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  • National African American Hepatitis C Action Day (NAAHCAD) 2015

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    4 Jul 2015 | 5:05 am
    National African American Hepatitis C Action Day (NAAHCAD) 2015.http://hcvadvocate.blogspot.com.au/2015/07/national-african-american-hepatitis-c.html .
  • Recombinant HBV vaccine enhances the rate of sustained virological response when early initiated after anti‐HCV combination therapy

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    4 Jul 2015 | 8:55 am
    Conclusion: Adding HBV vaccine to the post treatment care of patients with HCV after termination of antiviral therapy gain two benefits; protection from HBV and significant increase in rates of SVR. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved (Source: Journal of Medical Virology)MedWorm Sponsor Message: Directory of the best January Sales in the UK. Find the best Christmas presents too.
  • Group offers free HIV and hepatitis C testing in Waterville, Augusta - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

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    4 Jul 2015 | 2:19 pm
    Kennebec Journal & Morning SentinelGroup offers free HIV and hepatitis C testing in Waterville, AugustaKennebec Journal & Morning SentinelA free clinic for HIV/hepatitis C testing opened in April at 9 Green St. in Augusta. A similar one, also run by the Down East AIDS Network and Health Equity Alliance, is opening at the Pleasant Street United Methodist Church in Waterville. Staff photo New free clinics take aim at fighting virusesPress Heraldall 2 news articles »
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine and Why You Need It

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    4 Jul 2015 | 4:12 am
    Hepatitis B vaccine is a safe and effective way to protect yourself against hepatitis B infection. Since hepatitis B infection can lead to liver failure and liver cancer, protecting yourself from infection is important. Here's what you need to know about hepatitis B vaccine.
  • Jaundice

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    4 Jul 2015 | 5:37 am
    Definition of jaundice. Hepatitis.
 
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  • Group offers free HIV and hepatitis C testing in Waterville, Augusta - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

    4 Jul 2015 | 2:19 pm
    Kennebec Journal & Morning SentinelGroup offers free HIV and hepatitis C testing in Waterville, AugustaKennebec Journal & Morning SentinelA free clinic for HIV/hepatitis C testing opened in April at 9 Green St. in Augusta. A similar one, also run by the Down East AIDS Network and Health Equity Alliance, is opening at the Pleasant Street United Methodist Church in Waterville. Staff photo New free clinics take aim at fighting virusesPress Heraldall 2 news articles »
  • Medicaid Violations Hinder Hepatitis C Drug Access - Pharmacy Times

    4 Jul 2015 | 1:04 pm
    Medicaid Violations Hinder Hepatitis C Drug AccessPharmacy Times“This is particularly concerning because the majority of new and existing cases of hepatitis C in the US exist among people who inject or have injected drugs,” Dr. Taylor stated. “Rather than excluding people who use alcohol or drugs from hepatitis C and more »
  • Feds: Immigrant kids given adult dose of Hepatitis A vaccine - KSL.com

    4 Jul 2015 | 10:25 am
    Feds: Immigrant kids given adult dose of Hepatitis A vaccineKSL.comSAN ANTONIO (AP) — Authorities say about 250 immigrant children were given an adult dose of a Hepatitis A vaccine at a Texas detention facility where they are being held with their mothers. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesman Richard ...
  • Immigrant Children Given Adult Dose of Hepatitis A Vaccine - ABC News

    4 Jul 2015 | 8:12 am
    ABC NewsImmigrant Children Given Adult Dose of Hepatitis A VaccineABC NewsAbout 250 immigrant children were given an adult dose of a hepatitis A vaccine at a Texas detention facility where they were being held with their mothers, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials. The vaccines were administered Immigrant children receive adult dose of hepatitis A vaccine at detention centerFox NewsChildren at detention center given adult doses of hepatitis A vaccineLos Angeles Timesall 93 news articles »
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine Ineffective in Most Patients With RA - Medscape

    2 Jul 2015 | 12:53 pm
    Hepatitis B Vaccine Ineffective in Most Patients With RAMedscapeROME — A high proportion of patients with rheumatoid arthritis do not achieve protective antibody levels after vaccination with HBVAXPRO-10 (Sanofi Pasteur MSD), one of the vaccines used to prevent hepatitis B infection, new research suggests. "People ...
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  • Hepatitis B Vaccine and Why You Need It

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    4 Jul 2015 | 4:12 am
    Hepatitis B vaccine is a safe and effective way to protect yourself against hepatitis B infection. Since hepatitis B infection can lead to liver failure and liver cancer, protecting yourself from infection is important. Here's what you need to know about hepatitis B vaccine.
  • Hepatitis C Quiz

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    4 Jul 2015 | 4:12 am
    Do you understand the basics of hepatitis C? Take this short quiz to test your knowledge on all the essential hepatitis C information, including symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and prevention.
  • Is Hepatitis B Spread Through Sex?

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    4 Jul 2015 | 4:12 am
    Learn about how the Hepatitis B virus spreads, how to prevent your infection, and what other ways you can get infected with HBV.
  • What Is HBeAg?

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    4 Jul 2015 | 4:12 am
    Definition of HBeAg. Hepatitis.
  • What Is the Hepatitis B Surface Antibody...

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    4 Jul 2015 | 4:12 am
    Definition of HBsAb anti-HBs. Hepatitis.
 
