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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.
Researchers develop fast detection strategy to know type of virus acquired by patients

Researchers develop fast detection strategy to know type of virus acquired by patients

Clinical trial begins to find better treatment for chronic cases of PKDL in Africa

Clinical trial begins to find better treatment for chronic cases of PKDL in Africa

RAND establishes research center for combating opioid epidemic

RAND establishes research center for combating opioid epidemic

Researchers identify Zika virus proteins with potential to affect brain development

Researchers identify Zika virus proteins with potential to affect brain development

Two Texas-based nonprofits named as recipients of ASTRO 2018 Survivor Circle grants

Two Texas-based nonprofits named as recipients of ASTRO 2018 Survivor Circle grants

Newly discovered target may prevent progression of liver injury to cancer

Newly discovered target may prevent progression of liver injury to cancer

Kidney transplantation can be safely performed using organs from patients who had HCV

Kidney transplantation can be safely performed using organs from patients who had HCV

Advances in treating hep C lead to new option for transplant patients

Advances in treating hep C lead to new option for transplant patients

FDA approves first vaginal ring contraceptive that can be used for one year

FDA approves first vaginal ring contraceptive that can be used for one year

Trump administration sinks teeth into paring down drug prices, on 5 key points

Trump administration sinks teeth into paring down drug prices, on 5 key points

FIND and genedrive announce study agreement to evaluate HCV ID Kit

FIND and genedrive announce study agreement to evaluate HCV ID Kit

Scientists identify two potential new drug targets for treatment of HIV

Scientists identify two potential new drug targets for treatment of HIV

FDA issues scientific recommendations to encourage development of novel drugs for treatment of OUD

FDA issues scientific recommendations to encourage development of novel drugs for treatment of OUD

Ortho Clinical Diagnostics receives FDA approval for two hepatitis B assays

Ortho Clinical Diagnostics receives FDA approval for two hepatitis B assays

PEACHI project develops vaccine strategies targeting both HIV and hepatitis C virus

PEACHI project develops vaccine strategies targeting both HIV and hepatitis C virus

Researchers emphasize need for baby boomers to get tested for hepatitis C

Researchers emphasize need for baby boomers to get tested for hepatitis C

HCV testing can be successfully implemented in emergency department setting

HCV testing can be successfully implemented in emergency department setting

Analysis reveals disparities in cancer death rates among minority groups

Analysis reveals disparities in cancer death rates among minority groups

Alcohol-related cirrhosis mortality on the rise among young adults

Alcohol-related cirrhosis mortality on the rise among young adults

Routine screening, treatment could help stem nationwide opioid epidemic

Routine screening, treatment could help stem nationwide opioid epidemic