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Stories with subject: Liver disease
  • Indiana approves 1st needle-exchange program under new law story has photos
    Updated: May-21-15 4:41 pm

    INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana approved a yearlong needle-exchange program Thursday for a rural county at the center of an HIV outbreak that spurred a new state law allowing such programs to curb the spread of diseases among intravenous drug users.

  • N. Dakota urging residents to get tested for hepatitis C 
    Updated: May-19-15 2:05 am

    BISMARCK, North Dakota - The North Dakota Health Department is encouraging residents to undergo testing for hepatitis C.

  • Gilead lifted by $3.6B 1Q sales of newest hepatitis C pill 
    Updated: Apr-30-15 5:20 pm

    FOSTER CITY, California - Gilead Sciences raked in $3.6 billion from sales of its newest hepatitis C pill, lifting the drugmaker's results past Wall Street expectations.

  • New meds help drugmakers weather strong dollar, other issues 
    Updated: Apr-28-15 4:50 pm

    Revenue from important new medicines for various cancers, hepatitis C and more helped top U.S. drugmakers weather unfavorable currency exchange rates and other challenges. Pfizer Inc., Merck & Co. and Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., which reported first-quarter results Tuesday, all derive at least half their revenue from selling products overseas. Because they're purchased in local currencies, the strong dollar is depressing the sales' value.

  • AbbVie raises outlook as Humira again delivers earnings beat story has photos
    Updated: Apr-23-15 10:49 am

    WASHINGTON - Drugmaker AbbVie is raising its full-year earnings guidance after reporting better-than-expected first quarter adjusted results on continued growth of its blockbuster anti-inflammatory drug Humira.

  • Former Atlanta TV anchor diagnosed with liver cancer 
    Updated: Apr-23-15 4:34 am

    ATLANTA - Longtime Atlanta news anchor Monica Pearson has revealed she's been diagnosed with liver cancer.