Public Release: 31-Mar-2015 HIV patients experience better kidney transplant

Public Release: 31-Mar-2015 HIV patients experience better kidney transplant
Current guidelines recommend kidney transplantation as the preferred course of treatment for Hepatitis C patients, as compared to continued dialysis; however, these patients experience worse outcomes than their uninfected counterparts. So now, with the …
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Delaying Hep C Therapy for HIV/HCV Coinfected People Is Risky
For those coinfected with HIV, waiting to begin hepatitis C virus (HCV) treatment until liver damage progresses increases the risk of liver-related complications and death, MedPage Today reports. Researchers used computer modeling and data from the …
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World first trials for hepatitis C wonder drug in Sydney's maximum security jails
A former inmate known as John has written about his experiences, saying he contracted hepatitis C in jail. "There was just one fit and I wanted to use and I … The Surveillance and Treatment of Prisoners with Hepatitis C (SToP-C) project is a …
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Revolutionizing Treatment Outcomes in Hepatitis C: Managed Care Implications
The recent approval of all-oral, fixed-dose combination treatments for patients with HCV infection has resulted in unprecedented rates of treatment success, and in debate regarding treatment costs and appropriation. … addition of the 2 new direct …
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Evidence-based medicine: Save blood, save lives
Transfusions are one of the most overused treatments in modern medicine, at a cost of billions of dollars. Researchers are … interest in cutting back. The discovery of the blood-borne hepatitis C and HIV raised concerns about the safety of transfusions.
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AmerisourceBergen: A Great Growth Story
AmerisourceBergen entered into a strategic agreement with Walgreen Boots Alliance in 2013 and clearly this relationship is paying off. Yet another factor driving results is sales momentum related to the sale of products to treat Hepatitis C. New Hep-C …
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Parachute veteran finally getting Hepatitis C treatment after years of fighting
Parachute resident Jerry Hammell contracted Hepatitis C in the navy and said he's been refused treatment since 1985. "I was denied … It is evident the hatred and callous disregard we are given, and I am sorry to see that others experience the same. I …
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Hepatitis C Virus Treatment on an Individual Basis
“Before addressing this question, we need to revisit the current state of therapy. Therapy of chronic HCV infection is at a watershed moment. Multiple oral agents have been developed that specifically target key viral proteins necessary for the viral …
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Global Hepatitis C Treatment Market – Industry Analysis by Share, Size, and
In addition, government initiatives and more awareness among the people are some of the major factors driving the hepatitis C treatment market. Asia, followed by Europe, is expected to experience high growth rate in the next few years in hepatitis C …
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Australians with Hepatitis C hope new drugs will be approved by Pharmaceutical
She said she had spent years caring for others with Hep C and was aware there were treatments, but had no idea how brutal the side effects would be. "I was really very, very sick … It was really an awful experience to be honest," she said. On top of …
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