January 14, 2016

The Promise of Pan-Genotype Cure

One treatment which works against all strains of the hepatitis C virus (HCV) appears to be getting closer to reality all the time, as I wrote about […]
January 14, 2016

Hepatitis C Deaths Still on Rise

The headlines are compelling when it comes to new medications for treating infection with the hepatitis C virus (HCV): Harvoni cures up to 98% of patients […]
January 14, 2016

Guided by Fibrosis Stage

When to start treatment for hepatitis C can be a hotly debated topic, with sicker patients generally moved to the front of the line. However, the […]
January 14, 2016

The Next Wave of Hepatitis C

Despite a few years of good news with hepatitis C – with several new medications bringing cure rates up to 99% – there is also some […]
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 […]