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The Hepatitis B Foundation and Rx Outreach will supply two frontline medications: tenofovir and entecavir. Here’s how to enroll.
Antiretroviral therapy for HIV, also effective against HBV, lowers the risk of developing chronic hepatitis.
People living with both viruses remain at risk for hepatocellular carcinoma despite antiviral therapy.
Two different studies found that Vemlidy was safe and effective for pregnant women and their infants.
People who switched showed improvement in markers of kidney and bone health but also rise in lipid levels.
Researchers have challenged findings from a Chinese study that concluded Baraclude is tied to a lower risk of liver cancer.
The assurance arrives as the pharma giant cuts off most emergency access to remdesivir, a potential COVID-19 treatment.
Chinese researchers studied 81 women with chronic hepatitis B who began taking Viread before pregnancy.
Lonafarnib and bulevirtide, when used with pegylated interferon, reduced hepatitis delta levels in two studies.
People treated with Viread, Vemlidy or Baraclude are less likely to develop this malignancy.
Some study participants experienced hepatitis B surface antigen loss, considered a functional cure.
South Korean researchers found no difference in the rates of liver cancer, liver transplant or death based on the treatment used.
The drug is still associated with a lower liver cancer rate than Baraclude.
A quick overview of our reporting on the 53rd International Liver Congress in Vienna
People who took Viread were about two thirds less likely to develop HCC, but this could be related to other factors as well.
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