Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Most people with hepatitis C go untreated, despite effective drugs

Just 20 percent of people infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV) begin the recommended treatment regimen and less than 5 percent go on to successfully overcome the virus, according to a new review in General Hospital Psychiatry. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

There's no place like home—for dialysis

Most patients with chronic kidney disease who undergo hemodialysis put up with a grueling treatment regimen that involves going into a clinic several days a week and sitting through a three-to-four hour dialysis session at ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

TB drug could reduce mortality for MDR-TB and XDR-TB cases

Results from an observational study evaluating a new anti-TB drug have found that the treatment can improve outcomes and reduce mortality among patients with both MDR-TB and XDR-TB.

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