17 Hepatitis C cases in Roorkee

17 Hepatitis C cases in Roorkee
"Surveillance will be done in the presence of medical experts concerned and officials of that area to identify the root cause of the menace. We shall be actively enforcing awareness among people that Hepatitis C is contagious so that they are cautious …
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Patients may need additional hepatitis C testing: Saskatoon Health Region
Hepatitis C is a contagious liver disease ranging in severity from a mild illness lasting a few weeks to a serious life-long illness that attacks the liver. Watch below: Megan McGrath from AIDS Saskatoon explains what hepatitis C is, how it is …
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Hepatitis C workshop set
Hep C testing will be available at no charge for people who use injection drugs, were born between 1945 and 1965, had sex partners who are Hep C positive, had tattoos in prison or jail and/or had blood products or tissue before 1992. Testing is …
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Biotech stocks fall on Clinton vow to fight 'price gouging'
Many new drugs for cancer, hepatitis C, rare disorders and even a new class of cholesterol drugs have prices in the range of $ 80,000 or more for a year or course of treatment. Some are major medical advances, saving lives and other medical costs …
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Gilead Provides An Update: Review And Analysis Of Wednesday's Q&A
GILD can provide treatment for HIV/AIDS and hep C, two significant public health problems that if the government feels it has the spare change, it could underwrite given the contagious nature of these diseases. I was glad to hear Dr. Milligan volunteer …
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Sidebar: Wonder drug sparks class action suits
A very effective drug that can cure the deadly and contagious virus (HCV currently kills more Americans than AIDS) but costs around $ 84,000 per patient. Writes Barry-Jester: “It's one of the most expensive drugs to ever hit the market. Insurers …
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Why is the NHS vaccination for meningitis B not provided to everyone?
It's highly contagious, and can kill in hours – either from inflammation of the brain, or infection of the blood. On the other hand, we've had a few effective vaccines against certain meningitis bacteria for years. Since 1992, when the first vaccine …
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Hepatitis C study for District residents
WASHINGTON (WUSA9) — Hepatitis C is a contagious liver disease, complications can lead to death. Affecting over 3 million people in the US, the disease is particularly dangerous because there are few noticeable symptoms early on. Wednesday evening …
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