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Hepatitis increases mortality rates in HIV patients

Hepatitis increases mortality rates in HIV patients

Hepatitis B and hepatitis C may increase mortality risks in HIV patients.

Epsom salt may cause liver injury in predisposed patients

A 38-year old nonalcoholic patient consumed Epsom salt in large quantities for a short period of time and developed jaundice and steatohepatitis.

Herbal, dietary supplements commonly mislabeled

Mislabeling of herbal and dietary supplements is common, occurring in more than half of products tested.

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Missed blood test results

Missed blood test results

A patient's positive hepatitis B results were overlooked for 7 years.

A case of G6PD deficiency

A case of G6PD deficiency

Patients with G6PD should avoid triggers of oxidative stress.

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