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Hepatitis B Transmission - High Blood Pressure in African Americans

This page contains links to eMedTV Articles containing information on subjects from Hepatitis B Transmission to High Blood Pressure in African Americans. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Hepatitis B Transmission
    As this eMedTV page explains, hepatitis B can be transmitted in a number of ways, such as by sharing needles. This article covers the specific methods of spreading this virus and identifies several factors that put you at risk.
  • Hepatitis B Treatment
    In general, treatment for hepatitis B is necessary only for the chronic form of the disease. This eMedTV page provides information about various medicines used to treat this condition, as well as things to do to stay healthy during and after treatment.
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine
    Getting the hepatitis B vaccine is the best way to prevent the disease. This eMedTV Web page explains who should and shouldn't get the vaccine, as well as the typical vaccination schedule for adults and children.
  • Hepatitis B Virus
    As the name implies, the hepatitis B virus is the organism responsible for hepatitis B. This page on the eMedTV Web site provides additional information about this virus, including how it is spread and its possible symptoms and complications.
  • Hepatitis C
    Hepatitis C is a liver disease caused by a virus, which can be spread through contact with infected blood. This eMedTV page talks about this condition in greater detail, including information on how it is transmitted, diagnosed, and treated.
  • Hepatitis C -- Importance of Following the Treatment Plan
    This video explains how important it is to be adherent to the treatment program.
  • Hepatitis C -- Summary
    This video provides a summary of hepatitis C, including symptoms and treatment options.
  • Hepatitis C and HIV
    Hepatitis C and HIV can both be transmitted through contaminated needles or unprotected sex. As this eMedTV Web page explains, a co-infection with hepatitis C and HIV can be quite serious and can affect the treatment for either of the conditions.
  • Hepatitis C and Telaprevir
    As this eMedTV resource explains, a doctor may prescribe telaprevir for treating chronic hepatitis C infections. This page takes a closer look at specific uses of this medicine and explains how it works to prevent the hepatitis C virus from multiplying.
  • Hepatitis C and Vitamins
    Some people take vitamins as an adjunct to their hepatitis C treatment. This eMedTV Web page covers key points about hepatitis C and vitamins, such as proper dosing, supplements to avoid, and reasons why people with hepatitis C use vitamins.
  • Hepatitis C Combination Therapy And Coexisting HIV
    This video explains what people with HIV should know before starting combination therapy.
  • Hepatitis C Diet
    A hepatitis C diet should be low in fats and high in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. This eMedTV article discusses the dietary needs of people with hepatitis C, including the importance of avoiding alcohol and (in some cases) limiting sodium.
  • Hepatitis C Disease
    A viral disease, hepatitis C can be either acute or chronic. This eMedTV resource provides a brief overview of this condition, including details on how it is spread and what types of symptoms may occur.
  • Hepatitis C Drugs
    If you have hepatitis C, your healthcare provider may recommend treatment with two medications. This eMedTV Web article takes a closer look at these drugs, explaining how they work to treat hepatitis C.
  • Hepatitis C From a Kiss
    You don't get hepatitis C from a kiss or from other everyday activities like talking or hugging. This portion of the eMedTV library covers how hepatitis C is spread through contact with infected blood, and why you can't get hepatitis C from a kiss.
  • Hepatitis C Genotypes
    There are six main hepatitis C genotypes. As this eMedTV Web page explains, of these genotypes, genotype 1 is the most common in the United States. This article explores the genotypes for this disease, including their effect on treatment plans.
  • Hepatitis C Information
    Hepatitis C is a viral infection that, in many cases, does not cause symptoms. This eMedTV article provides more information on hepatitis C, explaining how it is transmitted and how your healthcare provider will make a diagnosis.
  • Hepatitis C Medication
    Peginterferon, ribavirin, and protease inhibitors are among the primary hepatitis C medications. This eMedTV resource discusses these drugs in detail, with information on how they work to treat hepatitis C, guidelines, and more.
  • Hepatitis C Medications
    There are two primary medications used to treat hepatitis C. This selection from the eMedTV archives lists these drugs and describes the benefits of combination therapy. A link to more detailed information is also given.
  • Hepatitis C Prevention
    Reducing your risk for hepatitis C begins with knowing that the virus is spread through infected blood. This eMedTV resource offers tips for hepatitis C prevention, such as not injecting drugs, considering the risks of tattoos and piercings, and more.
