Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C can be common among individuals with inheritable blood or bleeding disorders. Learn more about the symptoms and treatments of hepatitis C.

Researchers Discover New Virus Associated with HCV
Researchers plan to use these tests to work with blood banks to help protect the blood supply.
Hepatitis C Drugs Update
An array of new medications to treat HCV hit the market.
Update, February 9, 2016: The FDA has approved the expanded use of Daklinza® to include patients with hepatitis C virus...
Sound waves, such as ultrasound, are used in everything from home motion-detector sensors to evaluating fetal development during pregnancy. They’re...
Hope for Hepatitis C
Update, February 9, 2016: The FDA has approved the expanded use of Daklinza®to include patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV)...
As baby boomers age, they’ll not only face arthritis, but the possibility of another “itis” with even greater consequence—hepatitis. In...
Update, October 22, 2015: The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning that AbbVie’s Viekira Pak® and Technivie™...
The release of two new oral medications, IncivekTM and ­VictrelisTM, in May 2011 marks another significant advance in the fight...
Hands holding weekly pill container
Update, October 10, 2014: On October 10, 2014, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Harvoni™, a combination of...
Lungs
In May 2011, the FDA approved boceprevir (trade name Victrelis) and telaprevir (trade name Incivek), both protease inhibitors. Learn more...
Brain fog
For years, patients with hepatitis C have complained of loss of concentration, memory lapses and shortened attention span. It turns...
Scientist at microscope
Mark Antell had hepatitis C for decades before he decided to fight the disease. A chronic viral infection, hepatitis C...
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