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The latest research & treatment news about Hepatitis C infection, diagnosis, symptoms and treatments.

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Incivek (Telaprevir) Will No Longer be Available for Hepatitis C Patients

Aug 15, 2014

Approved by the FDA as a medication for use in combination with peginterferon alfa and ribavirin to treat chronic Hepatitis C genotype 1 – Incivek will no longer be sold since better medications have become available.

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After Being Cured…Can Hep C Return?

After Being Cured…Can Hep C Return?

Aug 14, 2014

Understand the circumstances dictating why a sustained virologic response for Hepatitis C could be temporary or permanent.

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New Research Finds Pomegranates Help Battle Hepatitis C

New Research Finds Pomegranates Help Battle Hepatitis C

Aug 5, 2014

By breaking the replication cycle of Hepatitis C, a new health benefit of pomegranate has been confirmed.

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New Study: A Place for Milk Thistle in Hepatitis C Treatment

New Study: A Place for Milk Thistle in Hepatitis C Treatment

Aug 1, 2014

A newly released study encourages previous non-responders to prep their body with milk thistle prior to beginning Hepatitis C triple therapy.

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Meet the HCV Expert

Jul 23, 2014

Meet HCV expert Aijad Ahmed, MD in this webinar series sponsored by the American Liver Foundation and Chronic Liver Disease Foundation.

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telling your child they have hepatitis c

Telling a Child He or She Is Infected with Hepatitis C

Jul 22, 2014

When a son or daughter has Hepatitis C, telling them about it is hard. These pointers can help guide parents or guardians towards having “tough” disclosure conversations in a way that benefits the child most.

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Supplemental New Drug Application Submitted to FDA by Janssen

Jul 22, 2014

Find out about Janssen’s goal for Olysio to be used once-daily in combination with Sovaldi.

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Cured of Hepatitis C: Is There Potential to Infect Others?

Cured of Hepatitis C: Is There Potential to Infect Others?

Jul 14, 2014

Is your blood still infectious after being cured of Hepatitis C?

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Can This Virus Prevent Liver Transplant Rejection?

Jul 2, 2014

Discover why having Hepatitis C could increase the odds of a successful liver transplant.

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Which Big Name Protease Inhibitor Left the Hepatitis C Market?

Jun 25, 2014

Find out why Germany’s Boehringer Ingelheim has stopped development of faldepravir, its lead candidate in the HCV market.

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    Learn about the Hepatitis C Virus (HCV).

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    You'll find links to a comprehensive symptoms list, as well as various studies and discussions about Hepatitis C symptoms.

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    Information about the transmission of Hepatitis C.

  • Hepatitis C Genotypes

  • Learn about Hepatitis C Genotypes and their variants.

  • HCV Viral Load

    Provides detailed information on how to analyze and interpret viral load numbers as well as a link to a convenient Viral Load Chart.

  • Liver Enzymes

    Learn about the importance of testing liver enzyme levels and causes of abnormal levels.

  • Lab Tests

    What they are and what they mean. Helps you interpret & understand all the various hepatitis lab tests likely to be encountered.

  • Hepatitis During Pregnancy

    Learn how hepatitis infection may affect the pregnant mother and baby.

  • Hepatitis C Conventional Treatment

    Learn about the conventional medical treatments used to fight Hepatitis C.

  • Hepatitis C Medicines

    Numerous links to studies, info sheets, FAQs, and analysis of Ribavirin/Rebetron medicines.

  • Hepatitis C Alternative Therapies

    Alternative methods of treatment due to side effects and dissatisfication with current medical treatments.

  • Hepatitis C Natural Remedies

    A number of herbal products useful in the management of liver disease.

  • Top 5 Liver Supplements

    Provides information regarding the best known liver supporting supplements.

  • Top 5 Milk Thistles

    Provides information regarding the best known milk thistle supplements.

  • HCV Diet

    A basic diet for those with Hepatitis C.

  • Hepatitis C Survivor Stories

    Survivor stories that have been shared to benefit others with Hepatitis C.

  • Cirrhosis

    Many discussions and analyses of cirrhosis, including causes, complications, pathology, symptoms, and much more.

  • Hepatitis C Doctors

    A state-by-state and worldwide reference listing physicians who treat HCV, including an email link to submit your physician for inclusion.

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