DDW2014: Coverage of Digestive Disease Week 2014

HIVandHepatitis.com coverage of the 2014 Digestive Disease Week annual meeting (DDW 2014) in Chicago, May 3-6, 2014.

Hepatitis C

New Hepatitis C Treatments Highlighted at Digestive Disease Week

Some Negative Predictive Factors Do Not Impair Response to Faldaprevir

AbbVie Interferon-free Regimen Cures More than 90% of Hepatitis C Patients

Sustained Response to Interferon Is Durable in Children with Hepatitis C

HIV/HCV Coinfection

Some Negative Predictive Factors Do Not Impair Response to Faldaprevir

Hepatitis B

Outcomes in HBV/HCV Coinfected People Depend on Which Virus Dominates

Some Hepatitis B Patients Can Stop Antiviral Treatment Without Relapse

Complications and Related Conditions

Rifaximin May Be Beneficial for People with Advanced Liver Cirrhosis

Drinking More Coffee Is Associated with Less Liver Fibrosis