Bethany Cartwright

  • hep c treatment guidelines

    Hep C Treatment Guidelines

    Initial treatments of an HCV infection for patients that have chronic hepatitis C include interferon, ribavirin, peginterferon, or any HCV direct-acting antiviral (DAA) agent. Any of these treatments could be investigational, experimental, or US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved. The amount of evidence available to help inform the public of the best regimen for each individual patient and the dosage recommendations vary. Also, recommendations are given by physicians for those who may be in a different group (genotype). According to Hep C Treatment Guidelines:...
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    Living Hep C

    Learning that you have hepatitis C may come as a shock at first. Like a lot of people that find out, you may have thought you weren’t at risk for the disease. It is entirely normal to be stunned and have a ton of questions when first given the initial diagnosis. You’re probably now wondering – what next? Find out how to get the proper support you need to help treat this disease and where to seek medical advice below. Doctor When you have...
  • Dupixent Dupilumab Eczema Treatments

    Dupixent Dupilumab Eczema Treatments

    Eczema affects millions of individuals a day. Most often, atopic dermatitis presents itself in childhood or infancy but doesn’t follow you into adulthood. Sometimes it can follow people into adulthood and can be extremely tricky to treat. Treatment options vary, depending on how quickly it was identified by a physician. Home treatments can be effective, by applying ointments to keep the skin moist and making sure it stays clear of infection. Eczema makes skin inflamed, red, and sometimes cracked. Proper washing of the skin...
  • HER2 Breast Cancer Treatments

    HER2 Breast Cancer Treatments

    Genes contain the proteins a cell needs to stay healthy and function normally. There are specific genes and proteins that can influence how breast cancer behaves. They can also influence its response to specific treatments. Cancer cells are tested on a tissue sample. From there, they are either normal or abnormal. The proteins they make can also be broken down and tested. Human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) is one such gene that plays a role in the development of breast cancer. When...
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    Stop Fibromyalgia

    Do you suffer from widespread body discomfort, aches, or tenderness? Are you fatigued or tired, even after a full night’s sleep? Wake up sluggish and groggy? Suffer from “brain fog” that makes it hard to focus and concentrate? You can help yourself simply by following these nine easy steps with the food you put in your body.   What to Avoid When You Have Fibromyalgia As a fibromyalgia sufferer, you are probably wondering whether you should be eating certain foods while avoiding others altogether....
  • Medical Billing and Coding

    Medical billing and coding specialists have to know many healthcare terms in order to do their jobs efficiently and quickly. The healthcare system can be confusing because of the complex terms that change all the time. Here are just some of the many healthcare terms that an aspiring medical billing and coding specialist should know. Beneficiary – A beneficiary is someone who gains an advantage from something. In the case of healthcare, the beneficiary is the person covered under the healthcare plan like the primary...