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Expanding Hepatitis C testing to all adults is cost-effective and improves outcomes

Health News: Expanding Hepatitis C testing to all adults is cost-effective and improves outcomes

(Boston Medical Center) According to a new study, screening all adults for hepatitis C (HCV) is a cost-effective way to improve clinical outcomes of HCV and identify more infected people compared to current recommendations. Using a simulation model, researchers from Boston Medical Center, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Stanford University found that this expanded screening would increase life expectancy and quality of life while remaining cost-effective. ……Read More…….

Source: EurekAlert!, the online, global news service operated by AAAS, the science society

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