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In the U.S., liver transplants due to alcoholic hepatitis tripled during the COVID-19 pandemic. Other findings show a similar trend.
How much individuals earn in certain areas can affect whether they get access to a hospital bed for critical care for the coronavirus.
However, people with cirrhosis alone were as likely to die as those with both cirrhosis and COVID-19.
Alabama state pandemic guidance advises denying ventilators for use by people with metastatic cancer, AIDS and end-stage liver disease.
Immediate risk of transmission to the American public is still low, according to experts.
A group of experts has issued a call to arms, spotlighting missed opportunities for addiction treatment in hospital settings.
Six years after the arrest of medical technician David Kwiatkowski, the legal fight against Exeter Hospital is coming to a close.
Treating hepatitis C among those with cirrhosis reduces hospitalizations.
Surgeons across the country performed a record 7,000-plus liver transplants in 2015. Here’s where they’re doing them.
Attorneys want two agencies they allege were responsible for placing an injection drug user at the facility to share its financial burdens.
The facility is accused of failing to report drug thefts by a now-convicted radiology technician who went on to infect 46 people with HCV.
Baystate Noble Hospital in Springfield insists that the risk of infection is “low, [but] it is not zero.”
This new warning brings the total number of patients recently put at risk for the virus to almost 7,200.
Health officials said an infected health worker was found to be diverting medications while on the job.
Dried blood contaminated with Hepatitis C and left on inanimate surfaces can remain infectious in ordinary room temperatures for up to six wee...
They may have been exposed since as far back as 2005.
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