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  1. New pill-only regimens cure patients with hardest-to-treat hepatitis C infectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Two new pill-only regimens that rapidly cure most patients with genotype 1 hepatitis C infection could soon be widely prescribed across Europe. Two recently-published studies1,2 confirmed the efficacy and safety of combination therapy with two oral direct-acting antiviral agents , with around 90% of patients cured after just 12-weeks of treatment.

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  2. Emergency aid for overdosesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... for treating serious liver disease. Leroux has no doubt that there is a need for this because in addition to hepatitis and severe alcoholism, being overweight or obese can lead to liver disease. Given that obesity rates are constantly increasing in ...

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  3. OPRF grad works to boost funding for childhood cancersRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | OakLeaves

    ... to cancer or to chemotherapy, which can be toxic. Won said she was told her daughter now has a very high risk of hepatitis or liver damage as a result of the chemotherapy. Sadly, Lee said, it's not uncommon to lose touch with friends who don't know ...

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  4. Pa. heroin crisis: Have you or someone you know been affected by HIV or hepatitis?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | PennLive.com

    ... with big risks. In addition to overdose and addiction, users who share needles are highly likely to contract HIV, Hepatitis C or other blood-borne illnesses that can mean a lifetime of health problems and stigmatization. The Pennsylvania Department ...

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  5. Health Canada Issues Notice Of Compliance For Gilead Sciences, Inc.'s ...Read the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | BioSpace

    Harvoni combines the NS5A inhibitor ledipasvir with the nucleotide analog polymerase inhibitor sofosbuvir, granted marketing authorization under the tradename Sovaldi in December 2013. The efficacy of Harvoni has been established in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus genotype 1 infection, with a treatment duration of eight, 12 or 24 weeks depending on prior treatment history, cirrhosis status and baseline viral load.

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  6. New pill-only regimens cure patients with hardest-to-treat hepatitis C infectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | EurekAlert!

    Two new pill-only regimens that rapidly cure most patients with genotype 1 hepatitis C infection could soon be widely prescribed across Europe. Two recently-published studies1,2 confirmed the efficacy and safety of combination therapy with two oral direct-acting antiviral agents , with around 90% of patients cured after just 12-weeks of treatment.

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  7. Deutsche Bank specialty pharma analyst holds analyst/industry conference callRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Theflyonthewall.com

    Deutsche Bank specialty pharma analyst holds analyst/industry conference call Specialty Pharmaceuticals Analyst Gilbert provides of preview of The Improved Reduction of Outcomes: Vytorin Efficacy Internal Study on an Analyst/Industry conference call to be held on October 17 at 10 am. Merck presents new MK-5172/MK-8742 clinical study data Merck announced that new data from clinical studies of the company's investigational, oral, once-daily, fixed-dose combination chronic hepatitis C treatment grazoprevir/elbasvir, or MK-5172/MK-8742, are scheduled to be presented at the 65th American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases Annual Meeting, also known as The Liver Meeting.

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  8. Liver transplanted for second time in groundbreaking Hong Kong opRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Nation

    ... was functioning normally in Wong's body after the surgery, the report said. Both the donor and the recipient were Hepatitis B sufferers, the hospital said, in another possible world first. Users are solely responsible for their comments.We reserve ...

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  9. "The Centers for Everything But Disease Control" [Darleen Click]Read the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | Protein Wisdom

    ... 22.7 million appropriated for chronic fatigue syndrome and was investigated in 2001 for squandering $13 million on hepatitis C research .

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  10. World first as Hong Kong surgeons transplant single liver into second patientRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | South China Morning Post

    Liver patient Wong Wang-shing and his mother thank the daughter of the 60-year-old donor who died on October 1. Photo: Edward Wong Hong Kong surgeons have performed a double world first with a transplant from one Hepatitis B sufferer to another of a liver that had already been transplanted once 11 years ago. Bodybuilder Wong Wan-shing, 37, received the graft at Queen Mary Hospital from a 60-year-old donor identified only as Mr So, who died of a stroke on October 1. The 11-hour procedure - four to remove the organ from So and seven to implant it in Wong - was performed a day later.

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  11. MELD score and antibiotics use are predictors of length of stay in...Read the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | BioMed Central

    ... antibiotics other than rifaximin (10.5 days; p < 0.01) were associated with longer length of stay whereas hepatitis C (-3.1 days; p < 0.01) was associated with a shorter length of stay. MELD score, gender, use of antibiotics other than rifaximin, ...

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  12. Ebola Q&A: Why Virus Is a Bigger Threat to Health Care WorkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | LiveScience

    ... amount of body fluid may contain more than a sufficient amount of Ebola to get an infection," he said. Although hepatitis C also has a low infectious dose, it is less difficult to contract in a health care setting compared to Ebola. This is because ...

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  13. Health Canada Issues Notice of Compliance for Gilead's Harvonia ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Information Technology

    Gilead Sciences, Inc. today announced that Health Canada has issued a Notice of Compliance for Harvoni , the first once-daily single table regimen for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C genotype 1 infection in adults. Harvoni combines the NS5A inhibitor ledipasvir with the nucleotide analog polymerase inhibitor sofosbuvir, granted marketing authorization under the tradename Sovaldi in December 2013.

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  14. CME Outfitters Hosting a Virtual Hepatitis B Reading Room on November ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | PRWeb

    CME Outfitters is now accepting registration for upcoming Hepatitis B Virus Journal Club activity with interactive Q&A, offering clinicians the opportunity to ask questions and exchange ideas and insights with experts to improve the management of patients with HBV. CME Outfitters , a leading accredited provider in continuing medical education, announces its upcoming online Journal Club CME/CE activity titled, Hepatitis B Virus Reading Room .

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  15. Beyond Heroism And Denial: How To Fortify Our Response To EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Forbes.com

    ... this tragedy. Developing vaccines is difficult and often takes many years - we are still awaiting them for HIV and hepatitis C - but scientists at GlaxoSmithKline were able to produce a candidate that yielded promising results in monkeys, and ...

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  16. Scientists Analyzed The Pathogens In New York City's Rats - And The ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... of viral species they found in the creepy critters, a few stood out, including a new species related to the hepatitis C virus, and Seoul hantavirus, which causes hemorrhagic fever - a dangerous disease that causes excessive bleeding - which had ...

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  17. 13-y-O Dies of Panadol Overdose?Read the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Gleaner

    ... While at UHWI, a series of tests were conducted on the teen, which included chikungunya, along with leptospirosis, hepatitis and syphilis, all of which returned negative. THE STAR was informed that it was later in his stay doctors decided to conduct ...

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  18. Emotions run red hot in tattoo debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Marlborough Express

    ... a bylaw he had written himself to the council's draft annual plan earlier this year. The potential risk of Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and HIV in Marlborough was greatly increased by unhygienic practices and the use of contaminated ink, Wills said. ...

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  19. Muscleman lives after second reuse of liverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Standard

    ... on October 1. So underwent cadaveric donor liver transplantation in 2003 from a 67-year-old patient to treat his hepatitis B liver cirrhosis. His liver was transplanted to Wong who also suffers from hepatitis B-related failure and was critically ill ...

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  20. Seven-year-old's HIV horror - because of drug addict's dumped needleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Miltonkeynes Today

    ... Tia pricked herself with it. "As soon as she told us we rushed her to hospital, and they tested her for HIV, and Hepatitis B and C, with a blood test. "She will have to have tests every three months for the next 18 months. The hardest thing is the ...

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