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Drugs For Treating Hepatitis C

Dr. Paul Thuluvath discusses a new class of drugs for treating Hepatitis C, including Interferon, Riboviron and Protease Inhibitors.

Institute for Digestive Health and Liver Disease at Mercy - Baltimore, MD

Hepatitis C

Gastroenterologist Dr. Paul Thuluvath discusses Hepatitis C, a common condition among the "baby boomer" population.

Importance Of Screening, Treatment For Hepatitis B, C

Most people are never routinely screened for Hepatitis B or C... partly because there's a belief that there's nothing you can do for them -- but one doctor believes everyone should be screened because there seems to be a cure.

Institute for Digestive Health and Liver Disease at Mercy - Baltimore, MD

Advances in Hepatitis C Treatment Provide Incentive for Screening

The most common blood-borne viral infection in the United States, Hepatitis C (HCV), can lead to cirrhosis of the liver and liver cancer. It impacts more than 4 million people, the vast majority “baby boomers,” those born 1945-1965, who are encouraged to undergo a simple HCV blood test as significant breakthroughs have been made recently to successfully treat this disease.