Chronic HBV infection linked to increased risk for intracerebral hemorrhage

Chronic hepatitis B virus infection was significantly associated with an increased risk for intracerebral hemorrhage but not other types of stroke in Chinese adults, according to data presented at the EASL Congress.“China has the greatest burden of hepatitis B in the world,” Elizabeth Hamilton, a DPhil candidate in the Nuffield Department of Population Health at the University of Oxford, said. “One in three people with chronic hepatitis B reside in China and it’s estimated that about 10 million people living with chronic hepatitis B in China today will die by the yearRead More