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This measurement also informed researchers about the risk of loss of liver function and death in people cured of hepatitis C.
Premature discontinuation of hepatitis C treatment did not diminish the likelihood of sustained virological response.
Regardless of cirrhosis status, Mavyret led to high sustained virologic response rates in Latinos and other groups with hep C.
What you need to know before, during and after undergoing treatment for HCV.
Hep C medications can now cure most people with the virus
No significant links were found between liver stiffness prior to antiviral treatment and cirrhosis, liver cancer or transplants or death.
Some state Medicaid programs and prison systems still restrict treatment based on substance use or stage of liver disease.
Readily available clinical parameters can identify those at greatest risk for hepatocellular carcinoma.
Rates of liver complications were similar, but HIV-positive people had more non-liver cancers and non-liver-related deaths.
Homeless people, incarcerated individuals and people with mental health conditions achieved a high cure rate.
I have spent a lot of time and energy figuring out ways to smuggle medicines to people in need of them.
Ask Hep looks at drugs and supplements that may interact with direct-acting antivirals used to treat hepatitis C.
This finding from a study of people with both diseases underlines the importance of treating the virus.
Curing hep C slashes risk of death for those with liver cancer history
Ask Hep explains why people who are starting treatment for hepatitis C, should be tested for hepatitis B.
Sustained response to direct-acting antivirals prolonged survival by a year and a half.
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