Tag : hepatitis c

An Aspirin A Day Could Prevent Both Heart Disease And Colon Cancer

Medicine  29 June '16

FDA Approves First All-Oral Drug For Hepatitis C Patients; How Much Is The Treatment?

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug from Gilead Sciences that can treat six major subtypes of hepatitis C without the need for injections or other drugs.

Los Angeles To Not Enforce Ban On Marijuana Dispensaries

Politics  8 June '16

What To Expect Now That Ohio Gov. John Kasich Signed Medical Marijuana Legalization Bill Into Law

Ohio's medical marijuana program will cover illnesses such as HIV/AIDS, ALS, cancer, Alzheimer's, epilepsy and Tourette's syndrome. The bill will take effect in three months.

Las Luminarias de San Anton Festival

Body  13 May '16

Drinking Alcohol Ups Risk For And Death From Hepatitis C

Too much alcohol increases the chances of death and liver damage in people with Hepatitis C.

Pfizer's Second Quarter Net Income Shows Large Gain, More Than Doubles

Body  11 May '16

Cholesterol Drugs Are About To Be More Expensive: Cigna Inks Deal With Amgen & Sanofi For Results-Based Medicine Cost

The price of cholesterol drugs manufactured by Amgen and Sanofi/Regeneron will not be results-based. The medication will get more expensive if patients' cholesterol levels aren't reduced.

The Silent Pandemic: Tackling Hepatitis C With Policy Innovation

Body  6 May '16

Hepatitis C Deaths Soar At A Record High, More Fatal Than HIV, Tuberculosis And Others

The CDC said that Hepatitis C is killing more Americans than HIV, tuberculosis and other diseases.

Emergency Room Physicians Sue State Over Dire Need For Additional Finances

Body  6 May '16

Hepatitis C In The US: Death Rate Reaches All-Time High; New Cases Also On The Rise

Find out why the number of Hepatitis C cases and deaths are increasing in America.

World Hepatitis Day - Photocall

Health/Nutrition  8 April '16

Baby Boomers Are Ordered To Undergo Hepatitis C Test By CDC

Calling the attention of all baby boomers out there. The CDC is requiring you to get tested for hepatitis C.

Obesity And Fast Food In America

Health/Nutrition  6 April '16

Gilead Sciences: Nimbus Drug Acquired, Offering Cure For Fatty Liver

As there are no approved treatments for NASH, the acquisition of the Nimbus compound can boost Gilead's sales alongside its hepatitis C treatment.

Obama Delivers Remarks At National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit

Health/Nutrition  30 March '16

White House Outs New Initiatives To Curb Ballooning Opioid, Heroin Abuse Cases

Additional funding for medication-assisted treatment programs and increased coverage for substance abuse and mental health services are just a few of the White House's recently outed public health initiatives.

Elected Officials Introduce The Fairness And Equity Act Aimed At Reducing Penalties For Minor Marijuana Offenses

Health/Nutrition  29 March '16

Arresting Minor Drug Offenders: A Step In The Wrong Direction For The US

After reviewing drug policy models of some European nations, U.S. health experts are now calling on the government to adopt a similar drug policy. They believe it would be a better solution to the country's drug problem than arresting minor drug offenders.

Teen Body Piercing, Tattoos: What Parents & Teens Should Know

Family Life  24 March '16

Teen Body Piercing, Tattoos: What Parents & Teens Should Know

Body piercing and tattoos can be a form of self-expression for teens. The can be permanent and life-changing. Here are things you should know.

The Silent Pandemic: Tackling Hepatitis C With Policy Innovation

Health/Nutrition  5 June '15

Hepatitis C Epidemic in Appalachia, HIV Threat Looming

It has been revealed by public health officials that rural Appalachia is on the brink of an HIV spread as the region struggles to cope with injection drug abuse and hepatitis C.

Egyptian army's AIDS cure claim met with ridicule

Health/Nutrition  28 February '14

Egyptian army's AIDS cure claim met with ridicule

The Egyptian Army's recent claim that they discovered the cure for AIDS and hepatitis C has been met with public ridicule.

Sign up for our Newsletter

Real Time Analytics