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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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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

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