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New Hepatitis C Treatment Shows Promise

New Hepatitis C Treatment Shows Promise

Life-threatening complications of hepatitis C-related liver disease were cut in half among patients treated long term with the hepatitis C treatment low-dose PEG-Intron.......[Read More]
Treatment of Patients With Dual HCV and HBV Infection

Treatment of Patients With Dual HCV and HBV Infection

What is the most effective treatment strategy for patients co-infected with both HCV and HBV?......[Read More]
Hepatitis Medical Reference

Hepatitis Medical Reference

Find all medical reference articles on Hepatitis at WebMD.......[Read More]
Statins in the Chemoprevention and Management of HCC

Statins in the Chemoprevention and Management of HCC

How effective are statins in the prevention of hepatocellular carcinoma? This new study explores the potential mechanisms of these drugs.......[Read More]
13C-Urea Breath Test: in H pylori-associated Antral Gastritis

13C-Urea Breath Test: in H pylori-associated Antral Gastritis

This study aims to investigate the ability of the urea breath test to assess H pylori infection and associated disease in both asymptomatic and symptomatic individuals.......[Read More]
Experts Propose Age-Based Hepatitis C Testing

Experts Propose Age-Based Hepatitis C Testing

Screening all people born between 1946 and 1970 for the hepatitis C virus would greatly reduce the number of people with advanced liver disease linked with the virus, according to new research.......[Read More]
Antimitochondrial Antibody-Negative Primary Biliary Cirrhosis

Antimitochondrial Antibody-Negative Primary Biliary Cirrhosis

This study aimed to evaluate whether AMA-negative/positive PBC represents different clinical entities.......[Read More]
Antepartum Immunoprophylaxis of Hepatitis B Immunoglobulin

Antepartum Immunoprophylaxis of Hepatitis B Immunoglobulin

In areas where HBV is epidemic, such as China, South-east Asia, and Africa, perinatal infection is the predominant mode of transmission.......[Read More]
Transmission Risk From Sharing Drug Injecting Paraphernalia

Transmission Risk From Sharing Drug Injecting Paraphernalia

Could sharing of drug injecting paraphernalia raise the risk for the transmission of hepatitis C?......[Read More]
Hepatitis A Virus Test

Hepatitis A Virus Test

Hepatitis A virus tests detect substances in the blood that indicate a hepatitis infection is active or has occurred in the past. The test detects proteins (antibodies) made by the body in response to the virus that causes hepatitis.......[Read More]
Hepatitis E in Patients With Severe Acute Alcoholic Hepatitis

Hepatitis E in Patients With Severe Acute Alcoholic Hepatitis

Are patients with severe acute alcoholic hepatitis at an increased risk for developing other liver diseases, such as hepatitis E?......[Read More]
Transient Elastography vs Biopsies in Chronic HBV and HCV

Transient Elastography vs Biopsies in Chronic HBV and HCV

This new study explores the effectiveness of transient elastography for the assessment of liver fibrosis in HCV and HBV. How does it compare with a more traditional liver biopsy?......[Read More]
Predicting Response to PPIs in Patients With Chest Pain

Predicting Response to PPIs in Patients With Chest Pain

How do patients with noncardiac chest pain generally respond to treatment with PPIs? This new study takes a look.......[Read More]
Fatty Liver Disease: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

Fatty Liver Disease: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

WebMD looks at fatty liver disease and its causes, symptoms, and treatments.......[Read More]
Stage Progression of Small HCC After Radical Therapy

Stage Progression of Small HCC After Radical Therapy

Is radiofrequency ablation the best treatment for hepatocellular carcinoma? This article explores the risks and benefits.......[Read More]
The Impact of Bariatric Surgery on NASH

The Impact of Bariatric Surgery on NASH

Does bariatric surgery potentially help patients living with NASH and NAFLD, and how great is the impact on their quality of life?......[Read More]
Endoscopy With NBI in Detecting Colorectal Adenomas

Endoscopy With NBI in Detecting Colorectal Adenomas

Is endoscopy with narrow band imaging an effective and accurate way to detect colorectal adenomas? What does this latest study tell us about these 2 techniques?......[Read More]
Anti-HBV Nucleos(t)ide Analogues in HBV/HCV Cirrhosis

Anti-HBV Nucleos(t)ide Analogues in HBV/HCV Cirrhosis

What is the most effective way to treat HBV/HCV chronic co-infections?......[Read More]
The New Paradigm of Hepatitis C Therapy

The New Paradigm of Hepatitis C Therapy

This new study suggests that future treatment of chronic HCV will consist of all-oral antivirals. Will it be more effective?......[Read More]
Hepatic Steatosis in Obese Children

Hepatic Steatosis in Obese Children

Does NAFLD develop and present differently in children than in adults? This new study examines the disease in young obese children, in particular.......[Read More]