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Global coverage of HBV treatment remains low despite declining costs

July 20, 2018

Salmonella outbreaks linked to raw turkey, pasta salad sicken more than 100

July 19, 2018
CDC and state health officials are investigating two multistate outbreaks of Salmonella — a newly announced outbreak involving raw turkey products and an outbreak…
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Study: Fidaxomicin ‘better’ option than vancomycin in many C. difficile cases

July 19, 2018
Based on a systematic review and network meta-analysis, researchers said fidaxomicin is a “better” option than vancomycin for the treatment of Clostridium
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Novel ‘genotype 8’ surfaces among four patients with HCV

July 17, 2018
Researchers identified four patients with a novel hepatitis C genotype, according to study published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases. Despite the genotype’s…
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Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome: Cause, Effect, and Solutions to Improve Patients' Quality-of-Life

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Akcea Therapeutics™ A Subsidiary of Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Endorsed by: The National Pancreas Foundation.

Familial chylomicronemia syndrome (FCS) is a rare and potentially life-threatening genetic disease. The clinical…
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HBV antibody levels after NA discontinuation predict relapse risk

July 9, 2018
Discontinuation of nucleos(t)ide analogue therapy for chronic hepatitis B correlated with risk for clinical relapse…
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HCV outcomes worse for patients with public insurance, Medicaid

June 3, 2018
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