Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C News

  • Within Opioid Abuse Epidemic, Infectious Disease Epidemic Emerges There is a new epidemic of hepatitis C, HIV, and other infections within the opioid abuse epidemic, according to participants in a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine workshop.
  • HCV-Positive Kidneys Cost-Effective for HCV-Positive Recipients Quality-adjusted life expectancy is greater and costs are lower when kidney transplant candidates infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV) receive HCV-positive kidneys than when they receive HCV-negative kidneys, according to a cost-effectiveness analysis.

Hepatitis C Perspective

  • Treating Alcoholic Liver Diseases Dr Rowen Zetterman on how promoting early alcohol abstinence, looking for comorbidities, and implementing other techniques may keep a bad situation from getting worse.
  • Affluence and Liver Cancer: What's the Connection?   Rising rates of liver cancer mortality parallel another health issue in the US--obesity.