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...

Hep C and Outreach to Hispanics

It's a Hispanic Thing Hep outreach & research are needed for a vulnerable community by Larry Buhl In a presentation at a National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA)...

HCV Behind Bars: Part 2

LifeGuide HCV Behind Bars: Part II How one state grapples with hepatitis c in the correctional system by Larry Buhl In the August issue’s Hep Talk I covered...

Videoconferencing & HCV Care

Appointment Viewing Can videoconferencing improve outcomes for hep C patients who have used IV drugs? by Larry Buhl Thanks to a $7 million grant from the Patient-Centered...

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...

HCV Insurance Restrictions

LifeGuide Hep Talk Who Benefits? Patient advocates decry restitutions on medications by Larry Buhl There is agreement in the medical community that a revolution is underway for the treatment...

B Alert

Researchers explore the dangers of hepatitis B and HIV coinfection by Larry Buhl New research suggests people with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection have twice...

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...

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...

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...

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Full Access: Interview with Dr. Stacy Trooskin

Full Access Examining a legal victory for incarcerated Pennsylvanians with hep C by Larry Buhl With the advent of antiretroviral drugs, a cure for hepatitis C has...