HepCInfo Update 3.7 for March 24 – April 6, 2012. To learn more about new and updated scientific findings in hepatitis C prevention, care, treatment and support please CLICK HERE.
Check out CATIE’s HepC Info Update 3.5: Hepatitis C advocates call for early studies of interactions with new hepatitis C virus drugs Drug users’ union in San Francisco seeks voice in policy Hepatitis C in baby boomers remains silent epidemic FDA Drug Safety Communication: Interactions between certain HIV or hepatitis C drugs and cholesterol-lowering statin… Read more »
To download the CATIE Exchange for March 2, 2012, please click here. Find information on what’s going on across the country in HIV and HepC, job postings, new CATIE resources, and much more!
This issue includes articles on: Managing common side effects of hepatitis C protease inhibitors Patient safety is important as gastroenterology association releases guidelines Guards want compulsory blood tests when prisoners use body fluid as weapon A multi-disciplinary approach to treating hepatitis C with interferon and ribavirin in alcohol-dependent patients with ongoing use – Journal of… Read more »
Check out CATIE’s latest HepC Info Update! This issues topics include: France: Is more frequent monitoring for liver cancer among co-infected people needed? Crack pipe distribution pilot project in Vancouver Health authority weighs adding more supervised injection sites Researchers identify liver cancer risk factors CDC reminder: Insulin pens are not for use on more than… Read more »
Check out CATIE’s recent HepC Info Update! Look for articles discussing: Safe injection site planned for Montreal Early guidance on use of hepatitis C protease inhibitors in people co-infected with HIV Effects of hepatitis C and HIV on cognition in women: Data from the Women’s Interagency HIV Study Surveillance for hepatocellular carcinoma: A standard of… Read more »
In this week’s update, check out the following articles: High rate of cancer-causing human papillomavirus among women with hepatitis C awaiting liver transplants Milk thistle for chronic hepatitis C? People with chronic viral hepatitis should be tested for vitamin D The persistence of even very low levels of hepatitis C during the early weeks of… Read more »
Highlights in this issue: High rate of hepatitis C (HCV) virus infection shows young drug injectors need better prevention interventions Hepatitis C transmission via injection drug use: look beyond needles and syringed New telaprevir (Incivek) trials to test drug in different settings Screening baby boomers for hepatitis C may be cost-effective way to reduce complications… Read more »
Some Highlights: – Discovery may aid development of hepatitis C vaccine – Didanosine, higher hepatitis C virus viral load predict liver fibrosis in HIV/HCV co-infected people – New hepatitis C drug telaprevir allows shorter hepatitis therapy for some – Insulin resistance quadruples liver cancer risk in people with HIV/hepatitis C co-infection – Coffee consumption reduces… Read more »
CATIE’s HepCInfo Updates – what’s new and newsworthy in hepatitis C policy, science, programs and more! CATIE’s bi-weekly HepCInfo Updates aim to make hepatitis C scientific findings more accessible by highlighting links to key prevention, harm reduction, treatment, support and epidemiology information in a single easy-to-use and regular e-mail. For more information, including how to… Read more »
Webinar Series New HIV prevention technologies and their implications for HIV prevention in Canada The Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development (ICAD), the Canadian AIDS Society (CAS), CATIE and the Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) are pleased to invite you to participate in a webinar series exploring new HIV prevention technologies (NPTs)… Read more »
The National Digital Repository of HIV Resources (NDR) Project Team is looking for people to take part in HIV Sector Community Consultation. WHAT The community consultation will seek to gain input from community stakeholders in order to inform the development of the National Digital Repository of HIV Resources (for more information, see the project description… Read more »