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Pamela Anderson is cured of hepatitis C.
Getting access to the new hep C drugs remains an ongoing barrier for too many people, but the drugs keep getting better.
American singer, songwriter and performer Natalie Cole died December 31, 2015
As heroin addiction rates continue to hit record highs across America, a new report is pointing to another facet of the drug epidemic.
By the end of 2015, U.S. health care spending was expected to grow nearly 6 percent from 2014.
The National Institutes of Health plans to retire all the nearly 300 government research chimpanzees to sanctuaries.
Allan Clear, the former executive director of the Harm Reduction Coalition, took a job with the New York State Department of Health.
The FDA was reviewing BMS’ request for approval of new uses for Daklinza (daclatasvir) in combination with Gilead Sciences’ Sovaldi.
The FDA has required AbbVie to add warnings to two of its HCV treatments after receiving reports of serious liver damage.
HCV regimens containing Gilead Sciences’ Sovaldi (sofosbuvir) may in rare cases cause a severe slowing of the heart.
AbbVie has applied for approval from the FDA for a new formulation of Viekira Pak that only needs to be taken once a day
The FDA has granted priority review status to Gilead’s application for approval of a once-daily combo tablet of Sovaldi and velpatasvir.
Individuals who start a triple regimen of HCV meds and see their virus drop to undetectable levels may only need three weeks of treatment.
Individuals with advanced fibrosis or cirrhosis who are cured of hepatitis C virus (HCV) often see their liver damage reduced.
There is an emerging epidemic of sexually transmitted hepatitis C virus (HCV) among men who have sex with men (MSM).