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However, understanding HCV chronicity and pathogenesis is hampered by its narrow host range, mostly restricted to human and chimpanzee.
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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.
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.
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 .
Correspondence: Fabrizio Fabrizi, Division of Nephrology, Maggiore Hospital, IRCCS Foundation, Padiglione Croff, Via Commenda 15, 20122 Milano, Italy.
Correspondence: Inmaculada Castillo, Fundación para el Estudio de las Hepatitis Virales, Guzmán el Bueno 72, 28015 Madrid, Spain.
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.
The vast majority of American babies are getting the vaccines they need to protect them from serious illnesses, federal health officials said Thursday.
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.
Biotech InterMune was taken out by Roche for over $8 billion yesterday in a deal that had an almost 40% buyout premium.
Scientists have successfully infected a lab mouse with chronic hepatitis C, opening doors to better study the virus' effect on humans.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Sun Aug 31, 2014 10:52 pm
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