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2010-05-27 16:14:25

Treatment benefits patients with advanced liver disease from HCV Researchers at the UCLA Medical Center found that antiviral therapy during compensated cirrhosis, when compared with all other strategies, is the most cost-effective approach to treating patients with advanced liver disease due to hepatitis C (HCV) infection. Full details appear in the June issue of Liver Transplantation, a journal published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases...

2009-11-24 16:23:42

Research suggests lack of diagnosis is primary barrier to treatment Researchers from the University of Michigan determined that only 663,000 of the approximately 3.9 million Americans with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection received antiviral therapy between 2002 and 2007. Treatment rates appear to be declining, in part because only half of the patients know they are infected. If this disturbing trend continues, by 2030 less than 15% of liver-related deaths from HCV will be prevented by...

2009-09-01 10:30:58

Sexual impairment is common among men with chronic hepatitis C undergoing antiviral therapy, according to a new study in Gastroenterology, the official journal of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Institute.This is the first time a study evaluating the combination therapy, peginterferon and ribavirin, has identified sexual dysfunction as a side effect. Sexual dysfunction and impairment of desire should be considered common side effects of combination antiviral therapy in men...

2007-11-28 18:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Data from Phase II studies published today in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) report that GlaxoSmithKline's (GSK) investigational compound PROMACTA (TM) (eltrombopag) significantly raised platelet levels in patients with thrombocytopenia (low number of platelets in the bloodstream). The studies were conducted in chronic hepatitis C (HCV) (See Note 1)(where thrombocytopenia complicates disease treatment) and chronic idiopathic...


Latest antiviral therapy Reference Libraries

Antiviral Therapy
2012-05-21 08:53:18

Antiviral Therapy is a peer-reviewed academic journal published by International Medical Press (London, UK). The journal was established in 1996 by Douglas D. Richman (University of California, San Diego) and Joep M.A. Lange (University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands). The first two issues were published by MediTech Media Ltd. Issues were first published quarterly, and then bimonthly in 2003, and then eight times yearly in 2005. Antiviral Therapy is an official publication of the International...

Antiviral Chemistry & Chemotherapy
2012-04-25 09:59:26

Antiviral Chemistry & Chemotherapy is a peer-reviewed academic journal published bi-monthly by International Medical Press in London since 1997. When founded in January 1990, it was published by Blackwell Science. The current editor-in-chief is Hugh J. Field of University of Cambridge, UK. The journal publishes primary papers and reviews on all aspects of the preclinical development of antiviral agents, including their chemical synthesis, biochemistry, pharmacology, mode of action and...

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holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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