Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hep C treatment initiation low among Medicaid recipients

While there are highly effective treatments for the hepatitis C virus (HCV), only one in five Medicaid enrollees diagnosed with HCV started treatment, according to a retrospective study led by researchers at Weill Cornell ...

Medical research

PrEP implant that protects against HIV could be near

Animal research is pointing toward a new way to prevent HIV infection: a refillable implant that continuously delivers antiretroviral medications for up to 20 months at a time.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

CDC: All adults should be screened for hepatitis B

People with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection are at in increased risk for liver cancer, cirrhosis and are 70% to 85% more likely to die prematurely than the general population, according to the Atlanta-based Centers ...

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