FDA http://news.stlpublicradio.org en New drugs promise higher cure rates for hepatitis C http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/new-drugs-promise-higher-cure-rates-hepatitis-c <p><a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-970849.mp3">http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-970849.mp3</a></p><p>In the past couple of weeks, the <a href="http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cder/drugsatfda/">U.S. Food and Drug Administration</a> has approved two new drugs for the treatment of <a href="http://www.cdc.gov/hepatitis/index.htm">hepatitis C</a>, a virus that can cause liver damage and cancer.</p><p>The new drugs should greatly improve cure rates for the more than three million Americans affected by this potentially fatal disease.</p><p> Fri, 27 May 2011 11:00:00 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 1319 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org New drugs promise higher cure rates for hepatitis C Confusing labeling on liquid medications could put kids at risk http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/confusing-labeling-liquid-medications-could-put-kids-risk <p>Kids sick this season? Expect they will be? The medicine you might give them could be too much, or too little.</p> Wed, 01 Dec 2010 14:54:18 +0000 Véronique LaCapra & Kelsey Proud 44 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Confusing labeling on liquid medications could put kids at risk