Hepatitis C

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Name: Hepatitis C
First reported 21 mins ago - Updated 21 mins ago - 1 reports

Aussies warned over hepatitis and medications

Medical experts in Australia are warning travellers to be aware of the risk of contracting hepatitis B and C when travelling in the Asia-Pacific regionHelen Tyrell, the CEO of Hepatitis Australia, has warned that experts are anticipating a rise in the ... [Published International Travel Insurance Journal - 21 mins ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Prisons balk at Sovaldi’s $84,000 cost for hepatitis C treatment

In San Francisco’s jails, no inmates with hepatitis C are receiving Sovaldi, the breakthrough pill that can cure most patients in an unprecedented amount of time.In California’s prisons, the drug, made by Gilead Sciences of Foster City, is being given ... [Published Corrections Connection - 1 hour ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

Could the Hepatitis C Virus Be Eradicated in Your Lifetime?

With the introduction of interferon free therapies, it is possible that the hepatitis C infection may be cured or even eradicated within the next 10 to 20 years.Click to Continue » ... [Published Fort Mills Times - 7 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Swindon Hepatitis C support group marks its third year

5:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014 in Latest News By Katie Bond , @SwindonAdver007Buy this photo The Hepatitis C group has just celebrated its third birthday. Pictured are Phil Spalding with Richard Hall, front, and Danny McCabe, Paul Exton, Sarah Tattersall ... [Published This Is Wiltshire - 10 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 6 reports

Prisons balk at $84K cost for hepatitis C treatment

In San Francisco’s jails, no inmates with hepatitis C are receiving Sovaldi, the breakthrough pill that can cure most patients in an unprecedented amount of time.In California’s prisons, the drug, made by Gilead Sciences of Foster City, is being given ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - 13 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Pill Injectors at Higher Risk for Hepatitis C Than Heroin Injectors | Tessie Castillo

This month the American Journal of Public Health published an article with surprising new findings: People who inject prescription opioid analgesics (pain pills) are five times more likely to be Hepatitis C infected than people who inject other drugs ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 14 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Duodenal Ferroportin Is Up-Regulated in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C

by Lanqing Ma, Tong Zou, Yuping Yuan, Jiajun Lv, Xiangqian Dong, Gang Yang, Yunzhen Zhu, Juan Luo, Zhigang Zhang, Jiefu YangHepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is a leading cause of liver-related mortality. Chronic hepatitis C (CHC) is frequently associated ... [Published Plosone.org - 20 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Study Added: Response to protease inhibitor treatment in hepatitis c (peak serum total bilirubin levels)

AUTHOR: Nelson DSTUDY DATE: February 6, 2014TITLE: Genome-wide association study to characterize serum bilirubin elevations in patients with HCV treated with GS-9256, an HCV NS3 serine protease inhibitor. ... [Published National Human Genome Research Institute - 21 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

FDA Approves Hepatitis C Combination Pill

The first combination pill to treat chronic hepatitis C virus genotype 1 infection was approved by the Food and Drug Administration Oct. 10.The once-daily tablet under the trade name Harvoni... ... [Published Clinician Reviews - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Hepatitis C Market Identifying Key Drivers and Issues

Albany, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/20/2014 -- The global Hepatitis C market is currently witnessing a surge in the number of people affected by the hepatitis C associated illnesses. It is still unsure as to the number of people actually infected with the virus. ... [Published Reliance Trust - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Hepatitis C Treatment Breakthroughs, Advances in Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for C. difficile, Drug-Induced Liver Injury Warnings among Featured Topics Presented at the American College of Gastroenterology's 79th Annual Meeting

BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Promising new research in the area of hepatitis C (HCV) therapy that suggests more patients, including those with cirrhosis, will be cured from this common cause of potentially fatal viral liver ... [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 2 reports

180 Million People Have This Disease, Yet Few Are Aware of It

Infectious diseases are everywhere, and according to Smart Global Health they're blamed for 16% of global deaths each year. Extrapolating that figure out globally, this would mean in the neighborhood of 135 million people could have this potentially deadly ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Oct 19 2014]

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"Anyone who has a health concern about a service they received in the community should contact Public Health and we will investigate and follow up accordingly" said Dr. Mercer
...Robert Myers , Associate Professor and Director of the University of Calgary Viral Hepatitis Clinic . "With Harvoni, the majority of genotype 1 patients can be cured with a once-daily pill in as little as eight or 12 weeks without the need for interferon injections or ribavirin tablets, which are associated with significant side effects."
"This came as a complete surprise both to investors and to Shire and they have a legitimate gripe about how AbbVie handled the communication" said Sanford Bernstein analyst Ronny Gal...

