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Why should we care about conflicts of interest in medicine?

In the last few years we have seen major changes in the way we treat hepatitis C and elevated cholesterol levels. ... Guidelines released in 2015 for the treatment of hepatitis C, a chronic liver disease caused by a blood borne virus, suggested that we
August 2020

A new hope for hepatitis C infection

Hepatitis C is the leading indication for liver transplantation in the U.S. ... Sponge' Drug Shows Promise For Treating Hepatitis C (Shots, NPR's Health blog).
August 2020

QD: News Every Day--Vaccines cause few health problems

In a minority of patients, the varicella vaccine against chickenpox can induce brain swelling, pneumonia, hepatitis, meningitis, shingles, and chickenpox in immunocompromised patients and some immunocompetent people, the committee found. ... Six vaccines
August 2020

Be proactive about managing hepatitis B

These include hepatitis B e-antigen, e-antibody, and a viral DNA test. ... Guidelines for the Prevention, Care and Treatment of Persons with Chronic Hepatitis B Infection.
April 2018

Easy ways to reduce cancer risk

Implementing widespread infant and childhood immunization programs targeting two viruses: Human papillomavirus (HPV) and Hepatitis B. ... Hepatitis C does not yet have a vaccine but early detection and treatment can prevent liver cancer.
August 2020

USPSTF pushes back on hepatitis C virus mass screening

Controversy erupted recently when hepatitis C enthusiasts pushed back against the U.S. ... Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) draft recommendation regarding testing folks for hepatitis C virus (HCV).
August 2020

Hepatitis C diagnosis, treatment changing rapidly

This issue covers topics including management of hepatitis and the effect of new direct-pay practice models on primary care practice. ... Stacey Butterfield examines the changing landscape of hepatitis C and offers a snapshot of where it might be going
January 2015

Who should get the liver transplant?

A 62-year-old prisoner has end stage liver disease from hepatitis C, contracted from prior intravenous drug use. ... Although the survival rate for a liver cancer transplant is reasonable, it is lower than for sober alcoholics or hepatitis C.
August 2020

The yearly physical

It would be good to measure blood pressure or screen for HIV or hepatitis C for people at risk.
August 2020

Dialing it up to 11

influenza, hepatitis C, and Ebola viruses.”.
August 2020

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