Hepatitis C in People With Substance Abuse Disorders Require Special Care
New approaches for persons with substance use disorders are required at every step in the HCV care paradigm.
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No Consistent Pattern of HBV Reactivation With Direct-acting Antivirals for HCV
The largest case review to date of hepatitis B virus reactivation associated with direct-acting antiviral therapy for chronic hepatitis C virus infection found no consistent...
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Canada Recommends Against Testing Everyone for Hepatitis C
Adults who don't have an increased risk of hepatitis C infection should not be tested for it, the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care recommended today. Reuters...
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Experts: We must increase access to HCV treatment for substance users
In a recent editorial, experts discussed the necessity to optimize control and treatment of hepatitis C among patients with substance abuse disorders, to further the goal of...
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Can an Antiviral Drug During Pregnancy Reduce Hepatitis B Transmission to the Child?
Hepatitis is a viral infection that causes liver inflammation. Mother to child transmission during pregnancy could be prevented by anti-viral therapy.
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Canada recommends against testing everyone for hepatitis C
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Statin Therapy May Benefit Patients With Hepatitis B or C Related Cirrhosis
Hepatitis B or C related cirrhosis in patients could be treated by using statin drugs, reveals study.
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Low-dose Sarasar combination therapies effective in treating HDV
AMSTERDAM - Lower doses of Sarasar, used in combination with ritonavir and pegylated interferon, effectively suppressed hepatitis delta virus and seemed to normalize ALT...
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Solving the hepatitis C epidemic among people with substance abuse disorders
One of the most dramatic medical success stories in recent years has been the introduction of new drugs that eradicate hepatitis C virus . But it's a different story among HCV...
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Your mother's diet may influence your liver's health
Obesity is a known risk factor for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. The latest study shows that an expectant mother's diet might also be a risk factor.
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Mom And 6 Sons Grow Hair Out, Donate 17 Feet Of It To Kids In Need
Phoebe Kannisto and her six sons made their latest haircuts a true family affair after deciding to grow their hair out together and donate it. Kannisto's oldest son, Andre, is...
New Genetic Variants Associated With Extreme Old Age Identified
Researchers have identified new genetic variants associated with reduced risks for cardiovascular and Alzheimer's disease.
Sleeping pills double the risk of a broken hip in 14 days
Taking benzodiazepines and so-called 'z-drugs' increases the risk of a fracture by 53 per cent after 15 to 30 days, according to researchers at Cardiff University and King's...
New technology aims to improve ease, accuracy of toric IOL surgery planning
A forthcoming innovation for a proprietary cataract/refractive surgical suite will make toric IOL selection simpler, more robust, and also enable surgeons to provide patients...
Do ‘Early Birds' Get the Healthier Worm?
Investigators in Finland found that morning people tend to eat better and earlier in the day than late-to-bed types. The result: a higher risk of obesity for the night owls...
Illegal pot use increased MORE in states with medical laws
The research, published by JAMA on Wednesday, is the first to do a deep review of data from before laws came in. They also found a spike in cannabis-related disorders in...
Scientists create 'artificial womb' for premature babies still
Working brain circuitry grown in a lab dish for first time
Researchers at Stanford University in California stimulated two different types of neuron to join up and work together as they would do in a real human forebrain.