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CDC Considers Expanding Hepatitis C Testing - Medscape



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CDC Considers Expanding Hepatitis C Testing 
Medscape
CHICAGO ? In response to an increase in the incidence of hepatitis C infections, which tripled from 2010 to 2015, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) are considering augmenting their ...

 


Benefits of Direct-Acting Antivirals for Hepatitis C - Annals of Internal Medicine



Benefits of Direct-Acting Antivirals for Hepatitis C 
Annals of Internal Medicine
No advancement in the discipline of medicine parallels the dramatic progress of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, which within 30 years went from having no name to having safe and simple treatments that result in virologic cure in most patients. As of ...

 


How hepatitis C wages guerrilla warfare - ScienceNordic



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How hepatitis C wages guerrilla warfare 
ScienceNordic
The Hepatitis C (HCV) virus is a sly enemy to have in one's body. Not only does it manage to make itself invisible to the immune system by breaking down communication between the immune cells, it also builds secret virus ?factories? that quickly go ...

 


Merck targets high-risk military veterans for hepatitis C lessons - FiercePharma



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Merck targets high-risk military veterans for hepatitis C lessons 
FiercePharma
The pharma giant, which makes the hep C-fighting therapy Zepatier, has partnered up with the American Liver Foundation, which will join educational events in Boston, Philadelphia, Phoenix and San Diego to speak with veterans about their risk factors ...

 


A Hepatitis C Drug's Lower Cost Paves Way For Expanded - NPR - NPR



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A Hepatitis C Drug's Lower Cost Paves Way For Expanded - NPR 
NPR
Mavyret, recently approved by the Food And Drug Administration, can cure hepatitis C in eight weeks, at a cost of $26400. Though still expensive, that's well ...
Hepatitis C drug's lower cost paves way for Medicaid to expand treatment Pharmacy Today, American Pharmacists Association, pharmacist.com
FDA's Approval Of A Cheaper Drug For Hepatitis C Will Likely Expand Treatment WVXU
Medicaid, Private Insurers Begin To Lift Curbs On Pricey Hepatitis C Drugs Kaiser Health News
macpac  -FDA.gov  -NCBI 
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Hepatitis C Cure 'Difficult to Implement' - Medscape



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Hepatitis C Cure 'Difficult to Implement' 
Medscape
CHICAGO ? Although new treatments can effectively cure most cases of hepatitis C, outdated guidelines, too many treatment choices, and lack of insurance coverage can make standards of care difficult to implement, experts acknowledge. "It may not ...

 


2017 a year of key milestone achievements for Genedrive's diagnostic Hepatitis-C test - Proactive Investors UK



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2017 a year of key milestone achievements for Genedrive's diagnostic Hepatitis-C test 
Proactive Investors UK
David Budd, chief executive of Genedrive PLC (LON:GDR) spoke to Proactive as the firm released their preliminary results for the year to the end of June 2017. Budd says with a strong commercial partner now in place for HCV he's looking forward to ...

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Hep C Cases Discovered in Public Services Screening - Medscape



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Hep C Cases Discovered in Public Services Screening 
Medscape
CHICAGO ? In a single year, 230 people infected with hepatitis C virus were identified when a pioneering program offered screening wherever county services were available ? such as community outreach locations, the lobby of the social services ...

 


New York's unusual law is boosting Hepatitis C testing - WNYC



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New York's unusual law is boosting Hepatitis C testing 
WNYC
When doctors told Tina Harris that she was infected with hepatitis C, she didn't know what to think. Other than the few commercials she'd seen on TV, Harris said she hadn't heard much about the disease. The 52-year-old works at a church in the Bedford ...

 


How hepatitis C hides in the body - Medical Xpress - Medical Xpress



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How hepatitis C hides in the body - Medical Xpress 
Medical Xpress
The image on the left shows a liver cell that is not infected with hepatitis C. The membrane sacs (green) and the protein IRGM in these (red) have an oblong ...

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