Hepatitis C

How Can You Treat Hepatitis C With A Liver Transplant?

By Dr. Ravinder Pal Singh,  Hepatitis C is a viral infection of the liver that is spread through contact with an infected person’s blood and bodily fluids. No vaccine currently exists for Hepatitis C and hence it is crucial to avoid exposure to the virus; if it does not go away…

Hepatitis C can be cured by antiviral treatment in a short time span of 6 weeks

Researchers have discovered that any antiviral treatment acting directly can cure severe hepatitis C in a brief span of six weeks. In a recent study, it was found by the researchers that all patients suffering from severe hepatitis C who were put on a combination of drugs ledipasvir and sofosbuvir…

Hepatitis C increases risk of head and neck cancers reveals study

People with Hepatitis C are at two to five times higher risk of developing head and neck cancers, suggests a new study. This study was conducted by the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Centre. The researchers feel the findings are likely to have implications on the screening of the…

Hepatitis: Know it. Prevent it.

What Is Hepatitis? Hepatitis is swelling and inflammation of the liver. The word Hepatitis is made up of Hepar that means ‘Liver’ in Ancient Greek and Itis that means ‘Inflammation’. Hepatitis means injury to the liver with an inflammation of the liver cells. How is it Caused? Hepatitis is caused…