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On World Hepatitis Day, the Hepatitis Foundation International urges a dramatic scale up in viral hepatitis testing to reduce liver cancer deaths worldwide.  The theme of this year’s World Hepatitis Day, ‘Elimination of viral hepatitis’, explores how everyone – together or as individuals – can do their part to eliminate …

On World Hepatitis Day, the Hepatitis Foundation International calls for a dramatic scale up in viral hepatitis testing to reduce liver cancer deaths worldwide SILVER SPRING, MD | 28 July 2016 – The theme of this year’s World Hepatitis Day, ‘Elimination of Viral Hepatitis’, explores how everyone – together or …

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) — The American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee has filed a federal lawsuit against the Tennessee Department of Corrections alleging the lack of Hepatitis C treatment is”cruel” and “unusual.” ACLU-TN filed the lawsuit on Monday, challenging the TDOC’s “systematic denial of treatment to inmates affected with Hepatitis …

Quest Diagnostics, Inc., has developed a new test that can detect a mutation in the ‪#‎hepatitisC‬ virus! This will help doctors determine which path of treatment is best for the patient. Hep C Tests Predict Best Meds The Hepatitis C virus can mutate and become drug resistant. But new tests …

A new study conducted at Baylor College of Medicine has found that the treatment and cure of ‪#‎hepatitisC‬ can help reduce the risk of‪#‎hepatocellularcarcinoma‬! HCV New Drug Research : Successful antiviral treatment for hepatitis C associated with reduction… Successful treatment for hepatitis C reduces risk of liver cancer later in …

Testing Guidelines for ‪#‎hepatitisC‬ may be missing a quarter of all cases! Hepatitis C Testing Guidelines Miss Too Many Cases, Study Suggests A review of blood samples for nearly 5,000 patients seen at The Johns Hopkins Hospital Emergency Department suggests that federal guidelines for hepatitis C… DDDMAG.COM

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