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A new report reveals essential health services for people of color were scaled down or discontinued amid COVID-19.
After inmates filed a class action lawsuit, Nevada agreed to treat all prisoners living with hepatitis C.
The risk was lower in people who had achieved a sustained virological response compared with those who had not.
Mice that performed modest exercise were less likely to show signs of inflammation, cell aging and liver cancer.
Despite limited testing and clinical visits, 95% of the study population was able to achieve a sustained virological response.
The Haven empowers Black and Latino LGBTQ people by offering HIV and hepatitis C testing, PrEP and more.
Hepatitis A and E usually resolve on their own, but hepatitis B and C can cause serious liver disease, including cirrhosis and liver cancer.
The Viral Hepatitis National Strategic Plan for the United States, released by HHS, offers a road map for the next five years.
Premature discontinuation of hepatitis C treatment did not diminish the likelihood of sustained virological response.
The hep C mortality reduction goal will not be met by any state, according to recent projections.
Regardless of cirrhosis status, Mavyret led to high sustained virologic response rates in Latinos and other groups with hep C.
Despite new guidelines, too few infants born to mothers with hepatitis C were screened for the virus.
Areas with lower population density have not seen the same slowdown as urban areas.
Researchers found that longer usage of injection drugs was positively linked to hep C testing.
Requiring sobriety prior to treatment and curtailing harm reduction hinder efforts to eliminate hep C.
The blood-borne virus, which can lead to cirrhosis and liver cancer, remains a major global health threat.
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