Podcast: Interferon for interferon nonresponding and relapsing patients with chronic hepatitis C

Some patients with chronic hepatitis C progress from a relatively benign condition to a life-threatening illness. Interferon has been used to try to prevent this but researchers have struggled to investigate its effects reliably. Ron Koretz from Granada Hills in the USA, tells us about the January 2013 update of the relevant Cochrane Review, outlining what the authors did to try to solve this and what they found.