Hurdles Cleared

Approved by the fda, telaprevir and boceprevir usher in a new era of treatment by Larry Buhl The first breakthrough treatments for liver disease to...

Interferon-Free C

Hep Talk by Larry Buhl <strong>Warp Speeds <p> CROI researchers predict oral-only interferon-free treatment by 2014</strong><p> <a href="http://aumag.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/warp_speed.jpg"><img src="http://aumag.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/warp_speed.jpg" alt="warp_speed" width="600" height="450" class="alignleft size-full wp-image-7443" /></a><p> Advances leading...

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...

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...

Be About It: Hep B in Asian/Pacific Islander Communities

Talking About It A documentary put human faces on hep B in Asian-American communities by Larry Buhl According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

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...

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...

Care Costs

LifeGuide New HCV Meds Are on the Horizon, but Affordability May Still Remain a Challenge by Larry Buhl This column has covered several antiviral meds in...

Vending Machines, SIFs & Reducing Unsafe Injection Drug Use

Doing No Harm Amid our injection drug epidemic, service providers rethink strategies for reducing unsafe practices by Larry Buhl The U.S. is in the midst of an...

HCV Treatment Choices & Coverage Restrictions

Decisions, Decisions There are HCV treatment choices to make, but often few options by Larry Buhl If you’ve tested positive for the hepatitis C virus (HCV), there...

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