 
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  • Children at detention center given adult doses of hepatitis A vaccine

    4 Jul 2015 | 9:48 pm
    An adult dose of a hepatitis A vaccine was given to about 250 immigrant children at a Texan detention facility, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials said. As of Saturday, no adverse reactions had been reported, said Richard Rocha, an ICE spokesman, in an email.
  • Children at Dilley immigration detention center get adult dose of vaccine

    3 Jul 2015 | 9:42 pm
    Two hundred and fifty children held in the immigrant family detention center in Dilley received adult doses of the hepatitis A vaccine earlier this week, officials said Friday night. "While no significant adverse reactions are expected, health care professionals will continue to monitor the children for any side effects for the next five days," said agency spokesman Richard Rocha .
  • MPs support campaign for justice for victims of NHS contaminated blood

    3 Jul 2015 | 4:28 pm
    MP for Holborn and St Pancras, Keir Starmer, said 'So long as the campaign keeps going, so long as there are more victims, in the end there will be a greater justice' Newly elected Labour MPs Keir Starmer, Tulip Siddiq and Catherine West have all pledged their resounding support for the campaign to seek justice for victims of the NHS contaminated blood scandal. They have called on the government to secure a fair deal for all blood victims affected by HIV or hepatitis C contracted from tainted blood.
  • Liver regeneration by stem/progenitor cells.

    3 Jul 2015 | 12:23 pm
    The liver is renowned for its strong, robust regenerative capacity, employing different modes of regeneration according to type and extent of injury. The process of compensatory hypertrophy of the liver upon partial hepatectomy has been standing as a classical model for studying organ regeneration in mammals and a subject of exhaustive analyses.
  • Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare Approves Gilead's...

    3 Jul 2015 | 8:09 am
    Gilead Sciences, Inc. today announced that the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare has approved Harvoni , the first once-daily single tablet regimen for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C genotype 1 infection in adults. Harvoni combines the NS5A inhibitor ledipasvir with the nucleotide analog polymerase inhibitor sofosbuvir, approved by the MHLW under the trade name Sovaldi in March 2015.
 
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  • TGIF- July Weekly Rewind of Hepatitis C News And Updates Around The Web

    3 Jul 2015 | 6:59 am
    TGIF- Weekly Rewind of Hepatitis C News and Updates It's Friday folks, the end of another week of work and the start of the holiday weekend.Happy Forth of July!Here is a look back at this weeks headlines with updates around the web and a bit of today's news.Today Gilead announced Harvoni ® was approved by Japan's Mininstry of Health, read the press release here.Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare Approves Gilead's Harvoni®, the First Once-Daily Single Tablet Regimen for the Treatment of Genotype 1 Chronic Hepatitis CGilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) today announced…
  • Gilead's Harvoni® Approved By Japan's Ministry of Health

    3 Jul 2015 | 3:53 am
    Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare Approves Gilead's Harvoni®, the First Once-Daily Single Tablet Regimen for the Treatment of Genotype 1 Chronic Hepatitis CDate(s): 3-Jul-2015 2:01 AMFor a complete listing of our news releases, please click here- Harvoni Achieved Cure Rates (SVR12) of 100 Percent in Japanese Phase 3 Study -- Eliminates Need for Interferon and Ribavirin for Patients with Genotype 1 Hepatitis C -FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 3, 2015-- Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) today announced that the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW)…
  • Must Watch: HCV Virtual Patient - Cases 1-4 are now available

    2 Jul 2015 | 5:32 pm
    HCV Virtual PatientHello everyone, summer is here to stay, and its awesome! When a new educational resource is released online this blog provides background information and links to the new activity.If you landed here today to acquire additional knowledge about hepatitis C, jump over to "ViralEd" and review "HCV Virtual Patient" an easy to follow video CME with a look at different case scenarios. This activity is a helpful starting point for people who failed treatment, have cirrhosis or want to learn more about current treatment options for various HCV genotypes. Other…
  • Ledipasvir/sofosbuvir : New Hepatitis C Treatment Needs No Antiviral Boost

    2 Jul 2015 | 12:35 pm
    Related:Adding Ribavirin to Harvoni for Hepatitis C Increases Side Effects But Not EfficacySaleh Alqahtani and Mark Sulkowski from Johns Hopkins and colleagues analyzed data from the ION trials to compare the safety and tolerability profiles of sofosbuvir/ledipasvirwith and without ribavirin. They looked at treatment-emergent adverse events and laboratory abnormalities among patients randomly assigned to receive sofosbuvir/ledipasvirfor 8, 12, or 24 weeks, with or without ribavirin....New Hepatitis C Treatment Needs No Antiviral BoostRelease Date: July 1, 2015FAST FACTS:A study of nearly…
  • Vietnam era veteran carries battle cry of hepatitis C

    1 Jul 2015 | 7:44 am
    Vietnam era veteranBy SKIP VAUGHN Rocket editorATHENS – Mike Blackburn didn’t serve in Vietnam but he was a veteran of that era. He never served in combat. But his war continues to this day. And according to his doctors, his war will end soon.Blackburn, 62, has hepatitis C virus with stage 4 liver failure. A few weeks ago he was placed on hospice with 3-6 months life expectancy. His diagnosis of hepatitis C didn’t come until Aug. 10, 2014, just six days before his 62nd birthday, when he went to the hospital with severe stomach pain.Last year’s birthday of course is a blur for…
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