To reduce the harm caused sharing needles among drug users, syringe vending machines are installed.
Hepatitis B and C are found to increase the risk of Parkinson's Disease in a UK study although the reason is still unknown.
The United States is seeing a brighter future for people with hepatitis C. Newer treatments for the disease have generated positive results that it made doctors hopeful from the complete removal of the virus from the bloodstream.
A breakthrough study used a common virus, the reovirus, which causes respiratory infection among children. Once harnessed in its benign form, the virus can be used as an agent of immunotherapy to treat liver cancer caused by HCV.
Despite best efforts to try and bring down Hepatitis C-related cases, deaths continue to rise tied up to the disease. In fact an alarming rise saw it reach an all-time high in 2014 as revealed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention over HIV and Tuberclosis.
Actress Pamela Anderson was hit with Hepatitis C (HCV) and was able to get cured after 12 weeks of expensive medication. A new study suggests that treating HCV may not need as much time as previously expected. It is also found in another research that generic drugs for HCV are as effective as the branded ones.
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has step forward in their study of patients with Hepatitis C virus (HCV) which they recently linked with the probability of the former to developed cancer in the mouth, throat and larynx.
Hepatitis C patients are often cured before completing a treatment regimen and required less of the drugs to fight the disease.
Former Baywatch actress Pamela Anderson gets her 20 lost years back after getting cured from Hepatitis C three months ago.
Dr. Michael Charlton, director of the Liver Transplantation Program at Intermountain Medical Center Researchers at Intermountain Medical Center and his team has found a cure for this deadly disease
Not all hepatitis C patients with Medicaid are able to access potentially life-saving drugs, new research found.
The former Baywatch bade said she hoped everyone with the virus can avail or afford treatment.
Hepatitis C infections can now be cured by pill-only regimens, according to a new study.
US regulators have approved Harvoni - a daily pill to treat hepatitis C that is simpler to administer than long-standing treatments. The Harvoni pill costs $94,500 for a 12-week course of treatment, or $1,125 per pill.
A drug that costs $1000-per-pill is quickly becoming the new treatment of choice for a liver-wasting viral disease, hepatitis C. The disease currently affects more than 3 million Americans.
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