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23 min ago | WNYC-AM New York

Costly Hepatitis C Pill Shreds Drug Industry Sales Record

The launch of Sovaldi, the $1,000-a-day pill for hepatitis C, is shaping up as the most successful ever.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Food and Drug Administration, Biotech, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Startups

1 hr ago | Information Technology

Research and Markets: Heplisav: 1018 ISS Immunostimulatory...

Heplisav [Hepatitis B vaccine, 1018 ISS immunostimulatory oligonucleotide with HBsAg ] is Dynavax Technologies' adjuvanted pipeline vaccine candidate that guards adults against acute and chronic infections caused by all known strains of HBV, with a particular emphasis on protecting adults that have failed to achieve seroconversion from the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Science / Technology, Cloud Computing

5 hrs ago | Newsday

Stocks edge lower after six-day rally

The stock market slipped Wednesday after rallying for six straight days as investors worked through another round of quarterly earnings reports from U.S. companies.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Startups, Intuitive Surgical, Robots, Biotech, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Health

5 hrs ago | ABC News

US Stocks Edge Lower After a Six-Day Rise

The stock market slipped Wednesday, after rising for six straight days, as investors worked through another round of quarterly earnings reports from U.S. companies.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Startups, Intuitive Surgical, Robots, Biotech, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Health

9 hrs ago | BioMed Central

Hepatitis B spliced protein (HBSP) promotes the carcinogenic effects...

The risk of hepatocellular carcinoma increases in chronic hepatitis B surface antigen carriers who often have concomitant increase in the levels of benzo[alpha]pyrene-7,8-diol-9,10-epoxide -DNA adduct in liver tissues, suggesting a possible co-carcinogenesis of Hepatitis B virus and benzo[alpha]pyrene in HCC; however the exact mechanisms involved ... (more)

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12 hrs ago | Aidsmap

Sofosbuvir for hepatitis C works well despite multiple negative predictive factors

Our award-winning series of patient information booklets. Each title provides a comprehensive overview of one aspect of living with HIV.

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13 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

Research and Markets: Global Hepatitis C Therapeutics in Major Developed Markets 2013-2019

The global market has the potential to grow to a value of $18.6 billion by 2019, more than tripling the 2012 market value of $5.8 billion Hepatitis C Therapeutics in Major Developed Markets to 2019 - Outstanding Recent Approvals and Late-Stage Pipeline to Transform Clinical and Commercial Landscape.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

15 hrs ago | South Florida Blade

Need Wood: Is Size King?

I keep getting all this spam for penis enlargement creams and pills in my email box.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Gilead Sciences' CEO Discusses Q1 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Welcome to the Gilead Sciences' first quarter 2014 earnings conference call. I would now like to turn the call over to Patrick O'Brien, Vice President of Investor Relations.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Startups, Health, Marketing

Daily Monitor

Government needs Shs75b for Hepatitis B fight, says minister

Ms Sarah Opendi, the state minister for health, said the money is required for purchase of drugs for treatment and vaccines for the next two years.

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BioMed Central

Prevalence and trends of markers of hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C...

Diego M Flichman , Jorgelina L Blejer , Beatriz I Livellara , Viviana E Re , Sonia Bartoli , Juan A Bustos , Claudia P Ansola , Susana Hidalgo , Martin E Cerda , Alicia E Levin , Adriana Huenul , Victoria Riboldi , Elena MC Trevino , Horacio J Salamone , Felix A Nunez , Robert J Fernandez , Juan F Reybaud and Rodolfo H Campos ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

The Chronicle Herald

Mike MacDonald seriously funny

Ottawa-based comedian Mike MacDonald makes his first Ha!ifax Comedy Fest appearance at the opening gala Wednesday night at Casino Nova Scotia.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Canada, World News, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television

Fox News

Gilead Profit Triples On Hepatitis C Drug Revenue

Gilead Sciences Inc , which ignited a fierce debate over prescription drug prices, said its new $1,000 hepatitis C pill generated quarterly sales of $2.27 billion, helping the company's quarterly net profit nearly triple.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Health, Startups, Business News

MarketWatch

Gilead shares climb; AT&T, Amgen shares fall

Gilead Sciences Inc., AT&T Inc. and Amgen Inc. were among the stocks actively trading Tuesday evening, with shares of Gilead climbing after handily beating Wall Street's quarterly earnings and revenue expectations and reporting a sales surge for its new hepatitis C treatment.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Amgen, Healthcare Industry, Gilead Sciences, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, Startups, Financial Markets, Health

MarketWatch

Should doctors care what treatments cost?

When a particularly effective medical treatment also turns out to be particularly expensive, it creates a quandary for the insurers and patients who foot the bill.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cardiology, Oncology

GastroHep.com

Ledipasvir and sofosbuvir for previously treated HCV genotype 1 infection

This week's issue of the New England Journal of Medicine evaluates the use of ledipasvir and sofosbuvir for previously treated HCV genotype 1 infection.

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Freshnews

Enanta Pharmaceuticals Announces New Drug Application Submission to...

Enanta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. , a research and development-focused biotechnology company dedicated to creating small molecule drugs in the infectious disease field, today announced that AbbVie, Enanta's collaboration partner for ABT-450, has submitted a New Drug Application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration seeking approval for an ... (more)

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Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Food and Drug Administration, Health, Norvir, Ritonavir (generic)

News 4 Jax

Wiping out hepatitis C

Warmuth had some tough times to get through; 17 years ago he was diagnosed with hepatitis C, a virus that attacks the liver.

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Lincoln Daily News

Biogen prices hemophilia drug on par with older therapies

B iogen Idec Inc is pricing its newly approved long-acting hemophilia drug, Alprolix, to cost U.S. patients, and insurers, about the same per year as older, less convenient therapies whose price can reach about $300,000 annually.

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Related Topix: Hemophilia, Health, Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Gilead Sciences, Genetics

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Northwest Herald

Health Dept. offers communicable disease testing

Woodstock Ill. – In recognition of April's National Public Health Week, the McHenry County Department of Health is offering free confidential or anonymous rapid HIV testing, by appointment, for individuals at high risk for infection.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Woodstock, IL, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

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