  • Hepatitis C Prognosis
    Several factors influence a person's hepatitis C prognosis. As this eMedTV article explains, a hepatitis C prognosis can be affected by the person's age, ethnicity, and general health. The type of HCV the person has also impacts the prognosis.
  • Hepatitis C Statistics
    About 3.9 million people in the US are infected with hepatitis C. As explained in this eMedTV article, the statistics on hepatitis C show a decreasing trend in the number of new hepatitis C cases diagnosed each year.
  • Hepatitis C Symptoms
    For people with hepatitis C, symptoms may include fatigue, fever, nausea, and abdominal pain. This eMedTV article discusses these and other signs and symptoms of the condition. Many people experience no symptoms in the early stages of hepatitis C.
  • Hepatitis C Symptoms
    This video clip discusses possible symptoms of hepatitis C.
  • Hepatitis C Test
    One hepatitis C test can help determine whether you have the disease and how much of the virus is present. This eMedTV resource describes the viral RNA test, as well as liver enzyme tests and a liver biopsy used to detect hepatitis C.
  • Hepatitis C Testing
    As this eMedTV segment explains, hepatitis C testing may involve a liver enzyme blood test, a viral RNA test, or a liver biopsy. This article describes these forms of testing, including the different information each test provides about your health.
  • Hepatitis C Tests
    This video outlines some of the tests that may be recommended when looking for hepatitis C.
  • Hepatitis C Transmission
    Infected blood is the most common means for transmitting hepatitis C. This portion of the eMedTV archives discusses the transmission of hepatitis C and how to prevent spreading the virus.
  • Hepatitis C Treatment
    Peginterferon and ribavirin are among the drugs commonly used in hepatitis C treatment. This eMedTV Web page describes these and other treatments, including their approximate success rate and key factors that may affect a person's regimen.
  • Hepatitis C Treatment -- ABCs of Hepatitis Care
    This video provides a list of important points to remember during hepatitis C treatment.
  • Hepatitis C Treatment -- I Feel Depressed Or Hopeless
    This video explains what you should do if you feel depressed during combination therapy.
  • Hepatitis C Treatment -- Importance of Following the Treatment Plan
    This clip provides tips on how to stay on track with your hepatitis C treatment program.
  • Hepatitis C Treatment -- Keeping on Schedule
    This video offers tips on how to remember to take your hepatitis C medication as scheduled.
  • Hepatitis C Treatment -- Make It a Daily Routine
    This video clip offers helpful tips on setting up a routine for taking your medicine.
  • Hepatitis C Treatment -- My Routine Keeps Changing
    Sometimes, if your routine keeps changing, it can be hard to follow your treatment plan. This clip offers helpful tips.
  • Hepatitis C Treatment -- Planning Ahead for the Weekend
    This video explains how planning ahead for the weekend can help you stick with your treatment plan.
  • Hepatitis C Treatment -- Problems With Taking the Medicine
    As this video explains, there are several reasons why people might not take their medications as directed.
  • Hepatitis C Treatment -- Social Support
    This video explains the importance of social support.
  • Hepatitis C Treatment -- Too Busy to Remember
    This video clip explains the importance of taking your medication as prescribed.
  • Hepatitis C Treatment -- Traveling With Your Medications
    This video clip talks about staying on your medication schedule when you're not at home.
  • Hepatitis C Treatment Side Effects -- Decreased Blood Counts
    Side Effects of Combination This video explains why combination therapy can cause decreased blood cell counts.
  • Hepatitis C Treatment Side Effects -- Depression, Mood Swings, and Irritability
    This clip explains how depression or mood swings may occur during combination therapy.
  • Hepatitis C Treatment Side Effects -- Dry Skin or Rashes
    This video clip explains how dry skin or a rash may be a side effect of combination therapy.
  • Hepatitis C Treatment Side Effects -- Fatigue
    This video explains how combination therapy may potentially cause fatigue.
  • Hepatitis C Treatment Side Effects -- Flu-like Symptoms
    This clip lists possible flu-like symptoms that may occur during combination therapy.
  • Hepatitis C Treatment Side Effects -- Nausea and Loss of Appetite
    This clip explains why you may develop nausea or loss of appetite with combination therapy.
