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Direct‐acting antiviral therapy linked to 71% reduction in liver cancer risk

Direct‐acting antiviral therapy linked to 71% reduction in liver cancer risk

Daily aspirin therapy linked to reduced risk of HBV‐related liver cancer

Daily aspirin therapy linked to reduced risk of HBV‐related liver cancer

NTNU researchers reveal how HCV converts innocent cells into virus factories

NTNU researchers reveal how HCV converts innocent cells into virus factories

Hepatitis C drug’s lower cost paves way for Medicaid, prisons to expand treatment

Hepatitis C drug’s lower cost paves way for Medicaid, prisons to expand treatment

Drinking three or more cups of coffee a day linked to reduced mortality risk in HIV-HCV patients

Drinking three or more cups of coffee a day linked to reduced mortality risk in HIV-HCV patients

Routine and rapid HCV testing improves life expectancy, reduces costs for young adults

Routine and rapid HCV testing improves life expectancy, reduces costs for young adults

Scientists make significant discovery in efforts to develop vaccine against global pathogens

Scientists make significant discovery in efforts to develop vaccine against global pathogens

EHR-based prompt in primary care increases HCV screening rates among baby boomers

EHR-based prompt in primary care increases HCV screening rates among baby boomers

Intense sanitization effort as Hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego claims 16 lives

Intense sanitization effort as Hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego claims 16 lives

Direct-acting antiviral therapy found to be safe, effective in patients with CKD and HCV infection

Direct-acting antiviral therapy found to be safe, effective in patients with CKD and HCV infection

Pork products associated with carrying hepatitis E virus in Britain

Pork products associated with carrying hepatitis E virus in Britain

Routinely used hospital tool can predict poor outcomes in liver transplant recipients

Routinely used hospital tool can predict poor outcomes in liver transplant recipients

FDA approves new treatment for all HCV genotypes 1-6

FDA approves new treatment for all HCV genotypes 1-6

FDA approves new combo drug Mavyret for adults with Hepatitis C infection

FDA approves new combo drug Mavyret for adults with Hepatitis C infection

U.S. FDA approves updated labeling for pan-genotypic single tablet regimen for HCV/HIV co-infected patients

U.S. FDA approves updated labeling for pan-genotypic single tablet regimen for HCV/HIV co-infected patients

World Hepatitis Day – gearing towards eliminating viral hepatitis by 2030

World Hepatitis Day – gearing towards eliminating viral hepatitis by 2030

Scientists notice shift in transmission mechanism of HEV infections

Scientists notice shift in transmission mechanism of HEV infections

Princeton scientists test cell-culture system to aid study of HBV infections

Princeton scientists test cell-culture system to aid study of HBV infections

FDA approves fixed-dose combination tablet for treating adults with chronic hepatitis C

FDA approves fixed-dose combination tablet for treating adults with chronic hepatitis C

Cancer death rates in rural America slower to decline compared to urban areas

Cancer death rates in rural America slower to decline compared to urban areas