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3 hrs ago | Trucker

Groups launch trucking campaign against Hepatitis C

The Healthy Trucking Association of America , OraSure Technologies Inc. and AbbVie Friday announced they have joined forces to launch Truckers Rolling Against Hepatitis C, a nationwide initiative to educate truck drivers about the hepatitis C virus and encourage testing among this population.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, OraSure Technologies, Biotech, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Truckers, Infectious Diseases

4 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

Breath test spots diseases

Every minute, the average person takes about 15 breaths and researchers at the Cleveland Clinic say those breaths can reveal a lot about your health.


Related Topix: Heart Failure, Health, Medicine, Lung Cancer

8 hrs ago |

Tulsa dentist accused of unsanitary practices to give up his license

A Tulsa oral surgeon found to have possibly exposed up to 5,000 patients to HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C may be permanently barred from practicing as of Friday.


Related Topix: Dentistry, Medicine, Health

10 hrs ago | Baltimore Jewish Times

New Lease on Life

Not many people who battle drug addiction and Hepatitis C live to tell about it.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Drugs, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Baltimore County, MD, Pikesville, MD

Thu Aug 21, 2014

WXOW-TV La Crosse


With college students set to return to campus over the next couple of weeks, La Crosse health officials have some reminders for those students.


Related Topix: La Crosse, WI, Medicine, Meningitis, Health, La Crosse County, WI

Slate Magazine

Have a Great Day, Honey, and Don't Get Ebola

An isolation room at Emory University Hospital on Aug. 1, 2014. Patients suspected of Ebola are whisked into an isolation room, where air can go in but can't come out.


Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Health, Prison

CBC News

Wikipedia's medical errors and one doctor's fight to correct them

Dr. James Heilman works as an emergency room physician in Cranbrook, B.C. and is also a clinical instructor at UBC.


Related Topix: Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Canada, Health

KXAN-TV Austin

Hepatitis A exposure alert spurred by sick Whataburger worker

Health officials are wanting to alert the public about possible hepatitis A exposure at a Whataburger in Central Austin.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Austin, TX, Travis County, TX

The Daily Star

Health Ministry launches hepatitis campaign

BEIRUT: Lebanon's Health Ministry launched an awareness campaign Thursday on the spread of the viral hepatitis, aimed at informing citizens about the disease's symptoms and consequences.


University facing A 400,000 compensation bill after hundreds of students put at risk of HIV

A university could be hit with a A 400,000 compensation bill after a vaccination blunder left hundreds of students terrified they could have contracted HIV.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Medicine

Hispanic Business

Tekmira's Lipid Nanoparticle (LNP) Technology Targeting Marburg Virus ...

Tekmira, along with its collaborators at the University of Texas Medical Branch at edition of the journal Science Translational Medicine .


Related Topix: Nanotechnology, Science / Technology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Medicine, Health

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Hispanic Business

Patent Issued for Method of Producing the Polypeptide for Treating Virus-Induced Cancer

News editors obtained the following quote from the background information supplied by the inventors: "Field of the Invention "As a result of industrial globalization, viral infection by, for example, viral hepatitis, influenza, pneumonia, encephalitis, virus-induced carcinoma and acquired immune deficiency syndrome is becoming an epidemic ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Inventions, Science / Technology, Influenza, HIV/AIDS, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

New vaccination requirements take effect in Minnesota schools Sept. 1st

And with new vaccination requirements taking effect in Minnesota on September 1st, students will need to be up to date on all their shots.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Family, Kids, Stephen, MN, Duluth, MN, Medicine, Mumps

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.


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

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.


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

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.


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

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.


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

Tue Aug 19, 2014


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.


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.


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.


Related Topix: Medicine, 9, SPSS, Software