Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C News

  • Increased Mortality With Moderate, Severe Hep C-related Liver Disease Mortality is increased in patients with moderate or severe liver disease related to chronic hepatitis C, and progression from mild/moderate to severe disease cannot be predicted reliably, according to the ALIVE study.
  • Optimism About HCV Treatment Comes With Caveats New drugs show high safety, tolerability, and treatment response rates in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus genotype 1 infection, a review has found. However, some experts remain cautious.

Hepatitis C Perspective

  • John Bartlett's Take on Critical ID Topics Infectious diseases--old and new--continue to threaten human health. Dr John Bartlett reviews the ID topics that should be on every clinician's radar.
  • Morning Report: COPD Guidance, Vaccines, Cancer Prevention   Dr Arefa Cassoobhoy highlights some of this week's important medical news: the new GOLD report on COPD, the 2017 adult vaccine recommendations, and a fascinating survey on cancer prevention awareness.