When I was in India, there was a booming black market. Walking down a busy street, someone was bound to ask, “Change money?” Now it’s seems the colour’s changed. 99 more words
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The NHS is to delay the introduction of a highly expensive drug that can save the lives of people infected with the hepatitis C virus. The move by NHS England is unprecedented, because the NHS rationing body, Nice (the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) has approved the drug. 704 more words
DENVER (CBS4)- A woman from Longmont has been cured of Hepatitis C during her participation in a clinical trial testing an expensive new drug. 239 more words
Subtitle: Why I’m so grouchy!
I have no adrenals – oh – the glands are still attached to my kidneys – but they’re useless. I have been diagnosed, in 2002, with chronic Hepatitis C, from a blood transfusion in 1981; when Hep C was not even discovered – not till 1991 as then it was called Non A or B Hepatitis. 372 more words
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) chairs the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs. At a hearing Wednesday, Dec. 3, Sanders wanted to know why new hepatitis C drugs cost so much and how the VA was going to pay for them. 177 more words
Rhode Island Public Radio recently hosted a series of informative radio segments on hepatitis C. We continue sharing this series with Part Five: The Uncomfortable Math of Hep C Treatment. 168 more words