Is holiday shopping leaving you frustrated? We've all been there - perplexed, scratching our head, thinking, "What do I buy the person who seems to have everything?" Holiday gift giving gets even trickier when it comes to buying the perfect gift for someone who has something they don't want…
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Millions of people in the United States suffer from hepatitis C, but most of them don't even know they have it. Dr. Michael Charlton from Intermountain Medical Center talks more about the disease. An estimated 3-4 million persons in the United States are chronically infected with the hepatitis C virus…
Alyssa Riggan hasn't dwelled on being the first person in the U.S. to successfully receive part of a liver from a living donor 25 years ago, a medical procedure that paved the way for routine live-donor transplants. The anniversary falls on Thanksgiving this year.
In the fall of 1999, I woke up with a strong metallic taste in my mouth. It didn't matter what I ate - sweet, spicy foods or plain white rice - the aggravating sensation of iron filings wouldn't leave. Internet searches proved pointless.
People who are cured of hepatitis C live just about as long as those who never had the disease to begin with, according to research published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The researchers followed 530 patients in the Netherlands with chronic hepatitis C infection for a…
Print this page Learn more about the development of this Hepatitis C vaccine, and who the efficacy of the vaccine is being tested on in two sites in the USA.
Philadelphia's Transportation Authority has filed a lawsuit against Gilead Sciences Inc. over the pricing of its hepatitis C drug. Sovaldi is a highly effective pill treatment for the most common form of hepatitis C without the injections and unpleasant side effects of earlier treatments.
" One reason I don't drink is that I want to know when I am having a good time." ~ Nancy Astor If you have hepatitis C, your doctor probably told you, "No alcohol." If you like to drink, this is hard news to bear, particularly around the holidays.
— High blood pressure, liver problems and heart disease risk upped in heavy kids.
— Researchers say treatment has fewer side effects and less risk of rejection, too.