January 6, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has granted fast-track designation to a drug currently under development by Achillion Pharmaceuticals for hepatitis C, the company said.

October 3, 2011

Bristol-Myers Squibb will present 22 study abstracts next month at the 62nd annual meeting of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases in San Francisco, the company said.

July 28, 2011

The Hepatitis Education Awareness and Liver Support of the South is advocating for awareness about hepatitis and the importance of Medicare Part D as part of World Hepatitis Day, the organization said Thursday.

July 12, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has granted orphan drug designation to a cancer treatment in mid-stage development made by German drug maker 4SC, the company said Tuesday.

July 6, 2011

Pharmacy benefit manager Medco Health Solutions’ specialty pharmacy division, Accredo Health Group, has managed to drive down costs for treating hepatitis C by an average of $13,000 per patient, the company said Tuesday.

June 3, 2011

CVS Caremark is enhancing its hepatitis C patient support program following the recent Food and Drug Administration approval of two new add-on therapies for hepatitis C, the company announced on Friday.

May 23, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a treatment for hepatitis C made by Vertex Pharmaceuticals, the agency said Monday.

May 16, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment for chronic hepatitis C, the agency said Friday.

May 9, 2011

Drug maker Merck announced that it has kicked off an initiative that includes a wide range of public education and patient support programs, as well as research efforts to help improve care for people living with chronic hepatitis C virus infections.

April 12, 2011

Medication adherence among hepatitis C patients may improve when patients take antidepressants, according to a new analysis by pharmacy benefit manager Medco Health Solutions presented Monday at the International Conference on Viral Hepatitis.

January 20, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration and Health Canada have granted priority review to a drug for treating hepatitis C.

January 6, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration granted priority review to an approval application for a hepatitis C drug made by Merck, the drug maker said Thursday.

October 17, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved an additional use for a hepatitis drug....

September 26, 2010

Nutramax Labs recently launched its Samsyl dietary supplement for liver health. Samsyl contains a blend...

August 8, 2010

An investigational drug in late-stage clinical trials increased the cure rate in patients with hepatitis...

June 24, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new rapid blood test for detecting hepatitis...

June 9, 2010

Idenix Pharmaceuticals has started a proof-of-concept study of an investigational drug for hepatitis C currently...

March 18, 2010

“Systemic underfunding” at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division of Viral Hepatitis puts...

March 1, 2010

The market for hepatitis C drugs could get a boost if a clinical trial program...

February 23, 2010

A Food and Drug Administration committee has recommended approval for a drug to treat a...

January 10, 2010

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