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Hepatitis C is a blood-borne virus that infects the liver, where it causes significant inflammation, damage and disruption of normal liver function. According to estimates by the World Health Organization, around 3 to 4 million people worldwide are infected with hepatitis C every year.
No differences found in survival, acute rejection in patients receiving lungs from increased-risk donors

No differences found in survival, acute rejection in patients receiving lungs from increased-risk donors

Anti-hepatitis treatment also helps improve later complications

Anti-hepatitis treatment also helps improve later complications

Updated website reflects major developments in identification, management of chronic hepatitis C

Updated website reflects major developments in identification, management of chronic hepatitis C

Sanitization error might possibly have exposed hundreds to HIV at Indiana hospital

Sanitization error might possibly have exposed hundreds to HIV at Indiana hospital

International consortium to receive BRL 43.5 million for discovering drugs to treat neglected diseases

International consortium to receive BRL 43.5 million for discovering drugs to treat neglected diseases

'African eye worm' hampers efforts to eliminate river blindness, study shows

'African eye worm' hampers efforts to eliminate river blindness, study shows

Malaria research advances immunotherapy in lupus, HIV

Malaria research advances immunotherapy in lupus, HIV

Integral Molecular receives NIH contract for $5.5 million to advance vaccine discovery

Integral Molecular receives NIH contract for $5.5 million to advance vaccine discovery

Study finds fewer new cases of HCV in HIV-negative men who have sex with PrEP-using men

Study finds fewer new cases of HCV in HIV-negative men who have sex with PrEP-using men

Combination therapy shows promise for transplanting HCV-infected organs

Combination therapy shows promise for transplanting HCV-infected organs

New vaccine strategy shows promise against HIV

New vaccine strategy shows promise against HIV

High hepatitis C rates in Ohio linked to opioid misuse

High hepatitis C rates in Ohio linked to opioid misuse

HIV increases the prevalence of early menopause, shows study

HIV increases the prevalence of early menopause, shows study

FDA keeps brand-name drugs on a fast path to market ― despite manufacturing concerns

FDA keeps brand-name drugs on a fast path to market ― despite manufacturing concerns

Rilpivirine drug used for HIV treatment also suppresses Zika virus infection

Rilpivirine drug used for HIV treatment also suppresses Zika virus infection

Hospitals take shot at opioid makers over cost of treating uninsured for addiction

Hospitals take shot at opioid makers over cost of treating uninsured for addiction

Pharma sells states on ‘Netflix model’ to wipe out hep C. But at what price?

Pharma sells states on ‘Netflix model’ to wipe out hep C. But at what price?

Cancer Atlas: Progress in the fight against cancer is not only possible, but achievable

Cancer Atlas: Progress in the fight against cancer is not only possible, but achievable

Syphilis rates in patients with kidney failure found to be greater than general population

Syphilis rates in patients with kidney failure found to be greater than general population

Alarming number of life-threatening heart infections related to drug abuse

Alarming number of life-threatening heart infections related to drug abuse