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News on Hepatitis continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

31 min ago | SBWire

"Comvax (Prophylactic Hepatitis B Virus Vaccines) - Forecast and...

Hepatitis B, which is caused by the hepatitis B virus , is characterized by acute or chronic inflammation of the liver.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Vaccinations

4 hrs ago | Food Quality News

Recalls: Hepatitis A, E.coli, glass and allergens

This week in the recall round-up gallery the reasons behind food withdrawals takes us to Norway, Belgium, Germany, the UK, USA, Canada and Australia.

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8 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Mechanism helps explain persistence of hepatitis C virus

For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.

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Related Topix: Medicine, UC San Diego

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Reuters

England agrees funding for Gilead hepatitis C drug

Health authorities in England have approved an 18.7 million pound investment to provide Gilead Sciences' controversial new hepatitis C pill Sovaldi for seriously ill patients.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Gilead Sciences, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Health

The Daily Star

How Hepatitis C can help Egypt's regime

A friend who is an epidemiologist called the other day: "Hey Maria, did you know you're living in the middle of an epidemic?" he asked.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Egypt, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Nursing, Opinion

The American Journal of Managed Care

Recent Trends in the Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C

Sara C. Erickson, PharmD; Wenyi Qiu, MS; Crystal R. Maas-Patel, PharmD; Sharon M. Wang, PharmD, MS; and Bimal V. Patel, PharmD, MS Since the discovery of the hepatitis C virus in 1989, the chronically infected population has experienced dynamic change.

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Aidsmap

Sofosbuvir + new GS-5816 NS5A inhibitor is effective against hepatitis C genotypes 1-6

Our award-winning series of patient information booklets. Each title provides a comprehensive overview of one aspect of living with HIV.

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AlertNet

UnitedHealth: New hepatitis C drug costs far more than forecast

UnitedHealth Group Inc, the largest U.S. health insurer, said on Thursday it has spent more than $100 million to cover a pricey new hepatitis C drug from Gilead Sciences Inc, a higher cost than it expected by "multiples," sending shares in the sector lower.

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Related Topix: Beverages, United Group, Medicine, Health, Biotech, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Aetna, Insurance, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare

Science Blog

Deaths from viral hepatitis surpass HIV/AIDS in many countries

Deaths from viral Hepatitis B and C have surpassed HIV/AIDS in many countries, including Australia and in Western Europe, according to an analysis of the 2010 Global Burden of Disease study.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Liver Cancer

HIV and Hepatitis

EASL 2014: BMS Dual Combo Cures 90% of Genotype 1b Hepatitis C in 24 Weeks

A combination of 2 direct-acting antivirals developed by Bristol-Myers Squibb , daclatasvir and asunaprevir, cured 90% of previously untreated people with genotype 1b hepatitis C in 24 weeks, without the need for pegylated interferon or ribavirin, Michael Manns of Hannover Medical School reported at the 49thEASL International Liver Congress in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Biotech, Bristol Myers Squibb, Healthcare Industry, Genetics

SooToday

Column: SooToday.com welcomes Dr. W. Gifford-Jones

Starting today, Dr. W. Gifford-Jones will bring his popular weekly medical column to our site.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Vaccinations, Health, Chickenpox

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Hispanic Business

Reports from Gilead Sciences Inc Advance Knowledge in Hepatitis C Virus

Editor at Biotech Week -- New research on Liver Diseases and Conditions is the subject of a report.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Journalism

Hispanic Business

New Hepatitis C Virus Findings from American University Reported

A novel assay for the detection of hepatitis C virus RNA in serum specimens has been developed using magnetic nanoparticles and unmodified cationic gold nanoparticles ."

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Scientific American

Hepatitis C Drugs Not Reaching the Poor

Discovered in 1989, HCV infects an estimated 185 million people worldwide, more than 80% of whom live in low- and middle-income countries.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Knowledge Management, HIV/AIDS, Biotech, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Foster City, CA, Malaria

HIV and Hepatitis

EASL 2014: Sofosbuvir + Ribavirin Safe and Effective for Hepatitis C...

Sofosbuvir plus ribavirin is a safe option that can lead to sustained response for people with advanced liver disease including those with decompensated cirrhosis and portal hypertension and patients who experience severe hepatitis recurrence after a liver transplant, researchers reported last week at the 49thEASL International Liver Congress in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Aidsmap

Adding interferon to nucleoside antivirals may improve response for people with chronic hepatitis B

Our award-winning series of patient information booklets. Each title provides a comprehensive overview of one aspect of living with HIV.

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Bellingham Herald

NC officials urge caution after Hepatitis A cases

The warning comes as officials help Mecklenburg and Cabarrus counties respond after a case of Hepatitis A in a food handler.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Information Technology

Research and Markets: Twinrix (Prophylactic Hepatitis B Virus...

Twinrix [Hepatitis A & Hepatitis B Vaccine] is GSK's bivalent combination vaccine that protects children, adolescents, and adults against disease caused by HAV and acute and chronic infections caused by all known strains of HBV.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Vaccinations, Science / Technology, Cloud Computing

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Stanford

Mice with human livers would have saved lives if used in toxicology testing, study shows

Gary Peltz helped bioengineer a line of mice whose livers were largely replaced with human liver cells, giving researchers a better model for assessing whether drugs might be toxic to human livers.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Pharmacology, Health, Stanford University

The Motley Fool

How Much Has Merck Shaken Up the Hepatitis C Race?

Now the question seems to be shifting to just how much share rivals like AbbVie showed a 98% SVR12 in genotype-1, treatment-naive patients.

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