December 15, 2017

Can hepatitis C lead to liver cancer?

Liver cirrhosis remains a concern for those infected with the hepatitis C virus. The incidence of viral hepatitis is on the rise in India with statistics […]
December 14, 2017

Half a million killed needlessly each year by hepatitis C

An estimated 70 million to 200 million people worldwide have hepatitis C. An estimated 70 million to 200 million people worldwide have hepatitis C. The number […]
December 13, 2017

‘I’d Probably Be Dead’ — How Needle Exchanges Help IV Drug Users Avoid Hepatitis C Infection

Hepatitis C rate increases are linked to the opioid epidemic. The White House has declared opioid abuse a national public health emergency. But it’s also fueling […]
December 12, 2017

Drug Has A ‘Practically 100 Percent’ Cure Rate For Hepatitis C. So Why Do Any Mainers Live With It?

Treatment for hepatitis C is now almost completely successful for all patients. Treatment for hepatitis C was at one time complicated, requiring weekly visits to specialists […]
December 11, 2017

State reverses restrictive policy on hepatitis C 

Medicaid recipients in Missouri with hepatitis C now have access to treatment. The state of Missouri is reversing course and will allow anyone on Medicaid with […]
December 8, 2017

What Is Hepatitis C? A Guide To The ‘Silent Epidemic’

Learning about hepatitis C and how to treat it. We know that hepatitis C is an increasing problem, and that it’s closely tied to intravenous drug use. […]
December 7, 2017

A major city tries to eliminate hepatitis C — and build a model for others

San Francisco works to fight hepatitis C. Just a few years after the introduction of a reliable cure for hepatitis C, this city has launched a […]
December 6, 2017

State prisons ordered to treat hepatitis C

Some state prisons are not adequately treating hepatitis C-infected prisoners. In a scathing ruling issued Friday, a federal judge found that Florida corrections officials have a […]