Is Mass HCV Screening the Best Approach?

LifeGuide Calling All Boomers New analysis questions the need for mass HCV screening by Larry Buhl In 2012, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended...

Invisible Disease

Hep Talk by Larry Buhl Organizations shine a light on HCV in jails and prisons The percentage of people chronically infected with hepatitis C (HCV) in...

Equal HCV Treatment Benefits

A press conference at the 2015 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) offered two main takeaways: that the new generation of oral direct-acting antiviral agents (DAAs) are highly effective and safe, and...

HCV Behind Bars: Part 1

LifeGuide Treatment Behind Bars Part I: Who pays for direct-acting antiretrovirals in prisons? by Larry Buhl The new class of direct-acting antiretrovirals (DAAs) that have revolutionized treatment of...

Screen Time

A new study indicates age-based screening can lower hepatitis c mortality by Larry Buhl LifeGuide It is well understood that early detection can prevent serious complications...

Clearing Hurdles

What can we do to address the obstacles to HCV treatment? by Larry Buhl Hepatitis C (HCV) is a “silent killer” in more ways than one....

HCV Data Sharing

Hep Talk by Larry Buhl Three Steps New hep C data sharing may lead to more testing Last year the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

Man to Man

Hep Talk by Larry Buhl For MSMs: treatment hope for HCV—and a warning There’s more evidence of the effectiveness of new antiretroviral drugs in treating the...

High Bar

Working in HIV cure research, developing potential HIV therapeutics and eradication strategies focused on ABOBEC3g, Dr. Harold Smith of the University of Rochester had...

HCV Care Cascade

LifeGuide Breaking the Bottlenecks A new focus on cascade of care seeks to expand screening & treatment by Larry Buhl Originally coined to describe the continuum of care—and...

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