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1 hr ago | Crooks and Liars
Since the federal government already provides so much of the R&D funding for pharmaceutical companies, and Big Pharma really exploits its stranglehold on certain drugs, maybe it's time to talk about either federal price ceilings, partial ownership of drug profits -- or taking over completely.
1 hr ago | Voice of America
Hepatitis is one of the top four communicable diseases in the world, with someone contracting the potentially fatal liver condition every 10 seconds.
2 hrs ago | Q-Notes
Scientists and community members have striven to make their points and find common ground on this last full day of the XX International AIDS Conference on Thursday.
6 hrs ago | Worksop Guardian
Notts County Council is marking World Hepatitis Day by reminding residents of the dangers posed by viral hepatitis, and the reasons that might have put people at risk of contracting it.
6 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence
The checks are part of a campaign to eliminate hepatitis C in the state that is being spearheaded by Dr. Lynn Taylor.
6 hrs ago | The Washington Post
It's a long-term liver illness that can last for life, and the most severe cases could lead to cirrhosis or liver cancer.
9 hrs ago | Centers for Disease Control and Preve...
Infections with hepatitis B virus and hepatitis C virus are major causes of morbidity and mortality globally, primarily because of sequelae of chronic liver disease including cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma .
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A hepatitis C sufferer holds out his pills. The large one is Sovaldi, which costs $1,000 per pill but promises a hepatitis-free life.
July 28, 2014, marks the 4th annual World Hepatitis Day. Nearly 400 million persons are living with hepatitis B or hepatitis C, and more than 1 million die annually as a result of their infection.
Treatment of HIV patients co-infected with the hepatitis C virus with an anti-retroviral drug therapy not only tackles HIV, but also reduces HCV replication, according to a new study led by a University of Cincinnati researcher.
Dr. Loris Drepaul, from the Perry Avenue Family Medical Center, says the virus is transmitted through bodily fluids or people are born with it.
Aside from a group of protestors demanding a 'Robin Hood' tax to help fight AIDS , most delegates left buoyed by former US president Bill Clinton's keynote speech.
Today: Gilead's expensive, breakthrough hepatitis drug gives a huge boost to profits and revenues.
For patients infected with both HIV and hepatitis C, HIV antiretroviral therapy may help control both viruses, a small study suggests.
Gilead Sciences' $1,000-a-day hepatitis C pill is facing a firestorm of criticism from insurers and lawmakers, but none of those obstacles are likely to stop the Foster City company from reporting blockbuster revenues during the second quarter today.
Hepatitis C can seriously damage the liver and can be fatal. Older people are more likely to have been exposed to Hepatitis C, but many older Americans are not aware that they need to be tested for it.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 02:46 pm
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