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3 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

3 Reasons Gilead Science, Inc.'s Stock Could Rise

Here are three things that could send shares higher if they come to fruition. 1. Sales of Gilead's hepatitis C drugs don't drop Talk about a low bar for success.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Health, Oncology

5 hrs ago | Dundalk Eagle

New vaccination requirements in effect for Maryland school students

One often-overlooked item to take care of: making sure students have all of the vaccinations required to attend school in the fall.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Chickenpox, Mumps, Medicine, Baltimore County, MD, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

6 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Editing HPV's genes to kill cervical cancer cells

Using the genome editing tool known as CRISPR, the researchers were able to selectively destroy two viral genes responsible for the growth and survival of cervical carcinoma cells, causing the cancer cells to self-destruct.

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Related Topix: HPV, Health, Cervical Cancer, Medicine, Genetics

18 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

$1,000 Sovaldi now hepatitis treatment of choice

The price is sky-high, but so is demand. A new $1,000-per-pill drug has become the treatment of choice for Americans with hepatitis C, a liver-wasting disease that affects more than 3 million.

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

Tue Aug 19, 2014

GlobeNewswire

Achillion Granted U.S. Patent for ACH-3102 and Structurally Related NS5A Inhibitors

Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office has granted Achillion U.S. Patent No.

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Related Topix: Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Pharmaceuticals, Patent / Trademark Law, Law, Medicine, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Infectious Diseases

Psychology Today

HIV and Hepatitis C risk in Pregnancy and Newborns

A major public health triumph for the pediatric community has been a significant decrease in transmission of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, from pregnant women to the baby.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Medicine, Maryland, NY, Genetics

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Pork Consumption and Seroprevalence of Hepatitis E Virus,Thailand, 2007 - "2008

The nationwide seroprevalence of hepatitis E IgG was determined among young men in Thailand.

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Related Topix: Medicine, 9, SPSS, Software

CiteULike

Screening for Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Chronic Liver Disease: A Systematic Review.

Guidelines recommend routine screening for hepatocellular carcinoma in high-risk patients, but the strength of evidence supporting these recommendations is unclear.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Cornish Guardian

Project pilots a new way to deal with 'silent killer' hepatitis C

The Addaction Cornwall hepatitis C pilot programme team pictured with Charles Gore from the Hepatitis C Trust and Dr Hyder Hussaini from the Royal Cornwall Hospital.

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Related Topix: Health, Drugs, Liver Cancer

Annals of Internal Medicine

Acting in the Face of Uncertainty

Disclaimer: The opinions represented here are those of the authors and do not reflect official policy of the Department of Veterans Affairs or the federal government.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Oncology, Medicine, Health

Asian Week

Immunization Program Protects Babies From Hepatitis B

The transmission of hepatitis B from mother to child has been virtually eliminated in Kaiser Permanente's Northern California region, thanks to a program which ensures that babies receive all recommended shots on time.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Benzinga

Leerink Says Tekmira Is 'Uniquely Positioned'

Tekmira Pharmaceuticals shares are trading seven percent higher Monday after Leerink revealed a $25 price target and Outperform rating.

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Related Topix: Tekmira Pharmaceuticals, Medicine, Health

Forbes.com

UK Says Sovaldi Is Worth It. We Should Listen.

It's rare that I get to say this - but we can learn something from the United Kingdom.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Health, Medicare

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Daily Press & Argus

Courthouse clock tower, downtown Howell Photo by Alan Ward / Daily Press & Argus

The Livingston County Department of Public Health holds walk-in immunization clinics from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays and from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesdays of every month at the health department, 2300 E. Grand River Ave. in Genoa Township.

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Related Topix: Livingston County, MI, Vaccinations, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Autism, Chickenpox, Medicine

PR-inside.com

New Market Research Report: Pharmasset, Inc - Pharmaceuticals &...

The company is engaged in discovering, producing and commercializing medicines to treat viral infections.

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

Beckers ASC Review

Second chances: Would gastroenterologists still choose the same field?

The physician shortage is looming on the horizon. Physicians are retiring or selling their practices and not as many students are choosing the medical field.

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Related Topix: Gastroenterology, Medicine, Hartsdale, NY, Health

Medical News

Physician disclosure website back on track

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announces it has fixed the glitch that took down the website where doctors and hospitals can review information about payments from drug and device makers.

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Medicare, Medicine

BioMed Central

Alpha-fetoprotein level as a biomarker of liver fibrosis status: a...

Hepatitis B virus infection is a serious public health problem worldwide. This study aimed to investigate the relationship between serum alpha-fetoprotein levels and pathological stages of liver biopsy in patients with chronic hepatitis B .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Fri Aug 15, 2014

GhanaWeb

Early detection of Hepatitis B essential - Doctor

Dr Samuel Asiamah Takyi, Medical Director of Life Essentials Clinic, has urged Ghanaians to go for regular check-ups for the early detection and treatment of Hepatitis B. He says Hepatitis B becomes deadly when detected late because the virus affects the liver cells or the hepatocytes and damages the whole body system.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Ghana, Africa, World News

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Insurers feel weight of health care act, hep C treatment

The state's major health insurers reported mostly lower financial results during the three months ended June 30, as expenses related to national health care reform and costly hepatitis C treatment mounted.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

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