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  • Shshonee (Alley)
    Men Prone to Cancer from Hepatitis C Reuters Thu, 23 Dec 2004 10:34 AM PST NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People infected with the hepatitis C virus risk
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      Men Prone to Cancer from Hepatitis C
      Reuters Thu, 23 Dec 2004 10:34 AM PST
      NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People infected with the hepatitis C virus risk developing liver cancer, and now Japanese researchers have identified several factors that increase that risk. Being male, advancing age, high liver enzyme levels and low cholesterol levels all increase the likelihood of liver cancer occurring in someone with hepatitis C but no current symptoms, they report.
      http://www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=healthNews&storyID=7171431&src=rss/healthNews

      Women catch hepatitis C at beauty shop and hairdresser's
      Pravda Thu, 23 Dec 2004 4:42 AM PST
      - Is the risk to catch hepatitis C higher than risks to catch other diseases?

      http://english.pravda.ru/main/18/90/360/14755_hepatitis.html


      Disease support groups
      Victoria Advocate Thu, 23 Dec 2004 10:18 PM PST
      The Liver Disorder/Hepatitis C Support Group meets 6-8 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at Northside Baptist Church, 4100 N. Laurent, Room 121B. Use the east door entrance on the south side of the Mize building.
      http://www.thevictoriaadvocate.com/local/local/story/2446089p-2833203c.html



      ScClone begins European Phase III trials
      BizJournals Thu, 23 Dec 2004 1:59 PM PST
      SciClone Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced that Sigma-Tau, its European partner for the Hepatitis C drug Zadaxin, has begun enrolling patients infected with in a European phase III clinical trial.
      http://www.bizjournals.com/sanfrancisco/stories/2004/12/20/daily41.html

      Liver patients' billboard appeals
      BBC News Thu, 23 Dec 2004 10:41 AM PST
      A US man in need of a liver transplant appeals directly to the public in the hope of finding a donor.
      http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/click/rss/0.91/public/-/2/hi/health/4122191.stm



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