University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio http://tpr.org en SA Researchers Find More Effective Way To Treat Hepatitis C http://tpr.org/post/sa-researchers-find-more-effective-way-treat-hepatitis-c <p></p><p>A San Antonio research team has uncovered a way to cure the deadly Hepatitis C – promising shorter treatments and fewer side effects than today’s standard treatment.</p><p>Hepatitis C can be treated today with a battery of interferon interventions treatments -- which takes 48 weeks and the side effects are debilitating -- but a new treatment using a combination of drugs needs only 12 weeks to kill the virus with much fewer side effects.</p> Thu, 10 Jan 2013 17:42:00 +0000 David Martin Davies 4550 at http://tpr.org SA Researchers Find More Effective Way To Treat Hepatitis C