February 21, 2019

Novel Method Clears Hepatitis C from Donor Lungs

A novel method to inactivate HCV in donor lungs could allow additional transplants without post-transplant antiviral treatment. A newly developed method of inactivating hepatitis C virus […]
February 20, 2019

Comorbid Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C in New Cancer Patients Often Undetected

Researchers suggest screening patients newly diagnosed with cancer for hepatitis B and hepatitis C virus, especially when it is cost-effective. A significant number of patients with […]
February 15, 2019

Hepatitis C Virus Is Major Predictor of Liver Cancer in Hemophilia, Data Shows

Infection with the hepatitis C virus is the major risk factor for the most common type of liver cancer, a large study of hemophiliacs showed. Past […]
February 12, 2019

Is it a hepatitis C rash?

Hepatitis C can cause many symptoms including skin issues such as jaundice, itching, and blood spots. Other symptoms may also be present. Learn how to identify […]
February 8, 2019

Alcohol Use Surpasses Hepatitis C as Reason for Liver Transplants

Proportion of transplants related to alcohol doubles in 15 years, study says. For decades, chronic hepatitis C has been the leading reason¬†for liver transplant in the […]
February 6, 2019

Hepatitis C Therapy Not Linked to Liver Cancer Recurrence

Investigators are now interested in assessing potential benefits of direct-acting antivirals for HCV patients who previously had liver cancer. New study results show that, despite recent […]
January 31, 2019

Hepatologist Urges Appropriate Hepatitis C Post-Cure Care

Despite virologic cures of hepatitis C with direct-acting antivirals, post-cure care is necessary to prevent liver disease progression and manage complications. Although virologic cure is achieved […]