  • Hepatitis C Treatment Side Effects -- Thinning Hair
    This video explains how thinning hair may be a side effect of combination therapy.
  • Hepatitis C Treatment Side Effects -- Weight Loss
    This video discusses possible side effects of combination therapy associated with weight loss.
  • Hepatitis C Treatment Timeline
    The treatment timeline for hepatitis C consists of different stages, which this media clip explains.
  • Hepatitis C Treatments
    Peginterferon and ribavirin are the primary treatments for hepatitis C. This part of the eMedTV site takes a closer look at how this viral disease is treated, including how often the medications are taken. A link to more information is also included.
  • Hepatitis C Vaccine
    Currently, no vaccine is available for hepatitis C. But, as this section of the eMedTV library explains, researchers are hopeful that a vaccine will be ready by 2010. This article also offers tips to protect yourself from hepatitis C.
  • Hepatitis C Viral Load
    As this eMedTV page explains, hepatitis C viral load is a measure of the amount of hepatitis C virus in a person's blood. This article explains how the results of a viral load test are expressed and how they are used to monitor treatment results.
  • Hepatitis C Virus
    As this eMedTV resource explains, the hepatitis C virus (HCV) is the cause of hepatitis C, a disease that causes liver inflammation. This article takes a closer look at this virus, including how it is transmitted, how it affects the liver, and more.
  • Hepatitis Care ABCs
    This video provides a list of important points to remember during hepatitis C treatment.
  • Hepatitis D
    Hepatitis D is a disease of the liver that can cause joint pain, dark urine, nausea, and other symptoms. This eMedTV page gives an overview of this disease, noting how it's spread and how it can be treated.
  • Hepatitis D Incubation Period
    This eMedTV page covers the hepatitis D incubation period (or the time between transmission of the hepatitis D virus and the start of symptoms of hepatitis D). This page discusses how long this period lasts and when a person starts to be contagious.
  • Hepatitis D Information
    Hepatitis D is a type of liver infection that can only develop in people who already have hepatitis B. This eMedTV page provides some basic information on hepatitis D, including possible symptoms. A link to more details is also provided.
  • Hepatitis D Prevention
    This eMedTV page explains that hepatitis D prevention involves getting the hepatitis B vaccine and avoiding high-risk behaviors such as shooting drugs and sharing razors, washcloths, or other objects that may have an infected person's blood on them.
  • Hepatitis D Symptoms
    This eMedTV resource describes some possible symptoms of hepatitis D (such as muscle pain and diarrhea), and also provides information on how long it takes for hepatitis D symptoms to develop and how long they may last.
  • Hepatitis D Transmission
    The hepatitis D virus is spread through contact with blood or other infected bodily fluids. This eMedTV page covers the ways in which hepatitis D transmission can occur (such as through unprotected sex with an infected person or sharing drug needles).
  • Hepatitis D Treatment
    This eMedTV page outlines hepatitis D treatment options (including supportive care and liver transplantation). This page also lists things a person with chronic hepatitis D can do to stay healthy during and after treatment (like avoiding unsafe sex).
  • Hepatitis E
    Hepatitis E, a liver disease most often seen in young-to-middle-aged adults, can cause diarrhea and nausea. This eMedTV page lists other possible symptoms (like fatigue), and also covers the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of this disease.
  • Hepatitis E Diagnosis
    This eMedTV Web page lists some of the tests that a doctor may use as part of a hepatitis E diagnosis (including antibody tests). This article also lists some of the conditions that can share similar symptoms with hepatitis E (such as liver cancer).
  • Hepatitis E Information
    Hepatitis E is an infection most often seen in young-to-middle-aged adults. This eMedTV Web selection gives an overview of hepatitis E, with information on how transmission occurs and whether there are medications that can kill the virus.
  • Hepatitis E Prevention
    Hepatitis E prevention involves practicing good hygiene and avoiding high-risk situations. This eMedTV page lists other steps a person can take as part of preventing hepatitis E, like avoiding shellfish that live in contaminated waters.
  • Hepatitis E Symptoms
    Hepatitis E symptoms can include nausea, muscle pain, and a low-grade fever. This page on the eMedTV site lists a number of other possible symptoms and explains that symptoms of hepatitis E are indistinguishable from hepatitis A symptoms.
