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FDA approves new Hepatitis C drug from Abbvie focused on Genotype 1

Caring Ambassadors reports that earlier today the FDA approved the newest drug to combat hepatitis C.  Read below for the full update.

“Today the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the approval of a powerful new tool for treating hepatitis C (HCV), AbbVie’s new all-oral, interferon-free drug regimen. 335 more words

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PUBLIC RADIO REPORT – AT THE CROSSROADS: FINDING HEP C INFECTIONS BEFORE IT'S TOO LATE

Rhode Island Public Radio recently hosted a series of informative radio segments on hepatitis C.  We continue sharing this series with Part Two: Finding Hep C Infections Before It’s Too Late.   192 more words

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Training Sessions (January - March 2015)

Upcoming training in the new year includes HIV awareness, Hepatitis, Mental Health, Circumcision / FGM & HIV & The Law.

All sessions include group discussions and some include guest speakers. 725 more words

Sex date, testing date, getting them papers... Date responsibly

Happy holidays! Before y’all kick off the holiday or start the new year let’s talk about something… When you start to date somebody, we usually ask what are their hobbies, careers, goals, likes/dislikes, and what they want in a relationship, right? 486 more words

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Curing HCV, Even When HIV Complicates the Picture

Treating patients who are co-infected with both the hepatitis C virus (HCV) and HIV has historically been tougher than treating patients who have just one of these diseases. 300 more words

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Public Radio Report - At the Crossroads: Hepatitis C on the Rise and the Fight to Stop It

Rhode Island Public Radio recently hosted a series of informative radio segments on hepatitis C.  Over the next couple of weeks, we’ll be posting this series on StepUpToHep.   197 more words

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$84,000 to Treat Hepatitis C: Making Hay While the Sun Shines

There is an interesting angle to the ongoing tooth gnashing over the price of Sovaldi, Gilead Science’s breakthrough oral antiviral therapy for Hepatitis C.

For those unfamiliar with the drug, Sovaldi is a… 1,261 more words

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