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FDA approves oral therapy as a first-in-class treatment BALTIMORE, March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Asklepion Pharmaceuticals, LLC. today announced that the U.S.
Hispanics develop alcoholic liver disease (ALD), a common cause of liver-disease death, between four and 12 years earlier than Whites/Caucasians or African Americans, according to a new study
PARIS, February 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ABIVAX, a clinical stage biotech company developing and commercialising anti-viral compounds and human vaccines, today announced
TEL AVIV, Israel, Feb. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Galmed Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
- Submission based on Phase 3 GIFT-I study in patients with genotype 1b chronic hepatitis C virus infection NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Feb.
GOTHENBURG, Sweden, February 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Albireo today announced initiation of a phase II trial with A4250, the company's lead compound for cholestatic liver
In this week’s (duh) installment of This Week in Obvious Science, we discover that babies have feelings, alcohol is a contributing factor to alcohol-related ailments, why (possibly) weather forecasts aren’t always accurate, and that money is a great incentive to get pregnant women to quit smoking.
DALLAS, January 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Cirrhosis Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2015" to its store.
NEW YORK, Jan. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc.
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan.
Image Caption: This electron micrograph reveals the presence of hepatitis-B virus HBV "Dane particles", or virions. Credit: CDC/Wikipedia Hepatitis B: What Is It? Hepatitis simply means a swelling or inflammation of the liver. The type hepatitis that a person contracts (there are 5 common forms) affects their long-term prognosis. The most common and most severe of these different types of liver infection is Hepatitis B, which is caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV). It is typically...
Hepatitis B virus, HBV, is a part of the Hepadnaviridae family of viruses. HBV can lead to cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma and has been linked to pancreatic cancer. It is classified as a species of the Orthohepadnavirus. Similar viruses have been found worldwide in great apes and monkeys. There a few different genotypes and they all differ by at least 8% of the sequence and have distinct geographical distributions and this has been associated with anthropological history. Type A is...
- The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.