Hepatitis

Countries Use Novel Strategies To Tackle Price Of Hcv Drugs

Both Australia and Brazil have rolled out innovative strategies to lower the cost of high-priced direct-acting antivirals, with the goal of treating all patients with hepatitis C. Medscape Medical News
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New Hepatitis Meds Are Saving Lives: Study

TUESDAY, Feb. 12, 2019 -- New (and pricey) hepatitis C medicines, such as Harvoni and Sovaldi, are living up to their promise and greatly reducing patients' odds for liver cancer and death, a new French study finds. The news came as little...
Related topics: Hepatitis C, Medical Research, Liver Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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Hcv Eradication Tied To Lower Risks Of Premature Death And Liver Cancer (cme/ce)

(MedPage Today) -- "Best evidence to date" backs direct-acting antivirals in all hepatitis C patients
Related topics: Liver Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Hepatitis C

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Direct-acting Antivirals Cut Mortality In Chronic Hepatitis C

TUESDAY, Feb. 12, 2019 -- For adults with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, direct-acting antivirals are associated with a reduced risk for mortality and hepatocellular carcinoma, according to a study published online Feb. 11 in The...
Related topics: Hepatitis C, Virus, Virology, Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Medical Research

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Son Defies Mom, Chooses To Get Vaccinated At 18: 'god Knows How I'm Still Alive'

Ethan Lindenberger said he never received vaccines for hepatitis, polio, measles, mumps, rubella or chickenpox.        
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Why The Us Has Higher Drug Prices Than Other Countries

Spending on pharmaceuticals is on the rise worldwide. And it well should be. Today, we are able to cure some diseases like hepatitis C that were virtual death sentences just a few years ago. This progress required significant investments by...
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Hepatitis C Infection Rates Up After Oxycontin Reformulation

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 6, 2019 -- States with above-median OxyContin misuse before reformulation of the drug experienced a 222 percent increase in hepatitis C infection rates after reformulation, according to a report published in the February issue of...
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Flumist, Hbv Vax Make The 2019 Immunization Schedule

(MedPage Today) -- Also, routine hepatitis A vaccination for the homelessness
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Gilead Sciences' Hcv Albatross Weighs On Its Results Yet Again

HIV sales up, hepatitis C virus (HCV) sales down. That was the story for Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ: GILD) when the big biotech reported its third-quarter results in October. And it's been the story for Gilead for a while.Gilead announced its...
Related topics: HIV, Virus, Hepatitis C, Virology, Nasdaq

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Public Health Interventions Could Cut Global Burden Of Hepatitis C

TUESDAY, Jan. 29, 2019 -- Public health interventions can go a long way toward meeting World Health Organization hepatitis C virus (HCV) targets, according to a study published online Jan. 28 in The Lancet. Alastair Heffernan, from Imperial...
Related topics: Hepatitis C, Virus, Virology, Medical Research, The Lancet

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Many Cancer Patients Have Undiagnosed Hepatitis

FRIDAY, Jan. 25, 2019 -- A large number of U.S. cancer patients with hepatitis B and C don't know they have the virus, which can cause life-threatening complications during some cancer treatments, researchers say. The findings suggest screening...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Hepatitis C, Hepatitis B, Virus, Virology, Medical Research

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Cdc: Proportion Of Increased-risk Deceased Organ Donors On Rise

THURSDAY, Jan. 24, 2019 -- Among deceased organ donors, there has been an increase in the proportion at increased risk for transmitting hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV), and HIV to recipients, according to research published in the...
Related topics: Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Hepatitis C, Hepatitis B, Virus, Virology, HIV, Medical Research

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Forgotten Man, Forgotten Disease—aniru Conteh And The Battle Against Lassa Fever

Enlarge / This photomicrograph shows hepatitis caused by the Lassa virus, using toluidine-blue azure II stain, 1972. The Lassa virus can cause altered liver morphology with hemorrhagic necrosis and inflammation. (credit: Smith Collection/Gado/Getty...
Related topics: Liver Disease, Hemorrhagic Fever, Virus, Virology

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Liver Transplants Tied To Alcohol Use Doubled Since 2002

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 23, 2019 -- The percentage of U.S. liver transplant recipients with alcohol-associated liver disease (ALD) doubled over 15 years, but significant regional variations remain, a new study finds. ALD has replaced hepatitis C as the...
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Medical News Today: What Are The Possible Side Effects Of The Hepatitis B Vaccine?

Side effects of the hepatitis B vaccine can include nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. There may also be no side effects at all. Learn more about the possible side effects of the hepatitis B vaccine here.
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Louisiana To End Monopoly Pricing For Hepatitis Drugs

The Washington Post had an article about plans by Louisiana to stop paying for Hepatitis C drugs for its Medicaid and prison populations by the dose. Instead, it will take bids from drug companies on how much they would charge for a year of...
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Fda: Chocolates, Candies May Be Contaminated With Hepatitis A

THURSDAY, Jan. 10, 2019 -- A public health alert about possible hepatitis A contamination in Modjeskas from Bauer's Candies was announced Thursday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Consumers who bought the individually wrapped marshmallow...
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Starbucks Plans To Install Needle-disposal Boxes In Some Bathrooms

The coffee giant's decision was made to solve an issue that could expose its workers to hazardous health concerns including HIV and hepatitis, a Starbucks spokesperson told USA TODAY.        
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Chocolates, Caramels Might Be Contaminated With Hepatitis A, Fda Warns

Candy sold by a Kentucky company and QVC is being recalled for fear that it might be contaminated with hepatitis A, according to a recall notice.        
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Uspstf Affirms Guidance For Hep B Screening At First Prenatal Visit

TUESDAY, Jan. 8, 2019 -- The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection screening in pregnant women at their first prenatal visit. These findings form the basis of a draft recommendation statement...
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