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Hepatitis (INACTIVE)

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  • Obamacare may give OraSure product a boost

    Obamacare may give OraSure product a boost
    "World Hepatitis Day" — which, in case you missed it, was Sunday — may not sound like an especially festive occasion. OraSure Technologies of Bethlehem, however, did have reason to celebrate: Last month an expert panel issued a ruling that,...
  • FDA approves new test that will help treat hepatitis C

    WASHINGTON - The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday for the first time approved a type of diagnostic test that will allow doctors to determine what kind of hepatitis C virus a chronically infected patient has, and tailor treatments based on that...
  • Unclean colonoscopy instruments: 3 in 20 have 'dirt' from colons

    Unclean colonoscopy instruments: 3 in 20 have 'dirt' from colons
    Bits and pieces of "biological dirt" from inside people's colons are being left on three in 20 of the instruments inserted in people's rectums to examine their lower digestive tract, according to a study at five hospitals nationwide. "Three out of 20 is...
  • L.A. County holds clinics on hepatitis A linked to Costco berries

    The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is holding clinics over the weekend for consumers who may have been exposed to hepatitis through frozen berries sold at Costco. At least 30 cases of hepatitis A nationwide may be linked to Townsend...
  • In Pakistan, we see the law of unintended consequences

    In Pakistan, we see the law of unintended consequences
    After two women trying to inoculate Pakistani children against polio were shot this week, some news accounts were quick to place blame: "Anti-polio workers started being attacked after a Pakistani doctor, Shakeel Afridi, ran a fake polio campaign in the...
  • Many with hepatitis C don't get needed follow-up tests, CDC says

    Many with hepatitis C don't get needed follow-up tests, CDC says
    Half of all patients who have tested positive for hepatitis C have not had follow-up testing to see if they are still infected, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That means many people are living with the disease and not...
  • R. Palmer Beasley dies at 76; linked hepatitis B to liver cancer

    Dr. R. Palmer Beasley, an epidemiologist whose pivotal research on hepatitis B in Taiwan first linked the virus to liver cancer, died Saturday of pancreatic cancer at his home in Houston. He was 76. His death was announced by the University of Texas...
  • Freedom Pharmacy to offer free HIV testing

     
    In a move aimed at reducing the spread of HIV/AIDS in the community, Freedom Pharmacy, of Orlando, announced today that it will offer free HIV testing – no insurance necessary. The pharmacy will also work to,get more HIV patients connected with...
  • Free Hepatitis Testing and Vaccines Friday and Saturday

     
    The Orange County Health Department  is recognizing May as National Hepatitis Awareness Month and May 19 as National Hepatitis Testing Day. The intent of these annual observances is to raise awareness about the global impact of viral hepatitis and the...
  • FDA approves FIRST drug for the PREVENTION of sexually acquired HIV

    FDA approves FIRST drug for the PREVENTION of sexually acquired HIV
    On Monday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administrationannounced it had approved the drug combination of 300 mg tenofovir and 200 mg emtricitabine (TDF/FTC; brand name Truvada) for daily use by uninfected adults to help prevent the sexual acquisition of HIV. ...
  • Fmr. Hospital Lab Tech Accused in Hepatitis C Outbreak

    Fmr. Hospital Lab Tech Accused in Hepatitis C Outbreak
    EXETER, N.H. -- A former medical technician was arrested on Thursday in connection with a hepatitis C outbreak at a hospital in Exeter, New Hampshire, a federal prosecutor announced. David Matthew Kwiatkowski, 32, is accused of infecting at least 30...
  • Hepatitis C danger for Hays patients

    Hepatitis C danger for Hays patients
    The Kansas Department of Health and Environment and HaysMed in Hays are working jointly to notify patients who underwent cardiac catheterization from May 24, 2010, to September 22, 2010, of potential exposure to hepatitis C. The U.S. Attorney for the...