September 20, 2018

Officials link increase in hepatitis C cases in Illinois to growing injection drug use

Injection drugs is linked to increases in cases of hepatitis C over he last decade. he number of reported cases of hepatitis C, a viral condition that can […]
September 20, 2018

Phoenix hospital saving lives by salvaging hepatitis C-positive kidneys

The need for kidney transplants has been rising dramatically. A Phoenix medical center is using the dramatic rise of the opioid epidemic nationwide to help the growing […]
September 18, 2018

Study finds kidney transplant recipients do not contract hepatitis C if receiving kidneys from donors with a history of hepatitis C 

Kidneys infected with hepatitis C can be transplanted safely in some circumstances. Researchers at Loma Linda University Health found that kidney transplantation can be safely performed using organs […]
September 13, 2018

New hepatitis C drugs mean diseased organs can be used for transplants

Organs infected with the hepatitis C virus are being used more and more for transplantation. Unthinkable until a few years ago, the practice of putting hepatitis […]
September 11, 2018

Treating hepatitis C early is important to prevent chronic infection

Today cure rates for hepatitis C infections are extremely high. The first treatment for hepatitis C, a liver infection, came in the early 1990s. But back […]
September 6, 2018

Phoenix area hospital performing kidney transplants with hep C

Would you take a kidney transplant if it was infected with hepatitis C? What would you say if doctors were able to get you a kidney […]
August 30, 2018

Coordinated Care Enhances Access to Hepatitis C Antiviral Treatment