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India's black market now a red market

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

India

Hepatitis C drug delayed by NHS due to high cost

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

Longmont Woman Cured Of Hepatitis C, Credits New Drugs

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

News

Salt Cravings anyone?

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

Adrenals

Public Radio Report - At The Crossroads, Part 6: Veterans Harder Hit By Hep C

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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

Healthcare

Public Radio Report: At The Crossroads, Part 5: The Uncomfortable Math Of Hep C Treatment

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

Healthcare