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Hepatitis C Treatment And Questions

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ANy new or trial treatments for Hepatitis c?

What are the newest drugs or treatments or trials for hepatitas C?Are there any websites that are useful ?Would a boil type knot be something typical for someone that has had hepatitias c for a number of years?Most DR's in a small cities do not...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
There are several new treatments that are in trials right now for hepatitis C. The one which is very far along is a new protease inhibitor by Vertex Pharmaceuticals. There is also a protease inhibitor being studied by Schering Plough and Roche. In... Read more »

alternative treatments for Hepatitis C

Are there alternative treatments for Hep C ie alpha lipoic acid, etc when the body is not strong... Read more »

TRANSMISSION OF HEPATITIS C AFTER TREATMENT

I HAVE A FRIEND WHO WAS TREATED FOR HEPATIS C 4 YEARS AGO AND ALL RECENT BLOODWORK SHOW NO SIGNS OF... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Clinical Manual: Hepatitis C Treatment

...combination with ribavirin, can provide any improvement in SVR among nonresponders. 11 Related Patient Brochures [PDF] Treatments for Hepatitis C Before You Start Treatment While You Are on Hepatitis C Treatment Common... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Hepatitis C Treatment and Management

... Hepatitis C treatment: how, why, when Who needs treatment? How is hepatitis C treated? What is pegylated interferon? How long is hepatitis Read more »
PWA Health Group

Banding Together to Challenge Schering-Plough's Monopoly on Hepatitis C Treatment

...more people with hepatitis C looked to the PWA Health Group to help them access the drug. In many ways, the current state of hepatitis C treatment is similar to what was going on with HIV treatment in the early 90's. Understanding how the virus... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Experimental Hepatitis C Treatment Not Effective in Monthly Dose, Trial Data Indicate

... Albuferon, an experimental hepatitis C treatment from Human Genome Sciences , is not effective when administered on a monthly basis but is more effective when taken every two Read more »
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Director of Treatment & Prevention Advocacy

Posted by Robert1
...Leads Project Inform sponsored think tank style meetings to advance research and advocacy in the areas of HIV/AIDS treatment, hepatitis C treatment and biomedical HIV prevention Represents Project Inform to the press, community groups and other... Read more »

Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »

Interferon and Hiv

Posted by ethan_hines, 2 Replies
Why doesn't pegylated Interferon work the same way with Hiv as it does with HVB/C?. Isn't Interferon very important in fighting RNA virus infections which Hiv is one of? How does Hiv get around its defence? Read more »