June 13, 2019

Opioid epidemic sparks new health crisis

Officials are tackling the problem with clean needle exchanges. Kentucky is a state hit hard by the opioid epidemic. “I was in New York for 10 […]
June 11, 2019

Liver Disease More Prevalent in Patients with Crohn’s Disease

An analysis of more than 62,000,000 found that prevalence rates of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease were 3 times higher in patients with Crohn’s disease. A study […]
June 6, 2019

Kentucky, West Virginia Leading U.S. In New Hepatitis C Cases

As the number of hepatitis A cases across the state appears to be leveling off, a new problem has presented itself, hepatitis C. As the number […]
June 4, 2019

Gilead Sciences earmarks $11M for hepatitis C prevention

Drugmaker Gilead Sciences kicks off multi-million dollar five-year program in five states, including Indiana, to focus on hepatitis C prevention The maker of two blockbuster drugs […]
May 30, 2019

IDPH Recommends Testing for Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C is a blood-borne virus that affects the liver and if left untreated, can cause cirrhosis and liver cancer. Hepatitis C is a blood-borne virus […]
May 28, 2019

Taking the brakes off hepatitis C virus replication 

Understanding limitations in the ability of hepatitis C virus to replicate in non-human cells brings us one step closer to animal models suitable for testing vaccine […]
May 23, 2019

Report: Needle Sharing, Hepatitis C, And The Role Of The Courts In The Opioid Crisis

Despite the fact that needle exchange services have doubled in Ohio over the last three years, a new report finds, among other things, that opioid users […]