Co-administration of DAAs and DOACs Among Patients With HCV Co-administration of DAAs and DOACs Among Patients With HCV
The findings of this study offer reassurance that concurrent DAA and DOAC administration in patients with hepatitis C virus infection does not increase bleeding risk.Journal of Viral Hepatitis (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Taming the Emotions That Come With Hepatitis C
The emotions that accompany a hepatitis C diagnosis can be overwhelming. We sort them out and tell you how to deal with them. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - December 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Emergency department opt out testing for HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C: The first 100 days
This report describes the progress, challenges, results and learning of the first 100 days of an initiative to implement opt out testing for HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C in emergency departments in the parts of England with the highest diagnosed prevalence of HIV infection. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 5, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Newfoundland pharmacies offering free STI testing, amid ongoing doctor shortage
HIV, hepatitis C and syphilis testing is being offered in certain pharmacies across Newfoundland as of Thursday. The tests are part of a research study to increase education about STDs and to encourage people to get tested. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 2, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Nfld. & Labrador Source Type: news

Newfoundland pharmacies offering free STI testing amid doctor shortage
HIV, hepatitis C and syphilis testing is being offered in certain pharmacies across Newfoundland as of Thursday. The tests are part of a research study to increase education about sexually transmitted and blood-borne illnesses and to encourage people to get tested. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 2, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Nfld. & Labrador Source Type: news

NHS set to eliminate Hepatitis C
The NHS is on track to eliminate Hepatitis C by 2025 thanks to an antiviral drug that is helping dramatically cut deaths – five years ahead of global targets. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - December 2, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

IHS Awards Address Epidemic in Indian Country
Discusses the Indian Health Service's efforts to bring attention to the current human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis C, and sexually transmitted infection (STI) epidemics affecting many parts of Indian Country. Describes projects undertaken by 7 Indian organizations that received $1.2 million in funding to work towards eliminating these diseases. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - November 30, 2022 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Africa: Scientists Uncovered the Structure of the Key Protein for a Future Hepatitis C Vaccine - Here's How They Did It
[The Conversation Africa] The hepatitis C virus, or HCV, causes a chronic liver infection that can lead to permanent liver scarring and, in dire cases, cancer. It affects around 71 million people worldwide and causes approximately 400,000 deaths each year. While treatments are available for HCV-related infections, they are expensive, hard to access and do not protect against reinfection. A vaccine that can help prevent HCV infection is a major unmet medical and public health need. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 22, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Anti-diabetes drugs and patented antivirals to get cheaper, NLEM notified
For the first time, patented drugs like anti-TB bedaquiline and delamanid, anti-HIV Dolutegravir and anti-hepatitis C daclatasvir are also a part of the NLEM. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - November 12, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Structure of hepatitis C proteins reveals viral vulnerabilities
The structure of key hepatitis C virus proteins provides new insights into how the virus invades cells and could inform development of vaccines or antiviral therapies. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - November 8, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Janssen to Highlight Latest Scientific Advances in Hematologic Diseases at ASH 2022 with Clinical and Real-World Data Across Innovative Pipeline and Distinguished Portfolio
RARITAN, N.J., November 3, 2022 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson are committed to redefining treatment outcomes in the hematology setting and today announced that abstracts from more than 50 company-sponsored studies, plus more than 20 investigator-initiated studies, will be presented at the American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting in New Orleans from December 10-13, 2022. Janssen’s commitment to advancing an innovative portfolio of therapies for healthcare professionals and patients is evidenced through more than 70 presentations that span clinical studies and r...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - November 3, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Finding Your Way With the Support of Others With Hep C
Learn how support from friends and family, professionals, online communities, and blogs can help you manage life with hepatitis C. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 31, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rolling the Dice: When You Ignore Hep C
Understand the complications of untreated hepatitis C, and learn why early treatment is so important. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 31, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Caring for Your Mental Health When You Have Hepatitis C
Depression and anxiety are common in people with hepatitis C. Find out how to boost your mental health while you manage your infection. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 31, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Taming the Emotions That Come With Hepatitis C
The emotions that accompany a hepatitis C diagnosis can be overwhelming. We sort them out and tell you how to deal with them. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 31, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news