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The Hartford CourantResearchers need to work harder to screen high-risk populations for people who are infected with both HIV and hepatitis C, say the authors of a new Yale University study on the incidence of co-infection in the New Haven area. The study, published Tuesday...
For some babies, the liquid is life saving. Now more will be able to receive human breast milk when the area's first milk depot — a place where nursing moms can drop off donated breast milk for other women's infants — opens Tuesday at...
Half of all patients who have tested positive for hepatitis C have not had follow-up testing to see if they are still infected, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That means many people are living with the disease and not...
ReutersBy Julie Steenhuysen NEW YORK, May 8 (Reuters) - Only half of people in the United States who have ever been infected with hepatitis C get proper testing for the liver-destroying disease, according to U.S. health officials. Proper testing is a two-...
Tribune reporterAbbVie said Monday that its new hepatitis C drug regimen has been given a breakthrough therapy designation by the Food and Drug Administration, putting it on the fast track for potential approval in the United States. A breakthrough therapy...
Tribune staff reporterIn its first quarter as an independent, publicly traded company, AbbVie Inc. said net income rose 9.6 percent, to $968 million, or 60 cents a share, from $883 million, or 56 cents a share, a year earlier when the company was still a part of Abbott...
Reuters* 94 pct cure rate seen with Bristol-Myers oral regimen * Three-drug regimen does not include ribavirin * 2 serious side effects likely unconnected to Bristol drugs By Bill Berkrot April 23 (Reuters) - A combination of three experimental Bristol-Myers...
A Nevada jury awarded $500 million in punitive damages in a closely watched case against two affiliates of UnitedHealth Group stemming from a hepatitis C outbreak in the state, according to a spokeswoman for a law firm in the case. The case involves...
ReutersOKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - A lawyer for an Oklahoma oral surgeon accused of using improper sterilization procedures and rusty surgical tools that may have exposed patients to HIV and hepatitis said on Wednesday his client had an impeccable record and...
ReutersOKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - About 1,200 patients have been screened for exposure to HIV and hepatitis in Oklahoma after authorities found a Tulsa dentist using improper sterilization procedures and rusty surgical tools, a public health official said on...
In 2009, Congress passed legislation reversing the decades-old ban on the use of federal funding for syringe exchange but, for unclear reasons, in late 2011, it reversed this decision, again withholding federal funding from programs that provide drug...
As many as 7,000 dental patients in Oklahoma are being urged to take blood tests for hepatitis or the virus that causes AIDS after health officials said they discovered that instruments in a local practice were not properly cleaned. The warning of...
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May 14, 2013 |Story| Hartford Courant
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