September 3, 2019

Hepatitis C screenings should be expanded, federal task force

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force is recommending all adults between 18 and 79 get screened for hepatitis C to address the rise of infections in […]
August 8, 2019

VA has cured 100,000 Veterans of Hepatitis C 

New drugs and outreach efforts helped VA to treat thousands of Veterans. Now, Veterans cured of HCV are estimated 72% less likely to develop liver cancer. […]
August 6, 2019

Guillain-Barre Syndrome Linked to Hepatitis C Virus Infection

The development of Guillain-Barre syndrome has demonstrated an association with existing hepatitis C virus infection and mixed cryoglobulinemia. The development of Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS) has demonstrated […]
August 1, 2019

A bold new approach to eliminating hepatitis C as a public-health threat

Eliminating hepatitis C requires us to enact innovative and creative solutions. The consequences of the hepatitis C virus can be devastating if people are unable to […]
July 30, 2019

Hepatitis C: Resurgence of a Silent Epidemic

3.5 million Americans estimated to be living with chronic HCV infection, but half may not know. In the United States, much of the effort to identify […]
July 25, 2019

Decreasing Hepatitis C Infection Rates: Considerations for a Vaccine

Researchers explore factors that surround creating a vaccine to combat hepatitis C virus infection. Infection with the hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a significant public health problem throughout […]
July 23, 2019

Kicking Hep C and drug addiction through telemedicine

A high percentage of people in methadone treatment programs for drug addiction also have Hepatitis C. A high percentage of people in methadone treatment programs for […]