Health News

New Hepatitis C Rx Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new hepatitis C medication.
HIV Has a New Treatment
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Descovy (emtricitabine, tenofovir alafenamide) to treat human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
This Rx Might Help Prevent HIV
An ounce of prevention is a good thing when it comes to HIV infection.
Smallest Single-Tablet HIV Rx Approved
Sometimes treatments for big diseases come in small packages.
Why Safe Sex Could Protect You From Zika
Zika is primarily spread by mosquitoes. But that may not be the only way to contract the virus.
FDA Expands Label for Daklinza
On February 5, 2016, FDA approved changes to the DAKLINZA(daclatasvir) label to expand the indication to include HCV genotype 1 infection and expand dosage recommendations to the following populations and to revise dosage recommendations for HCV genotype 3 subjects with compensated (Child-Pugh A) cirrhosis:
FDA OKs New Hep C Rx
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Zepatier (elbasvir and grazoprevir) with or without ribavirin for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotypes 1 and 4 infections in adult patients.
What You Need to Know About the HPV Vaccine
January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness about how women can protect themselves from HPV and cervical cancer.
No Shortage of Hepatitis C Treatments
In the last three years, there have been many advances in hepatitis C treatment. Hepatitis C is an infection that affects the liver and can lead to liver disease if left untreated.
On World AIDS Day, CDC Urges HIV Prevention Pill
Dec. 1 is World AIDS Day. And this year's theme is "The Time to Act Is Now."