  • Hepatitis E Transmission
    Hepatitis E transmission can occur in a number of ways. This eMedTV article lists some specific activities that can spread hepatitis E, such as sharing eating utensils that are contaminated and eating or drinking contaminated food or water.
  • Hepatitis E Treatment
    As this eMedTV page explains, there are currently no hepatitis E treatment options available that can cure the condition. As part of treatment of hepatitis E, you should exercise regularly, get plenty of rest, and avoid alcohol, among other things.
  • Hepatitisc
    Hepatitis C is a viral illness that is spread when a person comes in contact with infected blood. This eMedTV segment further explains how hepatitis C is transmitted and lists symptoms of the disease. Hepatitisc is a common misspelling of hepatitis C.
  • Hepatits C
    Hepatitis C is a viral illness that is transmitted through infected blood. This eMedTV resource describes the two different types of hepatitis C and further explains how the disease is spread. Hepatits C is a common misspelling of hepatitis C.
  • Hepatitus A
    Hepatitis A is a liver disease caused by a virus. This segment of the eMedTV archives provides a brief overview of the condition and offers a link to more detailed information. Hepatitus A is a common misspelling of hepatitis A.
  • Hepatitus A Vaccine
    The hepatitis A vaccine, as this page of the eMedTV library explains, lasts for about 20 years. This page also provides information on who should and should not receive the vaccine. Hepatitus A vaccine is a common misspelling of hepatitis A vaccine.
  • Hepatitus B
    About 1.25 million Americans are chronically infected with the liver disease hepatitis B. This page on the eMedTV site discusses hepatitis B treatment and prevention. Hepatitus B is a common misspelling of hepatitis B.
  • Hepatitus B Symptoms
    Hepatitis B symptoms can include fatigue, joint pain, muscle pain, and a sore throat. This eMedTV Web page explains that not everyone who has hepatitis B will develop symptoms. Hepatitus B symptoms is a common misspelling of hepatitis B symptoms.
  • Hepatitus B Vaccine
    This eMedTV page explains that the hepatitis B vaccine is the best way to prevent hepatitis B. This article discusses how the vaccine is given and who should and shouldn't get it. Hepatitus B vaccine is a common misspelling of hepatitis B vaccine.
  • Hepatitus B Virus
    This eMedTV page describes the hepatitis B virus, which causes the illness hepatitis B. This page discusses how the organism is spread and how many people it infects each year. Hepatitus B virus is a common misspelling of hepatitis B virus.
  • Hepatitus C
    About 80 percent of people with hepatitis C do not experience any symptoms. This eMedTV article briefly explores the potential symptoms, transmission, and treatment of the viral disease. Hepatitus C is a common misspelling of hepatitis C.
  • Hepatitus D
    As this eMedTV resource explains, hepatitis D is one of several types of viral hepatitis. This article gives an overview of this disease of the liver -- and also provides a link to more information. Hepatitus B is a common misspelling of hepatitis D.
  • Hepetitis B
    This eMedTV segment describes the symptoms, treatment, and prevention of hepatitis B, a liver disease that can cause nausea, diarrhea, and a low-grade fever, among other symptoms. Hepetitis B is a common misspelling of hepatitis B.
  • Hepetitis C
    People with chronic hepatitis C usually end up having long-term liver infections. This eMedTV article describes both acute and chronic hepatitis C and explains how the disease is treated. Hepetitis C is a common misspelling of hepatitis C.
  • Hepetitus C
    Hepatitis C is an infectious disease characterized by inflammation of the liver. This eMedTV segment offers examples of how hepatitis C may be spread and lists possible symptoms of the illness. Hepetitus C is a common misspelling of hepatitis C.
  • Hepitatis C
    Hepatitis C, a disease characterized by liver inflammation, is transmitted through infected blood. This eMedTV resource briefly describes the difference between acute and chronic hepatitis C. Hepitatis C is a common misspelling of hepatitis C.
  • Hepititis B
    Hepatitis B is a liver disease that can cause nausea, diarrhea, and low-grade fever, among other symptoms. This eMedTV Web page discusses hepatitis B transmission and treatment. Hepititis B is a common misspelling of hepatitis B.
  • Hepititis C
    Hepatitis C is an illness characterized by inflammation of the liver. This eMedTV Web page describes the disease in more detail and includes information on transmission and treatment. Hepititis C is a common misspelling of hepatitis C.
