Free Helpline and App for Hepatitis C Patients Offer Peer Support and Self

Free Helpline and App for Hepatitis C Patients Offer Peer Support and Self
help4Hep Viral hepatitis is known as the silent epidemic, because it is a disease that is both under-recognized and underdiagnosed. Hepatitis can result from infection with several different viruses, including hepatitis C virus (HCV). The Centers for …
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Could These Drugs Wind Up Bankrupting Medicare?
As recently as 2011, the standard of care for treating the hepatitis C virus, or HCV, was intravenous interferon and ribavirin. The cure rate hovered around 50%, and it left many patients with flu-like symptoms, anemia, and rashes. These therapies are …
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The Best-Selling Drugs in the World By 2020
Secondly, Harvoni dramatically improved SVR rates, or the rate at which no detectable level of hepatitis C virus could be detected after however many weeks of treatment (typically 12). The treatment-na├»ve group demonstrated a 94% cure rate after just …
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