Hepatitis C can affect anyone

Hepatitis C can affect anyone
KITCHENER — One in five people infected with hepatitis C likely don't know it since it can take decades for symptoms to first appear, and people can be exposed without knowing it through ordinary activities like medical procedures, tattooing or …
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Pricey successor overtakes 00-per-pill hepatitis C drug
The fast-paced changes in hepatitis C treatment are being watched closely amid fears that breakthrough drugs could reignite the rise of U.S. health care costs. Other medications that could turn into cost drivers include a new treatment for melanoma and …
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Gilead Hep C Sales Under Investor Microscope as Earnings Near
FOSTER CITY, Calif. (TheStreet) — The total number of prescriptions written for Gilead Sciences (GILD – Get Report) hepatitis C drugs Sovaldi and Harvoni in the U.S. peaked in March and are now in a consistent downtrend, according to IMS Health. This …
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Access to screening and treatment are key issues for hepatitis B and C and HIV
The development of effective new interferon-free treatment makes it possible to cure more than 90% of people with chronic hepatitis C, including most people with HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) co-infection, researchers said at the Second International …
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UC San Diego testing new hepatitis C treatment
SAN DIEGO – A new drug being tested in San Diego could cure some patients with hepatitis C. While there are other drugs already on the market offering a cure, this new treatment could offer a one-time treatment — the first of its kind. The new …
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Hepatitis C outbreak Dr. Dipak Desai sentenced to federal prison for fraud
The state charges, which also included criminal neglect of patients and insurance fraud, involved the hepatitis C infections of Meana and six other patients at Desai's now-closed endoscopy center. Health officials genetically linked the blood-borne …
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Group offers free HIV and hepatitis C testing in Waterville, Augusta
WATERVILLE — A free, community-based HIV and hepatitis C testing program has been introduced to the Waterville and Augusta area, in an effort to reach uninsured and underinsured people who are at risk of contracting the viruses. The Down East AIDS …
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Project ECHO: Force Multiplier For Community Health Centers – Health Affairs
Launched in 2003, Project ECHO grew out of one doctor's vision. Sanjeev Arora, a liver disease specialist at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center in Albuquerque, was frustrated that he could serve only a fraction of the hepatitis C …
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Active Trending Stocks: Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX), Merck & Co. Inc
The company offer therapeutic and preventive agents to treat cardiovascular, type 2 diabetes, asthma, nasal allergy symptoms, allergic rhinitis, chronic hepatitis C virus, HIV-1 infection, fungal infections, intra-abdominal infections, hypertension …
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Tekmira to Change Name to Arbutus Biopharma, an HBV-Focused Company Hepatitis
D., Chief Development Officer; formerly of Gilead Sciences, Pharmasset (clinical development of sofosbuvir for hepatitis C), and GlaxoSmithKline; Mark Kowalski, MD, Chief Medical Officer; formerly of Gilead Sciences, YM BioSciences, and Viventia …
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