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2 hrs ago | Freshnews

A Treatment Revolution is Underway: All-Oral Therapies Transform Global Hepatitis C Antiviral Market

Drug development for hepatitis C virus antivirals has amplified with rising incidence rates and the intense need for curative therapy in the absence of a preventative vaccine.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health, Medicare

6 hrs ago | Switched

Join World Hepatitis Day at the White House - July 30: A Call to Action for Public Health Leadership

Every year, on July 28th, we commemorate World Hepatitis Day and elevate the public health response to a disease that impacts more than 400 million people globally.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

10 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Hepatitis C annual UK report: progress made, but much more to do

New figures from Public Health England reveal hospital admissions, liver transplants and deaths from hepatitis C have all risen in the UK.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health

14 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Researchers discover how Hepatitis C virus persists for years

A cultured liver cancer cell infected with Hepatitis C. The virus, stained red, surrounds the blue-stained nucleus and is in the process of being reproduced by virus within the cytoplasm.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health, North Carolina, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

19 hrs ago | WJHG-TV Panama City

Bay County Health Department Getting Locals Aware and Tested for Hepatitis

There are several strains of Hepatitis that can affect anyone, but the Centers for Disease control says one particular group, more than any other, is testing positive for the most serious form.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Standard

Help at hand for those at risk of hep B

Thousands of people aged 26 or above - called "n-persons" - are at risk of hepatitis B as they have not benefited from the childhood immunization program, an expert said.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health

ClickOnDetroit

Baby Boomers should be tested for Hepatitis C

Carmen: IN "GOOD HEALTH," GETTING TESTED FOR HEPATITIS B OVER AGE 50, THE ANSWER SHOULD BE YES.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health

HIV and Hepatitis

Today Is World Hepatitis Day [VIDEO]

Over years or decades, hepatitis B and C can lead to severe liver disease including cirrhosis and liver cancer.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health

NewsOne

Hepatitis C: 5 Facts Every African American Needs To Know

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.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health, African-American, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

WUSA-TV Washington

Debate over cost of Hepatitis C pill

Sovaldi is a breakthrough drug for Hepatitis C patients, but some say the cost places a huge burden on everyone.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

AlertNet

Hepatitis: Asia's silent epidemic

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.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Malaria

BBC News

'Poor care for hepatitis C virus'

Official figures for England show just 3% of people who develop chronic hepatitis C each year receive treatment to help clear the virus.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health

Manawatu Standard

Spotlight on hepatitis

As the Manawatu hepatitis community nurse, Marty Graham sees first hand what can happen when someone waits to get tested for hepatitis.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health, Oceania, New Zealand, World News

Medical News Today

Physician advocates awareness, collaboration to combat peaking hep C virus

Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., director of The Miriam Hospital's HIV/Viral Hepatitis Coinfection program, states in the July, 2014 Rhode Island Medical Journal special edition, "RI Defeats Hep C" that eliminating hepatitis C virus infection is feasible, can provide economic benefits, enhance capacity to address other health challenges, and improve health ... (more)

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health, HIV/AIDS, Rhode Island, Rhode Island Government, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Medical News

Researchers provide global genotype prevalence estimates for HCV

In one of the largest prevalence studies to date, researchers from the U.K. provide national, regional, and global genotype prevalence estimates for the hepatitis C virus .

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health, Genetics

Xinhuanet

Australia facing "tidal wave of liver disease": expert

Australia is facing a Hepatitis " crisis-in-waiting" with half of all Australians living with hepatitis B or hepatitis C now within the "liver danger-zone" with serious liver disease scratching at the surface, according to a new report released Monday, the World Hepatitis Day.

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Related Topix: Tsunami, Natural Disasters, Hepatitis, Medicine, Health, Australia, Oceania, World News

EurekAlert!

The Lancet: New oral drug regimens cure hardest-to-treat hepatitis C

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 .

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Health

Express India

India has the second highest number of Hepatitis B infected

Summary India has over 40 million Hepatitis B infected patients, second only to China, and most people with chronic Hepatitis B or C are unaware of their infection, putting them at serious risk of developing cirrhosis or liver cancer which are life threatening.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health, World News, India, Malaria

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Medical News

Trinidad & Tobago Ministry of Health approves hepatitis C drug telaprevir

The Chemistry, Food & Drugs Division of the Trinidad & Tobago Ministry of Health approved the introduction of Telaprevir to the market, an innovative therapy that significantly increases the cure rate from Hepatitis C , and it is indicated for patients infected with the genotype 1 virus .

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health, Trinidad and Tobago, World News, Central America

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Voice of America

World Hepatitis Day Highlights Global Scourge, Hopes for Treatment

Hepatitis is one of the top four communicable diseases in the world, with someone contracting the potentially fatal liver condition every 10 seconds.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health

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