Hepatitis

Louisiana seeking ‘subscription model’ for hepatitis C drugs

Louisiana's health secretary thinks she's found a way to get hepatitis C drugs to more Medicaid patients and prisoners struggling with one of the …

U.S. Secretary of Health

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Hepatitis

Former Miss Universe, Chelsi Smith, Dies at 45

Former Miss Universe Chelsi Smith lost her year-long battle with liver cancer and passed away this month. She was 45.<p>The Texas native was best known …

Blood Tests

Can Herbs or Natural Remedies Treat Hepatitis C?

Hepatitis C is a viral infection that causes inflammation of the liver. You may not realize you have hepatitis C until its later stages. Often there …

FDA

Louisiana seeking 'subscription model' for hepatitis C drugs

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's health secretary thinks she's found a way to get hepatitis C drugs to more Medicaid patients and prisoners struggling with one of the nation's deadliest infectious diseases: by patterning medication purchases off the Netflix subscription model.<p>Health Secretary …

U.S. Secretary of Health

Aspartate Aminotransferase (AST) Test

Aminotransferase (AST) is an enzyme that’s present in various tissues of your body. An enzyme is a protein that helps trigger chemical reactions that …

Liver Disease

Hepatitis B

Access optionsAccess options<p>This Poster illustrates the current epidemiology, clinical management and novel treatment targets of hepatitis B, a …

Cancer

Signs and symptoms of STDs in men

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), or sexually transmitted infections (STIs), can affect anyone, but the signs and symptoms can be different for …

Hpv

What to know about the anti-smooth muscle antibody test

Certain health conditions, including liver disease and hepatitis, cause the immune system to produce anti-smooth muscle antibodies. Doctors use a …

Autoimmune Diseases

Living with Hepatitis C: How to Prevent Transmission

Hepatitis C can be spread if a person who doesn’t have HCV comes into contact with the blood of someone who has HCV. Although coming into contact …

Liver Transplant

Hep A vaccines offered in northeast Arkansas after restaurant worker tests positive

The state will offer hepatitis A vaccinations in Jonesboro on Friday and Monday after a restaurant employee tested positive for the virus.

U.S. Dept. of State

Cocrystal Pharma Completes Patient Enrollment in Phase 2a Study Evaluating CC-31244 for Ultra-Short Treatment of Hepatitis C

ATLANTA, GA and BOTHELL, WA, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cocrystal Pharma, Inc. (COCP), (“Cocrystal” or the “Company”), a clinical stage …

Replication

'I gave birth, and got Hepatitis C'

<b>When Jackie Britton was given a blood transfusion after childbirth, she thought it was saving her life. But the infected blood could have killed her. There are thought to be thousands like her. They often feel overlooked in the wider NHS contaminated blood scandal.</b><p>"There are still people dying, not …

Liver Transplant

Lethbridge’s Supervised Consumption Services site sees expansion completed

In June, the provincial government announced it was spending an additional $2.6 million to add more injection booths at Lethbridge’s Supervised …

Lethbridge

Health department gets state funding for hepatitis A response

The West Virginia Bureau for Public Health has approved a request from the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department for emergency funds for its response …

Health Department

5 Scary Things You Can Catch from Floodwater After a Hurricane

After the immediate danger from wind and rain passes, victims should still be on the lookout for these health risks lurking in flooded …

Legionnaires' Disease

This Arizona man got a transplant of a kidney infected with hepatitis C. On purpose.

With a new class of drugs that can cure hepatitis C, doctors are transplanting infected organs into people who don't already have the virus.

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Overwhelming evidence shows hepatitis C treatment effective for people who inject drugs

Researchers are calling on an end to discriminatory health and illicit drugs policies, based on overwhelming evidence that new hepatitis C therapies …

World Health Organization

Advice for Treating Infectious Diseases in Patients Affected by Hurricane Florence

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is working with federal, state, territorial, and local agencies in response to recent …

Public Health

Altimmune jumps 99%

Thinly traded nano cap Altimmune (ALT +99.1%) is up on an 11x surge in volume, albeit on turnover of only 387K shares.<p>A couple of weeks ago, it …

Business

Customers At This Spa May Have Been Exposed To HIV!

Sep 19, 2018<p>When you go to the spa to relax, you are putting complete trust in their hands!<p>Well the New Mexico Department of Health is recommending …

Customers

Transgene updates on pipeline

French biotech Transgene (OTCPK:TRGNF) updates investors on its key clinical studies.<p>Phase 3: Pexa-Vec + Nexavar (sorafenib) in first-line liver …

Business

Woman, 71, develops hepatitis after taking turmeric supplements to prevent a stroke

An elderly woman developed hepatitis after taking turmeric supplements for eight months.<p>The unnamed 71-year-old, believed to be from Arizona, …

Health (UK)

Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor-Associated Colits and Hepatitis

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Colitis

Where To Get Vaccine Shots For International Travel

Last month we saw a good airfare deal we couldn’t refuse. A round-trip ticket from the west coast to Kenya was under $900. We are going to climb …

Vaccination

Apprentice wrongfully accused of murdering an African teenager during a brawl at a birthday party claims he contracted hepatitis after being stabbed twice while behind bars

An apprentice who was wrongfully arrested for the death of an African teenager claims he contracted hepatitis while behind bars.<p>Tommy Jackson, 20, …

Compensation

Opinion: You need a new kidney to stay alive. Would you reject one from someone who died of a drug overdose?

It’s hard to fathom any goodness coming from the opioid crisis and the family tragedies it causes every day. But it does, in the form of an increase …

Bioethics

Prison Doctors, Nurses Say Health Care Behind Bars Has Ruptured

Prison medical care is under siege from two angles:There are the lawsuits in inmate death cases that allege malfeasance on the part of individual …

Health Care

New test kit for quick, accurate and low-cost screening of diseases

A multidisciplinary team of researchers has developed a portable, easy-to-use device for quick and accurate screening of diseases. This versatile …

National University of Singapore

It’s not just China — Trumps needs to protect intellectual property in Chile as well

This year marks the 15th anniversary of the U.S.-Chile Free Trade Agreement. And there is progress to celebrate. The value of bilateral trade is up …

U.S. Politics