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  1. Longer-Acting Drug Approved for Hepatitis C

    Jan. 31, 2001 -- "If you heard about the cure being worse than the disease, that's the way it feels," says Barb, a 50-year-old nurse in Cleveland, who is struggling with the simple act of bringing a cup of herbal tea to her lips. Barb is in the fourth week of treatment for hepatitis C, and she has a

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  2. FDA Approves Long-Acting Treatment for Hepatitis C

    Jan. 22, 2001 (Washington) -- Federal health regulators on Monday approved the first long-acting treatment for the liver infection hepatitis C, offering at least some patients the option of an easier treatment regimen. This means that patients with persistent, or chronic, infection can now have a on

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  3. Combined Drug Therapy May Be Required to Treat Hepatitis C

    Jan. 9, 2001 -- Treating infection with the hepatitis C virus is a major challenge of the medical community. Often, one round of therapy is not enough to rid the body of the virus. A recent medical review now demonstrates that those who did not respond to a first round of treatment in the past may b

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  4. New Hepatitis C Treatment Looks Promising.

    Dec. 6, 2000 -- A newly-developed form of interferon -- the gold standard for treating hepatitis C infection -- may offer hope for the nearly three million U.S. patients suffering from the chronic, potentially liver-destroying disease. Researchers have found that by attaching a specialized molecule

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  5. New Drug May Help Fight Hepatitis C

    Dec. 6, 2000 -- A newly-developed form of interferon -- the gold standard for treating hepatitis C infection -- may offer hope for the nearly three million U.S. patients suffering from the chronic, potentially liver-destroying disease. Researchers have found that by attaching a specialized molecule

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  6. New Hepatitis C Treatment Looks Promising

    Dec. 6, 2000 -- A newly-developed form of interferon -- the gold standard for treating hepatitis C infection -- may offer hope for the nearly three million U.S. patients suffering from the chronic, potentially liver-destroying disease.   Researchers have found that by attaching a specialized molecul

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  7. Incidence of Liver Cancer Expected to Climb as Hepatitis C Progresses

    Death, according to the experts, will come from the progression of the disease, first to cirrhosis, a severe disease of the liver that prevents normal functioning and body metabolism, and then to liver cancer, known in the medical world as hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Either one of these progress

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  8. A Better Weapon for the Hepatitis C Arsenal

    Oct. 30, 2000 (Dallas) -- A new, more effective treatment may be in the offing to treat the leading cause of liver cancer, chronic hepatitis C, according to results of a study reported here Monday at a meeting of liver disease experts. The researchers of the new study say that a combination of a new

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  9. New Treatment Offers Hope for Hardest-to-Treat Hepatitis C Patients

    Oct. 13, 2000 -- There are very few therapeutic options available to patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infection, but over the last two-and-a-half years LeighAnn Vogel has tried just about all of them. She first went on the antiviral agent interferon for four months. When tests showed the drug

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  10. Can Hepatitis B Be Transmitted on the Football Field?

    Sept. 21, 2000 -- Broken bones and concussions aren't the only hazards football players face on the field, a new study has found. Hepatitis B, a blood-borne virus that attacks the liver and can last a lifetime, can be spread among team sports players through contact with other players' wounds during

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