Hepatitis C

Understanding Current and Future Treatments for Liver Disease

September 20, 2020

This article is the third in a series of four articles exploring the epidemic of liver disease called nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and its more severe form, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis.

Non-Invasive Test to Detect and Monitor for Liver Disease Among Veterans Signals Clinical Trend for All Americans

September 13, 2020

This article is the second in a series of four articles exploring the epidemic of liver disease called nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and its more severe form, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis.

The Battle Against Growing Burden of “Silent” Liver Disease Begins with Early Detection

September 06, 2020

This article is the first in a series of 4 articles exploring the epidemic of liver disease called nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and its more severe form, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis.

Direct-Acting Antivirals Lowers Mortality Rate of Hepatitis C Infections

July 22, 2020

The association of DAA treatment with mortality did not differ by sex in the cirrhosis group.

Antiviral Drugs Help Prevent HCV Infections in Transplant Recipients

June 26, 2020

Low-level viremia was transiently detectable in 21 recipients in the early post-transplant period, but not after 14 days.

FDA Approves Combination Therapy to Treat Children with Hepatitis-C

March 19, 2020

The approval of sofosbuvir and velpatasvir comes after a multicenter clinical trial confirmed the safety and efficacy of the treatment.

Hepatitis C Screening Needed for Adults and Adolescents

March 02, 2020

The US Preventive Services Task Force suggested that patients 18-79 years old should be screened regardless of known risk factors.

Lower MELD Scores Linked to Transplant-Free Survival in Hepatitis B Patients

February 28, 2020

Younger hepatitis B patients had better odds at transplant-free survival after 6 months.

Global HCV Rates for Children Could Yield New Strategies

January 27, 2020

In a new study, investigators generate a global estimate for children with HCV infections in 249 countries and territories.

HCV-Positive Hearts Could Increase Donor Pools

December 24, 2019

With a shortage of hearts available, investigators turn to HCV-positive donors to try to reduce wait times.