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51 min ago | San Jose Mercury News
Today: Gilead's expensive, breakthrough hepatitis drug gives a huge boost to profits and revenues.
2 hrs ago | Health.com
For patients infected with both HIV and hepatitis C, HIV antiretroviral therapy may help control both viruses, a small study suggests.
7 hrs ago | SFGate
Gilead Sciences' $1,000-a-day hepatitis C pill is facing a firestorm of criticism from insurers and lawmakers, but none of those obstacles are likely to stop the Foster City company from reporting blockbuster revenues during the second quarter today.
8 hrs ago | The Willits News
Hepatitis C can seriously damage the liver and can be fatal. Older people are more likely to have been exposed to Hepatitis C, but many older Americans are not aware that they need to be tested for it.
10 hrs ago | McKnightsonline.com
The number of people infected in a wide-scale North Dakota Hepatitis C outbreak has risen, state health officials say.
Despite feeling in top physical shape, the war veteran discovered he had hepatitis C - a disease he had been living with for 28 years - and was facing imminent liver failure unless he received a liver transplant.
Health officials in Ohio and West Virginia advised patients of Valley Pain Management in McMechen on Monday to be tested for blood-borne infections.
The Snohomish Health District works to prevent and limit the spread of viral hepatitis by testing and offering vaccines to people most at risk.
State health officials say an additional case has been linked to a hepatitis C outbreak in Minot, bringing the total to 47. Forty-five of the cases have been in former or current residents of the ManorCare nursing home.
The celebrities turned up at Okyeame Kwame's 'Celebrity Car Wash' at the Cahaya Car Spa, East Legon on Sunday, July 20 to help raise funds to fight the dreadful Hepatitis B an infectious illness of the liver caused by the hepatitis B virus .
In the good-news/bad-news world of blockbuster drugs, the latest is the launch of Sovaldi, a drug to treat hepatitis C. Sovaldi comes with a cure rate as high as 90 percent for a disease that afflicts 3 million people in the United States, and with fewer complications than previous treatments.
For Lori Reilly, vice president for policy and research at the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America , the constant struggle to find new cures and treatments hits close to home.
Pennsylvania lawmakers have an opportunity when they come back into session to take decisive action against a disease that has become known as the "silent killer" - a disease that poses a grave threat to Pennsylvania's baby boomer population.
The vaccines purchased by the Beijing Health Bureau will be used for the period from 2014 to 2016.
Gilead Sciences' new hepatitis C drug receives as much praise for its healing powers as it receives criticism of its price, $84,000 for 12 weeks.
The investigation by West Virginia health officials found that, prior to November 2013, needles and syringes were reused at Valley Pain Management to administer pain medications and saline solutions, and the same pain medication vial was used for more than one patient, the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources and the Ohio ... (more)
Gilead Sciences of San Francisco is under investigation by the U.S. Senate Finance Committee for charging $84,000 for a 12 week course of a new drug to treat hepatitis C. Gilead sells the exact same course for $900 in poor countries like Egypt and India.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 04:46 pm
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