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Lack of Awareness May Spur Spread of Hep C November 01, 2017

Tiny Opioid Victims: Addicted Moms-to-Be Transmit Hepatitis C October 26, 2017

Hepatitis C Screening May Boost Opioid Treatment Success October 20, 2017

When people find out they have the infection, they're more likely to stay off drugs

Can Aspirin Stop Liver Cancer in Hepatitis B Patients? October 20, 2017

Study from Taiwan finds link between aspirin use and reduced cancer risk

Hundreds Hospitalized in San Diego as Hepatitis A Outbreak Spreads October 06, 2017

Drug users, the homeless most affected; county has launched vaccination effort

Vaccine Campaign in Poor Countries to Save 20 Million Lives September 08, 2017

Program will also save $350 billion in health care costs by 2020, study says

Hep B Vaccine Should Be Given Sooner: Pediatricians Group August 28, 2017

Shot should come within 24 hours of delivery, and not at first checkup

Mavyret Approved for Hepatitis C August 04, 2017

A chronic viral infection of the liver

Researchers Grow Functioning Liver Tissue in Mice July 19, 2017

If successful in people, it could ease shortage of transplant organs, MIT scientist says

Cancer Deaths Higher in Rural America, CDC Reports July 06, 2017

Agency head calls persistent geographic gap a 'significant public health problem'

U.S. Liver Cancer Deaths Have Doubled Since 1980s: Study June 07, 2017

It's now fifth-leading cause of cancer death in men and No. 8 among women

New Combo Pill Offers Hope to Hepatitis C Patients Who Fail Other Treatment June 01, 2017

3-drug mixture was nearly 100 percent effective in drug company trials

New Hepatitis C Infections Hit 15-Year High: CDC May 12, 2017

Many stemmed from rising use of injected drugs linked to the current opioid epidemic, officials say

A 2nd Life for Risky Kidney Transplants? May 11, 2017

Doctors say they cleared hepatitis C in organ recipients, perhaps shortening transplant waits

High Rates of Hepatitis C in Pregnancy Mirror Opioid Epidemic: CDC May 11, 2017

Rural counties seem hardest hit, researcher says

New Hepatitis C Treatments More Effective, Tolerable: FDA May 11, 2017

Screening for the often-silent disease remains key, especially in baby boomers

FDA Approves Hep C Drugs for Kids 12 and Older April 07, 2017

Previously allowed only for adults

Infections More Common in People With Schizophrenia April 04, 2017

Ills include HIV, hepatitis and the serious blood infection sepsis, study suggests

Hepatitis Infection May Raise Risk for Parkinson's Disease March 30, 2017

New study adds to evidence that these conditions might be linked somehow

Better Efforts Could Help Rid the U.S. of Hepatitis B, C: Report March 28, 2017

Plus, 90,000 fewer deaths would occur by 2030, study authors estimate

New Hepatitis C Drugs Might Eliminate the Disease March 20, 2017

But not everyone responds completely to the medicines and cost remains a big obstacle, researchers say

Baby Boomers Get an 'F' for Hep C Testing March 08, 2017

Screening rates for the dangerous virus remain low despite recommendations, study finds

U.S. Vaccine Guidelines for Flu, HPV Updated February 07, 2017

CDC panel revises immunization advisory for vaccines affecting adults

Use of Needle Exchange Programs Up Dramatically in 10 Years: CDC November 30, 2016

Yet, many drug users still share needles sometimes, report finds

Serious Infections Tied to Suicide Risk August 10, 2016

Danish study finds greater association in those hospitalized with HIV or hepatitis

Sharing Drug 'Snorting Straws' Spreads Hepatitis C July 27, 2016

Study highlights more fallout from opioid epidemic

Epclusa Approved for Chronic Hepatitis C June 28, 2016

Combination drug treats six major forms of HCV

Hepatitis C Patients More Likely to Drink, Study Finds May 25, 2016

And researchers say alcohol can worsen the chronic liver condition

Hepatitis C Now Leading Infectious Disease Killer in U.S. May 04, 2016

CDC notes that nearly 20,000 Americans died in 2014 from the widespread, but treatable, illness

Generic Hepatitis C Drugs as Effective as Pricey Brand Names: Study April 18, 2016

Inexpensive antivirals could be a game-changer in many countries, researchers say

Hepatitis C Therapy May Reduce Need for Liver Transplants April 14, 2016

If findings are confirmed, treatment could cut number of patients on waiting lists, researchers say

Hepatitis C-Infected Liver Transplants May Work Well for Those With the Virus April 14, 2016

Findings might help reduce organ waiting list, researchers say

Head and Neck Cancers May Be Linked to Hepatitis C April 13, 2016

Researcher sees need for improved screening, treatment

Ridding U.S. of Hepatitis B, C as 'Public Health Problem' Possible: Experts April 11, 2016

Vaccine for hepatitis B and drugs that cure hepatitis C infection are giving health officials new hope

U.S. Cancer Death Rate Continues to Fall March 09, 2016

But there's been a concerning increase in liver cancer, experts say

Zepatier Approved for Chronic Hepatitis C January 29, 2016

Liver disease affects some 3 million Americans

Hepatitis C Reported at 19 Dialysis Clinics: CDC January 28, 2016

Health officials blame lapses in infection control practices

Hepatitis C May Be Tied to Greater Risk for Parkinson's Disease December 23, 2015

People with the virus also nearly 30 percent more likely to develop the nervous system disorder, researchers say

Not Enough Needle Exchange Programs Outside Cities: Study December 10, 2015

Half of all injection drug users live in rural, suburban areas

Pricey Hepatitis C Drugs Denied to Almost Half of Medicaid Patients: Study November 24, 2015

But another study shows treating all infections would save more than $3 billion in long run

Screening Inmates for Hepatitis C Benefits General Community: Study November 23, 2015

Routine testing could prevent transmission, reduce health care costs, researcher says

In Rare Cases, Hepatitis C Drug Tied to Slowed Heart Rate: Study November 04, 2015

But experts say these types of medications have good safety profile

Illnesses, Deaths Spur FDA Warning on Hepatitis C Drugs October 23, 2015

Cautionary label will be added to Viekira Pak and Technivie, agency says

HIV Therapy May Also Lower Risk for Hepatitis B, Study Says October 12, 2015

But researchers add that it's critical to expand vaccination base

Many Americans Traveling Abroad Lack Key Vaccinations: Study October 09, 2015

Outbreaks of measles, hepatitis A could be prevented if people were fully immunized, researchers say

Liver Damage From Hepatitis C More Widespread Than Thought August 27, 2015

If left undetected, it can lead to liver failure and even death, study authors note

More Hepatitis C Cases Being Seen in Urban ERs August 07, 2015

Researchers note emergency room doctors could play a role in slowing spread of potentially deadly virus

Technivie Approved for Hepatitis C July 24, 2015

For people with a genetic subtype of the liver infection

Most U.S. Hepatitis C Infections May Be Missed: Study June 30, 2015

In one state, only one from 183 diagnosed cases met reporting criteria for CDC

Experimental Drug Combo Shows Promise Against Hepatitis C May 05, 2015

Drug trio could join newer, highly effective meds such as Sovaldi, Harvoni

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