Don’t Fear the Treatment

HCV advocate, author & nurse Lucinda Porter offers perspectives on care by Larry Buhl Lucinda Porter, RN, understands viral hepatitis from both sides: as a healthcare practitioner and...

Homeless at Risk

HCV funding and support for vulnerable populations lag far behind HIV by Larry Buhl A study published in the July/August 2012 issue of Public Health Reports...

Greatest Generation

CDC Recommends Hepatitis C Testing for All Boomers by Larry Buhl For years CDC guidelines called for hepatitis C (HCV) testing when someone has known risk factors,...

Smart Body Art

Do tattoos & piercings carry an increased HCV risk? by Larry Buhl In the U.S., an estimated thirty-six percent of people under thirty have tattoos, according...

Drug+Drug

HIV/HCV drug interaction updates from CROI by Larry Buhl Several panels from CROI 2012 showed drug-drug interactions between new direct-acting antiviral agents for hepatitis C (HCV) and...

Direct Acting Antiretrovirals

Awareness Is Key What You Need to Know About the Side Effect Profiles of New HCV Antiretrovirals by Larry Buhl By all accounts, adding the new direct-acting...

Blocking the Entrance

Entry inhibitors usher in a new phase of hep C research by Larry Buhl Future therapy for hepatitis C infection may include a variety of drugs...

Taking a Toll

LifeGuide Hep C is surpassing HIV as a deadlier disease by Larry Buhl There was a new milestone reached last month when a new study suggested...

Right Around the Corner

New meds offer hope for interferon-free regimen by Larry Buhl LifeGuide In the past year several protease inhibitors were introduced for chronic hepatitis C, marking a...

Red Flags

LifeGuide African Americans face medical barriers to HCV treatment by Larry Buhl In the U.S. blacks are disproportionately infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV), and...

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