New warning on hepatitis C drugs

New warning on hepatitis C drugs

New warning on hepatitis C drugs Roger Collier | CMAJ | Dec. 5, 2016 Direct-acting antivirals for hepatitis C can reactivate hepatitis B. Health care providers should screen patients for hepatitis B infections (including past infections) before starting them on...
Health News Recap

Health News Recap

Roger Collier | CMAJ | Dec. 2, 2016 Health Canada announced it will regulate six chemicals used to make fentanyl to help address the country’s ongoing opioid crisis. According to the government’s news release, the new regulations will make it harder for...
Quebec program combats RSV in Northern babies

Quebec program combats RSV in Northern babies

Quebec program combats RSV in northern babies Véronique Morin | Montréal | Dec. 1, 2016 One study estimates 48% of babies born in 2009 were admitted to hospital due to respiratory syncytial virus All Inuit babies born in Nunavik, northern Quebec, will receive...

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