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This Month in Hepatitis News

Viral hepatitis B and C impact 325 million people around the world, causing approximately 1.4 million deaths a year. However, despite the prevalence of the hepatitis virus, advancements in medicine have ensured it is preventable, treatable, and in ...

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Why Should Baby Boomers be Tested for Hepatitis C?

World Hepatitis Day is celebrated globally each year on July 28th. This day brings together patients, governments, medical professionals, the general public and more to boost understanding of viral hepatitis and how steps can be taken to eradicate ...

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Avella Featured in the Latest Issue of Hep: Your Guide to Hepatitis

Hep is an award-winning print and online brand for people living with and affected by viral hepatitis. Offering editorial excellence since 2010, Hep and HepMag.com are the go-to source for educational and social support for people living with ...

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Avella Proud to Fulfill Epclusa® for Hepatitis C Patients

Avella is proud to fulfill Epclusa® (sofosbuvir/velpatasvir). Epclusa is now approved to treat all genotypes of chronic hepatitis C.  Epclusa® (sofosbuvir 400 mg/velpatasvir 100 mg), is the first all-oral, pan-genotypic, single tablet regimen for ...

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[Video] How Providers Can Utilize the HCV Medication Mobile App

Over the past two years, many different anti-viral medications have been FDA-approved to treat hepatitis C. The complex decision process involved in selecting the appropriate medication and dose for each patient based on genotype and other ...

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Hepatitis Awareness Month: 5 Things to Know About HCV Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

Hepatitis C (HCV) is the most common blood-borne disease in the United States. It attacks the largest organ in your body--the liver. It can lead to cirrhosis of the liver and liver cancer. It is the leading cause of liver transplants in the United ...

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What Tests Are Available to Diagnose HCV?

Hepatitis C (HCV) affects millions of Americans each and every year. Did you know that 5 million Americans are infected with the hepatitis C virus? This contagious liver disease results from infection with the hepatitis C virus (HCV), which is ...

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ZEPATIER Approved to Treat Chronic HCV Genotypes 1 & 4 Infections in Adults

ZEPATIER IS HERE: New FDA-Approved Hepatitis Medication The FDA recently approved Merck & Co.’s ZEPATIERTM (elbasvir and grazoprevir) with or without ribavirin for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotypes 1 and 4 infections in ...

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4 Ways to Save Time & Stay Updated Using the HCV Mobile App

Are you looking for the most convenient way to stay updated on the latest medication-specific information when prescribing hepatitis medications? Download our free, easy-to-use HCV mobile app intended specifically for hepatitis C medication ...

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4 Ways to Prevent the Spread of Viral Hepatitis

Viral Hepatitis is caused by a specific virus family, which includes Hepatitis A, B, C, D and E. Hepatitis A is an acute form that is exceptionally contagious and can be spread through direct contact or through contaminated food and water. Other ...

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