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New Era in Hepatitis C Treatment: 2014 Medical Innovation No. 4

The first all-oral hepatitis C treatment is moving through the final stages of FDA approval. This will be the first drug for patients with Genotype 2 Hepatit... (New Era in Hepatitis C Treatment: 2014 Medical Innovation No.
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Pharma's reputation rises, but pricing still a sore point - PMLiVE

Pharma's reputation rises, but pricing still a sore point - PMLiVE | Hep C | Scoop.it
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group survey sees the industry's corporate reputation increase
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Health Tip: What's Behind Nasal Congestion

Health Tip: What's Behind Nasal Congestion | Hep C | Scoop.it

Get the facts on infectious disease types, causes, prevention, and treatment, and learn how they spread. Plus, read the latest news on emerging infectious diseases like MRSA, E. coli, flu, and hepatitis.

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Information graphic: Targeting Hepatitis C — how new treatments work

Information graphic: Targeting Hepatitis C — how new treatments work | Hep C | Scoop.it

There are >185 million people with hepatitis C infection worldwide but new treatments mean that most people with access to therapy can now be cured. 

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Boehringer advances HCV blocker

Boehringer advances HCV blocker | Hep C | Scoop.it

Boehringer Ingelheim has presented promising Phase III data of its second generation HCV protease blocker faldaprevir.

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Experts Estimate 400 Million People Have Hepatitis

English Conversation : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EaFPPXR3f08&list=PLe_j-v5Jrl_CWfiA1P7bEA2DgtBtcXb4X&index=1 VOA Special English: ...
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Medicaid officials want to expand access to pricey hepatitis C drug - The Olympian

Health care officials in Washington state thought thousands of Medicaid patients would line up to receive a breakthrough hepatitis C treatment that went on the market late last year.
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Baby boomers should get tested for hepatitis C, says hepatologist

Baby boomers should get tested for hepatitis C, says hepatologist | Hep C | Scoop.it
More than three-quarters of people who have hepatitis C are baby boomers, and many of them don't even know they have it.
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Viekirax/Exviera combination yields 98% SVR in patients with HCV

Viekirax/Exviera combination yields 98% SVR in patients with HCV | Hep C | Scoop.it
AbbVie announced interim results of its AMBER study where 98% of Polish patients with hepatitis C virus infection treated with Viekirax and Exviera achieved a sustained virologic response at 12 weeks.
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After Living with Hepatitis C for 16 Years, Pamela Anderson Now Says 'I Could Be Cured Within a Month'

After Living with Hepatitis C for 16 Years, Pamela Anderson Now Says 'I Could Be Cured Within a Month' | Hep C | Scoop.it
Pamela Anderson tells PEOPLE that her disease was part of the destruction of her marriage
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Liver damage in HCV 'grossly' under-diagnosed

Liver damage in HCV 'grossly' under-diagnosed | Hep C | Scoop.it
The number of hepatitis C virus (HCV) patients suffering from advanced liver damage may be 'grossly underestimated and under-diagnosed', according to a US study.
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Voices of Liver Disease

In this video Dr. Robert Brown, Professor of Medicine and Surgery at Columbia, discusses Hepatitis B in detail. Hepatitis B is the most common form of viral .
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Liver damage in hepatitis C patients significantly underestimated, says Henry Ford study

Liver damage in hepatitis C patients significantly underestimated, says Henry Ford study | Hep C | Scoop.it
MicrobeWorld explores the world of microbes with vivid images and descriptions. Learn about microbiology, what microbiologists do, how they do it, and current topics in the news.
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Over 70% of Veterans have Hepatitis C.

62. 7% of Vietnam veterans have hepatitis C. Korean Conflict veterans are at 18%. Post Persian Gulf era veterans near 10%. Www.hcvets.com ...
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Sovaldi plus ribavirin safe for Korean patients with HCV genotype 2

Sovaldi plus ribavirin safe for Korean patients with HCV genotype 2 | Hep C | Scoop.it

In a phase 3b study, treatment with Sovaldi plus ribavirin, an interferon-free regimen, was safe and effective for Korean patients with chronic hepatitis C virus genotype 2 infection.

