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Over-accumulation of Iron Associated in Hepatitis C Implicated in Liver Damage

“Hepcidin/ferroportin expression levels involve efficacy of pegylated-interferon plus ribavirin in hepatitis C virus-infected liver,” published in the World Journal of Gastroenterology indicate that an over-accumulation of Iron is associated with liver damage by increasing oxidative stress and hepatitis C virus (HCV). Conversely, iron administration suppresses HCV replication in vitro. Read more here: bit.ly/1O8UhQB