Search through all our worldwide HIV and AIDS news and features, using the topics below to filter your results by subjects including HIV treatment, transmission and prevention, and hepatitis and TB co-infections.

Hepatitis C symptoms and diagnosis news

Show

From To
Hepatitis C annual report: progress made, but much more to do

New figures from PHE reveal hospital admissions, liver transplants and deaths from hepatitis C (HCV) have all risen in the UK.

Published
16 hours ago
From
Public Health England
Project Inform disappointed with direction of California hepatitis C testing bill

During this current legislative season, Project Inform sponsored California Senate Bill (SB) 1303, authored by Senator Norma Torres — a bill that would require healthcare practitioners in all primary care settings, except hospitals and emergency rooms, to make a one-time offer of a hepatitis C test to patients born between 1945 through 1965 (“Baby Boomers”) and other patients with identified risk factors for hepatitis C. The bill was modeled after legislation passed in New York State, based on hepatitis C testing recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) and the United States Preventive Services Task Force.

Published
10 June 2014
From
Project Inform
Medicare Will Cover Hepatitis C Screening in Primary Care Settings

Medicare will cover HCV screening for all adults at high risk and one-time screening for all adults born between 1945 and 1965.

Published
09 June 2014
From
aids.gov
WHO Hepatitis Treatment Guidelines: UNITAID Urges Efforts to Improve Diagnosis as Key to Increase Access to Medicines

Developing simpler, quicker and more affordable viral load technologies is the key to vastly improved management of the hepatitis C virus.

Published
09 April 2014
From
UNITAID
Fewer Americans are living with hepatitis C, because more have died

The number of Americans who are infected with hepatitis C is falling, but that’s probably because more people who have been sickened by the virus are dying as a result, government researchers reported Monday.

Published
04 March 2014
From
Los Angeles Times
Antiretroviral therapy reduces liver decompensation risk in HIV/HCV coinfected patients

HIV positive people with hepatitis C coinfection who start combination antiretroviral therapy (ART) are less likely to develop decompensated liver disease, or liver failure, according to a study published in the March 1, 2014, edition of Clinical Infectious Diseases.

Published
21 February 2014
From
HIVandHepatitis.com
Testing HCV positive has a sustained impact on drug injecting behaviour

Diagnosis with hepatitis C virus (HCV) is associated with a sustained reduction in injecting drug use, according to Canadian research published in the online edition of Clinical

Published
17 January 2014
By
Michael Carter
AASLD 2013: Aspirin and Cenicriviroc May Help Reduce Liver Fibrosis

Hepatitis C patients who took low-dose aspirin after liver transplantation experienced slower fibrosis progression, researchers reported at the AASLD Liver Meeting this month in Washington, DC. Two other studies showed that cenicriviroc -- a drug being developed for HIV treatment that blocks both CCR5 and CCR2 cell surface receptors -- had anti-inflammatory and anti-fibrotic activity in mice and rats.

Published
28 November 2013
From
HIVandhepatitis.com
After diagnosis of hepatitis C, some gay men willing to consider risk-reduction practices

HIV-positive gay men living with HIV in France need better information about the sexual transmission of hepatitis C, according to a researcher who interviewed 31 men about

Published
27 November 2013
By
Roger Pebody
Need for expansion of hepatitis C screening among veterans, 'baby-boom' generation and pregnant women highlighted

Two large studies of the 'baby-boom' generation in the United States suggest that at least 50,000 US military veterans have undiagnosed hepatitis C, and that around 80%

Published
04 November 2013
By
Keith Alcorn
← First12345...10Next →

Filter by country