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Friday, October 30, 2020

Hepatitis C


Over 10 million patients, India’s 10-year Hepatitis C elimination deadline seems far

October 06, 2020 1:50 am

An estimated 0.5-1 per cent of the country's population (or 10-13 million people) suffers from Hepatitis C, according to scientists.

Safety tips for a child with Hepatitis C positive parents

July 29, 2020 4:05 pm

General recommendations for families with HCV positive members are that all patients should be vaccinated against Hepatitis A and B.

World Hepatitis Day 2020: Early detection is key to treatment of this silent disease

July 28, 2020 1:08 pm

World Hepatitis Day 2020: Many people mistakenly think that hepatitis means viral hepatitis, and that all forms of hepatitis are contagious. Actually, the word hepatitis refers to any inflammation of the liver – the irritation or swelling of the liver cells from any cause

Pact inked by Mylan allows new Hepatitis C drug to be made in India, but no sales in local market

March 02, 2020 4:23 am

The World Health Organisation included it in its (WHO) model list of essential medicines last year as a recommended Hep C treatment.

Maharashtra govt rolls out free hepatitis treatment program, medical colleges across state

July 29, 2019 2:27 pm

Union minister of state for health and family welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey, in an event at Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College Hall, said a national relief centre has been set up to provide information on treatment and increase detection rate.

World Hepatitis Day 2019: Common Hepatitis myths debunked

July 28, 2019 8:33 am

World Hepatitis Day: While we all have heard about Hepatitis, how many of us actually know about it?

Liver cancer on mind, government to give free antiviral for hepatitis C

July 27, 2018 4:02 am

The National Viral Hepatitis Control Programme will be launched at Vigyan Bhawan on July 28 which is observed as World Hepatitis Day.

Free treatment for Hepatitis C in new scheme to be launched this year

January 09, 2018 3:11 am

Hepatitis C is caused by a blood-borne virus which affects the liver. It could spread through use of injectable drugs, unsafe injection practises, unsafe health care, and transfusion of unscreened blood and blood products.

Hepatitis C patients with certain gene type more prone to diabetes: Study

January 21, 2016 2:32 am

The study has been accepted for publication in the coming issue of the Journal of Clinical and Translational Hepatology.