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The Week in Review: July 27 – August 24, 2018

Friday, August-24-18

News Recap

  • Neuropsychiatric symptoms in hepatitis C patients resemble those of patients with autoimmune liver disease but are different from those in hepatitis B patients.
  • Drop in Aussies seeking hepatitis C cure.
  • Northern Vancouver Island VIRAL HEPATITIS Outreach Road Show Trip 2018 SlideShow: Part 2
  • FDA OKs First-Line Tx for Unresectable Liver Cancer: First new upfront treatment option in over a decade.
  • New online calculator predicts clinical improvement in liver failure after Hep C treatment.
  • Hindi and Punjabi HBV and HCV Pamphlets Now Availalable.
  • Patients with chronic HBV die at younger age.
  • Serum M2BPGi Reliably Assesses Liver Fibrosis in Chronic Hepatitis B.

Read more…http://hepcbc.ca/2018/08/24/the-week-in-review-july-27-august-24-2018/

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The Week in Review: July 20 – July 27, 2018

Friday, July-27-18

News Recap

  • HEPCBC Expands Mandate to Cover Hepatitis B and other types of Viral Hepatitis
  • OPINION: Nine countries will eliminate hepatitis C by 2030. Why not Canada?
  • July 28 World Hepatitis Day Sample Social Media Posts.
  • BCCDC Grand Rounds for primary care on HCV; MoC credits available.
  • Vancouver Infectious Diseases Centre: Find 50.
  • Physician-Treaters in BC for HepB and HepC Updated.
  • Hepatitis C – The disease with no warning.

Read more…http://hepcbc.ca/2018/07/27/the-week-in-review-july-20-july-27-2018/

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The Week in Review: July 6 – July 20, 2018

Friday, July-20-18

News Recap

  • Zepatier plus Sovaldi for Genotype 3
  • Public Health Warning about Improper Sterilization Procedures at Ottawa Area Health Clinic

Read more…http://hepcbc.ca/2018/07/20/the-week-in-review-july-6-july-20-2018/

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The Week in Review: June 29 – July 6, 2018

Friday, July-6-18

News Recap

  • New and Updated Materials from HepCBC
  • Tainted Blood Late Claimants Update
  • HepCBC Federal Prison Outreach

Read more…http://hepcbc.ca/2018/07/06/the-week-in-review-june-29-july-6-2018/

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

Friday, June-29-18

News Recap

  • Boomer Moms At High Risk For Hep C, Says Doctor
  • Health unit urges dental patients to get tested after child revealed to have hepatitis C
  • Liver highlights from DDW 2018
  • DAA Therapy Highly Efficacious for HCV Treatment in Older Adults
  • NZ: Campaign to be first to wipe out hepatitis C

Read more…http://hepcbc.ca/2018/06/29/the-week-in-review-june-22-june-29-2018/

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The Week in Review: June 15 – June 22, 2018

Friday, June-22-18

News Recap

  • All Kids Should Have a Hepatitis B Shot
  • Researchers Find a Promising New Approach for Treating Liver Cirrhosis
  • Switching to Tenofovir vs Continuing Entecavir in Chronic Hepatitis B.

Read more…http://hepcbc.ca/2018/06/22/the-week-in-review-june-15-june-22-2018/

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The Week in Review: June 8 – June 15, 2018

Friday, June-15-18

News Recap

  • Canada is facing a tsunami of liver disease and cancer: U of T expert – The Conversation with U of T’s Dr. Morris Sherman.
  • Lungs from deceased donors with hepatitis C can be safely transplanted: researchers.
  • BC Centre for Disease Control Responds to Recent Findings on Hep C.
  • DAA Therapy Outcomes in HCV-Infected Transplant Candidates after Organ Delisting.

Read more…http://hepcbc.ca/2018/06/15/the-week-in-review-june-8-june-15-2018/

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The Week in Review: June 1 – June 8, 2018

Friday, June-8-18

News Recap

  • New guidelines recommend hepatitis C screening be done for those born between 1945 and 1975
  • How Do You Die from Hepatitis A?
  • U.S.: Half of hepatitis C patients with private insurance denied life-saving drugs.
  • Findings could lead to treatment of hepatitis B.
  • Addressing Palliative Care in Hepatocellular Carcinoma.

Read more…http://hepcbc.ca/2018/06/08/the-week-in-review-june-1-june-8-2018/

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