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Among people who inject drugs, integrating antiviral therapy with other care led to improved outcomes.
Kentucky has the highest rate of hepatitis C, a liver disease. Treatment is very effective, but it’s also expensive.
Despite a surge in HIV cases linked to injection drug use, the syringe exchange regulations were to take effect July 9.
Follow up physician visits and tests after being cured from Hepatitis C treatment can be life saving.
Sintilimab plus chemotherapy infused into a liver artery may offer the chance for a cure.
Iceland becomes the first high-income country to meet the WHO’s targets for diagnosing and treating hepatitis C.
Options can be walking regularly, light weight lifting, cycling, swimming, elliptical trainers, treadmill work, and interval training.
Disruptions in access to treatment and harm reduction services could set back effort to eliminate hep C in the U.S.
However, some 10% experienced liver decompensation even after antiviral therapy.
An extra booster dose raised antibody levels in one third of people with organ transplants, but many remain unprotected.
Oklahoma ranks third in the nation for hepatitis C deaths, and the virus is mostly transmitted through injection drug use.
Low-barrier care and access to multiple services in one place can improve outcomes for people experiencing homelessness or unstable housing.
Positive diagnostic tests and drug prescriptions dropped 40% in July 2020 compared with earlier years.
Will Rodgers survived a rare liver disease; OraSure makes rapid tests for hepatitis C, a virus that can cause liver failure.
A concern most hepatitis C patients have after treatment is the possibility of Hep C coming back.
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