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Analysis Shows Hepatitis C Infection Rate is Higher for Health Care Workers
BY CATHERINE KOLONKO
Contact with infected blood from needles continues to be a major threat to health care workers.
Interferon-Free HCV Treatment Safe and Effective
BY BILL SCHU
Combination can be be used without ribavirin or pegylated interferon-alfa.
HIV Therapy Protects Against Hepatitis Infection
BY CARLY SZABO
Patients treated with HIV therapy less likely to get infected with HBV.
Findings About WWII-Era HCV Spread May Guide Future Prevention Efforts
BY BILL SCHU
Hepatitis C most likely spread through the mass treatment of soldiers in field hospitals during World War II.
HCV Patient Fights and Wins Battle Against Chronic Illness
BY CARLY SZABO
Near-fatal car accident leads man down long journey from infection to cure for hepatitis C.
Case Report: Anti-HCV Therapy Leads to Remission of Type 2 Diabetes
BY MICHAEL R. PAGE, PHARMD, RPH
A middle-aged man experienced complete remission of type 2 diabetes after cure of chronic hepatitis C virus.
Can Non-Invasive Tests Assess Fibrosis in Hepatitis?
BY GALE SCOTT
Percutaneous liver biopsy is uncomfortable for patients and risks complications.
Prevalence of HCV Infection Via Sexual Contact
BY CARLY SZABO
Research into hepatitis C transmission may lead to improved targeted interventions.
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