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Liz is Science Editor for Cancer Health, POZ, Hep and Real Health. She has been a health journalist and medical editor for more than 20 years, covering HIV, viral hepatitis, cancer and other health issues.
An advisory panel reviewed follow-up data on checkpoint inhibitors, voting to maintain four approvals and rescind two.
The CDC and FDA confirmed that the vaccine is safe, and said the recent pause should be lifted for all groups.
A guide to the key aspects of today’s most effective hep C therapies
Natural immunity and vaccine responses may be weaker in people with immune suppression, so they should get their second dose promptly.
Increased HCV testing and treatment for both HIV-positive and HIV-negative gay and bi men could help eliminate hep C.
COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths continue to drop in the United States, but a global pandemic cannot be defeated in one country.
People living with both viruses remain at risk for hepatocellular carcinoma despite antiviral therapy.
Mutations can affect how viruses behave and how well drugs and vaccines work.
The Johnson & Johnson vaccine, which is easier to store and deliver, will help speed up the coronavirus vaccine rollout.
Hepatitis A and E usually resolve on their own, but hepatitis B and C can cause serious liver disease, including cirrhosis and liver cancer.
A slow vaccine rollout and the emergence of new coronavirus mutations threaten progress in reducing new cases and death.
The experimental therapy improved liver inflammation, fibrosis and metabolic parameters in six months.
Treatment with Tecentriq plus Avastin or with Keytruda alone delays disease progression and improves survival.
The pre-inauguration event on January 19 will be a national moment of unity and remembrance.
Long-lived memory immune cells continue to provide protection even after antibody levels drop.
The diabetes medication, alone or in combination regimens, led to improvements in NASH and fibrosis.
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