Hepatitis C independently raised the risk of kidney disease and osteoporosis or fracture in an analysis of 5,000 people with HIV.
Wider availability of newer hepatitis C drugs may not only lead to fewer cases of this blood-borne disease, but may also slow the rise in related liver cancer.
A recent study aimed to better understand the experiences of Canadian women who receive a hepatitis C diagnosis and to provide recommendations about how to improve hepatitis C testing experiences.
Hepatitis C in Canadian Immigrants and Newcomers: Why Are Hepatitis C Rates Higher in These Populations?
Common modes of transmission, barriers related to testing and recommendations to help service providers increase access to testing and diagnosis.
Rapid point-of-care hepatitis C testing can improve both testing and linkage to care outcomes. How can this innovation impact the hepatitis C epidemic?
Can we eliminate hepatitis C the way we did to small pox? Experts think we can, and many believe we can also eradicate hepatitis B.
Hepatitis C in rectal fluid of HCV/HIV-coinfected men who have sex with men reaches levels high enough to transmit hepatitis C to insertive sex partners.
Reflecting recent trends in viral hepatitis infections and deaths, as well as new and improved strategies for prevention, care and treatment, the new Action Plan is the roadmap for addressing viral hepatitis in the U.S.
People considering hepatitis C treatment want information on the potential harms and benefits of treatment, details of treatment regimens and basic information on hepatitis C-related liver disease.
Researchers with the New York Department of Health and Mental Hygiene have been trying to find ways to increase awareness of HCV and testing for it among people at high risk for this infection.