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January 14, 2016

One Pill for All Hepatitis C Strains?

Hepatitis C comprises several different strains of the virus; in fact, there are six genotypes (numbered 1-6) which infect people. The hepatitis C medications available today […]
October 14, 2015

Easing the Burden

It can be tough to parent and care for a child with hemophilia. As much as parents and caregivers love these children, the ongoing care and […]
October 13, 2015

Short and Sweet

A treatment timeline of 52 weeks to clear the hepatitis C virus from the body, thankfully, is a thing of the past. Today, treatment horizons continue […]
October 13, 2015

Compliance in the Long Haul

Treating cancer is not always about a cure, sometimes it is more realistic to aim for controlling it long term as a chronic condition, which is […]
October 13, 2015

Staying with the Patient

Medication adherence issues account for a significant portion of avoidable health care costs each year, through drug waste, treatment failure, and medical complications. Identifying ways to […]
October 13, 2015

This Year’s $50,000 Prescription Bill

It may not be breaking news, but prescription costs continue to skyrocket. Express Scripts, a pharmacy-benefit management company, recently released a report entitled “Super Spending: U.S. […]
October 13, 2015

The 6-Week Race

The pursuit is heating up among hepatitis C drug manufacturers with the goal of getting faster-working medications to the pharmacy shelves. The current standard treatment generally […]