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New report: Hepatitis B and C could be eliminated as public health problems in US

It is possible to end the transmission of hepatitis B and C and prevent further sickness and deaths from the diseases, but time, considerable resources, and attention to various barriers will be required, says a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

Published
12 April 2016
From
Eurekalert Inf Dis
Primary care doctors and nurse practitioners can successfully treat people with hepatitis C

Direct-acting antiviral therapy for hepatitis C delivered by non-specialists such as primary care physicians and nurse practitioners is safe and effective – even for the most difficult-to-treat patients

Published
12 April 2016
By
Liz Highleyman
A third of MSM with HIV/HCV co-infection have HCV in their semen

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is present in the semen of a third of co-infected HIV-positive men who have sex with men (MSM), investigators from the United States

Published
11 April 2016
By
Michael Carter
HCV epidemic in North America peaked between 1940 and 1965 with medical procedures likely source of most infections

The spread of hepatitis C virus (HCV) in North America peaked between 1940 and 1965, according to research published in Lancet Infectious Diseases. The investigators attribute the rapid

Published
04 April 2016
By
Michael Carter
No waiting lists for Hepatitis C treatment by August: Egypt's health minister

Waiting lists for Hepatitis C treatment will end by August thanks to donations collected by the Ministry of Religious Endowments, according to Egypt's health minister.

Published
01 April 2016
From
Ahram Online
Study: Czech incidence of hepatitis C eight times higher than previously believed

Experts had estimated incidence at around 10,000. However, the report puts the number suffering from chronic Hepatitis C at over 80,000. Many of those infected are unaware of the fact and could pass it on to others.

Published
01 April 2016
From
Radio Prague
New Travel Horizons: Hepatitis C Tourism From China

Chinese people in the past have gone to the U.S. to for cancer treatment and have snatched up cold medicine and painkillers on trips to Japan. Chinese now go overseas for another medical purpose: curing their liver diseases.

Published
30 March 2016
From
Wall Street Journal (blog)
ContraVir's CMX157 Outperforms Gilead's Tenofovir AF (TAF) Against Hepatitis B Virus in Independent Head-to-Head In-Vitro Study

Viral rebound studies showed that CMX157 demonstrates best-in-class duration of activity. Nine days following incubation with HBV, using two different experimental conditions, one at equimolar and one at EC90 concentrations, CMX157 showed two- to three-fold reduced viral rebound compared to TAF.

Published
30 March 2016
From
ContraVir press release
Mortgages For Expensive Health Care? Some Experts Think It Can Work

A Massachusetts Institute of Technology economist and Harvard oncologist have a proposal to get highly effective but prohibitively expensive drugs into consumers’ hands: health care installment loans.

Published
29 March 2016
From
Kaiser Health News
Drug subsidies could eliminate Hepatitis C in Australia within a decade, experts say

There is a realistic chance Hepatitis C will be eliminated within a few years due to new public subsidies of powerful drugs, some of Australia's top health experts say.

Published
29 March 2016
From
ABC Online

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