protecting patients and workers from health care-associated viral hepatitis. Many clinicians have applauded the initiative. ... And it highlights that patients don't carry badges saying that they have viral hepatitis.
QD: News Every Day--Coffee boosts hepatitis C treatment. Drinking three or more cups of coffee daily was associated with three times more likelihood of virologic response among patients with advanced ... Caffeine isn't likely one, though, since tea had
Controversy erupted recently when hepatitis C enthusiasts pushed back against the U.S. ... Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) draft recommendation regarding testing folks for hepatitis C virus (HCV).
Therapy for Hepatitis C — The Costs of Success (NEJM editorial, by subscription only). ... Therapy of Hepatitis C — Back to the Future (NEJM editorial, free without subscription.
Hepatitis C - silent killer or innocent bystander? For a few decades, I did not treat patients with hepatitis C (HCV) infection, despite aggressive marketing by the pharmaceutical companies and cheerleading by
The paper's careful title, Preliminary Study of Two Antiviral Agents for Hepatitis C Genotype 1, seems right. ... An accompanying editorial highlighted the work as a Watershed Moment in the Treatment of Hepatitis C.
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Hepatitis B status should be checked before beginning anti-tumor necrosis factor (TNF) therapy, which is associated with fulminant hepatitis B, Dr.
Internists should also check whether hepatitis C has already damaged the patient's liver. ... Koff. Coverage restrictions may also limit internists' ability to provide hepatitis C treatment.
Overcoming drug addiction solo: A mother finds strength. Recently, I saw a young woman referred to me for an opinion on her hepatitis C infection. ... She also made a more unwise decision and shared needles. She is fortunate that the only virus she
Paralleling this trend is the increase in HIV and hepatitis C infections spreading through injection drug use. ... In southern Indiana and adjacent Kentucky, HIV and hepatitis cases have soared due to injection drug use.