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HCV / HEPATITIS NEWS - Page 5

HCV Infection Associated with 70% Increased Rate of Mortality in Patients with IPD
A new study finds hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection to be associated with a 70% increased rate of mortality in in-hospital patients with invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD).
Seniors at Increased Risk for Hepatitis and HIV
Seniors are at increased risk of hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and HIV. Prevention and early detection of potential infection are critical to avoiding long-term impact.
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of June 11, 2017
New drugs for HIV, the growing rate of antibiotic resistance, a new hepatitis C treatment option, and updates on the Ebola outbreak and Lyme disease diagnostics, make up the Top 5 articles for this week.
New Hepatitis C Treatment Option Available for Patients Who Failed DAA Therapy
Findings from a clinical trial from researchers at Hospital Saint Joseph in Marseilles give new hope to patients with HCV in whom treatment with direct-acting antivirals previously failed.
Exploring the Link Between Steatosis Progression and HIV & HCV Infection
Not much is known about how HIV mono-infection contributes to the development of hepatic steatosis, due to how difficult diagnosis of this condition used to be. Now, with the developement of noninvasive tools, it is easier to diagnose steatosis.
Why Do People Respond to HCV Treatment Differently?
Research presented at Digestive Disease Week examines the factors that contribute to effectiveness of HCV treatment. 
Generic HCV Drugs Are More Affordable Way to Improve Patient Outcomes in India
The lack of availability of generic DAAs in many other parts of the world increases prices and often limits treatment to people with later stages of the disease.
HCV-Infected Kidneys May Change Organ Transplant Medicine
Researchers may have found a way to broaden the US kidney transplant supply list.
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