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Health Ministry to slash spending - New Straits Times Online

Google Feed for Hepatitis C Alternative - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 21:16

New Straits Times Online

Health Ministry to slash spending
New Straits Times Online
Dr Subramaniam said this after witnessing the signing of a memorandum of understanding between Clinical Research Malaysia (CRM) and the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative to launch clinical studies for a public health approach to Hepatitis C in ...
'People don't care about dengue'The Star Online

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Hepatitis/HIV testing offered for area residents in Espanola next week

Bing hep C - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 14:06
ESPANOLA—Island residents who believe they may be at risk of HIV or hepatitis C are encouraged to come to a Testing 1-2-3 event in Espanola on Wednesday, January 20. The event encourages people to “have lunch, get tested, get results” at the Espanola ...
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Health Ministry in joint effort to produce cheaper Hepatitis C drug - The Malaysian Insider

Google Feed for Hepatitis C Alternative - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 05:57

The Malaysian Insider

Health Ministry in joint effort to produce cheaper Hepatitis C drug
The Malaysian Insider
Cheaper drugs will provide alternative to Hepatitis C patients who now have to spend between US$40,000 and US$80,000 for treatment. – The Malaysian Insider file pic, January 13, 2016.Five hundred Hepatitis C patients are involved in a clinical study on ...

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Frozen as Good as Fresh for Fecal Transplant: Study - nwitimes.com

Google Feed for Hepatitis C Alternative - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 03:26

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Frozen as Good as Fresh for Fecal Transplant: Study
nwitimes.com
Doctors have used frozen stool samples to treat C. difficile for a couple of years, because the prepackaged samples allow for much easier and swifter treatment than identifying and screening a fresh donor, said lead author Dr. Christine Lee, director ...

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Gilead Sciences Takes 2 Steps Forward and 1 Step Back

Bing hep C - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 02:09
The hepatitis C leader received news from regulators that could strengthen its position in this space even further. The following day, it announced a clinical win with a blockbuster hepatitis B treatment that could also strengthen this franchise.
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Gilead Looks Set To Beat Bristol Myers Squibb In Race For Top Hepatitis C Drug

Bing hep C - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 00:07
Gilead just got priority review for its latest HCV candidate. There are a number of approved, and pending drugs in the space. Gilead leads, but others are encroaching on its market share. If the latest NDA get’s approval, Gilead should once again pull ...
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Hepatitis C: the costly cure?

Bing hep C - Tue, 01/12/2016 - 23:29
MIAMI (Ivanhoe Newswire/WTVM) -- Millions of Americans have Hepatitis C, a chronic disease that ravages your liver and in some cases can be deadly. New drugs can cure the virus, but that’s only good news for some people. Jeffrey Acocella and Dirk Stokes ...
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Cheaper Hepatitis C treatments in Malaysia?

Bing hep C - Tue, 01/12/2016 - 20:38
PUTRAJAYA: Cheaper Hepatitis C treatment may be possible if a collaboration between the government and an international body is successful. The collaboration, between the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi) and the Ministry-owned Clinical ...
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Top Obamacare Stocks to Buy in 2016 - Motley Fool

Google Feed for Hepatitis C Alternative - Tue, 01/12/2016 - 12:23

Motley Fool

Top Obamacare Stocks to Buy in 2016
Motley Fool
It struck a deal with AbbVie in 2014, for example, to lower the cost of hepatitis C drugs, and in late 2015, it offered a $1 alternative to Daraprim, the drug that famously had its price raised some 5,000% overnight to $750 per pill. Express Scripts is ...

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Frozen as Good as Fresh for Fecal Transplant: Study - HealthDay

Google Feed for Hepatitis C Alternative - Tue, 01/12/2016 - 11:06

HealthDay

Frozen as Good as Fresh for Fecal Transplant: Study
HealthDay
Doctors have used frozen stool samples to treat C. difficile for a couple of years, because the prepackaged samples allow for much easier and swifter treatment than identifying and screening a fresh donor, said lead author Dr. Christine Lee, director ...

