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Book Review: Gay T-Rex Law Firm: Executive Boner - What has been read cannot be unread

Why Chuck, why? Did someone touch you on the bad place when you were a child? Did someone try to make you “pray the gay away”? 944 more words

Horror

The Penrose Inquiry

In 2008 Nicola Sturgeon MSP announced that there would be an inquiry into Hepatitis C / HIV infections from blood and blood products in Scotland. Here we are in 2015 and the inquiry has just announced the date that it will publish the final report. 135 more words

Haemophilia

Take a Hep C selfie...our blogger did!

Becoming part of this growing movement is simple: take a photo of yourself, forming a C with your hand and share it with your friends on Facebook and Twitter with the hashtag #selfieHepatiteC. 45 more words

HCV

Door-to-door campaign linked hepatitis C patients to care

Working on the streets in medically underserved Philadelphia neighborhoods, members of the Do One Thing program have been able to identify residents chronically infected with… 36 more words

HCV

Gilead faces challenge to European patent on pricey hep C drug

Source: Reuters

12 Feb 2015

Global health charity Medecins du Monde (MdM) launched a legal challenge on Tuesday to a European patent held by U.S. drugmaker Gilead Sciences Inc which it accused of charging “exorbitant” prices for a hepatitis C drug. 362 more words

Drug Pricing

The Skipton Fund

The Skipton Fund was setup in 2004 by the UK Department of Health to provide ex gratia (don’t get me started on that) payments to individuals who had contracted Hep C because of infected blood products prior to 1991. 520 more words

Haemophilia