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HIV-related factors increase risk of stroke

HIV-related risk factors seem to increase the risk of stroke – the sudden death of brain cells due to a rupture or obstruction of blood vessels in

Published
15 March 2016
By
Theo Smart
Sofosbuvir/velpatasvir for hepatitis C can be administered with most antiretrovirals

Sofosbuvir/velpatasvir, a forthcoming combination that effectively treats all hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotypes, can be safely used with most boosted antiretrovirals for people with HIV and HCV

Published
14 March 2016
By
Liz Highleyman
US: VA expands hepatitis C treatment to all patients with the virus

The Veterans Affairs Department will begin providing hepatitis C treatment to all veterans in its health system who have the virus, regardless of their disease stage, VA officials said Wednesday.

Published
11 March 2016
From
Military Times
Inside the $100 million ad blitz for a $1100-a-pill drug for hepatitis C

More than 11,000 ads for Harvoni have aired on TV channels from FOX to Animal Planet to the Game Show Network to Syfy. The total value of the time slots is estimated at $60 million to upwards of $80 million, according to the data from media research firms iSpot.tv and Kantar Media.

Published
09 March 2016
From
STAT
Indiana HIV epidemic among people who inject drugs is controlled, but ongoing vigilance is needed

Extensive epidemiological investigation followed by prevention and treatment interventions have largely succeeded in controlling an outbreak of HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in rural Indiana,

Published
09 March 2016
By
Liz Highleyman
More than 2 million people co-infected with HIV and hepatitis C

An estimated 2.3 million people living with HIV are co-infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV) globally, a new study by the University of Bristol and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine has found.

Published
08 March 2016
From
Eurekalert Inf Dis
Hepatitis medicines: Warning concerning Harvoni® packs with counterfeit contents

Counterfeit packs of the preparation Harvoni® have been discovered in Israel. The plastic bottles, which originate in India, were imported via a Swiss trading company and contain white instead of genuine yellow film-coated tablets. The Swiss Agency for Therapeutic Products Swissmedic is working with other European authorities to establish whether Harvoni® packs with counterfeit contents have also been imported into other countries.

Published
08 March 2016
From
Swiss Agency for Therapeutic Products
20,000 Georgians to Receive Free Hepatitis C Treatment

Up to 20,000 Georgian citizens suffering from hepatitis C will take part in a program launched by local government with the support of the US Centre for Disease Control and Prevention aimed at treating and preventing the virus.

Published
08 March 2016
From
Georgia Today
Gilead Spars With Merck Over Hepatitis C $1000-Pill Royalties

A compound in Gilead’s blockbuster drugs Sovaldi and Harvoni was found by a judge last month to have infringed Merck’s patents. Now, a jury must decide whether those patents are still valid, and if so, how much Gilead owes Merck in royalties.

Published
08 March 2016
From
Bloomberg
Ravidasvir plus sofosbuvir demonstrates high cure rate for people with hepatitis C genotype 4

Sofosbuvir plus the investigational HCV NS5A inhibitor ravidasvir, with or without ribavirin, cured 95 to 100% of people with hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotype 4, the

Published
08 March 2016
By
Liz Highleyman

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