  • Hepititus A
    Hepatitis A causes inflammation of the liver, and the symptoms (if present) are a reflection of that. This eMedTV page briefly describes the disease, lists a few symptoms, and discusses treatment. Hepititus A is a common misspelling of hepatitis A.
  • Hepititus B
    This section of the eMedTV library provides a detailed overview of the liver disease hepatitis B, noting in particular its cause, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options. Hepititus B is a common misspelling of hepatitis B.
  • Hepititus C
    Hepatitis C is a viral disease that causes liver inflammation. This article from the eMedTV site explains how the hepatitis C virus is spread and lists some of the possible symptoms of the condition. Hepititus C is a common misspelling of hepatitis C.
  • Heptitis C
    Hepatitis C is an infectious disease that causes inflammation of the liver. This page on the eMedTV Web site lists possible symptoms of hepatitis C and explains how the illness is transmitted. Heptitis C is a common misspelling of hepatitis C.
  • Herbal Cialis
    One alternative to Cialis is "herbal Cialis." But as this eMedTV article explains, no herbs or supplements have proven effective at treating erectile dysfunction (ED). This page lists things to be aware of if you are considering taking herbal Cialis.
  • Herbal Hoodia
    Hoodia is an herbal supplement commonly used as a weight loss aid. This segment from the eMedTV archives explores how this product may help with weight loss and explains whether hoodia supplements are indeed effective for this use.
  • Herbal Levitra
    Many people sell "herbal Levitra" as a natural, less expensive alternative to Levitra. However, as this eMedTV article explains, no herbs or supplements have been proven effective for the treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED).
  • Herbal Medicine for Diabetes
    As explained in this eMedTV article, although it may seem appealing to treat diabetes with herbal medicine, there is limited evidence on the effectiveness of this approach. This segment takes a look at treating diabetes with garlic and ginseng.
  • Herbal Viagra
    Some herbal remedies for erectile dysfunction (ED) claim to be "herbal Viagra." But as this eMedTV page explains, no supplements or herbs have proven effective at treating ED. This page also lists considerations for people considering herbal supplements.
  • Herceptin
    Herceptin is a medication approved for treating specific kinds of breast or stomach cancer. This part of the eMedTV site offers an in-depth look at Herceptin, including how it works, when it is used, dosing information, and possible side effects.
  • Herceptin (Trastuzumab) Drug Information
    This page of the eMedTV library provides some basic information on Herceptin (trastuzumab), a drug used to treat specific types of breast or stomach cancer. This article offers a brief overview of this medicine, with a link to more detailed information.
  • Herceptin and Breastfeeding
    It is not known if Herceptin passes through human breast milk. This eMedTV article provides a discussion on Herceptin and breastfeeding, explaining why the manufacturer of the medication does not recommend taking Herceptin while breastfeeding.
  • Herceptin and Depression
    For people taking Herceptin, depression may be a side effect of the medicine. This eMedTV resource takes a look at the possible connection between Herceptin and depression, offering some suggestions for people who experience symptoms of depression.
  • Herceptin and Insomnia
    Insomnia is a common side effect of Herceptin. This eMedTV page explores the possible link between Herceptin and insomnia, explaining why it is hard to determine if insomnia is caused by Herceptin. This page also offers tips for better sleep habits.
  • Herceptin and Pregnancy
    Herceptin is generally considered unsafe to take during pregnancy. This part of the eMedTV Web site offers more information on pregnancy and Herceptin, explaining why the FDA has classified Herceptin as a pregnancy Category D drug.
  • Herceptin Benefits
    Herceptin is specifically designed to treat breast cancer that has a high concentration of certain proteins. This eMedTV page explores who may benefit from Herceptin, including details on how the drug works and what else it may be used for.
  • Herceptin Breast Cancer Medicine
    The prescription medicine Herceptin is used for breast cancer and stomach cancer treatment. This eMedTV selection takes a brief look at how this medication works and offers a link to more in-depth information on using this drug to treat breast cancer.
  • Herceptin Chemotherapy Information
    As this eMedTV Web resource discusses, Herceptin is a breast cancer medication, but it is not a type of chemotherapy. More information for Herceptin is included in this article, including how this drug works and who may not be able to take this medicine.
