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3 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

State health agency outlines spending increases

A state health agency is budgeting an extra $24 million this fiscal year, and a similar amount next year, to pay for costly hepatitis C drugs in Georgia's Medicaid program.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Medicaid, Georgia, Georgia Government

6 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Topeka clinic offering 'game-changer' to assess liver disease

A Topeka medical clinic is the first in Kansas to utilize a new noninvasive scanning technology that could eliminate the need for liver disease patients to have painful needle biopsies.

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Related Topix: Topeka, KS, Medicine, Health

21 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

Dancehall Madness

Trends in the latter, however, have been raising a few eyebrows over the years. Bottle sucking, the latest trend to emerge, sees females poking several glass bottles in their mouths and seductively sucking on them while dancing.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

National, State, and Selected Local Area Vaccination Coverage Among...

In the United States, among children born during 1994-2013, vaccination will prevent an estimated 322 million illnesses, 21 million hospitalizations, and 732,000 deaths during their lifetimes .

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Mumps, Medicine, Chickenpox

Kidney International

Novel evidence on hepatitis C virus-associated glomerular disease

Correspondence: Fabrizio Fabrizi, Division of Nephrology, Maggiore Hospital, IRCCS Foundation, Padiglione Croff, Via Commenda 15, 20122 Milano, Italy.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Nephrology, Italy, World News, Metabolic Syndrome

Kidney International

High prevalence of occult hepatitis C virus infection in patients...

Correspondence: Inmaculada Castillo, Fundación para el Estudio de las Hepatitis Virales, Guzmán el Bueno 72, 28015 Madrid, Spain.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Spain, World News,

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Recommendations and Reports: Human Papillomavirus Vaccination:...

Corresponding preparer: Lauri E. Markowitz, MD, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, CDC.

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Related Topix: HPV, Health, Vaccinations, HIV/AIDS, Medicine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cervical Cancer

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Motley Fool

Has Gilead Sciences, Inc.'s Star Drug Already Peaked?

First, new prescriptions started to fall in March. And then, as you'd expect, total prescriptions, which includes refills, peaked a couple of months later.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Food and Drug Administration

CBS News

Children's vaccine rates vary widely by state

The vast majority of American babies are getting the vaccines they need to protect them from serious illnesses, federal health officials said Thursday.

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

Switched

U.S. Infant Vaccination Rates High, But Not All Babies Getting Shots On Time

U.S. infant vaccination rates for diseases such as measles, mumps and rubella increased or remained stable at high levels in 2013, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mumps, Control Group, Medicine

Seeking Alpha

When Will M&A Come To The Hepatitis C Space?

Biotech InterMune was taken out by Roche for over $8 billion yesterday in a deal that had an almost 40% buyout premium.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Biotech, InterMune, Healthcare Industry, Gilead Sciences, Startups, CGI Pharmaceuticals, Achillion Pharmaceuticals

Xinhuanet

Chinese scientists successfully infect mouse with hepatitis C

Scientists have successfully infected a lab mouse with chronic hepatitis C, opening doors to better study the virus' effect on humans.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Medicine, Health,

Live Charts

BTG granted approval in China for liver cancer treatment

Specialist healthcare company BTG and its partner SciClone Pharmaceuticals have received approval from the China Food and Drug Administration for the registration of its DC Bead treatment for a type of malignant liver tumour.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Liver Cancer, Health, Startups, SciClone Pharmaceuticals

Information Technology

European Commission Approves Bristol-Myers Squibb's Daklinza...

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company i 1 2 today announced that the European Commission has approved Daklinza , a potent, pan-genotypic NS5A replication complex inhibitor , for use in combination with other medicinal products across genotypes 1, 2, 3 and 4 for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus infection in adults.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Bristol Myers Squibb, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Bloomsbury Publishing, Publishing, Media, Medarex, Health, Marketing, World News, Germany

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Phoenix Va horror stories: Case file vignettes from Va Ig investigation

Here are some excerpts from some of the case files in the Department of Veterans Affairs inspector general's investigation: In late summer 2013, a man in his early 60s with heart disease, hypertension, diabetes and hepatitis B and C, had severely depressed cardiac function, indicating heart failure and increased risk for sudden death.

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Related Topix: Heart Disease, Health, Medicine, Heart Failure, Urology, Prostate Cancer, Depression

Business Journal

Curing hep-C will take a diverse strategy, including price breaks from drug-makers

The recent discussion regarding funding of new medications for hepatitis-C treatment by the Oregon Health Plan has brought several facts into focus: Medications with few side effects will soon to be available to cure over 90 percent of HCV patients, with the promise of saving lives and reducing future medical costs.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Oregon Government, Oregon

TheBlaze.com

FDA sides with your parents, says tattoos hurt, could cause infection

The Food and Drug Administration is warning people that getting a tattoo comes with several risks, including the possibility of being infected with HIV or hepatitis, allergic reactions, and other skin problems.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Health, US News

Seeking Alpha

Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp. Is More Than Just A Short-Term Trade

Ebola has thrust a virtually unknown company into the spotlight. Unknown to average retail investors, but, not unknown in its industry, Tekmira has some interesting technology and partners.

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Related Topix: Tekmira Pharmaceuticals, Genetics, Medicine, Health

Daily Texan

Austin Whataburger employee diagnosed with hepatitis A

An employee at the Whataburger on Guadalupe Street near campus was diagnosed with hepatitis A, public health officials reported Thursday.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Travis County, TX, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Business Wire

Ryogen Awarded Two U.S. Patents Directed to Hepatitis C and Diabetes

8,795,959 titled "Isolated glucokinase genomic polynucleotide fragments from chromosome 7" was issued August 5, 2014.

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Related Topix: Diabetes, Health, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Patent / Trademark Law, Law, Suffern, NY

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