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New Hepatitis C Treatment

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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 »

Any hope for new treatment for Hepatitis C ?

Im a swedish nurse with Hepatit C and Im a non responder to both monoterapy with Interferon and... 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 »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: New HIV and Hepatitis C Treatment Center Opens

A clinic focusing on patients co-infected with HIV and hepatitis C is opening in Waterloo, about 70 miles southwest of Toronto. "We want to be able to provide those people with the opportunity to get care here," said Dr. Chris Steingart,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Hepatitis C Treatment Rules Continue to Draw Criticism

New York state's refusal to treat hepatitis C-infected inmates serving short sentences does not jeopardize their chances of ultimately beating the virus, the prison system's top doctor told skeptical state Assembly committee chairs Tuesday. "We just... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New Mexico Corrections Department to Offer Hepatitis C Treatment to Prison Inmates

New Mexico Corrections Department officials have announced that for the first time it will begin offering treatment to some of the 33% of the state's 6,200 prison inmates who have hepatitis C, the AP/Santa Fe New Mexican reports. Dr. Frank... 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 »
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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 »

Im new and want friends!=)

Posted by chula93, 1 Reply
hey! i am new here. I have had HIV all my life. i was born with it. Anyway, i thought it would be nice to talk to other people. Dame un mesaje si tu quieres=) 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 »

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 »