- Gilead 1Q profit tumbles on slower hepatitis C drug sales Updated: Apr-28-16 6:04 pm
WASHINGTON - Gilead Science Inc.'s earnings tumbled more than 17 percent in the first quarter as steeper discounts and rebates on its blockbuster hepatitis C drugs cut into sales.
- NY attorney general: 7 insurers cover hepatitis C treatment Updated: Apr-26-16 1:46 pm
ALBANY, New York - New York's attorney general says seven insurers have agreed to cover expensive hepatitis C treatments before patients show advanced symptoms of the disease like liver scarring.
- Hospital tests 200 patients in HIV, hepatitis exposure case Updated: Apr-26-16 3:14 am
LONGVIEW, Washington - Officials at a Longview hospital say testing on nearly 200 patients believed to have been exposed to hepatitis or HIV at the facility has revealed that no one has contracted the diseases.
- 2 Indiana counties seek OK for needle exchange programs Updated: Apr-21-16 4:17 pm
RICHMOND, Indiana - Two Indiana counties are seeking permission from the state to begin or continue needle exchange programs in an effort to slow the spread of hepatitis C and HIV among narcotic drug users.
- Minot hospital attorneys want hepatitis C lawsuit dismissed Updated: Apr-20-16 11:33 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - Attorneys are asking a judge to throw out a lawsuit that blames a Minot hospital for the largest hepatitis C outbreak in recent U.S. history.
- New tests for choosing right hep C drug could save money Updated: Apr-14-16 5:45 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - New tests designed to help doctors pick the right hepatitis C medicine for patients could mean faster cures and lower costs.
- NY attorney general sues insurer over hepatitis C treatment Updated: Apr-14-16 2:58 pm
ALBANY, New York - New York's attorney general has filed a lawsuit against an Albany-area health insurer that he says broke the law by denying coverage for expensive hepatitis C treatments until patients showed advanced symptoms of the disease such as moderate to severe liver scarring.
- Oklahoma ex-dentist admits to money laundering in plea deal Updated: Apr-13-16 7:07 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - A former Oklahoma oral surgeon whose filthy clinics led to thousands of patients being tested for HIV and hepatitis pleaded guilty to money laundering Wednesday tied to allegations that he deposited at least $15,000 of fraudulent Medicaid billings into a personal account.
- Overstock.com's CEO takes medical leave Updated: Apr-11-16 9:54 am
NEW YORK - Overstock.com Inc.'s founder and CEO, Patrick M. Byrne, said he will take a personal leave of absence for medical reasons.
- Hospital facing lawsuit from 25 colonoscopy patients Updated: Apr-06-16 12:46 pm
WESTFIELD, Massachusetts - A western Massachusetts hospital is facing lawsuits from 25 colonoscopy patients who say they were possibly exposed to disease via improperly disinfected equipment.
- Utah hospital patients infected with hepatitis C Updated: Apr-04-16 5:25 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Health officials announced Monday that 15 patients at two Utah hospitals have tested positive for hepatitis C after coming in contact with an infected nurse.
- Gilead paying up to $1.2B for Nimbus unit, drug candidate Updated: Apr-04-16 4:46 pm
Biologic drugmaker Gilead Sciences Inc. said Monday that it will buy a subsidiary of Nimbus Therapeutics LLC and its experimental pill for an increasingly common metabolic disorder that causes life-threatening fat buildup in the liver.