A study showed that telbivudine administered during early and middle pregnancy prevented transmission of hepatitis B virus infection from mother to infants in all participants receiving antiviral treatment.
Direct-acting antiviral treatment of hepatitis C virus improved glycemic control for patients with type 2 diabetes.
Hepatocellular carcinoma decreases beyond year 5 of entecavir/tenofovir therapy in Caucasian patients with chronic hepatitis B virus.
Point-of-care test was found to have high sensitivity and specificity for detecting HCV RNA in both capillary whole-blood samples collected by finger stick and in plasma samples collected by venipuncture.
For patients with HCV and HIV coinfection, treatment is effective with standardized nurse/pharmacist support at urban clinics.
The Turkish Society of Rheumatology proposed a guideline of hepatitis screening in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
Universal vaccination against hepatitis B virus infection prevented non-Hodgkin lymphoma in adolescents in Taiwan, an endemic area for hepatitis B virus infection.
Most opioid-dependent pregnant patients understand that intravenous drug use is a major transmission modality of hepatitis C virus.
A combination pill of sofosbuvir, velpatasvir, and voxilaprevir is nearly 100% effective in curing hepatitis C in patients whose disease returned after treatment with direct-acting antiviral agents.
The FDA and CDC are warning consumers of a hepatitis A virus risk in contaminated frozen tuna.
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