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HFIAdmin2 days ago
Thank you for your support and continued interest in advocating for health viral hepatitis for our constituents to achieve opti...
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Put Away the FEAR..
impomia20032 days ago
You see, the fact that you have gotten to know that you have chronic (uncurable) disease, doesn't mean you're going to die tomorrow.
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Step up Let's not be silent any longer
lillyasia7 days ago
Do you know that more people are dying from Hep c then from HIV.
Do you know that this is because so many are totally unaware of Thier status
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I have been lobbying at the hill for funding for years I started with helping get needle exchange on Staten Island which was hard
I became a ...
Children with HCV
HFIAdmin11 days ago
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 the 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...
Viread and Baraclude study
HBV study showed viread is non-inferior to baraclude in safety and treatment efficacy. Learn more: bit.ly/2oz2Tvv
Veterans and HCV
Veterans are affected by HCV and HBV at a disproportionate level. Homeless veterans are at an even higher risk for infection. bit.ly/2oXSOtd
Generic active ingredient for HCV
This is the first time WHO prequalifies a generic medicine for HCV treatment. By prequalifying the generic active ingredient the generic med...
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...
Survival rate of liver cancer
HFIAdmin18 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
HFIAdmin20 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...
HFI needs your help!
shuby20 days ago
We need your participation to submit a proclamation in your state to increase viral hepatitis awareness and testing. It will only take 5 min...
Join #Advocate2Vaccinate in April and tell Congress that #vaccineswork! Learn more: bit.ly/2m6q00N
HFI needs your help!
HFIAdmin24 days ago
lvjamaica24 days ago
I don't know if it is my guardian angel or God. I don't know what happened but I just got my viral load checked and My liver functions are c...
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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
Has anyone been diagnosed using imaging modelities
Technology does it again! Imaging modalities supports results from NAFLD & NASH testing. With the imaging modalities technology it’s easier ...
No Health insurance and diagnosed with Hep C
Has anyone been diagnosed or no someone who as been diagnosed with Hepatitis C but don't have health insurance? Were you or the individual a...
Not just for at-risk populations
Don’t have to be part of an at-risk population for HCV to get screened for and it's important that you do. bit.ly/2nxBXMy
Children and liver disease
NAFLD affects ~10% of children. Exercising regularly, reducing soft drink & process food intake reduces risk. bit.ly/2n4slGy
Health centers gone mobile
Should your country have more mobile health centers? Has anyone participated in mobile health centers? What was it like?
It's important to get tested
You may be at risk of HCV. Most people who have it don’t know they have HCV. You don't have to be part of the at risk population to get test...
College aged students
College aged students beware! Individuals 15-24 account for ½ of STIs. Which is why it's important to get vaccinated. bit.ly/2nH2dEY
Access to treatment to cause a decline in disease
With more access to #DAA for treatment, acute #HCV is declining. #endhepatitis bit.ly/2m7OGRN
HBV testing…reasonably practicable?
Should employers offer to pay for vaccinations for #HBV if the employee is not vaccinated? #endhepatitis #news bit.ly/2mukhQT
Rate of cirrhosis is increasing
Get tested b/c cirrhosis is on the rise! Need more affordable treatment options to prevent progression #endhepatitis #HCV bit.ly/2kP15tL
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