Tag Archives: After

HIV treatment choice affects improvement in liver after hepatitis C cure

People with HIV who were cured of hepatitis C experienced greater reductions in liver stiffness if they were taking an antiretroviral regimen that contained a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI), Spanish researchers report in the Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. Curing hepatitis C infection with direct-acting antiviral treatment can result in improvements in liver health if… Read More »

What happens after curing hepatitis C? Avoiding, minimising or accepting the risks of re-infection

Swiss men living with HIV approach the risk of re-infection with hepatitis C after cure in different ways, based on recent qualitative research by Dr Patrizia Künzler-Heule and colleagues from the Universities of Basel and Zurich. They describe three distinct groups: those who choose to avoid risks and aim not to get re-infected, those who… Read More »

After Haven flop, JPMorgan Chase unveils solo healthcare venture

Dive Brief: JPMorgan Chase is launching Morgan Health as a means to boost the quality of healthcare for the bank’s 165,000 employees and their families — and to improve health equity and medical cost control, the bank said Thursday. The 20-person, Washington, D.C.-based unit will have $ 250 million to invest in “promising” innovations in… Read More »

Implantable Hydrogel Helps Neurons Recover After Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) often lead to cognitive disabilities and permanent neural tissue damage, for which effective therapies do not exist. The serious cognitive impairments that patients experience and the burden on caretakers can be enormous, necessitating a constant search for treatments that may help. Researchers at University of Georgia have now reported in journal… Read More »