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Understanding Hepatitis C Genotypes

Hepatitis C genotypes are like different races, or breeds, of the Hepatitis C virus. Like different types of dogs, they have similar features but some minor differences. These differences mean that they affect us slightly differently and also respond differently to treatment.

What is a Fibroscan

Fibrosis, Cirrhosis and the Fibroscan At least once every week I get an email or FB message from someone whose doctor has booked them in for a liver biopsy to …

Hepatitis C Treatment Costs Set to Tumble

Hepatitis C Treatment Costs Set to Tumble Well here I am in a train again… this time hurtling back to London on the Eurostar to reunite with my wife there. …

Big Pharma Hackers and Hepatitis C

Big Pharma Strikes Again: Denial of Service Attack Yesterday, immediately after my post on Gilead’s so-call Compassionate Access Program in Africa my website came under a sustained DDOS attack from …

Hepatitis C in Africa; an EASL Experience

Hepatitis C in Africa; an EASL Experience At EASL 2018 Paris After getting off the Eurostar in Paris I had to negotiate the Paris Metro rail service, which was interesting …

EASL 2018: Plan B.

EASL Paris 2018 It seems that all my writing time at the moment is when I am travelling. Right now I am sitting at a London station waiting for the …

Hepatitis C Helpers

Virtuous and Willing Hep C Helpers The last few days have been very happy ones for me as I travelled across Britain, from Wales to East Anglia, meeting with various …

Generic Hepatitis C Treatment

Generic Hepatitis C Treatment, what is it? As mentioned in a couple of my recent posts, the fact that more people are choosing to treat their HCV infection  with generic …

Sankalp Trust vs Big Pharma

Eldred Tellis and the Sankalp Trust One of the great highlights of my visit to Mumbai was meeting with Mr Eldred Tellis who for the past 35 years has been …

Hepatitis C Treatment w/o Borders

Big Pharma Strikes Back: Family, Friends and Mister Chen. I am writing this next instalment of my blog sitting in the back seat of a taxi driving from Udaipur to …