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  1. Officials: 200 Arkansas patients of dental clinic should get HIV testsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | Arkansas Online

    MEMPHIS - Patients treated at a Tennessee dental clinic should get tested for hepatitis B and C and HIV after problems with infection control could have put thousands of people at risk for the diseases, health officials said Monday.

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  2. Officials: Patients of dental clinic should get HIV testsRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Patients treated at a Tennessee dental clinic should get tested for hepatitis B and C, and HIV after problems with infection control could have put thousands of people at risk for the diseases, health officials said Monday. The Shelby County Health Department is strongly recommending the testing for patients of SPT Dental Clinic, which was closed down on July 1. No specific infections have been linked to the Memphis clinic, but more than 3,000 patients who have been treated there since 2007 could be at risk, said Alisa Haushalter, director of the health department.

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  3. Arbutus Biopharma Corp. (ABUS) Earns "Buy" Rating from Leerink SwannRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Political

    ... The Company is engaged in discovering, developing and commercializing a cure for patients suffering from chronic hepatitis B infection (HBV), a disease of the liver caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV). Receive News & Ratings for Arbutus Biopharma ...

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  4. VBI Vaccines Appoints Dr. Francisco Diaz-Mitoma as Chief Medical OfficerRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Market Wire

    ... said Jeff Baxter, VBI's President and CEO. "Francisco brings significant immunology, vaccine development, and hepatitis B experience. His appointment, and other new recent hires, greatly increases VBI's clinical development capability as we progress ...

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  5. CHMP Grants Positive Opinion for Shorter Treatment Duration with...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Freshnews

    AbbVie , a global biopharmaceutical company, announced today that the European Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use of the European Medicines Agency has granted a positive opinion for the use of 12 weeks of VIEKIRAX with ribavirin in genotype 4 chronic hepatitis C virus infected adult patients with compensated cirrhosis . VIEKIRAX with RBV is currently approved in the European Union for GT4 patients with compensated cirrhosis for 24 weeks.

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  6. Baby joy for liver transplant mum following tragic loss of daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    ... a success. Laura spent a month in hospital recovering and being monitored. Her condition was diagnosed as non-A-E hepatitis, although its cause is unknown. But the family's joy was short-lived as an ultrasound scan at 26 weeks revealed their baby ...

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  7. Hemispherx Announces First Shipment Of Rintatolimod (Ampligen) To Early Access Program In EuropeRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | BioSpace

    ... in any patients who fail, or become intolerant to recombinant interferon, including patients with chronic active hepatitis C infection. The Company wholly owns and exclusively operates a GMP certified manufacturing facility in the United States for ...

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  8. Liver Cancer Rates Are Rising Among People With Hepatitis C and HIVRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | POZ

    People coinfected with HIV and hepatitis C virus are experiencing rising rates of liver cancer, although their rates of other liver health events are dropping, aidsmap reports. Publishing their findings in Clinical Infectious Diseases, researchers from the EuroSIDA cohort, the South Alberta Clinic Cohort, the Canadian Co-infection Cohort and the Swiss HIV Cohort studied data on 7,229 coinfected individuals from 2001 to 2014.

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  9. Advocates push need for hepatitis C screeningRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Ottawa Citizen

    At first, Steve Pollard felt like he just had a touch of the flu. Today, seven years and two liver transplants later, the Ottawa man is a vocal advocate for the need for hepatitis C screening.

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  10. "Miraculous," new treatment for Hep CRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | CKNW News Talk 980

    Less than one percent of Albertans suffer from Hepatitis C, but despite that seemingly low number Dr. Mark Swain with the University of Calgary calls the infection, "prevalent." That measurement comes in at some 40,000 people.

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  11. Back to school vaccinations 25 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Victoria Advocate

    ... K-12 are still pending; however, we know this year children in grades K-7th will be required to have two doses of hepatitis A vaccine and two doses of MMR vaccine. If your child has not received the "four-year-old" boosters of Dtap, IPV, MMR and ...

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  12. Shock BBQ warning: Bangers and burgers could give you HepatitisRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Star

    The British Liver Trust has reported that liver failure in up to 25% of infected pregnant women be fatal for the mother and her baby. t was also found that men over the age of 50 were most at risk because they are usually the one Andrew Langford, of the British Liver Trust, said: "It really is important that all of us are aware of Hepatitis E. We should make sure any meat is cooked through properly."

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  13. Enanta Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ENTA) Stock Price Down 2.5%Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Political

    ... s and liver diseases. The Company is engaged in discovering and developing inhibitors designed for use against the hepatitis C virus (HCV), as well as compounds for non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC).

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  14. Arbutus Biopharma Corp. (ABUS) Shares Down 2.9%Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Political

    ... . The Company is engaged in discovering, developing and commercializing a cure for patients suffering from chronic hepatitis B infection (HBV), a disease of the liver caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV).

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  15. EDITORIAL: Court says do the right thing and treat Hepatitis CRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Gazette

    A new federal ruling could be a game changer for hepatitis C patients, if Medicaid officials read it and do the right thing. The cures, with success rates exceeding 90 percent, save money and lives.

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  16. Arrowhead Research Corp. (ARWR) Stock Price Up 2.9%Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Political

    ... ts products include ARC-520, ARC-521, ARC-AAT, ARC-F12, ARC-HIF2 and ARC-LPA. ARC-520 is designed to treat chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection.

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  17. Lawsuits Reinstated Against UPMC Over Hepatitis OutbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Law.com

    Several lawsuits have been reinstated against a Pittsburgh hospital, over claims that it failed to properly report to authorities the activities of a lab technician whose conduct eventually caused a multi-state hepatitis C outbreak.

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  18. Dynavax Technologies Corp. (DVAX) Trading 2.9% HigherRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daily Political

    ... nes and cancer immunotherapy. The Company's lead vaccine product candidate is HEPLISAV-B, an investigational adult hepatitis B vaccine, which combines its TLR9 agonist adjuvant and recombinant hepatitis B surface antigen (rHBsAg).

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  19. Enanta Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ENTA) Shares Up 6.9%Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daily Political

    ... s and liver diseases. The Company is engaged in discovering and developing inhibitors designed for use against the hepatitis C virus (HCV), as well as compounds for non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC).

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  20. Hawaii seeks root of hepatitis casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | NWAonline

    Frustrated Hawaii health officials say they are still trying to identify the source of a hepatitis A outbreak that has affected at least 74 people on the island of Oahu. "It's not as feasible as a lot of people might think," state epidemiologist Dr. Sarah Park said of finding the source.

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