Infectious Disease: Hepatitis C
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Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for June 17, 2014
(American College of Physicians) The June 17, 2014, issue of Annals of Internal Medicine includes the following articles: 'To prevent stroke in women, start young' and 'Liver cancer screening may not increase survival in chronic hepatitis C.'
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - June 16, 2014 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news
Antivirals for HCV improve kidney and cardiovascular diseases in diabetic patients
(Wiley) Researchers from Taiwan reveal that antiviral therapy for hepatitis C virus (HCV) improves kidney and cardiovascular outcomes for patients with diabetes. Results of the study published in Hepatology, a journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, show that incidences of kidney disease, stroke, and heart attack were lower in patients treated with pegylated interferon and ribavirin compared to HCV patients not treated with antivirals or diabetic patients not infected with the virus.
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - December 11, 2013 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news