January 25, 2016

Inside the hepatitis C virus is a promising antiviral

The hepatitis C virus may do more than cause infections. Researchers are learning that a peptide in the virus could kill other viruses. A peptide derived […]
January 22, 2016

Sex, drugs, rock ’n’ roll – then hepatitis C treatment

Baby Boomers, like 1960s music legend Andrew Loog Oldham, may have survived the era of excess, but not without some consequences. Oldham shares his story of […]
January 20, 2016

Enhanced treatment for hepatitis C could cut prevalence by 80%

New treatments for hepatitis C offer a glimpse at a future of much lower infection rates of this disease in the United States. In fact, researchers […]
January 20, 2016

The Real Cost of Hepatitis C Medications

The cost to treat hepatitis C infection can be quite high. Four patients share how much they personally paid out-of-pocket to cure their hepatitis C. Newer […]
January 20, 2016

Hepatitis C virus infection causes rheumatoid arthritis, before HCV detection

It seems the hepatitis C virus (HCV) may damage the joints, as well as the liver. Hepatitis C is now being linked to the development of rheumatoid arthritis. […]
January 20, 2016

Earlier HCV treatment improves cost effectiveness of care

Treating hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection at early stages of fibrosis not only improves health outcomes but is cost-effective, according to a new study. “Our analysis […]
January 20, 2016

Why are we not testing more people for Hep C?

Most people who are infected with the hepatitis C virus have no idea. More screening programs are needed, especially since there are now very effective treatments available […]