  • Herceptin Side Effects
    While most people do not experience any side effects while taking Herceptin, problems are possible. This eMedTV segment highlights some of the common side effects of this medicine, as well as side effects that may require immediate medical attention.
  • Herceptin Treatment Information
    As this eMedTV Web resource discusses, Herceptin is used to treat breast cancer and stomach cancer. This article provides more information on how Herceptin works and how it is classified. Other treatment options are also listed in this article.
  • Herceptine
    Herceptin is a type of biologic therapy used for treating breast cancer. This eMedTV page further describes the drug, explains how often it is administered, and lists some of its potential side effects. Herceptine is a common misspelling of Herceptin.
  • Heredity of Turner Syndrome
    Although it is a genetic disorder, Turner syndrome is not hereditary in the conventional sense. This eMedTV page covers the heredity of Turner syndrome and explains how the condition is caused by random events during the formation of certain cells.
  • Herpes Blood Tests
    As explained in this part of the eMedTV site, blood tests are useful in detecting the herpes virus in people with no visible symptoms. This article describes the various blood tests available and compares the only two FDA-cleared blood tests in detail.
  • Herpes Encephalitis
    Herpes encephalitis is a rapidly progressing disease. As this eMedTV segment explains, it is the single most important cause of fatal sporadic encephalitis in the United States. This page discusses symptoms, transmission, and the importance of treatment.
  • Herpes Simplex Encephalitis
    Herpes simplex encephalitis accounts for about 10 percent of encephalitis cases. This page on the eMedTV site discusses this condition in detail and includes information on its causes, symptoms, and transmission.
  • Herpes Zoster
    Herpes zoster is a condition that is characterized by symptoms such as a rash and pain. This eMedTV page explains this condition in more detail, including treatment, diagnosis, and how it is caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox.
  • Herpes Zoster Cure
    As this eMedTV page explains, there is no cure for herpes zoster. While there is no herpes zoster cure, there are several medications that can shorten the duration and severity of an attack, as well as a vaccine that can help prevent the condition.
  • Herpes Zoster During Pregnancy
    A woman can develop herpes zoster during pregnancy. As this eMedTV article explains, this can pose some risk to an unborn child, depending upon the stage of pregnancy. This page offers an overview of pregnancy and herpes zoster.
  • Herpes Zoster Infection
    As this eMedTV segment explains, a herpes zoster infection is commonly referred to as shingles. This article briefly describes the symptoms of this condition and includes information on how this type of infection is treated.
  • Herpes Zoster Oticus
    Herpes zoster oticus is a common complication of shingles. As this eMedTV article explains, it may result in hearing loss and facial paralysis. This segment offers an in-depth look at the symptoms, treatment, and prognosis of herpes zoster oticus.
  • Herpes Zoster Symptoms
    Chills, fever, burning pain, and a rash of blisters are some of the common herpes zoster symptoms. This eMedTV segment describes these and other signs and symptoms, including detailed information on the appearance of the herpes zoster rash.
  • Herseptin
    Herceptin is a prescription medicine licensed for the treatment of breast cancer and stomach cancer. This eMedTV resource describes Herceptin in more detail and offers general precautions for taking it. Herseptin is a common misspelling of Herceptin.
  • Hexalen
    A prescription chemotherapy drug, Hexalen is approved for minimizing symptoms of ovarian cancer. This eMedTV Web page contains more details on several topics relating to this drug, including how it works, how to take it, and potential side effects.
  • Hexalen and Ovarian Cancer
    A doctor may prescribe Hexalen to relieve symptoms of ovarian cancer. This eMedTV Web selection takes a closer look at using Hexalen for the treatment of ovarian cancer, including how this chemotherapy drug works. A link to more details is also included.
  • Hexalene
    Hexalen is a chemotherapy drug prescribed for the treatment of ovarian cancer. This eMedTV selection describes how this drug works and explains what you should discuss with your doctor before using it. Hexalene is a common misspelling of Hexalen.
  • Hexalin
    As explained in this eMedTV page, Hexalen is a chemotherapy drug prescribed to treat ovarian cancer. This page describes what to discuss with your doctor and lists potential side effects. Hexalin is a common misspelling of Hexalen.
