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Primary care integral to new national viral hepatitis action plan

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.
September 2011

QD: News Every Day--Coffee boosts hepatitis C treatment

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
February 2020

USPSTF pushes back on hepatitis C virus mass screening

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).
February 2020

Nearing a cure for hepatitis C

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.
February 2020

Hepatitis C - silent killer or innocent bystander?

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
February 2020

NEJM reports on two new drugs for hepatitis C

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.
February 2020

Hints for preventive care in inflammatory bowel disease | Internal Medicine Meeting 2019 News | ACP Internist

Hepatitis B status should be checked before beginning anti-tumor necrosis factor (TNF) therapy, which is associated with fulminant hepatitis B, Dr.
April 2019

Hepatitis C drugs offer new options

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.
January 2015

Overcoming drug addiction solo: A mother finds strength

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
February 2020

Stopping the spread of disease, overdose deaths from opioid use

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.
February 2020

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