The Week in Review: June 22 – June 29, 2018

Friday, June 29, 2018 News Recap: Canada: Boomer Moms At High Risk For Hep C, Says Doctor. A quarter million Canadians are believed to have the hepatitis C virus at this moment, and many have no idea. Dr. Rod Russell says it’s really baby boomers at the highest risk, and to be specific, it’s our mothers, the women who gave birth before 1992, especially if they had blood transfusions during pregnancy. Their children are also at risk because if the mo...

Liver highlights from DDW 2018

Below are some of the hepatology highlights from DDW 2018 presented by Healio Homeless veterans with HCV diagnosed, treated via PCP outreach Plasma assay of methylated DNA markers detects liver cancer across all stages HCV outcomes worse for patients with public insurance, Medicaid Exclusion from HBV therapy by AASLD criteria often leads to adverse outcomes Read more...https://www.healio.com/hepatology/steatohepatitis-metabolic-liver-disea...