November 19, 2015

New AbbVie hepatitis C combination cures 93%-97% with genotype 3

A type of hepatitis C infection, called genotype 3, is more difficult to treat than other genotypes of hepatitis C. New research indicates that a combination […]
November 19, 2015

Sofosbuvir-velpatasvir successful in hep C regardless of genotype

A combination to two medications can cure up to 99% of people with any genotype of hepatitis C. Previously, medications available to treat hepatitis C only […]
November 18, 2015

Doctors say all baby boomers should be tested for Hep C

Nearly 3 million Americans have hepatitis C, with the highest rate among Baby Boomers. Diagnosis takes two blood tests, one to check for hepatitis C antibodies […]
November 3, 2015

9 Things Patients with Hepatitis C Wish Their Doctors Would Do

Based on their front-line experience, people with hepatitis C, advocates, and loved ones sound off on what doctors could do better. A diagnosis of hepatitis C […]
October 14, 2015

Timely Treatment

When one analyzes the medical records of 1.6 American adults, it turns out there’s a lot to be learned there. Researchers with the Chronic Hepatitis Cohort […]
October 14, 2015

The Post-Interferon Age

Interferon as a component of hepatitis C treatment is almost becoming a memory. The new treatments appropriate for many hepatitis C patients offer a cure without […]
October 13, 2015

Do Tests Lie?

Imagine the joy of finally being cured of the life-threatening disease of hepatitis C. Now, imagine that after settling back into “normal” life for the next […]