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33 min ago | ITV

New pill offers 'cure' for hepatitis C

The drug, known as 'daclatasvir' can rid 90% of patients of the diseas within 12 weeks when used with other agents.

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1 hr ago | Boston.com

New Genzyme pill will cost patients $310,250 a year

Cambridge biotech Genzyme has priced its new pill to treat Gaucher disease at $310,250 a year for the small population of US patients suffering from the rare genetic disorder.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Genzyme General, Healthcare Industry, Genetics, Health

5 hrs ago | Romsey Advertiser

Hepatitis C is commonly spread by sharing needles and can hide for years without producing symptoms

A new pill treatment that is said to offer a "cure" for the chronic liver disease hepatitis C has been launched in the UK.

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8 hrs ago | Dearborn County Register

Next blood drive at DCH Sept. 4

Dearborn County Hospital's next blood drive, in association with the Hoxworth Blood Center of Cincinnati, will be on Thursday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Dearborn County, IN, Lawrenceburg, IN, Medicine, Health

10 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Weekly Pharma Notes: Bristol-Myers Squibb, Pfizer, Merck And Roche

It was another eventful week for pharmaceutical companies studded with acquisition announcements, investors expecting potential bids, alliances and new therapeutic agents getting regulatory approval.

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Related Topix: Bloomsbury Publishing, Biotech, Bristol Myers Squibb, Publishing, Media, Medarex, Medicine, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, Health

11 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Gilead Sciences Is Not Done Running

Total revenues for the second quarter of 2014 increased to $6.53 billion compared to $2.77 billion for the second quarter of 2013.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Health, Pharmaceuticals, Pharmasset, San Mateo County, CA, Foster City, CA

15 hrs ago | Applied Clinical Trials

Galmed Pharmaceuticals Completes Two Chronic Toxicology Studies and...

These studies were performed in compliance with the European Medicines Agency's ICH M3 guidelines by WIL Research, a global contract research organization, at its facility in and support Galmed's planned Phase IIb clinical trial of aramchol for the treatment of Non-Alcoholic Steato-Hepatitis, or NASH, in patients who also suffer from obesity and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Pharmacology, Healthcare Law, Law, Health, Food and Drug Administration

18 hrs ago | BioMed Central

Functional gene arrays-based analysis of fecal microbiomes in patients with liver cirrhosis

Human gut microbiota plays an important role in the pathogenesis of cirrhosis complications.

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22 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

What you need to know about liver cirrhosis

Department of Health Undersecretary Janet Garin described liver cirrhosis as a slowly progressing disease that eventually prevents the organ from functioning properly.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Daily Monitor

How safe is the blood you are getting?

While millions of Ugandans have donated or received this blood, it is always tough for either a patient or their relatives to accept it from a stranger even after it has gone through thorough routine blood screening.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Medicine

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Cell Research

Persistent hepatitis C virus infections and hepatopathological...

However, understanding HCV chronicity and pathogenesis is hampered by its narrow host range, mostly restricted to human and chimpanzee.

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

The Independent

Neil Lawson Baker interview: 'I've gained so much from art....

The Chris Blackhurst Interview: Sculptor, painter, saxophonist... Neil Lawson Baker has had many incarnations after illness forced him to take a break from his Belgravia dental practice, and now he is encouraging others to fulfil their potential by entering a competition Group Content Editor of The Independent, i, The Independent on Sunday and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Dentistry, Medicine, Health

Nerve News

Got a cavity? Check whether your dental clinic is infection proof

New Delhi, Aug 31 - Is your dental clinic HIV and Hepatitis proof? Better find out soon or you might meet the same fate as 32-year-old Arnold Zakaria, who developed swellings in his throat glands and armpits after being treated for a dental cavity.

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Related Topix: Dentistry, Medicine, Health, World News, India,

Sat Aug 30, 2014

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

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

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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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

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