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BLOOD-BORNE DISEASES NEWS - Page 10

Elbasvir & Grazoprevir Highly Efficacious in HCV Patients with Inherited Blood Disorders
Phase 3 study shows that combination of elbasvir and grazoprevir is highly efficacious in hepatitis C virus (HCV) infected patients with inherited blood disorders.
A Cost-Effective Method to Decrease HCV Infections in High-Risk Communities
Routine, rapid hepatitis C virus (HCV) testing may be a cost-effective method to help decrease the prevalence of new infections in high-risk communities.
Treatment for Hard-to-Reach Hepatitis C Patients May Improve with Integrated Care
The results of a new study have shown that an integrated care (IC) program can be successful in providing treatment to patients infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV) who were unlikely to respond to traditional outreach efforts.
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of September 10, 2017
Stay up-to-date on the latest infectious disease news by checking out our top 5 articles of the week.
Long-Term Effects of Ebola Virus Infection Revealed
Despite clearing the virus, researchers find that Ebola survivors can suffer long-term effects of infection.
Study Finds No Significant Correlation Between Psoriasis and Prevalence of HBV and HCV
Researchers from the Department of Dermatology at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine have found no correlation between having psoriasis and the prevalence of hepatitis B or C.

 
NY Doctor's License Suspended Due to Inappropriate Infection Control Practices
The New York State Department of Health warns of potential disease exposure in two facility locations in Westchester County.
Synbiotic Treatment Significantly Reduces Infant Sepsis Deaths in India
A new study suggested that neonatal sepsis, which kills 1 million infants around the world each year, may be prevented with synbiotic treatment.
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