Affected by hepatitis
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WHO launches first ever global hepatitis report
HFIAdmin2 days ago
Despite massive improvements in the elimination of viral hepatitis by 2030, there are still problematic areas in the completely eradicating ...
Hepatitis C associated with increased risk for various cancers in older patients
HCV associated with increased risk to cancers other than HCC among older patients. About 3 million people in the US is infected with HCV. Th...
Contributions to chronic HCV
A recently published study found that alcohol use disorder (AUDs) is linked to chronic Hepatitis C and that AUD was the most frequent comorb...
Less restrictions & more price negotiation required for HCV elimination
To meet WHO Hepatitis C elimination goals, less restrictions & more price negotiations required. WHO HCV elimination goals are achievable in...
Early treatment of HCV reduces extrahepatic morbidity, mortality
Hepatitis C is often defined as an illness of the liver, but what if it was more than just a liver disease? According to Dr. Negro, there is...
Global HCV elimination requires changes in prescribing, access, policy
Experts from the International Liver Congress believe that achieving global elimination of hepatitis C will require changes on multiple soci...
Stop One of the Most Dangerous Healthcare Acts -HR 3742- Before it is Passed!
HFIAdmin3 days ago
The Access to Marketplace Insurance Act - HR 3742 that would stop insurance companies from not accepting premium and cost-sharing payments m...
We would like to hear your story
HFIAdmin6 days ago
Thank you for your support and continued interest in advocating for health viral hepatitis for our constituents to achieve opti...
Put Away the FEAR..
impomia20036 days ago
You see, the fact that you have gotten to know that you have a chronic (uncurable) disease, doesn't mean you're going to die tomorrow.
DAA for HepC treatment linked to liver failure
HFIAdmin9 days ago
DAAs is a beneficial advancement to HCV treatment, but serious long-term safety issues still remain unanswered. Serious long-term effects ma...
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Global push to make HCV treatment more affordable
There is a global push to make access to HCV treatment more affordable. Patents have made access to treatment difficult. Learn more about th...
Autoimmune hepatitis associated with an increased risk to HCC
Patients with autoimmune hepatitis have increased risk to HCC. Studies have reported evidence of cirrhosis at the time of AIH diagnosis. Lea...
Australia making a case to cure HepC
A report released by the Kirby Institute at UNSW Sydney found an increase in HCV treatment among Australians in 2016. More Australians treat...
Sammy7912 days ago
Hi there fellow fighters I was diagnosed with hep c in 2002 it absolutely devastated that I just went on self destruction I went back on dru...
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Hep c Be for 2014?? Treatment Q s
Baigyboy12715 days ago
Hi ' can anyone tell me who went through the hep - c treatment in 2013/14 still have or have just started having a CONSTANT PAIN AT THE BOTT...
Baby boomers and HCV
HFIAdmin15 days ago
Baby boomers are at risk of HCV infection. It’s important to get tested to reduce the prevalence of hepatitis in the US.
HCV medication and children
FDA approved new indications for HCV drugs to children with HCV. It’s estimated that 23,000 to 46,000 children in the US are infected with H...
Fatty liver disease is a silent epidemic
Your diet and exercise regimen has a tremendous impact on your health. Lack of a healthy diet and exercise increases risk for fatty liver di...
Veterans show high prevalence of HCV
Veterans are affected by HCV and HBV at a disproportionate level. Homeless veterans are at an even higher risk for infection. Learn more: bit.ly/2oXSOtd...
WHO prequalifies generic active ingredient for HCV treatment
It is the first time WHO prequalifies a generic medicine for HCV treatment. By prequalifying the generic active ingredient the generic medic...
Inflammatory Bowel Disease and liver health
Early diagnosis and treatment is important to prevent non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Individuals with inflammatory bowel disease...
Liver cancer survival rates
HFIAdmin22 days ago
Survival rate for most types of cancer continue to increase, but have decreased for cancers of the liver. The survival rate for cancers of t...
NASH-based HCC tumors less aggressive than HCV-based tumors
HFIAdmin24 days ago
A study on #liver transplant recipients with #HCC have found that #patients with #NASH-based HCC tumors suffered less risk features than pat...
Committee presents guideline for eliminating HBV, HCV in the US by 2030
The possibility of eliminating viral hepatitis by 2030 is coming closer and closer. The National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medic...
Elevated rates of Parkinson’s disease found in patients with viral hepatitis
Researchers have found that patients with viral hepatitis have an elevated rate of subsequently having Parkinson's Disease. What could be th...
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Young adult men with a high BMI
HFIAdmina month ago
Young adult men with a high BMI was associated with increased risk of liver disease and liver cancer. bit.ly/2nMFXZU
NAFLD and the liver
Concerned about your liver? Check out this video by Dr. Younossi bit.ly/2nkUyuA He provides great insights especially about NAFLD and NASH
Imaging modalities used to diagnose disease progression
Technology does it again! Imaging modalities supports results from NAFLD & NASH testing. With the imaging modalities technology it’s easier ...
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