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Watkins: Heroin use boosts Hep C; Revenant great

Bing hep C - Tue, 01/12/2016 - 10:49
News, opinions and straightening out fans, coaches and players of the Alabama Crimson Tide. You might need to be checked for hepatitis C, even if you feel fine. It’s a simple blood test that can be administered at most family health care clinics, and ...
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Stuart Altman: Health care watchdog - CommonWealth magazine

Google Feed for Hepatitis C Alternative - Tue, 01/12/2016 - 08:18

CommonWealth magazine

Stuart Altman: Health care watchdog
CommonWealth magazine
STUART ALTMAN IS 78, an age when most people are taking the foot off life's gas pedal. But Altman isn't pulling over to the side of the road yet. The economist lectures on health policy at Brandeis University in Waltham and is playing an active role in ...

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City commission to revisit needle exchange proposal - State-Journal.com

Google Feed for Hepatitis C Alternative - Tue, 01/12/2016 - 07:21

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City commission to revisit needle exchange proposal
State-Journal.com
“We would just reiterate the strong evidence that shows the effectiveness of programs such as these to stop the very costly spread of blood-borne infection such as Hepatitis C and HIV,” Health Department Executive Director Judy Mattingly said. Mayor ...

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Hepatitis C: the costly cure?

Bing hep C - Tue, 01/12/2016 - 02:22
MIAMI (Ivanhoe Newswire/WTVM) -- Millions of Americans have Hepatitis C, a chronic disease that ravages your liver and in some cases can be deadly. New drugs can cure the virus, but that’s only good news for some people. Jeffrey Acocella and Dirk Stokes ...
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Cameroon: Hepatitis B, C - the Silent Killers

Bing hep C - Tue, 01/12/2016 - 00:30
Statistics from the World Health Organisation (WHO) indicates that more than 2, 000 million people alive worldwide today have been infected with Hepatitis B virus (HBV) at some time in their lives. Of this, about 350 million remain infected chronically and ...
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Federal judge enters consent decree against Downing Labs

FDA News - Mon, 01/11/2016 - 14:20
On Friday, Jan. 8, U.S. District Judge Sam A. Lindsay entered a consent decree of permanent injunction between the United States and Downing Labs LLC, of Dallas, Texas, and the company’s co-owners, Ashley Michelle Downing and Christopher Van Downing, and pharmacist-in-charge, Roger E. Mansfield.
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Prescription drug prices jumped more than 10 percent in 2015, analysis finds - Chicago Tribune

Google Feed for Hepatitis C Alternative - Mon, 01/11/2016 - 13:13

Chicago Tribune

Prescription drug prices jumped more than 10 percent in 2015, analysis finds
Chicago Tribune
The pharmaceutical industry has long maintained that drug costs represent only a fraction of overall health costs in the country, that groundbreaking treatments such as new drugs for hepatitis C will save money over the long term and that innovative ...

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Parents' Drug Abuse Strains Child-Welfare Agencies - Wall Street Journal

Google Feed for Hepatitis C Alternative - Mon, 01/11/2016 - 12:55

Wall Street Journal

Parents' Drug Abuse Strains Child-Welfare Agencies
Wall Street Journal
Ohio has created 20 family dependency treatment courts that offer an alternative judicial track for parents dealing with drug addiction. One is in Clermont County, just east of Cincinnati, where about 70% of the child-welfare cases are drug-related ...

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Day 1 of #JPM16: Liquid biopsies, rare diseases and off-the-record keynotes - Boston Business Journal (blog)

Google Feed for Hepatitis C Alternative - Mon, 01/11/2016 - 11:01

Boston Business Journal (blog)

Day 1 of #JPM16: Liquid biopsies, rare diseases and off-the-record keynotes
Boston Business Journal (blog)
The following story was posting this morning by The Boston Business Journal's sister publication in San Fransisco by biotech writer Ron Leuty. You know something's all the rage when Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos jump on board — and a new Bay Area company ...

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Hepatitis C virus's next top models? - Nature.com

Google Feed for Hepatitis C Alternative - Mon, 01/11/2016 - 07:57

Nature.com

Hepatitis C virus's next top models?
Nature.com
Overexpression of SEC14L2 allows long-term replication of WT HCV RNA in cultured hepatoma cells. c, Pigtail-macaque-derived hepatocyte (like) cells overexpressing viral entry receptors, and primary rhesus-macaque hepatocytes can be infected with HCV ...

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