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Increasing risk of cataract in HCV patients receiving anti-HCV therapy

Cataract, which has an estimated prevalence of 33% in the general population, is the second leading cause of visual impairment and vision loss worldwide. Cataract is associated with increasing

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A Comprehensive Analysis of the Impact of HIV on HCV Immune Responses and Its Association with Liver Disease Progression in a Unique Plasma Donor Cohort

HCV co-infection is recognized as a major cause of morbidity and mortality among HIV-1 infected patients. HIV-1 co-infection is associated with increased HCV load and accelerated rates of liver disease progression…

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Significant number of global cancer cases attributed to infectious diseases

Approximately 2 million of a total of 12.7 million new cancer cases worldwide are directly attributable to infectious disease, a recently published study found. Multiple infectious diseases, such as Helicobacter pylori, human papillomavirus (HPV), Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV), human herpes T-cell lymphotropic virus… 

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Study finds hepatitis C perinatal transmission rate of 28.6% in India

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is an important emerging cause of liver disease in India. Although large epidemiological studies in India are scarce, estimates from small regional studies place the prevalence in the range of 0.09-7.89% (J Biosci, 2008). Since the widespread adoption of blood product screening has reduced transmission via… 

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