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Retinal Toxicity and Combination Therapy

Apr 6, 2005 1 Comment

This article from HIVandHepatitis.com makes a strong statement regarding the possible negative effects of interferon combination therapy on the eyes of patients. Although warned of in package and label warnings this report brings the very real possibility of serious damage home in a powerful way.

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Coffee Reduces Chances of Liver Cancer

Apr 5, 2005

I drink a lot more green tea than coffee. This report makes me want to drink at least one cup of coffe per day even if just for therapeutic reasons. Very convincing results to this study make this report very credible.

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Mother to Child HCV Transmission Studied

Mar 16, 2005

The article mentions the incidence of mother to child transmission is very low. Of those infected, fully one third contracted the disease in utero. It seems these were mostly genotype 1. Clearly more study is recommended.

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