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Aussies warned over hepatitis and medications [Published International Travel Insurance Journal - 21 mins ago]
Red Algae Extract Fights Ebola … and HIV, SARS ... [Published Global Research - 1 hour ago]
Prisons balk at Sovaldi’s $84,000 cost for hepa... [Published Corrections Connection - 1 hour ago]
AbbVie's $55B deal for Shire is officially dead... [Published FierceBiotech - 1 hour ago]
Few California Inmates With Hepatitis C Get Cos... [Published Kaiser Health News - 1 hour ago]
Health Inspections of Personal Services Availab... [Published Fountain Pen - 2 hours ago]
3 Drugs Critical to Johnson & Johnson's Future [Published Motley Fool Discussion Boards - 3 hours ago]
Safety Syringes Market Analysis 2013 - 2019:Tra... [Published Scoop Asia - 5 hours ago]
Cholera: Intervention introspection [Published Infrastructure News - 5 hours ago]
Compositions for prevention or treatment of Hep... [Published Free Patents Online - 7 hours ago]
Inhibitors of HCV NS5A [Published Free Patents Online - 7 hours ago]
Combination hepatitis C virus antigen and antib... [Published Free Patents Online - 7 hours ago]
Could the Hepatitis C Virus Be Eradicated in Yo... [Published Fort Mills Times - 7 hours ago]
Could the Hepatitis C Virus Be Eradicated in Yo... [Published 4 Traders - 8 hours ago]
Long-term HIV infection and health-related qual... [Published CATIE - 8 hours ago]
GILEAD SCIENCES : Health Canada Issues Notice o... [Published 4 Traders - 9 hours ago]
Gilead Sciences Gets Notice of Compliance for H... [Published Individual.com - 9 hours ago]
Cure for Alzheimer’s Disease: Cost or Value? [Published Bay City Capital - 10 hours ago]
Swindon Hepatitis C support group marks its thi... [Published This Is Wiltshire - 10 hours ago]
Multinational pharmaceutical companies push bac... [Published Health-e - 11 hours ago]
Prisons balk at $84K cost for hepatitis C treat... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - 13 hours ago]
Pill Injectors at Higher Risk for Hepatitis C T... [Published DailyMe.Com - 14 hours ago]
AbbVie CEO Gonzales loses Shire, but wins prais... [Published Today Online - 14 hours ago]
AbbVie CEO Gonzales loses Shire, but wins prais... [Published Reuters - 15 hours ago]
Welfare cuts urged by Howlin’s department in re... [Published Irish Times - 15 hours ago]
Mesriani Law Group Recovers $50K for Disability... [Published Prlog - 15 hours ago]
Pricey Hepatitis Drug a Good Bet in U.S. Prison... [Published Drugs.com - 16 hours ago]
Traditions healing ceremonies could help people... [Published CBC - 17 hours ago]
Gilead's $1,000-a-pill hepatitis C drug may mak... [Published San Francisco Business Times - 17 hours ago]
Enanta declines HCV drug co-development option ... [Published Seeking Alpha - 18 hours ago]
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For inmates, pricey hepatitis C drug could make... [Published News from Stanford's School of Medicine - 18 hours ago]
Despite its $7,000-per-week cost, sofosbuvir provides better value than other current treatments for prisoners with hepatitis C, according to Stanford researchers. ...
Hepatitis C Treatment Breakthroughs, Advances i... [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - Oct 20 2014]
BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Promising new research in the area of hepatitis C (HCV) therapy that suggests more patients, including those with cirrhosis, will be cured from this common cause of potentially fatal viral liver ...
Health Canada issues notice of compliance for G... [Published PBR - News - Oct 17 2014]
Health Canada has issued a Notice of Compliance for Gilead Sciences' Harvoni (ledipasvir 90 mg/sofosbuvir 400mg), the first once-daily single tablet regimen to treat chronic hepatitis C genotype 1 infection in adults. ...
Health Canada issues notice of compliance for G... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Oct 16 2014]
-- Harvoni Provides High Cure Rates (SVR12), Shortens Treatment Duration and Eliminates Need for Interferon and Ribavirin --FOSTER CITY, CA, Oct. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) today announced that Health Canada has issued a Notice ...
Health Canada Issues Notice of Compliance for G... [Published Business Wire Photo/Multimedia News - Oct 16 2014]
FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) today announced that Health Canada has issued a Notice of Compliance for Harvoni™ (ledipasvir 90 mg/sofosbuvir 400 mg), the first once-daily single table regimen for the treatment ...
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Phase II IMPACT study initiated to evaluate Sim... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Oct 10 2014]
Screening and Drug Therapy Predicted to Make He... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Aug 05 2014]
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