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Hepatitis C

Updated National Viral Hepatitis Action Plan 2017-2020 Released

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.

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Hepatitis C

Treatment Information Needs of People With Hepatitis C

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.

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Hepatitis C

Patient Navigators for Hepatitis C Patients Found Useful in New York City

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.

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Project Inform Launches New Provider Toolkit for Screening Hepatitis C in People Who Inject Drugs

Hepatitis C Infection and People Who Inject Drugs is a new resource for medical providers aimed at improving the health of people who inject drugs.

Eric Lawitz, M.D.
Conference Coverage

MK3, a One-Pill Triple Direct-Acting Antiviral, Effective for Hepatitis C Genotypes 1, 2, and 3

MK3, a fixed-dose combination of three direct-acting antivirals (DAAs) with different mechanisms of action, provided cure rates exceeding 95% in patients with hepatitis C genotypes 1, 2, or 3.

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Hepatitis C

Statins Cut Cirrhosis Risk in HIV/HCV-Coinfected Veterans Without Advanced Liver Disease

Every 30% increase of time taking a statin yielded a one-third lower risk of cirrhosis in HIV/HCV-coinfected male veterans who did not already have advanced liver disease.

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Closing the Gap for Tough-to-Treat Hepatitis C Patients

Despite the diversity of new direct-acting antivirals (DAAs), a tiny number of patients are still left behind. Nancy Reau, M.D., presented a summary of soon-to-be-approved drugs that should work for these tough-to-treat patients.

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State Medicaid Programs Ease Illegal Restrictions on Hepatitis C Medications, but More Progress Needed

While restrictions for obtaining hepatitis C drugs through Medicaid programs vary state by state, restrictions eased somewhat across the country from 2014 to 2016, according to data presented at the Liver Meeting 2016.

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Hepatitis C

Over 1 Million Treated With Highly Effective Hepatitis C Medicines

Over one million people in low- and middle-income countries have been treated with a revolutionary new cure for hepatitis C since its introduction two years ago. However, high prices remain a major barrier to access.

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Hepatitis C

No Man Is an Island: Hepatitis C in Rural Southern Indiana, Part 2

"Jail and prison officials often say the high cost of HCV management and treatment forces them to create guidelines so those with the greatest degree disease progression get care first," Matthew Zielske writes. "Such actions lead to rationing which r...