to G : The Facts You Need to Know about All the Forms of This Dangerous Disease - Alan Berkman

Hepatitis A to G

The Facts You Need to Know about All the Forms of This Dangerous Disease

Paperback Published: 1st March 2000
ISBN: 9780446677233
Number Of Pages: 224
For Ages: 13+ years old

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Hepatitis is a growing epidemic caused by many deadly viruses labeled A to G, each requiring different diagnosis and treatment. Easily contracted in many ways, from drinking water to casual contact to sexual intercourse, this debilitating disease poses a risk to everyone. Now in trade paperback, here is the only book that gives readers the solid facts on all forms of this illness. Written by viral expert Dr. Alan Berkman and science author Nicholas Bakalar, this comprehensive, easy-to-read volume clearly explains how each hepatitis virus is contracted and avoided, and how to treat it with the latest medical breakthroughs.

Hepatitis A to G: An Introductionp. 1
Hepatitis A: The Virus at Home and around the Worldp. 17
Hepatitis B: A Risk You Can Eliminatep. 43
Hepatitis C: The Basic Facts about the Virusp. 77
Hepatitis C: Treatment, and the Possibility of a Curep. 110
Living with Hepatitis Cp. 135
Hepatitis D: The Delta Virusp. 152
Hepatitis Ep. 163
Hepatitis G and Beyondp. 169
Future Medicine: Research on Hepatitisp. 173
Afterwordp. 182
Blood Tests and the Diagnosis of Liver Diseasep. 185
Resourcesp. 193
Bibliographyp. 199
Indexp. 207
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ISBN: 9780446677233
ISBN-10: 044667723X
Audience: General
For Ages: 13+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 1st March 2000
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.32 x 13.21  x 1.55
Weight (kg): 0.2
Edition Number: 1