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People with both HIV and hepatitis C are at greater risk for myocardial infarction as they age, and traditional risk factors also matter.
Mavyret was associated with the most improvement in post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms.
Cure rate was three times as high for people who received treatment through a syringe service program.
However, rates of persistent HCV infection at age 5 were lower than previously assumed.
Left untreated, hepatitis C can lead to cirrhosis, liver cancer and the need for a liver transplant.
Liver cancer is now less likely to be caused by hepatitis B or C, but more likely to be caused by fatty liver disease or alcohol.
However, only 6% of this population received hepatitis C care within six months after delivery.
However, people who are not successfully treated may continue to experience declines in mental health.
The Show Me the Cure plan aims to increase hepatitis C prevention, testing and treatment services through policy and advocacy.
Singer Naomi Judd was diagnosed with hepatitis C in 1990 and cured eight years later. She spoke out for those with liver disease.
However, older people were more likely to experience adverse events, especially if they used ribavirin.
Several makers of hepatitis C drugs are limiting health care providers’ access to the 340B Drug Pricing Program’s discounts.
One of the first celebrities to disclose she had hepatitis C—and was cured of the liver disease—Pamela Anderson will star in “Chicago."
Universal HCV testing led to an increase in the number of pregnant women and infants diagnosed in a timely manner.
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