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Hep C

Why Aren't More People With Hep C on PrEP?

HIV and hepatitis C are contracted in similar ways, leading researchers to wonder what more can be done to limit HIV in the hep C community.

PrEP Use Has Not Increased Hep-C in Australian Gay and Bi Men

The latest research has relieved fears that use of the HIV prevention method would cause an uptick in Hepatitis-C rates.

These Health Risks Are More Deadly for Poz Folks Than HIV

A new study reveals health issues that are more harmful to those living with HIV than the virus itself.

Medicaid Doesn't Cover Drugs That Cure Hep C For Puerto Ricans

Drugs that can cure hepatitis C revolutionized care for millions of Americans living with the deadly liver infection. 

Hep C And Drug Abuse Often Go Hand In Hand But Screenings Lag

When people seek help at a drug treatment center for an opioid addiction, concerns about having contracted hepatitis C are generally low on their list.

How Hep C Saved Organ Transplant Patients' Lives

Nearly 100,000 people are waiting for a kidney transplant in the U.S., but many will never get one. Instead they’ll stay on dialysis for the rest of their lives. A team of doctors in Philadelphia have found a possible solution to this problem.

Advances In Treating Hep C Lead To New Option For Transplant Patients

Expensive medicines to treat hepatitis C have made it possible to use organs donated by victims of opioid overdoses who had the once-deadly virus.

Sterilization Breach May Have Exposed Patients with HIV, Hep B, and Hep C

Patients who received surgery at Denver-based Porter Adventist Hospital may be at risk.

Officials Urge L.A. Gay Men to Get Hep A Vaccinations Amid Outbreak

It's a state of emergency for hepatitis A — and bi and gay men are at risk.

Hep C Spikes in San Diego

A recent analysis shows a disturbing increase of Hepatitis C transmissions among poz MSMs in the area — and its connection to drug use.

Three Cups of Coffee A day Keeps Death Away?

Study says coffee cuts the risk of death in half among people with HIV and Hepatitis C.

New Hep C Cures Cover All Genotypes

Two new drug combinations may soon receive approval in the European Union and the United States.

New Drugs for Hep C Await Approval in Europe

Two new pangenotypic drug combinations are awaiting approval for hepatitis C in Europe, and could also receive approval in the U.S. by the end of the year.

Needle Exchange Programs Reduce HIV Risk, So Why Aren't States Implementing Them?

The biggest excuse government workers use is that exchange programs condone drug use. Meanwhile, a new CDC report shows that to be false

New Hep C Cure Drugs May Not be as Safe as You Think

A new report  questions the safety of a the new 12-week hepatitis C cure. 

The 15 States Most Likely to Have an HIV Outbreak

The CDC's 200 counties facing an outbreak...

Can We Finally Cure Hep C Among HIV+ People of Color?

A new government initiative aims to treat hepatitis C among people of color who are also living with HIV.

Can Buyer’s Clubs Help People Find Cheaper Meds — Legally?

Can the generic manufacturing boom — even if it's outside the U.S. — help Americans access drugs they couldn't otherwise afford?

VA to Cover Hep C Treatment

After outsourcing treatment last year, the VA increases funding to cover more veterans living with hepatitis C.