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2011-05-12 14:53:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) welcomes the United States Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) report Combating the Silent Epidemic: US Department of Health and Human Services Action Plan for the Prevention, Care and Treatment of Viral Hepatitis.

2010-11-01 08:35:00

BOSTON, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Howard Koh, the 14th Assistant Secretary for Health for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), described the steps the U.S.

2010-10-01 08:55:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Idenix Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2010-09-20 15:44:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Liver Meeting® is the premier meeting in the science and practice of hepatology, including the latest findings on new drugs, novel treatments, and the results from pilot and multicenter studies. Approximately 10 percent of Americans have some form of liver disease, and the diseases strike disproportionately among certain populations but mostly regardless of lifestyle choices.

2009-11-03 07:15:00

BOSTON, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pharmasset, Inc (Nasdaq: VRUS) and InterMune, Inc.

2009-11-02 10:44:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va. and BOSTON, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- All approved therapy regimens to treat patients with hepatitis C are based on interferon, which must be injected.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.