Blog Posts - Cirrhosis



Antiviral therapies give hepatitis C cirrhosis patients similar life expectancy as general population

The survival rate of patients with hepatitis C virus-related cirrhosis who respond well to antiviral therapies equals that of the general population, say investigators in the Journal of... Monday HCV News Ticker- Hepatitis C: Coffee, Medicare, Aware...
by HCV New Drug Research on May 5, 2016

AbbVie Receives NDA for Viekira Pak/HCV genotype 1b Chronic Hepatitis C Patients with Compensated Cirrhosis

AbbVie Receives U.S. FDA Approval of Supplemental New Drug Application for VIEKIRA PAK® (ombitasvir, paritaprevir, and ritonavir tablets; dasabuvir tablets) without Ribavirin in Genotype 1b Chronic... Monday HCV News Ticker- Hepatitis C: Coffee, Me...
by HCV New Drug Research on Apr 25, 2016

Successful antiviral treatment for hepatitis C associated with reduction in risk of cirrhosis, HCC and overall mortality, regardless of age.

Successful treatment for hepatitis C reduces risk of liver cancer later in veterans Researchers found that successful antiviral treatment for hepatitis C is associated with a significant reduction... Monday HCV News Ticker- Hepatitis C: Coffee, Med...
by HCV New Drug Research on Apr 23, 2016

Study raises questions about the risks of treating patients with late stage Hepatitis C virus

 Study raises questions about the risks of treating patients with late stage Hepatitis C virus April 14, 2016 Press Releases Patients whose disease is very severe have an increased risk of... Monday HCV News Ticker- Hepatitis C: Coffee, Medic...
by HCV New Drug Research on Apr 14, 2016

Veterans Groups Fight Stigma Associated With Hepatitis C; They say the virus was spread via a vaccination jet injector gun

Of Interest April 6: Elderly veterans with chronic HCV at increased risk for cirrhosis, HCC Elderly veterans with hepatitis C virus infection had a higher risk for developing cirrhosis or... Monday HCV News Ticker- Hepatitis C: Coffee, Medicare, Awa...
by HCV New Drug Research on Apr 7, 2016

Wilson’s disease

It is a rare autosomal recessive disorder characterized by deposition of copper in the liver, brain and other organs due to increase absorption and decreased excretion of copper by the liver. The Name Wilson’s disease come from the British neurolog...
by emedicinezone on Apr 7, 2016

Serum Level of Thyroid Hormones in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection

Serum Level of Thyroid Hormones in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection Download as PDF (Size:1143KB) ePub, PP. 126-134 OJEMD> Vol.6 No.3, March 2016 DOI:... Monday HCV News Ticker- Hepatitis C: Coffee, Medicare, Awareness and...
by HCV New Drug Research on Mar 23, 2016

Recent advances in managing chronic HCV infection: focus on therapy in patients with severe liver disease

Recent advances in managing chronic HCV infection: focus on therapy in patients with severe liver disease Corresponding authors: Raoel Maan ... Monday HCV News Ticker- Hepatitis C: Coffee, M...
by HCV New Drug Research on Mar 18, 2016

Predicting the Development of Liver Cirrhosis by Simple Modelling in Patients With Chronic Hepatitis C

Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics View Full Text  Predicting the Development of Liver Cirrhosis by Simple Modelling in Patients With Chronic Hepatitis C S. Lens; F. Torres; M.... Monday HCV News Ticker- Hepatitis C: Coffee, Medic...
by HCV New Drug Research on Feb 24, 2016

Coffee consumption and the risk of cirrhosis

Coffee consumption and the risk of cirrhosis Full Text - Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics Volume 43, Issue 5, pages 562–574, March 2016 The most recent issue of the Alimentary... Monday HCV News Ticker- Hepatitis C: Coffee, Medica...
by HCV New Drug Research on Feb 15, 2016

FDA Update -Important changes to Harvoni affecting several categories of HCV patients

