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Gilead’s new Hep C treatment, Sovaldi, is supposed to cure Hepatitis C in just a few months. But at a steep price—$83K, or $1,000 per pill per day! Even if you have top tier health insurance, most won’t cover it. And Medicaid/Medicare have been fighting with Gilead (especially in California, whose MediCal program has soooo […]

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Type 1 Diabetes… Cured?

August 9, 2012

It’s not often that you hear good news about vaccines, but Harvard University researchers are about to start human trials on a new use for an old vaccine… curing Type 1 Diabetes. Type 1 Diabetes is an auto-immune disorder. The body’s immune system attacks insulin-producing cells (insulin regulates sugar/carbs and fat) and lifelong treatments require […]

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