Why baby boomers should be concerned about hepatitis C

Why baby boomers should be concerned about hepatitis C
Symptoms: Fever, fatigue, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, dark urine, grey-colored stools, joint pain and/or jaundice. Hepatitis C can live inside a person for decades without causing symptoms. Many people with chronic Hepatitis C …
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New drugs can cure hepatitis C — when patients can get them
Hepatitis C has never been a death sentence. Recent breakthroughs in treatment mean that hepatitis C doesn't even have to be a life sentence. In the past 20 years, Dr. Paul Kwo of the Indiana University School of Medicine said he can think of only two …
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Hepatitis C patients risk their lives in wait for government to subsidise new
People infected with hepatitis C are choosing not to have treatment, at the risk of the virus becoming life-threatening, because they are waiting for the government to subsidise drugs that are more likely to cure them, a study says. The study …
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Officers could have been exposed to Hepatitis C
He was bleeding profusely after cutting himself and later told officers he had Hepatitis C. "He was beginning to be a danger not only to himself, but to others," said Maurice Shults, Chief of Police in Newport. "So we had to physically restrain him at …
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Doctors Battling Rise in Hepatitis C Infections with Increase of Heroin Addicts
Dr. Michaels says there are revolutionary drugs on the market to treat Hepatitis C. But Dr. Michaels says some insurance companies are not granting approval for the newer Hepatitis C treatments until the patient has developed more advanced liver disease.
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Medical Office Responsible For Transmitting Hepatitis C To Patients Can Reopen
The Health Officer Order closing the medical office was implemented on March 19, 2015, after an inquiry revealed that the Hepatitis C virus may have been transmitted between patients and that appropriate and standard infection control precautions were …
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Global Hepatitis C Therapeutics in Major Developed Markets to 2019
Hepatitis-C-11-300×225 “Hepatitis C Therapeutics in Major Developed Markets to 2019 – Outstanding Recent Approvals and Late-Stage Pipeline to Transform Clinical and Commercial Landscape”. The current Hepatitis C treatment landscape consists of a …
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