Posts Tagged Diagnosis and treatment

Louisville F Akoy Agau has sports hernia surgery

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville says that sophomore forward Akoy Agau will miss six weeks following surgery to repair a sports hernia.

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$1,000 pill now hepatitis C treatment of choice

This undated handout photo provided by Gilead Sciences shows the Hepatitis-C medication Sovaldi. A $1,000-per-pill drug that insurers are reluctant to pay for has quickly become the treatment of choice for a liver-wasting viral disease that affects more than 3 million Americans. In less than six months, prescriptions for Sovaldi have eclipsed all other hepatitis-C pills combined, according to new data from IMS Health.  (AP Photo/Gilead Sciences)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The price is sky-high, but so is demand. A new $1,000-per-pill drug has become the treatment of choice for Americans with hepatitis C, a liver-wasting disease that affects more than 3 million.

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Panthers awaiting word on MRI on Benjamin’s knee

Carolina Panthers' Kelvin Benjamin catches a ball during an NFL football practice at their training camp in Spartanburg, S.C., Sunday, July 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Panthers coach Ron Rivera said an MRI revealed rookie wide receiver and first-round draft pick Kelvin Benjamin has a bone bruise in his left knee and will miss at least a few days of training camp.

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UConn makes 3-D copies of antique instrument parts

In this July 17, 2014 photo, an original mouthpiece for a 19th-century saxophone built by Adolphe Sax, second from top left, sits among 3D copies on at the University of Connecticut's Depot campus in Mansfiled, Conn. UConn researchers are using CT scans and 3D printing to help study and restore antique musical instruments. (AP Photo/ Pat Eaton-Robb)

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Researchers at the University of Connecticut are using medical technology to breathe new life into some antique musical instruments.

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