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FDA Approves Antiviral Combination for Hepatitis C - 2014-12-22
"Viekira Pak, a combination of four antiviral drugs (ombitasvir, paritaprevir, ritonavir, and dasabuvir), has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat chronic hepatitis C virus genotype 1 infection, including hepatitis C virus infection with cirrhosis of the liver." More

Certain Bisphosphonates Tied to Lower Risk of Endometrial CA - 2014-12-22
"Bisphosphonates may lower the risk of endometrial cancer, new research suggests. The study appears online Dec. 22 in Cancer." More

Combination Antibiotic Zerbaxa Approved - 2014-12-22
"Sanctioned for complicated abdominal, urinary tract infections " More

Different Gene Mutations May Determine Severity, Type of Autism - 2014-12-22
"Finding might explain why the disorder is never identical in patients, could improve diagnosis and treatment." More

Holiday Trimmings Can Trigger Allergies - 2014-12-20
"Some tips to avoid bad reactions to the seasonal good times." More

FDA Approves Lynparza for Advanced Ovarian Cancer - 2014-12-19
"Lynparza (olaparib) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat advanced ovarian cancer associated with defective BRCA genes, the agency said Friday in a news release." More

Cancer Treatment Costs Creating 'Financial Toxicity' for Patients - 2014-12-19
"The cost of cancer treatment can cause financial stress that threatens patients' well-being, according to a new study published online Dec. 16 in the Journal of Oncology Practice." More

FDA OKs Pathogen Reduction System to Treat Platelets - 2014-12-19
"A new system designed to remove viruses, bacteria, and other pathogens from donated blood platelets was approved Friday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Earlier in the week, the agency approved a similar system to remove pathogens from donated blood plasma." More

Cocaine, Amphetamines May Up Injection Drug Users' Suicide Risk - 2014-12-19
"These substances doubled the likelihood of an attempt, study says." More

Shared Medical Appointments Beneficial in Geriatric Care - 2014-12-19
"For older patients, a shared medical appointment program facilitates early detection and referral for geriatric syndromes, according to an article published online Nov. 29 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society." More

Crohn's, Colitis May Have Genetic Underpinnings, Study Finds - 2014-12-19
"Scientists find evidence that genes influence the mix and make-up of gut bacteria." More

E. Coli Germs Found on Farmers Market Herbs - 2014-12-19
"Nearly one-quarter of samples from West Coast vendors tested positive, study says." More

Could Bacteria Play a Role in Colon Cancer? - 2014-12-19
"Bacterial 'bunches' were prevalent on colon polyps, cancers, study found." More

Cancer Treatment Costs Weigh Heavily on Patients, Study Finds - 2014-12-19
"Researchers say half of people treated struggle to pay medical bills." More

FDA Approves First in New Class of Drugs for Advanced Ovarian Cancer - 2014-12-21
"Agency also gives OK to genetic test used to identify eligible patients." More

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