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Capitol Hearings | A Service of C-SPAN

Автор: windowseight от 28-02-2009, 01:11
Capitol Hearings | A Service of C-SPAN

Hearings to examine Caterpillar's offshore tax strategy. Hearings to examine opportunity, mobility, and inequality in today's economy. Hearings to examine the nominations of Beth Bloom, and Darrin P. Gayles, both to be a United States District Judge for the Southern District of Florida, and Paul G.

Byron, and Carlos Eduardo Mendoza, both to be a United States District Judge for the Middle District of Florida. Hearings to examine proliferation prevention programs at the Department of Energy and at the Department of Defense in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2015 and the Future Years Defense Program; with the possibility of a closed session in SVC-217 following the open session. Business meeting to consider Protocol Amending the Convention between the United States of America and the Sw...

New hepatitis C drugs must be affordable worldwide, say campaigners

Автор: MichaelCamn от 1-02-2009, 08:24
New hepatitis C drugs must be affordable worldwide, say campaigners

There are 185 million people in the world chronically infected with virus, which attacks the liver and can cause liver cancer and cirrhosis. Around 350,000 people die as a result every year. Hepatitis C is blood-borne, may show no symptoms for years and, until recently, its treatment has been far from ideal. Even if you can get interferon and ribavirin, which are not available everywhere, the combination does not work in everybody.

Those who are infected have felt stigmatised and neglected. The recent breakthrough in treatment is, therefore, really goo...