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Merck Receives FDA Approval of ZEPATIER™ (elbasvir and grazoprevir) for the Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Genotype 1 or 4 Infection in Adults Following Priority Review | news.sys-con.com

Merck Receives FDA Approval of ZEPATIER™ (elbasvir and grazoprevir) for the Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Genotype 1 or 4 Infection in Adults Following Priority Review | news.sys-con.com | Hep C | Scoop.it

KENILWORTH, N.J., Jan. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced that the U.S.

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Hopes Hepatitis C could be wiped out in Australia as the Federal Government pledges $1b to subsidise 'breakthrough' cures

Hopes Hepatitis C could be wiped out in Australia as the Federal Government pledges $1b to subsidise 'breakthrough' cures | Hep C | Scoop.it

Australians with Hepatitis C will no longer have to spend up to $100,000 on medicine, after the Federal Government announced $1 billion in funding to subsidise the cost of treatments.

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One-step urine test to simplify diagnosis of hepatitis C

One-step urine test to simplify diagnosis of hepatitis C | Hep C | Scoop.it

Researchers have developed a one-step test that can detect hepatitis C using only a urine sample, offering the potential to boost the availability of diagnosis and efforts to curb the virus around the world.

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Gilead Sciences: Its Hepatitis-C Treatments Keep Getting Better - Barron's (blog)

Gilead Sciences: Its Hepatitis-C Treatments Keep Getting Better - Barron's (blog) | Hep C | Scoop.it
Gilead Sciences (GILD) was first to market with its hepatitis-C treatments, and if the FDA’s concerns around AbbVie’s (ABBV) drugs is any indication, they’re safer too. And it looks like they will keep bringing new and better treatments to market.
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Sofosbuvir plus simeprevir treatment of recurrent genotype 1 hepatitis C after liver transplant

Sofosbuvir plus simeprevir treatment of recurrent genotype 1 hepatitis C after liver transplant | Hep C | Scoop.it
Infectious Disease Article: Sofosbuvir plus simeprevir treatment of recurrent genotype 1 hepatitis C after liver transplant
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Dr. Robert Myers : Canadian HCV Guidelines

Dr. Robert Myers, University of Alberta, presents "Canadian Perspective and Canadian HCV Guidelines" St. Michael's Hospital HIV Rounds, January 13th 2015.
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Achillion Pharmaceuticals (ACHN) Issues Positive Interim Update on Odalasvir ... - StreetInsider.com

Achillion Pharmaceuticals (ACHN) Issues Positive Interim Update on Odalasvir ... - StreetInsider.com | Hep C | Scoop.it
Achillion Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: ACHN) announced additional interim results from a Phase 2 study evaluating odalasvir (also known as ACH-3102), a NS5A inhibitor, in combination with sofosbuvir, without...
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Cambridge biotech gets funding for development of hepatitis C vaccine - Boston Business Journal (blog)

Cambridge biotech gets funding for development of hepatitis C vaccine - Boston Business Journal (blog) | Hep C | Scoop.it
As several biotechs focus on developing lucrative hepatitis C drugs, a Cambridge biotech has received funding to help develop a hepatitis C vaccine.
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White House Is Pressed to Help Widen Access to Hepatitis C Drugs via Medicaid

White House Is Pressed to Help Widen Access to Hepatitis C Drugs via Medicaid | Hep C | Scoop.it
Advocates for patients have urged federal officials to guide state Medicaid directors on appropriate coverage of the drugs, including one that can cost up to $1,000 a pill.
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Drug which cures hepatitis C given the go-ahead by NHS raising hopes the virus ... - Daily Mail

Drug which cures hepatitis C given the go-ahead by NHS raising hopes the virus ... - Daily Mail | Hep C | Scoop.it
Clinical trials have shown the treatment, using a new drug called sofosbuvir, to have minimal side effects and a 90 per cent cure rate, significantly higher than other existing treatments.
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May 2015 Recognized as Hepatitis C Awareness Month: Chicago Lawmaker Continues to Bring the “Silent Epidemic” to the Forefront

May 2015 Recognized as Hepatitis C Awareness Month: Chicago Lawmaker Continues to Bring the “Silent Epidemic” to the Forefront | Hep C | Scoop.it
Springfield, IL … Yesterday, the Illinois House of Representatives adopted House Resolution 214 which designates next month as " Hepatitis C Awareness Month.
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