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

2 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Five promising steps forward in HIV science

Maintaining the momentum of scientific discoveries and breakthroughs is critical to preventing further HIV infections, improving care for the 35 million people living with HIV and because other critical global health priorities compete for funding in our fiscally-constrained world.


Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Human Sexuality, Medicine

3 hrs ago | The Telegraph

Campaign on hepatitis kicks off

Imphal, July 10: The Hepatitis-C co-infection among drug users and people living with HIV in Manipur has become a serious health problem with the state government groping in the dark to tackle the situation, experts said.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, HIV/AIDS

4 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

Court says man who contracted hepatitis cannot sue Medicare insurer

In a split decision, the Nevada Supreme Court ruled today that a Las Vegas man cannot sue a health maintenance organization for sending him to the clinic where there was an outbreak of hepatitis in 2008.


Related Topix: Medicare, Health, Medicine, Las Vegas, NV

5 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

Health department tracking hepatitis C cases

More than 600 Vermonters have chronic hepatitis C. The disease was the second most commonly tracked by public health officials last year, according to data from the Vermont Department of Health.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Vermont, Vermont Government, Health Insurance

8 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

EU nations join forces against 'exorbitant' hepatitis C drug: France

France said Thursday it has joined forces with 13 other European countries to negotiate a lower price for a promising new hepatitis C drug that has drawn controversy for its astronomical cost.


Related Topix: Medicine, Biotech, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Social Security, Personal Finance

12 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

NJ doctor raises hepatitis B awareness as a new recommendation is issued

Su Wang, medical director of The Center for Asian Health at Saint Barnabas, in her West Orange office.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, West Orange, NJ, Orange, NJ, Liver Cancer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Control Group

16 hrs ago | HIV and Hepatitis

Interferon-free Daclatasvir + Asunaprevir Approved in Japan for Hepatitis C

Bristol-Myers Squibb's all-oral dual regimen of daclatasvir plus asunaprevir has been approved for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C in Japan, where most people are infected with HCV genotype 1b, the company announced this week.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Biotech, Bristol Myers Squibb, Healthcare Industry, Bloomsbury Publishing, Publishing, Media, Medarex, Food and Drug Administration

19 hrs ago | SFGate

Bay Area arts news, July 10

Choreographer Enrico Labayen, who has hepatitis C, will dance, health permitting, a new solo to the classic 1944 Billie Holiday recording of "I'll Be Seeing You" during a benefit for his care.


Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Medicine, Health, The Mission (San Francisco, CA), Richmond (San Francisco, CA), Entertainment

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Medical Breakthroughs And Credit Markets

Since introduction of its new breakthrough drug Sovaldi, which comes close to "curing" Hepatitis C, Gilead has been under intense public scrutiny because the three-month course of therapy "is too expensive."


Related Topix: Medicine, Biotech, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Pizza Marketplace

Papa John's agrees to cover hepatitis A costs from corporate store

A North Carolina-based, company-owned Papa John's location has been identified as the original source of a hepatitis A outbreak that happened in late March/early April.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Mecklenburg County, NC, Charlotte, NC

Hispanic Business

Patent Issued for Oral Fluid Rapid Assay for Hepatitis C Virus (HCV)...

Chronic disease develops in 60-85% of patients, with cirrhosis representing a major hallmark of HCV infection.


Related Topix: Health, Inventions, Science / Technology, Recreational Vehicle, Hallmark

Hispanic Business

'Steatohepatitis-Liver Cancer Model Animal' in Patent Application Approval Process

The following quote was obtained by the news editors from the background information supplied by the inventors: "Previously, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease was believed to be a benign disease that does not progress.


Related Topix: Liver Cancer, Health, Inventions, Science / Technology, Medicine, Diabetes, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin


Safety Syringes Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Volume,...

According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Safety Syringes Market Global Industry Analysis, Size, Volume, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the global safety syringes market was valued at USD 3.41 billion in 2012 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 9.7% from 2013 to 2019, to reach an estimated value ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Health


FDA Chides Gilead Sciences, Inc. Over A Paid Search Link

Last month, the FDA took a much-anticipated step by issuing guidelines for drug makers that want to use social media, including examples of how to run paid search links on Google.


Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Startups, Google, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Health


Vital Therapies Reports on Clinical Trial Progress and EU Regulatory Advice

Vital Therapies, Inc. , a biotherapeutic company developing ELAD , a cell-based therapy targeting treatment of acute liver failure, is providing this update on the status of its clinical trials and the European Medical Agency's response to its request for advice through the Scientific Advice Working Party process.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Marketing

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Applied Clinical Trials

Galmed Announces Publication of Aramchol Phase IIa Trial in the...

The trial manuscript, entitled "The Fatty Acid-Bile Acid Conjugate Aramchol Reduces Liver Fat Content in Patients with Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease," provides the full report of the Phase IIa trial, which was completed in and presented at the 47th Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of the Liver in 2012.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine, Food and Drug Administration


Papa John's to pay Cabarrus, Meck. counties after hepatitis scare

Cabarrus and Mecklenburg county leaders said Papa John's restaurant owes them money after they stepped in to help with a hepatitis A scare.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Vaccinations


Transmission of hepatitis C virus following antiviral treatment

Millions of people throughout the world are infected with hepatitis C virus . Left untreated, infection results in serious complications such as cirrhosis of the liver and cancer.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health


Forgotten vials of smallpox virus found

Before the term "vaccination" was coined, millions died every year from infectious diseases such as smallpox, tuberculosis and yellow fever.


Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Immunology, Biology, Science, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Food and Drug Administration, Health, Chickenpox

Pharma Marketing Blog

Has Gilead's Director of Regulatory Affairs Been Hiding Under a...

At the end of June, the FDA sent a Notice of Violation letter to Naumann Chaudry, Director, Regulatory Affairs Advertising and Promotion at Gilead Sciences, citing a sponsored link on Google for VIREAD .


Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Viread, Tenofovir (generic), Startups, AdMob, Health