July 18, 2019

No downside but cost to Hep C antivirals, hepatologist says

Lauren Beste, a general internist at the University of Washington School of Medicine, treats hepatitis C patients at the VA Puget Sound Health Care System. Lauren […]
July 16, 2019

Sustained Virologic Response in Patients With Chronic Hepatitis C and Liver Cancer

In Hong Kong, researchers found data from 49 studies that were conducted in 15 countries in patients with chronic hepatitis C and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) or […]
July 11, 2019

HepConnect begins conversation on how to end hepatitis C

West Virginia was welcomed into a five-state program Wednesday that is aimed at eradicating Hepatitis C and the disease’s connection to the opioid epidemic. West Virginia […]
July 9, 2019

Scientists discover how hepatitis C ‘ghosts’ our immune system

Scientists from Trinity College Dublin have discovered how the highly infectious and sometimes deadly hepatitis C virus (HCV) ‘ghosts’ our immune system and remains undiagnosed in […]
July 2, 2019

Early contact with needle-exchange program reduces hepatitis C infection

Needle exchange programs improve community health. People who inject drugs and who are female, homeless or amphetamine users often share needles and syringes, and consequently run […]
June 27, 2019

Parkinson Disease Incidence Lower in Hep C Patients Who Receive Antivirals

Advantage of interferon-based antiviral therapy reached statistical significance at five-year follow-up The incidence of Parkinson disease (PD) is lower for patients with chronic hepatitis C virus […]
June 25, 2019

VA on Track to Cure Nearly All Patients with Hepatitis C

The department is so confident in the treatment, it is now offering infected organs to transplant patients. Four years ago, the Department of Veterans Affairs launched an ambitious […]