22 min ago
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.
4 hrs ago
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)
Sun Jul 27, 2014
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 .
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.
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 .
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.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
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 .
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.
The coming hepatitis C 'tsunami'
There's a deadly virus infecting an estimated 38,000 Arkansans that is spread largely through IV drug use and sexual contact, but also medical procedures such as blood transfusions.
The Washington Post
Q&A: The new $84,000 hepatitis C drug
It's a long-term liver illness that can last for life, and the most severe cases could lead to cirrhosis or liver cancer.
Notts: County Council warn against the dangers of Hepatitis ahead of World Hepatitis Day
Notts County Council is marking World Hepatitis Day by reminding residents of the dangers posed by viral hepatitis, and the reasons that might have put people at risk of contracting it.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Miriam Hospital 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)
Applied Clinical Trials
Celsion Announces Positive Interim Data Update from its Phase 2 DIGNITY Study in Breast Cancer
The trial is designed to enroll 20 patients at several U.S. clinical sites and is evaluating ThermoDox in combination with mild hyperthermia.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Celsion Corporation to Ring the NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell on July 16, 2014
As previously announced, in , a privately-held biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of nucleic acid-based therapeutics for the treatment of cancer and other difficult to treat diseases.
Marijuana Can Kill Cancer Cells? This Grandfather Allegedly Cured...
Cancer can evolve into a disease so debilitating that it quickly overcomes the immune system and numbers a patient's days, if untreatable.
The Willits News
Hepatitis C: Older Americans are at risk
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.
Wrestler holds on to mate
COMFORT: Daniel House with partner Mikala Whitton-Lowe and daughter Shakiya, 10. Mr House has become a friend of wrestler Chris Jericho.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
A life-saving cure with an $84,000 price tag
Hepatitis C is one of the deadliest virus infections in the world, affecting more than 150 million people.
Biotech Media Advisory: GenSpera's (OTCQB:GNSZ) G-202 HCC Clinical...
July 22, 2014 GenSpera, Inc. , a leader in developing prodrug therapeutics for the treatment of cancer, announces the Asia-Pacific Primary Liver Cancer Expert Meeting presentation of the G-202 hepatocellular carcinoma clinical trial data is now available for download for media and investors.
'Deal with it' documentary Exposes Canada's Hidden Hepatitis C Epidemic
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.