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2 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Food and Drug Administration

6 hrs ago | 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.


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

8 hrs ago | 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.


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

11 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Biotech, InterMune, Healthcare Industry, Gilead Sciences, Startups, CGI Pharmaceuticals, Achillion Pharmaceuticals

16 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Medicine, Health,

18 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Cancer, Liver Cancer, Health, Startups, SciClone Pharmaceuticals

22 hrs ago | 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.


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.


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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Oregon Government, Oregon

FDA sides with your parents, says tattoos hurt, could cause infection

The Food and Drug Administration is warning people that getting a tattoo comes with several risks, including the possibility of being infected with HIV or hepatitis, allergic reactions, and other skin problems.


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Health, US News

Seeking Alpha

Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp. Is More Than Just A Short-Term Trade

Ebola has thrust a virtually unknown company into the spotlight. Unknown to average retail investors, but, not unknown in its industry, Tekmira has some interesting technology and partners.


Related Topix: Tekmira Pharmaceuticals, Genetics, Medicine, Health

Daily Texan

Austin Whataburger employee diagnosed with hepatitis A

An employee at the Whataburger on Guadalupe Street near campus was diagnosed with hepatitis A, public health officials reported Thursday.


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

Business Wire

Ryogen Awarded Two U.S. Patents Directed to Hepatitis C and Diabetes

8,795,959 titled "Isolated glucokinase genomic polynucleotide fragments from chromosome 7" was issued August 5, 2014.


Related Topix: Diabetes, Health, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Patent / Trademark Law, Law, Suffern, NY


TetraLogic Pharmaceuticals to Present Data From Pre-Clinical Studies...

TetraLogic Pharmaceuticals Corporation today announced that data from the preclinical studies that provide the rationale for SMAC-mimetics as a potential therapy for Hepatitis B will be presented at the 2014 International Meeting on Molecular Biology of Hepatitis B Viruses to be held in Los Angeles at UCLA from September 3-6, 2014.


Related Topix: TetraLogic Pharmaceuticals, Medicine, Health, Biology, Science, Australia, World News, Infectious Diseases, Oncology


Novira Therapeutics Announces Appointment Of As Chair Of Scientific Advisory Board

In this role he will also function as a Senior Advisor to the Company. , Chief Executive Officer at Novira.


Related Topix: Medicine, Biotech, Merck , Healthcare Industry, Infectious Diseases, Pharmacology

Tue Aug 26, 2014


Avera Medical Minute AMcK: Hepatitis C Screening

It's a virus that has infected more than three million Americans, many of whom don't even know they're infected.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Star Tribune

New Minnesota vaccine requirement inspires pro-vaccination effort

Courtney Carter, 12, received two vaccinations from LPN Kathy Schwalbe at a clinic in Brooklyn Center.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Brooklyn Center, MN, Chickenpox

BioMed Central

Fatigue during treatment for hepatitis C virus: results of...

Fatigue is a common symptom of chronic hepatitis C virus infection and a frequent side-effect of peginterferon/ribavirin therapy for HCV.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

BioMed Central

Dissemination of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in a patient with acute HIV infection

Opportunistic infections are relatively rare in early human immunodeficiency virus infection, especially infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Tuberculosis

WWE news: WWE Hall of Fame legend says he will die in two years

WWE Hall of Fame legend Superstar Billy Graham took to Facebook on Monday to go on a tirade against his former competitor Abdullah the Butcher.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health