Tag Archives: Hepatitis

Deadly Hepatitis C Virus Is On The Rise In America

Reports indicate the hepatitis C virus has expanded rapidly over the last few years, and experts say it could very well be a result of the startling opioid epidemic. Over 2,400 hep C infections were reported in 2015 alone, but researchers state the actual number of those infected with the virus could be as high as 34,000. According to statistics, ...

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Deadly Hepatitis C Virus Is On The Rise In America

Reports indicate the hepatitis C virus has expanded rapidly over the last few years, and experts say it could very well be a result of the startling opioid epidemic. Over 2,400 hep C infections were reported in 2015 alone, but researchers state the actual number of those infected with the virus could be as high as 34,000. According to statistics, ...

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Energy Drinks May Cause Hepatitis, One Ingredient Boosts More Than Just Your Zip

Before you attempt to recharge with a beverage, know that some energy drinks may cause hepatitis. Whether you are an overworked executive, a working parent with an overburdened schedule or a college student who needs to pull an all-nighter study session for that big exam, understand the threat that an energy drink could pose to your liver. In addition to ...

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Hepatitis A Outbreak In Virginia Linked To Frozen Strawberries Imported From Egypt And Used By Tropical Smoothie Cafe Franchise

Officials from the Virginia Department of Health have stated that a cluster of recent outbreak of hepatitis A in the state may actually have been caused by the imported strawberries that the business franchise, Tropical Smoothie Cafe stores, have been receiving and using from Egypt. The health officials have indicated that the results they have given to the public were ...

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Groundbreaking Cure Means Hepatitis C Will Be Eliminated In Australia Within The Next ‘10 To 15 Years’; #NOhep Trending On ‘World Hepatitis Day’

Thursday is World Hepatitis Day and currently, there are 230,000 people living with hepatitis C in Australia, making it a public health issue, according to the ABC. Although the number of current sufferers is alarming, recent statistics released by Hepatitis Australia show that there is hope. 95 percent of people treated for hepatitis C with a new drug have had ...

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Hepatitis C: Six-Week Antiviral Therapy ‘Quick Cure’ And Price Agreement Bring Hope

Innovative use of antiviral therapy for Hepatitis C and drug policy initiatives made news this week in the ongoing fight against what has been called a silent killer. Quicker treatment times and lower costs means that the next generation of antiviral treatments for Hepatitis C will reach – and cure – more and more of the millions of people worldwide ...

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Hepatitis A Outbreak Forces Costco To Pull Frozen Berries From Shelves

Due to a Hepatitis A outbreak, Costco will be pulling one of their frozen fruit options from their shelves. Nature’s Touch Organic Cherry Berry Blend with a UPC code of 8 73668 00179 1, and best-buy dates up to and including March 15, 2018 are being recalled by the Canadian government. “There have been reported illnesses associated with the consumption ...

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Researchers Reveals The Real Cause Of Hepatitis C, Baby Boomers Strongly Urged To Get Tested

Hepatitis C has infected over 300,000 Canadians, and 75 percent of them consist of people belonging to the generation born between 1946 and 1964, also known as “baby boomers.” For the longest time, it has been widely believed that the deadly disease was acquired by baby boomers in their late teens or early twenties, and was transmitted to them through ...

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Sovaldi $1000 Pill Cures Hepatitis C, But Will Obamacare Pay?

Sovaldi is a new wonder drug that can cure Hepatitis C — but each pill costs $ 1000! That’s a real headache for Medicaid health insurance programs. Maybe the health managers could take aspirin to cure that– it’s a lot cheaper than Sovaldi. But it won’t solve the problem of how they’re going to pay for the treatment. According to ...

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