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New medications for hepatitis C have increased response rates, writes Ben Basger. The majority of patients (approximately 95%) acquire hepatitis C from injecting drug use. Hepatitis C virus and HIV …

Patients with chronic hepatitis B and HIV will be able to access their medicines more easily under changes welcomed by Cancer Council Victoria. The federal government changes will allow medicines …

The report by the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Health, The Silent Disease – Inquiry into Hepatitis C in Australia has been welcomed by the peak body representing more …

An Australian-led global study investigating a treatment for colorectal cancer has shown the treatment provides significant benefit, a major gathering of oncologists have been told.

The TGA has approved a new hepatitis C treatment, Gilead Sciences, Australia New Zealand, today announced.

Overweight people should exercise rather than count kilos if they want to reduce their risk of liver disease, diabetes and cardiovascular problems according to new research from the University of …

Frozen berries from factories in China linked to the Hepatitis A incident are set for screening in the latest update on the situation. Minister for Agriculture, Barnaby Joyce, and Assistant …

Cancer of the liver looms as Australia’s greatest cancer challenge, with new analysis revealing that liver cancer has the highest ‘death-to-incidence ratio’ – indicating shorter average survival – of any …