April 30, 2019

For Incarcerated Hepatitis C Patients, Adequate Treatment Is Hard to Come By

Ninety-seven percent of prisoners with the disease are unable to access proper medical care in correctional facilities across the country. In April of 2010, Sean tested […]
April 25, 2019

HIV & AIDS Information :: Hepatitis C increases the risk of premature delivery for pregnant women with HIV

Co-infection with hepatitis C greatly increases the risk ofpre-term delivery for pregnant women with HIV, Polish researchers reported this week at the International Congress on Drug […]
April 23, 2019

Hepatitis C deaths fall by 16 per cent between 2015 and 2017

Deaths from serious hepatitis C related liver disease fell by 16.1% between 2015 and 2017 according to data from PHE. Deaths from serious hepatitis C related […]
April 18, 2019

Hepatitis C Increases Diabetes Risk in Kidney Transplant Recipients

New data suggest hepatitis C infection, but not hepatitis B infection, increases the prevalence of diabetes in patients who undergo kidney transplants. Patients who are infected […]
April 16, 2019

Louisiana close to groundbreaking model to treat, cure Hepatitis C patients

Louisiana plans to launch a new program to give more Medicaid patients access to a life saving Hepatitis C treatment they could not previously afford. At […]
April 11, 2019

Health Specialists Safely Transplanted Hepatitis C infected Organs in Patients

Several health experts including surgeons, transplant physicians and infectious disease health specialists at Brigham and Women’s Hospital were successful in blocking the transmission of hepatitis C […]
April 9, 2019

Nurse-Led Pilot Program Boosts HIV, Hepatitis C Diagnosis Rates

People with HIV also need to check their hepatitis C status. Today in the U.S., one out of seven people living with HIV isn’t aware of their status, […]