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Hepatitis (INACTIVE)

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  • Vertex Hepatitis-C Drug OK'd, Promising More Cures

    Vertex Hepatitis-C Drug OK'd, Promising More Cures
    Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc's highly anticipated hepatitis C drug won U.S. approval, promising far higher cure rates for the liver-destroying disease and setting up a head-to-head marketing battle with a rival new medicine from Merck & Co. Incivek, a pill...
  • PHL17 IN FOCUS: Hepatitis B

    PHILADELPHIA – Saturday, June 4, 2011 – 6:30-7:00am 1 in 20 Americans has been infected with Hepatitis B. On this Saturday's episode of "In Focus" with Steve Highsmith, Steve focuses on the efforts of the Hepatitis B Foundation, a Doylestown, Bucks...
  • Indiana's health priorities target obesity, tobacco

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana health officials are targeting infant mortality, obesity, tobacco use and other health priorities in a new five-year plan aimed at improving the health of Hoosiers. The plan released Monday also focuses on assuring...
  • Today is World Hepatitis Day: New drugs promise to transform Hepatitis C treatment

    Today is World Hepatitis Day, and physicians are applauding two new drugs they hope will make great strides in the treatment and eradication of hepatitis C, Bon Secours Hampton Roads said in a news release. Hepatitis C (HCV) is the most common chronic...
  • Will your child be immunized before school starts?

    Florida parents should know now is the time to confirm health exam and immunization requirements for first-time and returning students for grades kindergarten through 12th grade. Check with your child’s school about what’s required,...
  • Proposal would add more exemptions for childhood immunizations

    Proposal would add more exemptions for childhood immunizations
    A committee in the Kansas legislature is now looking at a bill on whether immunizations should be required for children in Kansas. House Bill 2094 would add a parent's personal beliefs to the list of childhood immunization exemptions. The current list of...
  • Inventiveness pays at colleges

    The nicotine patch. Google. The hepatitis B vaccine. Music synthesizer chips. Computerized war games. And a really tasty strawberry. Those are just a few of the thousands of inventions that were born on the campuses of California, making the state's...
  • Stuart M. Kaminsky dies at 75; prolific mystery writer

    Stuart M. Kaminsky dies at 75; prolific mystery writer
    Stuart M. Kaminsky, a writer of impressive range who created four distinctive detectives for series set in Los Angeles, Chicago, Florida and Moscow, has died. He was 75. Kaminsky, who joined the elite of his craft in 2006 when the Mystery Writers of...
  • Deputy Files Suit, Claims Burger King Employee Spit On His Whopper

    Deputy Files Suit, Claims Burger King Employee Spit On His Whopper
    A Clark County Sheriff's deputy is filing suit against Burger King claiming that one of his employees spit a huge loogie in his Whopper. Last March, Deputy Edward Blysma was in full uniform in his marked K-9 patrol car when he ordered a Whopper at the...
  • Detachable needles on syringes promote hepatitis C transmission, study says

     
    The high incidence of hepatitis C infections among drug abusers may be due in part to the use of syringes with detachable needles, which are more likely to transfer viable viruses from one user to the next, Yale University researchers......
  • Rodent of the Week: A mouse with a human liver

     
    Animal studies are typically a key step in the scientific process, but some illnesses are especially challenging to study in this manner. For example, the liver diseases hepatitis B and hepatitis C can infect only humans and chimpanzees. Scientists also.....
  • Genital herpes is widespread, CDC says

     
    Nearly one in every two African American women ages 14 to 49 has genital herpes, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday. Overall, two out of every five blacks in that age group carry the virus, and one......