Monday May 18, 2015
Spanish police said they had arrested five people accused of trying to buy a kidney from an immigrant for €6,000.
Wednesday May 06, 2015
Alexion Pharmaceuticals is to buy Synageva BioPharma for $8.4 billion to expand in the lucrative market for drugs that treat rare diseases.
Tuesday March 31, 2015
Around 80 patients with the Hepatitis C virus who were seriously ill with advanced liver disease, have cleared the virus from their blood after receiving new treatment under an early access programme introduced in December.
Thursday March 19, 2015
Round-up of Irish and international news stories.
Wednesday February 18, 2015
Scientists have opened up an important new line of exploration into the causes of many diseases, including cancer, heart disease, autism and Alzheimer's.
Friday November 28, 2014
A woman who issued a plea for a permanent home so that her son could qualify to be placed on a waiting list for a liver transplant is to be housed on Monday.
Thursday November 13, 2014
An early access programme to new anti-viral drugs for around 120 people with Hepatitis C, who have advanced liver disease, is to be introduced by the HSE.
Wednesday October 22, 2014
An internal HSE audit into the Hepatitis C support group Positive Action has identified serious breaches of corporate governance and inappropriate spending on items, including overseas conferences, relaxation weekends, angel card readings and dog kennel costs.
Monday October 20, 2014
Irish and British workers employed by an Irish company in Qatar claim that their freedom to leave the Arab country is being restricted because of their employer's policies, reports The Irish Times.
Monday September 15, 2014
The Irish Haemophilia Society has called for 350 seriously-ill people with the Hepatitis C virus to be given early access to new treatments that could save their lives.