Tuesday, July 10, 2018

July Updates: Hep C Symptoms – How Do Yours Compare?

In The Journals - Catch up with what you may has missed.

Hep C Symptoms – How Do Yours Compare?
Welcome to this months hand-picked hepatitis newsletters, and recommended blogs from around the web. We start over at HepatitisC.net, where you can read about an array of hepatitis C symptoms, review a poll on the subject, and finally scan all the new blog entries.

Blog Updates Around The Web 
Check out the following articles from your favorite bloggers, along with this months viral hepatitis newsletters.

Lucinda K. Porter
Lucinda Porter is a nurse, speaker, advocate and patient devoted to increasing awareness about hepatitis C.
Latest: Freedom from Worry

Hep is an award-winning print and online brand for people living with and affected by viral hepatitis.
Latest: Remember Your “Bear” Story When Fighting Hepatitis C and Liver Disease
Liver Health: Yet Another Reason to Avoid Alcohol

Life Beyond Hepatitis C
Life Beyond Hep C is where faith, medical resources and patient support meet, helping Hep C patients and their families navigate through the entire journey of Hep C.
Latest: Feeling Depleted with Hepatitis C?

I Help C
Your Best Friend’s Guide to Hepatitis C and Cirrhosis
Latest: All Shook Up with PTSD from Liver Disease

A comprehensive website for HIV and hepatitis C information
Latest: What it will take to eliminate hepatitis C in Canada

Canadian Liver Foundation 
We strive to improve prevention and the quality of life of those living with liver disease by advocating for better screening, access to treatment, and patient care.
Latest: ‘HepBeware’ It begins with a diagnosis.

AGA Journals
Latest: Can Nonlytic T cells be Engineered to Fight HBV Infection?

Hepatitis B Foundation 
The Hepatitis B Foundation is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to finding a cure and improving the quality of life for those affected by hepatitis B worldwide.
Latest: - Finding the Missing Millions in Ghana

An ongoing dialogue on HIV/AIDS, infectious diseases, all matters medical, and some not so medical.
Latest: Surgeon Who Was Denied Disability Insurance for Taking PrEP Tells His Story

The Hepatitis C Mentor and Support Group 
Latest: Needle exchanges have been proved to work against opioid addiction. They’re banned in 15 states.

HCV Advocate
The HCV Advocate newsletter is a valuable resource designed to provide the hepatitis C community with monthly updates on events, clinical research, and education.
July Issue
In this month’s HCV Advocate newsletter we have a plethora of articles for your reading and learning pleasure:
HealthWise: Avoiding Fatty Liver by Lucinda Porter, RN. 
Lucinda shares her personal and professional tips to help you avoid or reduce fatty liver disease.

Hepatitis Headlines:
AASLD and IDSA Announce Updates to HCV Guidance: Recommendations for Testing, Managing, and Treating Hepatitis C
The Canadian Association for the Study of the Liver recommends that Canadians born between 1945 and 1975 should be tested for hepatitis C

Evaluation of Instruments used to Measure Hepatitis C Patient-Reported
Symptoms by Alan Franciscus. 
This is the first in a series of studies from a PCORI funded study. The first one was to evaluate the reliability and validity of several survey instruments.

by Alan Franciscus. 
In this month’s column I write about the following studies:
Prognostic value of viral eradication for major adverse cardiovascular events in hepatitis C cirrhotic patients
Evaluation of the Xpert HCV Viral Load Finger-Stick Point-of-Care Assay
Gut dysbiosis associated with hepatitis C virus infection
Hepatocellular carcinoma incidence and survival among people with hepatitis C an international study
Hepatitis C care in the Department of Veterans Affairs: Building a foundation for success
Impact of sustained virological response on the extrahepatic manifestations of chronic hepatitis C: a meta-analysis
Viral hepatitis screening in transgender patients undergoing gender identity hormonal therapy 

We have updated our entire series of Easy C Facts
View all newsletters here....

Weekly Bull
HepCBC is a Canadian non-profit organization offering awareness with basic information about HCV and a weekly digest of news.
Read the latest issue of the highly successful Weekly Bull.

Hep - Your Guide to Hepatitis
Hep is an award-winning print and online brand for people living with and affected by viral hepatitis. Offering unparalleled editorial excellence since 2010, Hep and HepMag.com are the go-to source for educational and social support for people living with hepatitis.
View - all issues
Read the news
Check out the talented people who blog at Hep.

The National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable
The National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable (NVHR) is national coalition working together to eliminate hepatitis B and C in the United States.
July Newsletter

The New York City Hepatitis C Task Force
The New York City Hepatitis C Task Force is a city-wide network of service providers and advocates concerned with hepatitis C and related issues. The groups come together to learn, share information and resources, network, and identify hepatitis C related needs in the community. Committees form to work on projects in order to meet needs identified by the community.
View: Hep Free NYC Newsletters
Review all news updates.

HCV Action
HCV Action brings together hepatitis C health professionals from across the patient pathway with the pharmaceutical industry and patient representatives to share expertise and good practice.
View recent newsletters

World Hepatitis Alliance
We run global campaigns, convene high-level policy events, build capacity and pioneer global movements, ensuring people living with viral hepatitis guide every aspect of our work.
View Recent Newsletters 
World Hepatitis Alliance (WHA) presents hepVoice, a monthly magazine with updates on the latest projects, news from WHA members and key developments in the field of hepatitis.

GI & Hepatology News
Over 17,000 gastroenterologists and hepatologists rely on GI & Hepatology News every month to cover the world of medicine with breaking news, on-site medical meeting coverage, and expert perspectives both in print and online.
View all updates here....

CATIE strengthens Canada’s response to HIV and hepatitis C by bridging research and practice. We connect healthcare and community-based service providers with the latest science, and promote good practices for prevention and treatment programs.
Updates - News
What's New?
Continuing care needed for HIV-positive people after hospitalization for mental health issues
HepCinfo Update 9.13: Half with HIV/HCV untreated for HCV; HCV cure improves fatty liver; community-based liver screening feasible

Hepatitis Victoria
Hepatitis Victoria is the peak not-for-profit community organisation working across the state for people affected by or at risk of viral hepatitis.
July Newsletter - Download We also produced short podcasts interviewing health experts and practioners on topics related to viral hepatitis - come have a listen!

British Liver Trust
The British Liver Trust is the leading UK liver disease charity for adults – we provide information and support; increase awareness of how liver disease can be prevented and promote early diagnosis; fund and champion research and campaign for better services.
View Recent Newsletters, here.

Hepatitis B Foundation
Hepatitis B Foundation is a national nonprofit dedicated to finding a cure and improving the quality of life for people affected by hepatitis B worldwide.
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Blog & News

National Institutes of Health
A monthly newsletter from the National Institutes of Health, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Read: July Newsletter

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