Three different viruses cause the liver disease known as hepatitis. Here's what you need to know about the differences between them, including treatment and prevention.
With so many options, there can be confusion over what hepatitis C treatment to take.
The NoMoreC campaign is sponsored in part by Sauna NZ, a gay bathhouse in Amsterdam. So it seemed only appropriate for Mark S. King to head over to the sauna for a little quality time.
Other Names: PEG-interferon alfa-2a (HIV), Pegasys (HIV), pegIFN alfa-2a (HIV), pegylated-interferon alfa 2a (HIV) Drug Class: Immune Modulators Registry Number: 198153-51-4 (CAS) Chemical Name: Interferon alphaA (human leukocyte), mono(N2,N6-dicarbo...
As the opioid crisis has spiked hepatitis C rates, are police departments now using laws written to criminalize HIV for another public health crisis?
"Although the risk of becoming infected with hepatitis C through unprotected sexual intercourse is low, it is still possible," writes Lucinda Porter, R.N.
We now have eight FDA-approved direct-acting antivirals (DAAs), as well as ribavirin, for treating all HCV genotypes. With so many options, there can be confusion over what treatment to take.
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For people living with HIV who contract hepatitis C, only about one in five will clear the hepatitis C virus without treatment. The rest will proceed to chronic infection. Learn more in this comprehensive primer from The Well Project.
Although a hepatitis C cure almost always results in improved liver health, there are some important post-cure considerations for healthy living.