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Hepatitis (INACTIVE)

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  • Prices of new hepatitis C drugs are tough to swallow for insurers

    Prices of new hepatitis C drugs are tough to swallow for insurers
    A pair of new drugs to treat hepatitis C offer a cure for millions of Americans afflicted with the disease — but at a potentially staggering cost to taxpayers and health plans. Until now, therapies for hepatitis C helped only about half of...
  • Fewer Americans are living with hepatitis C, because more have died

    Fewer Americans are living with hepatitis C, because more have died
    The number of Americans who are infected with hepatitis C is falling, but that’s probably because more people who have been sickened by the virus are dying as a result, government researchers reported Monday. After analyzing data from thousands of...
  • AbbVie profit falls despite strong Humira sales

    AbbVie profit falls despite strong Humira sales
    AbbVie Inc. said its fourth-quarter results were in line with analysts expectations and released positive results on its final-phase clinical trials for a promising new drug to treat certain patients with Hepatitis C.   The North Chicago...
  • Prolacta develops niche delivering breast milk to hospitals

    Prolacta develops niche delivering breast milk to hospitals
    Twice a day, Jennifer Anderson sits down to pump her breast milk. Anderson will set aside a little for those times when she isn't around to nurse her 7-month-old daughter. But most will be shipped to a local processing facility and eventually will...
  • What is hepatitis? Dangerous infections a worldwide health threat

    http://www.whatdoctorsknow.com Together, hepatitis B and C represent one of the major threats to global health. Hepatitis B and C are both 'silent' viruses, and because many people feel no symptoms, you could be infected for years without knowing it....
  • Baby boomers more likely than other people to be infected with hepatitis C and should be tested

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I recently heard that the CDC now recommends baby boomers be tested for hepatitis C. Is that true? If so, why is testing necessary? Wouldn't I have symptoms if I had the disease? ANSWER: It is true that the U.S. Centers for Disease...
  • Hepatitis C not responsive to herbal therapy

    Q: I just found out that I have hepatitis C. I feel fine. I heard that milk thistle is good for the liver. Does it help people with hepatitis C? A: More than 3 million Americans are infected with the virus that causes hepatitis C. About three-quarters of...
  • What can I do for a fatty liver?

    Q: A recent blood test revealed abnormally high liver enzymes. My doctor says I have fatty liver disease. I've started eating artichokes (after reading these were good for your liver), as well as cutting back on my food intake. I'm also eating lots of...
  • Two dead in latest attack on Pakistani polio workers

    PESHAWAR, Pakistan – A bomb exploded near a government health center Monday in northwestern Pakistan as anti-polio kits were being distributed, killing two people and wounding at least 12, Pakistani officials said. The explosion in a suburb of...
  • 'True Blood' recap: Action heats up at Vamp Camp; Sookie embraces her wild side

    'True Blood' recap: Action heats up at Vamp Camp; Sookie embraces her wild side
    The horrors of Vamp Camp – where the undead are imprisoned, studied and killed – are graphically revealed in “Don’t You Feel Me,” Episode 66 of HBO’s “True Blood.” When last we saw vampires Eric...
  • Colonoscopy patients may have been exposed hepatitis, HIV

    Dozens of patients who received colonoscopy procedures at a Chanute hospital may have been exposed to hepatitis and the HIV virus. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment said 244 patients may have been exposed to the viruses at Neosho...
  • Tech in multi-state hepatitis outbreak to plead guilty

    Tech in multi-state hepatitis outbreak to plead guilty
    (AP) - A hospital technician accused of causing a multi-state outbreak of hepatitis C last year is set to plead guilty in New Hampshire federal court in exchange for a prison term of 30 to 40 years.     A plea agreement filed Monday says the deal would...