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An epidemic of sexually transmitted hepatitis C among men who have sex with men has emerged.
Opioid use disorder is fueling a rise in youth hepatitis C cases and a stabilization of a long decline in HIV among people who use drugs.
The 2019 Liver Meeting in Boston provided an array of important findings about the treatment and prevention of chronic liver diseases.
Ask Hep answers a question about the risk of transmitting hepatitis C sexually.
An NIH-sponsored peer-recruitment study is part of a larger push to figure out how to drive up the viral suppression rate in the U.S.
A study of gay and bi men with HIV in Australia who had been cured of hep C found they associated hep C with injection drug use.
The CDC has released a new hepatitis A surveillance report.
Traditionally hep C transmits sexually mostly among HIV-positive men who have sex with men.
Researchers believe that hepatitis C is spreading through sex from the HIV-positive population to those who don’t have HIV.
HIV-positive men who have sex with men in Western nations historically have a significant risk of contracting hepatitis C through sex.
This finding stresses the need to reduce the risk of sexual transmission of hep C among HIV-positive men who have sex with men.
This holds true regardless of how long they’ve had HIV or whether they’re on antiretrovirals.
This finding suggests sex between men and the sharing of drug-sniffing equipment are possible routes of transmission.
Baby boomers still make up the largest bloc of those with the virus, but youths’ injection drug use is sending their infection rates upward.
According to a study of Parisian men who have sex with men, hepatitis C transmission networks include HIV-negative and -positive men.
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