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What Is Hepatitis C Caused By

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Hi, can you describe the papers you read that convinced hepatitis c causes disease, because according to several scientists it is just the alcohol etc that does it. Dr. Peter Duesberg claim the virus was a money making scam by Chiron and how it...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...the consequences of HCV since I have a clinic full of people with serious disease. Dr. Duesberg has also claimed that HIV is caused by recreational drugs and medications and that HIV itself is harmless..... Read more »

Hep c...or Aids...?

I was recently told that hep c is a form of aids ....is this true? if so-or if not where... Read more »

Hepititis C

My husband has been diagnosed with Hepitis C his liver is inflamed and he has sever pain constantly... Read more »
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Rockefeller University

New Theory Suggests How Hepatitis C May Cause Rare Immune Disease

... Of the hepatitis alphabet, the C variant may be the nastiest. In 1990, researchers observed that most patients with hepatitis C also develop a rare autoimmune disease called mixed cryoglobulinemia, a condition that frequently leads to cancer,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Hepatitis C in HIVers May Cause Rapid Liver Disease -- Forum

... At a recent San Francisco forum entitled "Could you survive HIV only to die from hepatitis C?" presenters talked about the growing number of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections found among HIV-positive men who have sex Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Mentally Ill at Higher Risk of Hepatitis C Infection; Treatment Can Cause Additional Mental Problems

...Almost 20% of people in United States with severe mental illness have hepatitis C infection, compared with 1.8% of the general U.S. population, because many people with mental illness are exposed to risk factors Read more »
National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse

What I Need to Know About Hepatitis C

...hepatitis C? The hepatitis C virus causes hepatitis C. Viruses are germs that can cause sickness. For example, the flu is caused by a virus. People can pass viruses to each other. Who gets hepatitis C? Anyone can get hepatitis C, but some... Read more »
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Hepatitis C and Coinfection

Posted by statusCunknown, 1 Reply
...opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Shari and I am not infected with HIV, (this by shear luck only). I AM infected with Hepatitis C and the virus has caused severe damage to my liver. Over 5 million Americans in this country are... Read more »

hep c

Posted by Anonymous
...Press Releases HCV in the News HCV Resources & Links Read & Download Choices Order Choices Order Hep C Flyer The Hepatitis C Caring Ambassadors Program presents: Hepatitis C Choices. ... Read more »

Symptoms Still Present after 6 months.....

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
... My question is this, how many documented cases of "delayed seroconversion" have there been? I know HVC (hepatitis-C) can cause a delayed immune response but I've tested neg for all other STDs. I've never had a viral load test (PCR-DNA) but I... Read more »

Infectious or Intoxication Diseases?

Posted by Anonymous
...result of drugs, and above all the result of the therapy against AIDS (AZT). I asked Montagnier what convinced him that AIDS is caused by a virus. Montagnier answered that over the years apparently an effective treatment has been developed, and... Read more »