Hepatitis Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. PrEP use is rising fast in US, but large racial disparities remainRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Aidsmap

    ... that fewer than 1,300 Truvada prescriptions were written in 2012 for people who did not already have HIV or hepatitis B. About half of these PrEP recipients were women. An update presented the following year showed that just under 2,000 Truvada PrEP ...

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  2. 2016 National HIV Testing Day ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Weekend

    In observance of the 2016 National HIV Testing Day and Men's Health Month Milwaukee Health Services, Inc. Early Intervention Program is offering free HIV and Hepatitis C Testing on Monday, June 27, 2016 from 9 AM to 4 PM at their two convenient locations MLK Heritage Health Center 2555 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Drive and at the Isaac Coggs Heritage Health Center 8200 W. Silver Spring Drive. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention encourages everyone to know their status.

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  3. Law Offices Pursuing Around 100 Cases From Raleigh Heart ClinicRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 23 | WOAY

    The Law Office of Stephen New has decided not to pursue emotional distress or medical monitoring claims against the Raleigh Heart Clinic for patients that tested negative for HIV, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C. The firm will however be moving forward with 64 cases of people who tested positive. Several other law firms are also pursuing cases, bringing the total of cases to an estimated 100.

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  4. A patient dies during live video surgery. Who's the blame?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Kevin, M.D.

    "Was the delay in deciding to open influenced by the presence of an audience of 100 surgeons expecting to see a laparoscopic liver resection?" "In addition to his tumor, the patient had hepatitis and cirrhosis. Was he a good candidate? A major complication was inevitably to occur during a live broadcast."

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  5. Adverse outcomes up with kidney retransplant in HIV+Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... re-KT recipients. The researchers found that HIV+ re-KT patients were more often African-American, infected with hepatitis C, and had longer median time on dialysis, compared with HIVaS' re-KT patients. The length of time between the primary and ...

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  6. James Pinsky: Ice cream: The secret to clean waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Northern Virginia Daily

    ... strains of E.coli are harmless, they are an indicator that other pathogens may be present in the water, including hepatitis A, giardia, and cryptosporidium." While Wednesday is fast approaching, rest assured your local community won't and didn't ...

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  7. Notifiable Diseases and Mortality TablesRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 23 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    ... (NCIRD). **** Updated weekly from reports to the Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention. Prior to 2015, CDC's National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System (NNDSS) did not receive ...

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  8. Assembly Biosciences Inc (NASDAQ:ASMB) Given Consensus Recommendation ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... is engaged in the development of oral therapies for the cure of intractable infectious diseases, focusing on hepatitis B virus (HBV) and clostridium (C.) difficile-associated infections (CDAD). The target of Assembly's lead program is a clinical ...

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  9. Successful Hepatitis C Treatment Reduces Portal HypertensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | HIV and Hepatitis

    ... likely if liver damage is too advanced, providing an argument for earlier treatment. Over years or decades chronic hepatitis C virus infection can result in serious liver complications including cirrhosis and liver cancer. In advanced cirrhosis, ...

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  10. Hepatitis C Antigen Testing Could Eliminate Need for 2-Step HCV TestingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | HIV and Hepatitis

    Testing for hepatitis C virus core antigen could eventually replace the current 2-step procedure for diagnosing chronic hepatitis C infection in lower- and middle-income countries, speeding up access to treatment and improving retention in care, a systematic review designed to inform World Health Organization hepatitis C testing guidelines has found. Chronic hepatitis C virus infection is currently diagnosed by antibody testing followed by a confirmatory nucleic acid test to detect HCV RNA, which indicates active viral infection.

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  11. PrEP Use Has Soared, but Largely Among White Men Over 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | POZ

    ... code for Truvada's use as PrEP, Gilead relied on an algorithm that excluded prescriptions written for HIV or hepatitis B virus (HBV) treatment or post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP). Quarterly rates of first-time PrEP users remained relatively constant ...

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  12. Profits and Pills: The Most Expensive Drugs QuizRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 23 | How Stuff Works

    ... in the U.S. True or false: The typical 12-week treatment regimen of Sovaldi, which has shown a 90 percent hepatitis C cure rate, comes with a potential price tag of $84,000. A standard 12-week regimen of Sovaldi can cost as much as $84,000. The ...

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  13. FDA Grants Breakthrough Therapy Designation For Incyte??'s...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 22 | BioSpace

    ... an infection, have or had tuberculosis (TB), or have been in close contact with someone who has TB, have or had hepatitis B, have or had liver or kidney problems, are on dialysis, had skin cancer or have any other medical condition. Take Jakafi ...

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  14. FDA Grants Breakthrough Therapy Designation for Incyte's Ruxolitinib...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Freshnews

    ... an infection, have or had tuberculosis (TB), or have been in close contact with someone who has TB, have or had hepatitis B, have or had liver or kidney problems, are on dialysis, had skin cancer or have any other medical condition. Take Jakafi ...

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  15. Hepatitis C antigen testing could eliminate need for two-step HCV testing, reduce cost of accessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Aidsmap

    ... the European Union, with information on formulation, dosing, key side-effects and food restrictions. Testing for hepatitis C virus core antigen could eventually replace the current two-step procedure for diagnosing chronic hepatitis C infection in ...

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  16. Drones could be cheaper alternative to delivering vaccines in developing worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Medical News Today

    ... countries, there are many challenges faced by immunization programs, which provide childhood vaccines such as hepatitis B , tetanus , measles and rotavirus, and will be utilized in the future as vaccines for dengue, malaria and Zika are developed ...

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  17. HCC predictors identified for chronic HBV patients with newly diagnosed cirrhosisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Medical News

    In patients with chronic hepatitis B virus infection who have been newly diagnosed with cirrhosis, the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma development can be ascertained using several clinical and molecular factors, study findings indicate. Lead author Chien-Jen Chen and team explain that previous studies assessing HCC risk in cirrhotic HBV patients have not taken into account the onset date of cirrhosis, which may have introduced bias into the hazard ratios for the identified risk predictors.

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  18. 'Simple' model predicts PegIFN response in chronic HBVRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Medical News

    Chinese researchers have developed a scoring system based on hepatitis B virus -related clinical parameters to predict response to pegylated-interferon in chronic HBV patients. Their "simple but practical" model could help to determine optimal candidates for PegIFN therapy, which the authors say is an important goal as PegIFN has "suboptimal efficacy, high cost, and multiple adverse events".

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  19. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Business Wire

    ... its Executive Advisory Board. Curfman was most... )--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) Therapeutics - 5EU Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2024" report to their offering. The ... )--DaVinci ...

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  20. FDA Bestows Incyte's Ruxolitinib with Breakthrough Tag for Graft-Versus-Host DiseaseRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 22 | BioSpace

    ... an infection, have or had tuberculosis (TB), or have been in close contact with someone who has TB, have or had hepatitis B, have or had liver or kidney problems, are on dialysis, had skin cancer or have any other medical condition. Take Jakafi ...

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