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Hepatitis

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  • Achillion's hepatitis C drug shows promise in trial

    (Reuters) - Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc said all patients treated with its experimental hepatitis C drug showed no detectable levels of the virus four weeks after the therapy, sending its shares up 18 percent.
  • UK cost body backs pricey Gilead hepatitis pill for some patients

    LONDON (Reuters) - Gilead Sciences' expensive new hepatitis C pill has been endorsed for use in certain patients by Britain's healthcare cost-effectiveness watchdog, after the U.S. firm provided more information. The National Institute for Health and...

    'True Blood' recap: Bon Temps celebrates life as body count grows

    'True Blood' recap: Bon Temps celebrates life as body count grows
    It’s hard to imagine a more challenging time in Bon Temps as the town struggles to recover from vampire attacks, vigilantism and the deadly hepatitis V virus. Exhausted Sookie Stackhouse (Anna Paquin) wants to mourn the dead alone, but her friends...

    U.S. senators ask Gilead Sciences to explain high cost of hepatitis C drug

    Two U.S. senators asked Gilead Sciences Inc. to produce documents explaining why its new hepatitis C drug is priced at $84,000 per treatment course, raising renewed concerns over the high costs to taxpayers. In a letter sent Friday, Ron Wyden (D-Ore.)...

    Another Obamacare goal: Spend money on prevention, save money on cure

    Another Obamacare goal: Spend money on prevention, save money on cure
    Randy Gutzke, a longtime IV drug user who says he struggles daily to stay sober, recently was offered a quick-results test for hepatitis C at a West Side community health center. A case manager also reviewed the behaviors that put him at risk for...