  • Hexaline
    Hexalen, a prescription chemotherapy drug, is used for treating ovarian cancer. This eMedTV article discusses general dosing information, lists possible side effects, and provides a link to more details. Hexaline is a common misspelling of Hexalen.
  • Hexalon
    Adult women with ovarian cancer may receive Hexalen to help relieve their symptoms. This eMedTV Web selection examines this prescription drug in more detail and covers some dosing information. Hexalon is a common misspelling of Hexalen.
  • Hib
    Until recently, Hib disease was a cause of serious (often deadly) infections in children under age five. This eMedTV resource tells you what you need to know about this disease, including information on its symptoms, transmission, and prevention.
  • Hib Vaccine
    Since the introduction of conjugate Hib vaccine, the incidence of disease has declined by 98 percent. This eMedTV segment offers a look at the facts and figures pertaining to the vaccine, including information on who should and shouldn't get it.
  • Hiberix
    Hiberix is a childhood vaccine used to prevent a type of bacteria that can cause life-threatening diseases. This eMedTV article further explores the benefits of the product, explains how and when to get vaccinated, and describes how the vaccine works.
  • Hiberix Vaccine Information
    Hiberix protects against a certain type of bacteria that can cause potentially life-threatening diseases. This eMedTV resource offers helpful information about the childhood vaccine Hiberix and includes a link to more details.
  • Hidden Lactose
    Hidden lactose may be found in foods such as baked goods, breakfast cereals, and instant potatoes. This eMedTV segment talks about hidden lactose and explains how it is even found in some prescription and over-the-counter medications.
  • Hidroxycut
    As this eMedTV page explains, Hydroxycut is a non-prescription weight-loss supplement. This eMedTV article offers a brief overview of general precautions and possible side effects of the product. Hidroxycut is a common misspelling of Hydroxycut.
  • High Blood Pessure
    A person with high blood pressure has an average blood pressure reading of more than 140/90. This eMedTV page covers types of high blood pressure and risk factors for the condition. High blood pessure is a common misspelling of high blood pressure.
  • High Blood Preassure
    This eMedTV page explains that high blood pressure occurs when there is too much pressure in the blood vessels. This page also covers how to diagnose and treat this condition. High blood preassure is a common misspelling of high blood pressure.
  • High Blood Preasure
    This eMedTV page offers an overview of high blood pressure, including risk factors and treatment options. This page also covers how to determine if you have high blood pressure. High blood preasure is a common misspelling of high blood pressure.
  • High Blood Pressure
    People with an average blood pressure reading of more than 140/90 have high blood pressure. This section of the eMedTV library explains this condition in detail, including the different types, how it is diagnosed, causes, and treatment options.
  • High Blood Pressure and Exercise
    This page of the eMedTV Web site explores the link between exercise and high blood pressure. For example, studies on high blood pressure show that people can see a significant drop in blood pressure when they engage in physical activity.
  • High Blood Pressure and Health
    This eMedTV article shows how your health can be affected by high blood pressure. For example, studies have shown that preventing hypertension reduces the chances of developing serious conditions, such as stroke.
  • High Blood Pressure and Kidneys
    This section of the eMedTV library explores the link between high blood pressure and kidney problems. Renal failure is a common result of hypertension, and the kidneys of some people are particularly susceptible.
  • High Blood Pressure Causes
    Risk factors, as this eMedTV resource explains, are not actual high blood pressure causes. However, they can increase a person's chance of developing hypertension. Other possible causes of the disease include obesity, smoking, and diabetes.
  • High Blood Pressure Diet
    This eMedTV article discusses the benefits of a high blood pressure diet such as the DASH diet. Studies have proven that following a diet such as this, which is low in sodium, can lower blood pressure in people with hypertension.
  • High Blood Pressure Diets
    People go on diets for many reasons, including high blood pressure treatment. This segment of the eMedTV Web site features some basic information on the diet your healthcare provider may recommend if you have been diagnosed with high blood pressure.
  • High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy
    This eMedTV Web page describes the various types of high blood pressure during pregnancy a woman may experience (for example, preeclampsia and gestational hypertension). Various treatment options and preventive measures are offered as well.
  • High Blood Pressure in African Americans
    In many cases, high blood pressure in African Americans begins at an earlier age and is usually more severe. This eMedTV article offers tips for controlling high blood pressure to reduce the risk of death from stroke and kidney disease.
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