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

Research & Treatment News

Second All-Oral Hep C Treatment Available: Less Expensive

Nov 13, 2014

Olysio has been approved, in combination with Sovaldi, for the treatment of Hepatitis C. It is approximately $30,000 less than Harvoni (both of which consist of 12 weeks of therapy).

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Harvoni Is Here

Harvoni Is Here: The Once-a-Day, Single Hep C Pill

Nov 12, 2014

Interferon-free and ribavirin-free treatment has finally arrived, but someone has to pay for this miracle Hepatitis C pill.

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A New Hepatitis C Treatment: No Interferon or Ribavirin!

A New Hepatitis C Treatment: No Interferon or Ribavirin Required!

Oct 27, 2014

The side effects of interferon and ribavirin therapies for the treatment of Hepatitis C can be monstrous: nausea, fatigue, insomnia, diarrhea, depression and itchy skin. Learn about a new treatment – Harvoni –that does not require the use of interferon or ribavirin.

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How Can Chronic Pain Lead to Hepatitis C?

How Can Chronic Pain Lead to Hepatitis C?

Oct 27, 2014

A surge of new Hepatitis C infections is the ultimate result of ordinary people trying to relieve chronic pain.

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Dropout Rate for Taking Sovaldi: 400% Higher Than Observed in Clinical Trials

Oct 7, 2014

Learn about the financial impact for Hep C patients who are failing to complete their full, 12-week course of drug therapy with Sovaldi.

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The Affordability of Sovaldi

The Affordability of Sovaldi

Oct 1, 2014

Many factors – including the country you live in – influence who will be able to pay for the top Hepatitis C medication.

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Similar, But Different – Hepatitis C Co-Infection and Superinfection

Sep 16, 2014

Dependent on the factor of time, simultaneously having more than one hepatitis infection might accelerate liver disease or it could help scientists develop a Hepatitis C vaccine.

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Say it Ain’t So…New Hep C Drug to Surpass $84,000

Sep 15, 2014

The new drug from Gilead could reach upwards of $95,000 – $100,000; but learn why Gilead expects savings for some patients in its pricing scheme.

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How Quickly Can HCV be Eradicated?

Sep 11, 2014

New findings emerge that shed light on how long patients may need to be treated with telaprevir in order to achieve viral eradication.

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EU Approves Drug That Is Up to 100% Effective Against Hep C

Sep 4, 2014

Boasting an excellent safety record and high success rates, daclatasvir is now approved in Europe to treat Hepatitis C.

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  • Hepatitis News

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  • What Is Hepatitis C?

    Learn about the Hepatitis C Virus (HCV).

  • Hepatitis C Symptoms

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

  • Hepatitis C Transmission

    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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    A Bulletin Board for discussions on hepatitis, treatments, etc.

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