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2 hrs ago | Nor'Wester
Jana Hartson and Lindsay Collins put up a tent during an event to recognize World Hepatitis C Day at the Majestic Lawn in Corner Brook from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday.
6 hrs ago | Illinoisreview
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10 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com
Okyeame Kwame Foundation together with MDS Lancet Laboratories, Theobald Hepatitis B Foundation, Roche and Ridge Hospital RPD on Saturday, offered free hepatitis B screening and vaccination to hundreds of people at James Town - Mantse Abgona in Accra.
14 hrs ago | Science Daily
Scientists have now identified a simple, pill-only treatment for hepatitis C that can cure 93 percent of patients in 12 weeks.
19 hrs ago | Medical News
Two new pill-only antiviral drug regimens could provide shorter, more effective treatment options with fewer side effects for the majority of patients infected with hepatitis C , even those most difficult to treat, according to the results of two studies published in The Lancet .
23 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com
In less than six months, prescriptions for Sovaldi have eclipsed all other hepatitis C pills combined, according to new data from IMS Health.
23 hrs ago | ABC News
A $1,000-per-pill drug that insurers are reluctant to pay for has quickly become the treatment of choice for a liver-wasting viral disease that affects more than 3 million Americans.
Carmen: IN "GOOD HEALTH," GETTING TESTED FOR HEPATITIS B OVER AGE 50, THE ANSWER SHOULD BE YES.
As we mark World Hepatitis Day , it's important to acknowledge that more than 130,000 British Columbians are hepatitis B and/or C infected.
If you're like most people, you probably don't give your liver a second thought.
According to the CDC , hepatitis C is a contagious liver disease that ranges in severity from a mild illness lasting a few weeks to a serious, lifelong illness that attacks the liver.
Sovaldi is a breakthrough drug for Hepatitis C patients, but some say the cost places a huge burden on everyone.
World Hepatitis Day takes place annually on July 28 and is dedicated to raising awareness of viral hepatitis and the illnesses it causes.
A relative of a person suffering from Hepatitis-B helps him drink water at a hospital in Modasa, in India's western Gujarat state February 17, 2009.
On Monday, July 28, the World Health Organization will look to raise awareness regarding treatment, prevention, screening, and control options for viral hepatitis and its related diseases through the global campaign, World Hepatitis Day .
Ron Butterfield takes a hepatitis C antibody swab test at QA Hospital, with Hepatology Nurse Karen Gamble.
Medivir AB announces that results from the phase II COSMOS clinical study were published July 28 in The Lancet, demonstrating that 92 percent of genotype 1 chronic hepatitis C virus adult patients treated with simeprevir in combination with sofosbuvir achieved sustained virologic response 12 weeks after the end of treatment .
In a new study published in the journal Hepatology , researchers from the UK reveal that hepatitis C virus genotype 1 is the most prevalent worldwide, accounting for 46% of all hepatitis C infections.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 10:02 pm
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