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Articles On Hepatitis Type C

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Recent Releases: Newsletter on HIV/AIDS Treatment, Clinical Trials; Hepatitis C Treatment Program; Articles on AIDS Law, Vaccine Research

AIDSinfo E-News : The new, weekly e-mail newsletter from AIDSinfo, a service of HHS , offers updates on HIV/AIDS research, clinical trials, prevention and treatment (AIDSinfo, 2/18). Commitment to Community Program, National Alliance of State... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

HIV, Hepatitis B Virus Coinfection Increased Hepatitis D Incidence

This article was reported by Healio . Healio reported on a retrospective cohort study to investigate whether the prevalence of recent hepatitis D virus (HDV) infection in HIV/hepatitis B virus (HBV)-coinfected patients increased since 1992. The... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

Anti-Tuberculosis Drug Hepatotoxicity Increased in Those With Hepatitis C

This article was reported by Healio . An article in Healio concluded that patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and TB coinfection have a greater risk of drug-induced hepatotoxicity to the first-line anti-TB drugs isoniazid, rifampin,... Read more »
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Interesting article - is it useful
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Interesting yes, clinical useful, not yet.... Read more »

Need advice concerning an article

Do you believe HIV can be transmitted this way through a fish massage? did this once in Asia and i am very concerned because i had abrasions...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Interesting. I think the agency is looking at the theoretical risk of infection with this procedure. This is all guess work and my own guess is that the risk is close to zero if not actually zero. There is a much greater risk of bacterial... Read more »

is this just another snakeoil article

Fight HIV and AIDS NaturallyThis report covers several safe and natural supplements that help your body combat AIDS and the HIV virus. They are all excellent, with the first two being the ones you most likely should focus on. An essential oil...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,If I had to (on pain of death) choose between this crap and snake oil, I'd probably choose the snake oil. It would have a better chance of working.The answer to your inquiry can be found in the disclaimer: "These statements have not... Read more »


Hey Dr. Frascino,First off, thanks for everything you do. Your hard work and dedication to all of us who need answers doesnt go unnoticed. You are a great person.I have a couple of questions.What is your oppinion on hepatitis c as an STD. Ive heard...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,1.I've discussed the sexual transmission of hepatitis C many times in this forum. Check the archives! As an example, I'll reprint below some information form the archives pertaining to this topic. 2.If someone is infected with several... Read more »
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Popular Science article

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Popular Science: How a 99.99% Accurate Test Can Be Wrong Half the Time

An article in the July 2002 issue of Popular Science magazine
with no risk factors. Here1s the text from page 78: HIV testing is 99.99 percent accurate, a doctor might tell his
pati... Read more »

Hepatitis A:Causes,Symptoms,Prevention & Treatment

Posted by nov
This article
Aalso known as infectious hepatitis, is a liver disease caused by the Hepatitis A virus, HAV. This is comparatively a mild disease which does not progress to a chronic stage. Persons who have contracted the disease may have no symptoms... Read more »

HIV & Hepatitis Treatment Educator

Posted by Anonymous

HIV & Hepatitis Treatment Educator

NATAP is a non-profit corporation with 501(c)3 Federal tax status. Its
mission is to educate individuals about HIV and hepatitis treatment as well
as to advocate on behalf of people living with HIV/AIDS. NATAP... Read more »

interesting article

Posted by uhohblita, 1 Reply
vaccine would be nice :)

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