Posts Tagged ‘hepatitis’

Needle Exchange for Halting New Hep C Infections

Needle Exchange for Halting New Hep C Infections Learn why there is an increasing number of new Hepatitis C infections, and what public health experts suggest to tackle this problem.  Harm reduction programs do not condone or stop intravenous drug use, but they are proven routes for preventing infections spread through needle sharing. In…

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Hepatitis and Cirrhosis: Similarities and Differences

Hepatitis and Cirrhosis: Similarities and Differences What is the Difference Between Hepatitis and Cirrhosis? By Naheed Ali, MD Updated July 09, 2017    What is the difference between hepatitis and cirrhosis?. Tara Moore/Cultura/Getty What are the differences between hepatitis and cirrhosis? How are the symptoms of the two diseases, the causes, and the treatments different and…

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The 9 Truths About Hepatitis C Treatment Success

As the medications for Hepatitis C continue to improve, greater numbers of people are relishing in their successful treatment outcomes. Despite finally being free of the Hepatitis C virus, most physicians refrain from telling their patients they are cured. The reason for avoiding this terminology is uncertainty regarding the implications of successful Hepatitis C treatment.…

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5 Rules of The Anti-Inflammatory Diet

If you are one of the estimated three and a half million Americans with the Hepatitis C virus, your liver is the setting of a continual battle against inflammation. Because the liver eventually processes everything we eat or drink, every food and beverage choice impacts this battle by either assisting in inflammation reduction or aggravating…

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Who Is Getting Hep C Treatment?

The Hepatitis C virus causes progressive liver damage and is the leading cause of liver transplants in the U.S., yet its gravity is frequently disregarded. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more people die from Hepatitis C than from 60 other infectious diseases combined. Despite major advances in Hepatitis C treatment,…

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