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2010-10-20 14:37:00

Panel calls for a conservative approach until more clinical data and therapeutic options are available DOYLESTOWN, Pa., Oct.

2010-10-12 14:58:00

GERMANTOWN, Maryland and DES PLAINES, Illinois, October 12, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- QIAGEN (NASDAQ: QGEN; Frankfurt Prime Standard: QIA) and Abbott (ABT: NYSE) today announced that they have entered into an agreement that significantly strengthens both companies' testing menus for automated in-vitro diagnostic applications in the United States and Canada. Financial terms were not disclosed. Under the terms of the agreements, QIAGEN will receive kits for a PCR-based molecular assay...

2010-09-22 13:30:00

PLEASANTON, Calif., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Roche Molecular Diagnostics (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the COBAS® AmpliPrep / COBAS® TaqMan® HBV Test v2.0 for use in the United States.

2010-09-14 10:00:00

WASHINGTON, DOYLESTOWN, Penn., and SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2010-09-01 09:05:00

DES PLAINES, Ill., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced today it has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market the Abbott RealTime HBV assay for measuring viral load or the amount of hepatitis B virus (HBV) in a patient's blood.

2010-07-22 15:22:18

Hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) can be transmitted during intravenous (IV) administration of anesthesia.

2010-05-20 15:01:39

A University of Rochester study helps to explain why men get liver cancer more often than women and opens the door for a new treatment pathway, by showing a direct link between the androgen receptor, which is more active in men, and the hepatitis B virus as it relates to the deadly cancer.

2010-04-16 14:01:32

Risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma and cholangiocarcinoma in Taiwanese parous women with chronic hepatitis B virus infection.

2010-02-24 10:30:00

Institute of Medicine makes recommendations to prevent HBV and HCV infections.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.