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2014-05-11 23:01:29

polyDNA’s April 2014 survey found that 24% of respondents wanted to know if a common virus can cause brain cancer. polyDNA reviews the literature on this topic and recommends Gene-Eden-VIR and Novirin against CMV, which is linked to some forms of brain cancer. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) May 11, 2014 In polyDNA’s April 2014 survey, 24% of respondents wanted to know if a virus can cause brain cancer. The answer is yes. Research shows that the human cytomegalovirus (CMV) is found “in brain...

2014-05-08 12:29:33

WUPPERTAL, Germany and WHITEHOUSE STATION, New Jersey, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AiCuris and Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced the publication of results from a Phase 2 clinical trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of letermovir, an investigational, oral antiviral agent for the prevention of human cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection in patients receiving bone marrow transplant. The results published in the latest issue of...

2014-05-08 04:21:41

- Submission based on the largest Phase III program in genotype 1 (GT1) hepatitis C patients conducted to date1 NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) submitted marketing authorization applications (MAAs) to the European Medicines Agency (EMA) seeking approval for the company's investigational, all-oral, interferon-free regimen for the treatment of adult patients with chronic genotype 1 (GT1) hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. The MAAs are supported by...

2014-05-07 08:32:30

-- Filing Includes Data from Treatment-Naive Patients with Advanced Fibrosis and Null Responders with All Stages of Liver Fibrosis -- RARITAN, N.J., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Research & Development, LLC (Janssen) today announced it has submitted a Supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for simeprevir, an NS3/4A protease inhibitor marketed as OLYSIO(TM) in the United States, in combination with the nucleotide analog NS5B polymerase...

2014-04-25 08:28:05

ROCKLAND, Mass., April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EMD Serono, Inc., a subsidiary of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, announced today that new data from the company's multiple sclerosis (MS) portfolio will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 66(th )Annual Meeting, taking place from April 26 - May 3, in Philadelphia, PA. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121220/SF32295LOGO-b Data from 14 study assessments presented by EMD Serono or its affiliate, Merck Serono, the...

2014-04-22 23:05:07

Indiana Fiber Network (IFN), the leading Indiana statewide Network Service Provider, announced the appointment of a new executive to its leadership team: Ron Galle as the company's Chief Financial Officer. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Indiana Fiber Network (IFN), the leading Indiana statewide Network Service Provider, announced the appointment of a new executive to its leadership team: Ron Galle as the company's Chief Financial Officer. Galle will oversee IFN's...

2014-04-22 08:34:00

-Submission based on the largest Phase III program in genotype 1 (GT1) hepatitis C patients conducted to date(1) NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) submitted its New Drug Application (NDA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking approval for the company's investigational, all-oral, interferon-free regimen for the treatment of adult patients with chronic genotype 1 (GT1) hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. The NDA is supported by...

2014-04-14 12:51:21

The new interferon-free, all-oral, three direct-acting-antiviral (3D) treatment regimen in development by AbbVie has achieved very high rates of virological response in patients chronically infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotype 1 (GT1); according to the results of three studies presented today at the International Liver CongressTM 2014. The 3D regimen consists of the HCV NS3/4A protease inhibitor ABT-450 dosed with ritonavir, the NS5A inhibitor ABT-267, and the NS5B RNA polymerase...

2014-04-14 12:35:09

Results from RESTORE , a phase III, multicentre, single-arm, open-label study presented today at the International Liver CongressTM 2014 showed that simeprevir 150 mg once-daily for 12 weeks in combination with peginterferon and ribavirin (followed by 12 or 36 weeks of peginterferon and ribavirin) was effective and well tolerated in hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotype 4-infected patients, consistent with previous observations in HCV genotype 1-infected patients. Overall, 65.4% of patients...

2014-04-14 12:05:11

High cure rates achieved with fixed-dose interferon-free and ribavirin-free regimen Results from three Phase III clinical trials (ION-1, ION-2 and ION-3) evaluating the investigational once-daily fixed-dose combination of the nucleotide analogue polymerase inhibitor sofosbuvir (SOF) 400mg and the NS5A inhibitor ledipasvir (LDV) 90mg, with and without ribavirin (RBV), for the treatment of genotype 1 chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection have been presented at the International Liver...


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  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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