Hepatitis C

Prevalence of HCV-Associated Arthritis Examined

Prevalence of HCV-Associated Arthritis Examined

Hepatitis C

#### What you need to know Infection with hepatitis C virus (HCV) presents as an acute illness (such as fatigue, arthralgia, jaundice) in about a third of patients, but most patients are asymptomatic. After acute infection, up to 45%…

Retrospective Study of Patients on Etanercept Therapy for Rheumatic Diseases in Patients With Chronic Hepatitis C Virus

Treatment of rheumatic diseases with concurrent hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is a therapeutic challenge. Etanercept has no known hepatotoxicity; however there is a concern for worsening of HCV infection–related liver disease due to immunosuppressive action of the drug. Here, we retrospectively....

Early Look at Two New Hepatitis C Therapies

Dr Nancy Reau shares results on combination treatments expected to be available by late 2017, as well as data on enhanced screening efforts.

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