Posts Tagged ‘treatment’

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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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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NCKU team discovers new liver disease treatment

NCKU team discovers new liver disease treatment TAIPEI, Taiwan — A National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) team has discovered the pathogenesis of liver fibrosis and developed antibodies that reduce liver damage, inhibit hepatic fibrosis and recover liver function, according to a press release from the school. Ming-shi Chang, chair professor of biochemistry and molecular biology…

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The cure for hepatitis C is upon us

The cure for hepatitis C is upon us, but at a costly penny ANDRÉ PICARD (Corrected version) The Globe and Mail Published Sunday, Apr. 27 2014, 4:00 PM EDT Last updated Sunday, Apr. 27 2014, 10:33 PM EDT There is a revolution coming to the treatment of hepatitis C. But a big fat asterisk is…

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