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2014-04-12 00:21:23

- In patients with compensated liver cirrhosis and genotype 1 (GT1) chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, a difficult-to-treat population, TURQUOISE-II demonstrated SVR(12) rates of 91.8 and 95.9 percent after 12 and 24 weeks of treatment, respectively LONDON, April 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV) announced that new, detailed results from its hepatitis C development program will be presented today at the International Liver Congress(TM) (ILC) 2014. Data from a pivotal phase...

2013-07-23 15:31:04

New model will pave the way for new treatments A gene mutation disrupts the activity of certain immune cells and causes the immune system to erroneously attack the liver, according to a new animal study from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. The findings, published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, will provide a new model for studying drug targets and therapies for Autoimmune Hepatitis (AIH), a condition for which the only treatment options are short-acting steroids or...

2010-02-10 08:54:45

Previous studies have shown that assessment of immunoglobulin subclasses in plasma cells by immunohistochemistry (IHC) may be useful in the histopathologic evaluation of autoimmune liver diseases. However, further studies are necessary in order to validate the diagnostic utility of IgM and IgG immunohistochemistry in this specific scenario. A research team from United States evaluated the predominant plasma cell immunoglobulin subclass present in liver biopsies of patients with...


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