December 13, 2018

Finding and Treating the Young Hepatitis C Patient

How the opioid epidemic and high drug prices have brought the hepatitis C burden onto a younger population in 2018. Deaths per persons in the United […]
December 11, 2018

Hepatitis C Increases Preterm Delivery Risk in HIV-Infected Women

New research suggests HCV coinfection is dangerous for pregnant women with HIV. Hepatitis C virus (HCV) coinfection increases the risk of preterm birth in women with HIV four-fold to […]
December 6, 2018

Chronic Hepatitis C Infection and Parkinsonism: What’s the Link?

For patients with chronic hepatitis C (CHC), there is a significantly greater risk for developing parkinsonism, however, treatment with pegylated interferon and ribavirin (PegIFN/RBV) may reduce […]
December 4, 2018

Hepatitis C in females: Symptoms, causes, and treatment

While hepatitis C can affect both sexes, it may cause different symptoms in females. In this article, learn about hepatitis C in women, including the causes […]
November 29, 2018

Young Drug Users Encounter Barriers to Hepatitis C Treatment

Young people who inject drugs tell why they do not—or cannot— receive treatment for hepatitis C virus infection. Researchers have identified several determinants of young people who […]
November 27, 2018

Hepatitis C and cirrhosis: What’s the link?

The liver is a powerful organ that the hepatitis C virus can affect. Hepatitis C and cirrhosis of the liver are medical conditions that can damage […]
November 20, 2018

Hepatitis C Cost Cutting

Cure a life-threatening disease at a fraction of the cost – sounds like a great offer, right? The new generation of hepatitis C medications have been […]