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V A new study finds two new anti-viral Hepatitis C medications are effective for patients who were also HIV positive. Hepatitis C can be deadly and difficult to treat in patients with HIV because traditional Hepatitis medications can interact with
Newswise A multicenter team of researchers report that in a phase III clinical trial, a combination drug therapy cures chronic hepatitis C in the majority of patients co-infected with both HIV and hepatitis C. In many settings, hepatitis C is now a
The sNDA for Olysio and sofosbuvir was submitted in May by the company's strategic partner Janssen Research & Development...Medivir EVP Development Charlotte Edenius said: "The Priority Review designation by the FDA shows the high priority and great
CT People who went to the Mainstay Inn and Restaurant near Riverhurst, Sask. during the first three weeks of June may have been exposed to hepatitis A. The Five Hills Health Region and Cypress Health Region issued a public warning, saying someone who
40 editor The WHO recognizes that the silent epidemic' of viral hepatitis affects a large part of the world's population causing over 1.4 million deaths every year, yet remains largely unknown or ignored. It is estimated that 240 million people are
Silver Lining for Transplant Patients? June 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The liver-damaging hepatitis C virus may come with an unexpected benefit for patients who need a liver transplant due to the infection, a new European study reports.
Taipei, June 22 (CNA) The number of imported cases of acute hepatitis A infection has increased to 29 in Taiwan so far this year, the highest level since 2009, according to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
The tests are usually performed to detect current or previous viral hepatitis infections, to determine how contagious a person is by verifying their viral load, and to monitor a person who is being treated for viral hepatitis. "The knowledge about
Share Tools The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is partnering with the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT and the American Medical Association to use health IT and telemedicine to treat patients with hepatitis C. The CDC is
Costing $1,000 a dose, losing one is akin to dropping a diamond down the drain. At a time when federal and state governments are trying to rein in health-care spending through a myriad of initiatives, the high cost of new blockbuster drugs such as