February 23, 2016

FDA Expands Indications for Two Hepatitis C Drugs

Two medications now have FDA approval for expanded use as hepatitis C treatment, including the treatment of patients with different types of advanced liver disease and those coinfected […]
February 22, 2016

9 Facts About Your Liver 

February 19, 2016

Harvoni cleared for broader use in hepatitis C

The hepatitis C medication Harvoni has now been approved by the FDA to be used in liver transplant patients. The FDA approved Harvoni (ledipasvir/sofosbuvir) for two […]
February 18, 2016

Vietnam veterans recieve “life-changing” hepatitis C

Hepatitis C infections occur at a high rate in Vietnam veterans. While our country was wrapped up in racial tensions, Bernard Croskey, who is African-American said […]
February 17, 2016

Work on Broad-Spectrum Drug to Treat Viruses Like Zika, Hepatitis C Speeds Up

Broad-spectrum antiviral, drug-like molecule are currently being researched for their potential to treat diseases ranging from the Zika to hepatitis C. A research collaboration is working to develop an antiviral, […]
February 16, 2016

FDA Expands Harvoni Use in HCV Patients with Advanced Liver Disease

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) just added approval for Harvoni (ledipasvir/sofosbuvir) to be used for chronic hepatitis C patients with advanced liver disease. Gilead announced that the Food and […]
February 15, 2016

Good Samaritan Helps Woman Denied Insurance Coverage Receive Lifesaving Hepatitis C Drug

A kind stranger helps a young woman with hepatitis C get treatment. A 25 year old women with hepatitis C is helped by a Good Samaritan […]