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New Hepatitis C Pill Offers Faster Cure With Far Fewer Side Effects

Those suffering with hepatitis C, a disease which causes life threatening liver damage, now have a new treatment option with a new drug having been approved by the FDA which cures the disease. 258 more words

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Living healthy despite drug-free past

If you missed it, I posted this on a website called Criminal U, which is focused on positive prison reform and advocating for ex-inmates. Hope you enjoy it– Doug… 714 more words


Genotype 1a, DEXA, gastroscopy and the pickled liver

At my last appointment I was told that my genotype of Hep C is 1a.

Fibroscan 17, up by two, is this indicative of a 10 to 12 year chronic hep c history as my friend discussed with his consultant? 438 more words

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Cost vs Value : What should drive the conversation for miracle drugs

Traditionally pharma has competed in 3 attributes. They are as follows:

  • Efficacy
  • Safety
  • Cost

A fourth attribute is now entering the conversation – what is the “value” of the drug? 66 more words


Three events on 30th May: You can register for free today.

A week tomorrow Haemophilia Scotland is pushing the boat out with three great events for our members on Saturday 30th of May.

In the from 10:30 in the morning there is the choice. 146 more words

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"Rot" (preliminary sketch)

Image based on the butoh exercise we did yesterday. I’m going to turn it into a color painting. But it needs…beetles.

Tonight’s exercises involved cracking stone walls and insects crawling inside your body. 232 more words

Ultrasound, fibroscan and the tough liver.

Had my ultrasound a few weeks ago, 8:30am appointment. I forgot to fast before it, well I didn’t forget, I just couldn’t help shovelling the cereal into my mouth. 571 more words

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