Muldoon22 days ago
I am a 49 year old woman who since the age of 7 has suffered with psoriasis. At the age of 18yrs I was hospitalised to get my skin under con...
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Fact of the Day May 2, 2017
HFIAdmin23 days ago
Caesarean birth does not seem to effect HCV transmission. #Didyouknow #HepFact
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One-third of UK adolescents with HCV developed serious liver disease
"Approximately one-third of children under 18 years in the United Kingdom with hepatitis C developed serious long-term liver disease, accord...
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National Call-In Day! Call your Representatives to stop the Trump Administration's American Health Care Act.
Trump administration officials and GOP House leadership claim they have enough votes to pass the amended "American Health Care Act (AHCA)" a...
Question of the Day: Are you satisfied with the cost you pay for health insurance?
HFIAdmin24 days ago
A: Yes, No, No Opinion. Feel free to share your opinions and stories!
Sunday, May 14 is Mother's Day!
Mother's Day is Sunday, May 14. Support the Hepatitis Foundation International (HFI) by shopping at smile.amazon.com/ch/22-3337679 and Amazo...
Share your story during Hepatitis Awareness Month 2017!
Were you affected by #hepatitis? How? Share your story at bit.ly/2pMaoO8 . #endhepatitis
Has anyone been part of clinical trials? What was that experience like?
HFIAdmina month ago
Please answer using these answer choices and feel free to share your story about your clinical trial experience. We'll love to hear about yo...
WHO launches first ever global hepatitis report
Despite massive improvements in the elimination of viral hepatitis by 2030, there are still problematic areas in the completely eradicating ...
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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...
Timing of DAA therapy and HCC response may impact recurrence rate
"Unexpectedly high hepatocellular carcinoma (#HCC) recurrence rates were reported among #patients who achieved sustained virologic response ...
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!
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
Thank you for your support and continued interest in advocating for health viral hepatitis for our constituents to achieve opti...
Put Away the FEAR..
impomia2003a month 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.
Step up Let's not be silent any longer
lillyasiaa month 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
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
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
HFIAdmin2 months 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
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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