Published in Hepatitis Weekly, February 12th, 2007
Study 1: Investigators publish new data in the report "A single alcohol ingestion does not affect serum hepatitis C virus RNA in patients with chronic hepatitis C." According to recent research from Athens, Greece, "The safe level of alcohol ingestion in sporadic drinkers with hepatitis C is unknown. Our aim was to evaluate the effect of a single moderate alcohol intake on serum HCV RNA concentrations and hepatic function in patients with chronic HCV infection."
"Twenty-one patients with chronic hepatitis C were randomly assigned to consume 50 g alcohol (group 1)...
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