Blue Cross Faces Hepatitis C Lawsuit

Blue Cross Faces Hepatitis C Lawsuit
Hepatitis C is a contagious liver disease that is linked to serious health problems including liver damage, liver cancer and death. It is also linked to cirrhosis of the liver, which can lead to liver failure. Harvoni was approved by the FDA in October …
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Anthem Sued Again Over Gilead Hep C Drug Coverage
Before Harvoni's release, the treatment for hepatitis C, a contagious disease that can lead to liver damage, cirrhosis, infections, cancer, heart attacks and death, was only 70 percent effective and came with significant side effects, according to the …
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'World Hepatitis Day' raises awareness
Hepatitis B and C are contagious liver diseases that spread through blood-to-blood contact with an infected person. It can live outside the body, for example on a needle, for up to seven days. Hepatitis B tends to make people sick right when they get …
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Hepatitis C: People at high risk for the contagious liver disease
The Hepatitis C virus can survive outside the body at room temperature, on environmental surfaces, for at least 16 hours but no longer than 4 days. Hepatitis C virus is not spread by sharing eating utensils, breastfeeding, hugging, kissing, holding …
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Hepatitis awareness events today
Hepatitis affects millions of people worldwide and kills about 1.4 million every year. Most people with chronic Hepatitis B or C are unaware of their infection, which puts them at a greater risk of developing cirrhosis or liver cancer which is life …
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Hepatitis C Virus Antiviral Market: China and India are expected the fastest
Inflammation of liver causes hepatitis. Hepatitis C is a contagious liver disease caused due to hepatitis C virus. Hepatitis C damages and infects the liver. Hepatitis C is spread as the infected blood comes in contact with non-infected blood. Ranging …
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FDA grants OraSure key status for rapid Ebola test
Isolating highly contagious Ebola victims is a key to preventing the spread of the disease. "The importance is that now we have a rapid diagnostic that can be deployed near patients and give individual results in … The OraQuick Ebola Rapid Antigen …
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