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By Shudip Talukdar, Bangalore, Dec 17 : The threat of a "silent" liver disease epidemic looms over India, with the problem compounded by the absence of safe, reliable and affordable diagnostics - especially biopsies.
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Medical personnel move a patient into the Capital Health Medical Center's Hopewell campus in this 2011 file photo.
Isn't there enough to contend with having diabetes? You need to take care of your eyes , feet , heart a Now you have to worry about your liver? Well, yes.
What do Mickey Mantle, Evel Knievel, Naomi Judd, Pamela Anderson, Jim Nabors and Keith Richards have in common? They have all faced hepatitis C. And they are not the only ones; about 3.2 million Americans have chronic hepatitis C. It claims the lives of more people each year than HIV/AIDS and is the leading cause of liver transplants in the United ... (more)
With the FDA approval of Sovaldi and Olysio , many people with hepatitis C, including those coinfected with HIV, will likely line up for long-stalled treatment.
Gilead Sciences, Inc. today announced that Health Canada has issued a Notice of Compliance for Sovaldi 400 mg tablets, a once-daily oral nucleotide analog polymerase inhibitor for the treatment of chronic hepatitisi 1 2C infection.
"The FDA is not bound by the Advisory Committee's recommendation but takes its advice into consideration when reviewing the application for an investigational agent," AstraZeneca said.
A new battle is looming over access to antiviral medicines in developing countries - this time for treating hepatitis C - more than a decade after a global showdown over the price of AIDS drugs in Africa.
New drug combinations - some already approved, some expected in the next year or so - promise cures for millions of people.
The New Zealand Ministry of Health has been notified by the Australian authorities that an assessment of a private hair treatment and replacement clinic in Sydney found evidence of poor infection control practices, including problems with the cleaning and sterilisation of surgical instruments and equipment.
The biopharmaceutical sector can sometimes be rife with big discoveries or a wasteland of failure, depending on the nature of a disease.
With the SPDR S&P Biotech Index up 38% over the trailing-12-month period, it's evident that investment dollars are willingly flowing into the biotech sector.
Those drugs have put up intriguing results in animal studies and the deal paves the way for human trials in 2014.
China's drug administration has suspended the use of two batches of hepatitis B vaccines after two dead cases occurred after vaccination.