hepatitis C


Courts Still Sorting Blame in Hepatitis C Outbreak in Md., 7 Other States

Two years after a cardiac technician was accused of infecting patients with hepatitis C, a handful of patients are still suing Exeter Hospital, which is pursuing its own lawsuit seeking help covering its settlement costs.


A doctor draws medicine into a syringe. (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

FDA Advisers Unanimously Back J&J Hepatitis C Drug

An experimental hepatitis C drug from Johnson & Johnson has won unanimous support from government advisers who say the medication should be approved to treat patients infected with the liver-destroying virus.


Sadie Frost poses for photographs before getting tested for Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C to promote getting tested ahead of World Hepatitis Day 2009 on the first ever 'Get Tested!' bus at Leicester Square on May 18, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Tim Whitby/Getty Images)

Hepatitis C Deaths Up, Baby Boomers Most At Risk

WASHINGTON (AP) — Deaths from liver-destroying hepatitis C are on the rise, and new data shows baby boomers especially should take heed — they are most at risk. Federal health officials are considering whether anyone born […]