Surviving the Emotional Nightmare of Hepatitis C: Naomi Judd's Story

Surviving the Emotional Nightmare of Hepatitis C: Naomi Judd's Story
She also felt strongly that attention needed to be paid to the emotional impact of hepatitis C. “I went to the hematologists and the hepatologists and told them, 'You have to put us — I'm talking about the body of people with hep C — on an …
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Health Canada warns of side-effects from hepatitis C-heart drug combo
TORONTO – Health Canada is warning that a drug combination involving new hepatitis C drugs can lead to a seriously slow heart rate and should be avoided. Nine cases of the reaction have been reported, including two in Canada. Of those nine cases, one …
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New Hepatitis C Treatments Have High Cure Rates for African Americans
The epidemic of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection impacts over 3 million individuals in the United States, and over 50% of infected people are undiagnosed. In an effort to increase the number of people who are aware of their HCV infection and …
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All you need to know about Hepatitis C
The treatment most often used for Hepatitis C is a combination of two medicines, interferon and ribavirin/sofosbuvir. However, not every person with chronic Hepatitis C needs or will benefit from treatment. In addition, the drugs may cause serious side …
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Merck Challenges Harvoni with New Hepatitis C Treatment
Until Sovaldi came to market, people with hepatitis C often faced low cure rates with treatments such as interferon and ribavirin, both of which have debilitating side effects. Many people with hepatitis C eventually need a liver transplant. People …
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Tuesday letters: Hepatitis C, Clinton emails, recycling
Without improved access to a cure, annual health care costs to treat the effects of hepatitis C are expected to rise from $ 30 billion to over $ 80 billion by 2028. Every American living with hepatitis C deserves access to a cure. The true cost of this …
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New FDA-approved drug found to be curing people of hepatitis C
Like Apron, she contracted hepatitis C after sharing needles for drug use many years ago. Hernandez has been through several rounds of the older standard treatments and, with the horrible side effects, didn't think her body could take anymore. That's …
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HCV Linked to Higher Cancer Risk
VIENNA — People with hepatitis C (HCV) appear to be more prone to cancer — not just liver tumors — than those without the infection, a researcher said here. In a retrospective analysis of medical records, those with HCV were more than twice as …
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