Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Hepatitis C December Newsletter: IL28B Gene Highlighted

What's New December 1, 2010
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In This Issue:
Alan Franciscus, Editor-in-Chief

Liz Highleyman

Lucinda Porter, RN

Lucinda Porter, RN

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“A month after receiving a long overdue liver transplant, a Montgomery man and his family are counting their blessings and giving thanks for his second chance t life.”

“Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.) may be one of the few Americans this holiday season who is thrilled about gaining weight.”
“In 1969, I returned from duty in Vietnam. It was not until 1987, 18 years later, that symptoms of disease showed up and I was diagnosed with hepatitis C. The Veterans Administration confirmed the problem and subsequently treated me, unsuccessfully, for the disease.”

“The two firms signed a collaboration and license agreement to develop new treatments for hepatitis C viral infections in 2008, but Roche is exercising its right to terminate the agreement.”
Vertex submits application for hepatitis C drug
“Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. said today that it has completed the submission of a New Drug Application that seeks regulatory approval for telaprevir, a hepatitis C drug candidate with the potential to generate billions of dollars in annual revenue.”

LONDON, Ont. – “The Middlesex-London Health Unit is sending out a warning to people who got a tattoo or a body piercing in the basement of an east London, Ont., townhouse.”

“The University of South Florida is among 16 organizations nationally to win part of a $1.6 million in grants from the Health Resources and Services Administration.”

Hepatitis C Trust Newsletter

In order for us to represent the hepatitis C community effectively we have set up a “Patients Association” and as a member you can expect to receive quarterly newsletters including updates on the latest developments surrounding hepatitis C, campaign progress reports, news from The Trust, personal stories, information on events, healthy living and more.
However, anyone affected by hepatitis C, be they individuals with hepatitis C, family, friends or professionals working in the field are welcome to join.

Once registered you will be sent the latest Newsletter and then receive free (to all patients), confidential, newsletters 3 times yearly. Each issue will feature a mixture of updates on recent developments, news articles, interviews, personal stories, diet and health tips plus information on projects and services the Trust is working on.
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Liver Cancer News updated
2 November 2010
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In the United States, 19 people die each day waiting for an organ transplant—most of them waiting for kidneys. MatchingDonors.com has become the most successful nonprofit organization that is improving those odds by finding living altruistic organ donors for patients needing transplants. The MatchingDonors.com website can get over 1.5 million hits in a month.
MatchingDonors.com may be able to help patients and donors with transplant related expenses not covered by insurance
The Hep Review magazine is published every three months and provides news, information, posters, opinion and referrals about heps B and C (primarily hep C).
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