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How Is Hepatitis D Treated

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why is hepatitis must better treated than Hiv?

Dr. Young,I was wondering how some people can be cured when getting treatment for hep c and hep b when hiv cant be cured? Could you explain to me why this is?Andre ...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Andre- thanks for your questions.Long story short, two different viruses (HBV, HCV), two different treatments and prognosis (for long-term suppresion or "cure"). HBV is like a retrovirus (similar to HIV), and incorporates its genes into... Read more »
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Treating Hepatitis B and C

Photo: iStockPhoto.com / pixologicstudio. Hepatitis B Treatment for chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection has not advanced as fast as HIV and hepatitis C therapy in recent years, but approval of new drugs has led to higher response rates. ... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Approval of Victrelis (Boceprevir), a Direct-Acting Antiviral Drug to Treat Hepatitis C Virus

On May 13, 2011, FDA approved VICTRELIS TM (boceprevir), a hepatitis C virus (HCV) protease inhibitor, which works by binding to the virus and preventing it from multiplying. Boceprevir is the first direct acting antiviral drug against the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Race to Treat Hepatitis C Isn't Over: Merck's Victrelis Is First New Medicine to Get OK

Most major drug developers are now angling for a piece of the hepatitis C treatment market, which is expected to balloon with the improved treatment responses of new combination regimens. "There are patients lined up waiting for new drugs," said... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Antiviral Therapy to Treat Hepatitis C Is Declining in the U.S.

The incidence of new hepatitis C virus infections has declined in the United States, and improvements in antiviral therapy have been dramatic. Yet a significant barrier to treatment uptake is lack of diagnosis, according to a new study by Dr.... Read more »
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Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
I tested HIV- at 3.5 months post possible exposure. I have on going health issues and no answers. I am waiting on blood work to see if I have been exposed to Hep C. If someone is infected with Hep c and HIV at the same time would that slow the... Read more »

5 lessons about the way we treat people

Posted by franfrog, 2 Replies




Five (5) lessons to make you think about the way we treat people.



1 - First Important Lesson - Cleaning Lady.

During my second month of college, our professor
gave us a pop quiz. I was a conscientious student
and had breezed through the questions until... Read more »

AbacavirLamivudine to treat HIV infection.

Posted by jenniferdraper
AbacavirLamivudine is used to treat HIV infection. This combination medication is used with other medications. It belongs to a class of drugs known as nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors. Read more »

treating hiv holistic healthwise

Posted by taian, 2 Replies
anyone involved treating hiv with herbology,using colloidal silver regime or other w/good results Read more »