Serum fibrosis markers correlate with liver fibrosis stage in patients with advanced chronic hep C
A prospective study of patients with advanced chronic hepatitis C (CHC) revealed that a 3-variable model of serum fibrosis markers, including serum HA, TIMP-1 and platelet count, could identify cirrhosis with better accuracy than other published models. These findings are in the March issue of Hep...
In largest U.S. Hep C trial, researchers determine weight-based dosing is key to optimal treatment
Win-R Study Demonstrates Weight-Based REBETOL Plus PEG-INTRON Improve Efficacy and Lower Relapse Rates, Particularly in African-Americans With Most Difficult-to-Treat Form of the Disease
Higher Dose, Weight-Based Therapy Justified for Very Heavy Patients
NEW YORK (Dec. 27, 2007) -- As reported...
Waitress At A Lloydminister Steakhouse Infected By Hep A
A 23-year-old waitress at KC Steakhouse Family Restaurant at Lloydminister, has tested positive for Hepatitis A. //
Hepatitis A is caused by a virus and affects the liver and causes fever, fatigue, loss of appetite, nausea and abdominal discomfort followed by yellow jaundice a few days later. ...
Insurance Assured For Those Suffering From Hep C And HIV In The Near Future
A new law would be established in the near future for those suffering with the deadly disease of Hepatitis C and HIV/AIDS //.
Health Minister Mary Harney said that he would speak with the government for the introduction of a Bill to address insurance difficulties faced by people infected with ...
A sigh of relief for Hep C sufferers
The long running battle of Hep
C sufferers with the government ended with cheer as they were offered compensation. //
The Haemophilia Foundation, who fought the claim say that the Government would offer sufferers about $60,000 each in compensation, based on the amount they would have received...
Over 170 Groups Urge Bill Conferees to Include 'Double Duty' Public Health Funds in Stimulus for Jobs and Health Care Savings
Health Education Network of Delaware
Healthcare Leadership Council
Healthy Homes Collaborative
Hepatitis B Foundation
Hepatitis C Association
Hepatitis Foundation International
High Sierra Area Health Education Cente...
AIDS Action Applauds Introduction of a New Bill Allowing Federal Funds to Support Syringe Exchange Programs
...ento, CA Health Global Access Project New York, NY hep
C Connection Denver, CO HepCmeditations Project Seattle, WA hep
Help Alliance of New Jersey, Inc Lanoka Harbor, NJ Hepatiti...
Hepatitis Day of Reckoning for a Happening Virus
...nosed and fuel the spread of the disease. Experts have also cautioned that those born before 1985 in the vulnerable areas are at risk; as vaccines for hep
B were not part of the immunization programme.
Honing in on the incidence of the HBV virus, experts have said that the virus is more common ...
Hepatitis C diagnosis delayed is same as denied
... must be a lot of people out there who don't come back to hospital who have hep
C. What he should do is just look at the evidence, forget the politics and let's look at the people who may be infected by hep
C who don't know,” he said.
Professor Ian Franklin, medical director f...
Kerr Discourages Transfusion Hepatitis Inquiry
...37000, the disease having spread via shared needles, sex, or transmission of infection in the families. The health committee spoke to victims of HIV, hep
C and also to a lawyer, who is handling these cases through the courts, and all of them unanimously wished to be enlightened with the truth.