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Hep C in
the News

Lucinda K. Porter overviews top studies from one of the world’s largest liver disease research meetings.

I’m MELDing

Rick Nash, on MELD scores, hospital visits and the ominous taste of popcorn.

The Beat
Goes On

A week ago, Matt Starr started on Harvoni hep C treatment. Check out his journey here!

Today, I’m Struggling

Four weeks into HCV treatment, Grace Campbell is disappointed by her latest test results.

The Fear of Letting Go

Now that she’s cured from hepatitis C, Kim Bossley asks: ‘Where do I go from here?’

Detox & Immune Boost

10 health benefits of matcha tea, our new favorite liver-loving drink.

My Anesthesia Hangover

Just days after a liver transplant, Karen Hoyt blogs about her recovery.

The Decision to Try Treatment

Despite the length of therapy, side effects and the cost: it’s worth it, says John Rickman.

EASL 2015 Updates

Check out the latest in hepatitis research from EASL’s 50th International Liver Congress.

Six-Week Cure

Studies show Gilead’s newest triple combo drug works super fast in geno 1’s.

Cancer Warning

People with hepatitis C have higher cancer rates than others—and it’s not just in the liver.

One More Try?

Merck’s new hepatitis C meds are very effective in treatment-experienced people.

Options for Advanced Cirrhosis

Various combos of Sovaldi, Olysio and ribavirin show promise in patients with liver damage.

Drinking Mortality

Study finds current treatments for alcoholic hepatitis don’t actually extend patients’ lives.

Genotype 3’s Cured

12 weeks of Sovaldi, Interferon and ribavirin cured 93 percent in this hard-to-treat group.

97% Cures for Coinfected

Daclatasvir plus Sovaldi works great in patients with both HIV and hep C.

Your Online Hepatitis Community

Check out what everyone's talking about in the Hep Forums.

Stigmatizing Statistics

Survey finds nearly half of people living with viral hepatitis face some sort of discrimination.

Giving a Liver, Getting a Liver

There’s a major organ shortage in the U.S. right now, but living donors can help save lives.

State HCV Spending Swings

New York spent $297 million on new hep C treatments in 2014. Texas spent nothing.

Free Hep C Treatment

If you live in the country of Georgia, that is. Gilead Sciences announces huge Sovaldi study in Europe.

HCV Shares
the Spotlight

Research on emerging liver diseases eclipsed hepatitis C at EASL 2015.

International Update

Of all the industrialized countries of the world, Japan has the highest rate of hepatitis C.

Spit Test

New saliva test can predict which liver disease patients will experience dangerous ‘flare-ups.’

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Community support
“I wanted to start a thread about Eating to Heal your Liver! I recently started some new habits: Juicing lemons in my glass of water in the morning, using real stevia, avocado pit, and I am experiencing better health. So far I have lost 10 lbs while taking Harvoni. Chime in with helpful tips!”
BubbaT’s “Taking care of your liver”

“What's the informed opinion about Weed and Hep C? I've heard conflicting accounts: My doc says that it adds to scarring, especially daily use, but others say it helps with a variety of symptoms and side effects. Obviously nobody knows how it interacts with these new miracle pills. What's your take?”
Tiger’s “Hep C and Marijuana”

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Hugo Rosen, MD, talks with AASLD about current and emerging regimens for hepatitis C treatment.
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