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Transplants due to hepatitis C have declined dramatically thanks to effective treatment.
Traditionally, the policy has effectively favored those waiting for a liver in rural areas.
Medical professionals and liver disease specialists reported results from a study done on hep C infected organs and transplant recipients.
Personal struggles with liver disease led Donna Cryer to advocacy.
This rapid regimen could open the door for more transplantations of HCV-infected organs.
Autumn is a season of life when the days slow down a bit, and we enter a time of clarity.
Rising rates of obesity are fueling the epidemic.
There is perhaps a nine-year lag between increases in obesity and a rise in additions to the NASH-related transplant waiting list.
The 39-year-old mother was well known online for her posts detailing her diagnosis and fight for treatment.
In my heart and mind, the real story of Erika Zak is about organ donation awareness. With more people listed, less people die.
People who donate part of their liver to save a life should be taken care of––not penalized, says a new opinion piece.
There are two types of liver transplants. The more common uses a liver from a deceased donor; the other is a living-donor liver transplant.
Do you know the benefits of successful hepatitis C treatment, along the risks associated with not trying treatment?
Researchers compared outcomes among those with and without hep C before and after Sovaldi was approved in late 2013.
Scientists say they have developed a new 3-D printing technique that can produce viable organ tissues.
Plaintiffs in Georgia, Michigan, Kansas and Missouri say new rules will leave less populous areas with fewer organs than urban regions.
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