FDA Hepatitis Update -Important changes to Harvoni affecting several categories of patients‏On February 12, 2016, the FDA approved changes to the Harvoni (ledipasvir and sofosbuvir) fixed-dose... Monday HCV News Ticker- Hepatitis C: Coffee, Medica...
by HCV New Drug Research on Feb 12, 2016

Drinking coffee may reduce the risk of liver cirrhosis

 Drinking coffee may reduce the risk of liver cirrhosis Regular consumption of coffee was linked with a reduced risk of liver cirrhosis in a review of relevant studies published before July... Monday HCV News Ticker- Hepatitis C: Coffee, Medic...
by HCV New Drug Research on Feb 2, 2016

Watch: New Treatments for HCV And Insomnia, Muscle Cramps, Fatigue, Itching In Cirrhotic Patients

Special Issue: New Treatments for HCV, Consultations in Hepatology, Integrated Health & Emerging Liver Scholars The journal is an official digital educational resource from the American... Monday HCV News Ticker- Hepatitis C: Coffee, Medicare, A...
by HCV New Drug Research on Jan 30, 2016

Increasing Prevalence of Cirrhosis among US Adults Aware or Unaware of their Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection

J Hepatol. 2016 Jan 22. pii: S0168-8278(16)00014-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jhep.2016.01.009. [Epub ahead of print] Increasing Prevalence of Cirrhosis among US Adults Aware or Unaware of their Chronic... Monday HCV News Ticker- Hepatitis C: Coffee, Medicare,...
by HCV New Drug Research on Jan 27, 2016

AbbVie- FDA Grants Priority Review for Supplemental NDA for VIEKIRA PAK® without Ribavirin

U.S. FDA Grants Priority Review to AbbVie for Supplemental New Drug Application for VIEKIRA PAK® (ombitasvir, paritaprevir, ritonavir tablets; dasabuvir tablets) without Ribavirin in Genotype 1b... Monday HCV News Ticker- Hepatitis C: Coffee, Medic...
by HCV New Drug Research on Jan 7, 2016

Scientists discover a potential treatment for cirrhosis

Scientists discover a potential treatment for cirrhosis Source A study by IRB Barcelona and IDIBAPS reveals a therapeutic target to prevent the development of the many abnormal blood vessels that... Monday HCV News Ticker- Hepatitis C: Coffee, Medi...
by HCV New Drug Research on Dec 11, 2015

Diet to reduce fatty liver

Diet to reduce fatty liverDiet to reduce fatty liver:The liver is the organ of our body that is tasked to meet many metabolic activities therefore requires an abundant supply of all nutrients to be optimally healthy.While reducing the amount of calor...
by How to lose Weight in a Week on Sep 15, 2015

Can we Reduce Muscle Cramps in Patients with Cirrhosis?

Can we Reduce Muscle Cramps in Patients with Cirrhosis?Kristine Novak L-carnitine appears to be safe and effective for reducing muscle cramps in patients with cirrhosis,... Monday HCV News Ticker- Hepatitis C: Coffee, Medicare, Awareness and Cure...
by HCV New Drug Research on Aug 18, 2015

Cirrhosis and decompensation are common among people with chronic hepatitis C

Cirrhosis and decompensation are common among people with chronic hepatitis C Liz Highleyman Produced in collaboration with hivandhepatitis.com More than one-quarter of people with chronic hepatitis... Monday HCV News Ticker- Hepatitis C: Coffee, M...
by HCV New Drug Research on Aug 11, 2015

Early virological response may predict treatment response in sofosbuvir-based combination therapy of chronic hepatitis c in a multi-center “real-life” cohort

Early virological response may predict treatment response in sofosbuvir-based combination therapy of chronic hepatitis c in a multi-center “real-life” cohort Niels Steinebrunner1, Martin F.... Monday HCV News Ticker- Hepatitis C: Coffee, Medica...
by HCV New Drug Research on Aug 5, 2015


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