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Recall of glucose test strips; approval for hepatitis C drug

Elbasvir and grazoprevir (Zepatier) for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotypes 1 and 4 in adult patients.
April 2016

QD: News Every Day--Health care reform scarce in presidential address

More than three-quarters of nearly 2,000 dentists surveyed thought it was important for them to screen for hypertension, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, hepatitis and HIV.
May 2020

New hepatitis C screening recommended for baby boomers

New hepatitis C screening recommended for baby boomers. If baby boomers weren’t special enough, now the U.S. ... Preventive Services Task Force has singled them out as a special group to be screened for hepatitis C virus (HCV).
May 2020

Primary care integral to new national viral hepatitis action plan

protecting patients and workers from health care-associated viral hepatitis. Many clinicians have applauded the initiative. ... And it highlights that patients don't carry badges saying that they have viral hepatitis.
September 2011

Is hepatitis C treatment cost-effective?

Is hepatitis C treatment cost-effective? One catch phrase in health care reform is cost-effectiveness. ... That's billion with a “B.”. Consider these facts before deciding if hepatitis C treatment is cost-effective. •
May 2020

Is treatment for hepatitis C hype or hope? Big win for big pharm

Is treatment for hepatitis C hype or hope? Big win for big pharm. ... I see many patients with hepatitis C (HCV). None of them are under treatment and they all feel quite well.
May 2020

Old Fangak, South Sudan, bedside ultrasound and other stuff

3. Abdominal pain in a person with known hepatitis B: Hepatitis B is unfortunately still quite common, and vaccination is not standard. ... One relatively young woman had been treated for hepatitis B but was having pain in her abdomen.
May 2020

Stopping the spread of disease, overdose deaths from opioid use

Paralleling this trend is the increase in HIV and hepatitis C infections spreading through injection drug use. ... In southern Indiana and adjacent Kentucky, HIV and hepatitis cases have soared due to injection drug use.
May 2020

Who should get the liver transplant?

A 62-year-old prisoner has end stage liver disease from hepatitis C, contracted from prior intravenous drug use. ... Although the survival rate for a liver cancer transplant is reasonable, it is lower than for sober alcoholics or hepatitis C.
May 2020

Medical marijuana use … ready, fire, aim!

It helps nausea, neuropathic (nerve) pain, glaucoma, muscle spasms, Crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, hepatitis C, migraines, arthritis, Alzheimer's disease, cancer, and numerous other ailments.
May 2020

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