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Statins Lower Incidence of HCV Disease Progression
BY CARLY SZABO
The affect of statins on liver disease progression in patients with an HIV/HCV coinfection.
Corticosteroids Superior to Pentoxifylline for Alcoholic Hepatitis
BY BILL SCHU
Corticosteroid use comes with higher risks of complications.
Hardcore Drug Use No Barrier to HCV Treatment
BY GALE SCOTT
Support needed to address HCV treatment barrier in injection drug users.
Nations Awaiting Price Break in HCV Drugs
BY GALE SCOTT
Some nations have been successful in getting major discounts from drug companies.
New Regimen Shows Promise for HCV Genotypes 1, 2, and 3
BY GALE SCOTT
Novel triple-combination regimens showed 100 percent efficacy in achieving a sustained viral response at 12 weeks in patients with GT1 infections.
Concerns Raised Over Connection between Sovaldi Combinations and Slow Heartbeat
BY BILL SCHU
Sovaldi alone is not associated with cardiac conduction abnormalities.
HCV Most Common Infectious Cause of Death, Yet Still Underestimated
BY CARLY SZABO
Hepatitis C infection causes more deaths than HIV, hepatitis B and tuberculosis combined.
Could Hepatitis C Be Cured in Less Than a Month?
BY DAVY JAMES, MANAGING EDITOR
HCV drug combination may cut treatment time by 75 percent.
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