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2014-07-21 11:07:15

The JAMA Network Journals HIV-infected patients also infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV) who received a combination of the medications sofosbuvir plus ribavirin had high rates of sustained HCV virologic response 12 weeks after cessation of therapy, according to a study in the July 23/30 issue of JAMA, a theme issue on HIV/AIDS. The issue is being released early to coincide with the International AIDS Conference. Up to 7 million persons worldwide are infected with both human...

2014-07-21 08:26:44

Robust pipeline of specialty drugs requires strategies to reduce burden on health care system WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) commentary published online today and scheduled to appear in the August 13 print edition addresses the controversy surrounding the high costs of new Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) treatments such as Sovaldi (sofosbuvir) and implications for the growing specialty pharmacy market. CVS Caremark...

2014-07-15 12:28:37

Unprecedented Growth Will be Fuelled by Rapid Uptake of All-Oral, Interferon-Free Therapies, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the hepatitis C virus (HCV) population is large with more than 2 million diagnosed, chronically infected cases throughout the G7 markets (United States, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom and Japan). Many of these patients, including more than 270,000 with...

2014-07-01 12:27:54

- Results Confirm Efficacy and Safety of an All-Oral combination of Mogrovir(TM) with Ribavirin(TM) in Genotype 1, Therapy Naive HCV Patients. LOS ANGELES, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Canopus BioPharma Inc. (OTC Pink: CBIA) today announced topline results from a Compassionate Clinical Trial in China, evaluating the twice daily oral administration of Mogroside IV (Mogrovir(TM)). Mogrovir(TM) is a Toll-like receptor agonist and stimulator of the patient's immune system. Mogrovir(TM)...

2014-06-28 13:57:32

TUM Virus infection supports organ acceptance Chronic hepatitis C virus infections are among the most common reasons for liver transplants. Because existing viruses also infect the new liver, the immune system is highly active there. Despite this, the new organ is not rejected, as scientists from the Helmholtz Zentrum München and the Technische Universität München (TUM) have now discovered. The long-term stimulation of the innate immune system by the virus actually increases the...

2014-06-25 08:30:45

- New Method of Use Claims Strengthen Patent Estate Covering microRNA-122 Inhibitors for the Treatment of HCV Infection - LA JOLLA, Calif., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regulus Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: RGLS), a biopharmaceutical company leading the discovery and development of innovative medicines targeting microRNAs, today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO") has granted a patent in the company's exclusively licensed 'Sarnow' patent estate, for claims related to...

2014-06-19 16:23:51

The Majority of Surveyed Primary Care Physicians Expect to Refer HCV Patients to a Specialist for Care, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that less than one-third of surveyed primary care physicians (PCPs) are familiar with the first-generation hepatitis C virus (HCV) protease inhibitors, Vertex's Incivek and Merck's Victrelis, despite the fact that these direct acting antivirals have been...

2014-06-18 12:29:54

Arrival of IFN-Free Therapies Will Bring Patients For Whom Current Therapies are Ineffective Back to the Drug-Treated Population, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that China's market for hepatitis C virus (HCV) drugs will be driven by an increase in its drug-treated population, following the introduction of novel HCV therapies. Nearly a third of patients diagnosed with HCV do not receive the...

2014-06-17 04:21:28

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) announced today that the Marketing Authorization Applications (MAAs) for its investigational, all-oral, interferon-free regimen for the treatment of adult patients with chronic genotype 1 (GT1) hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection have been validated and are under accelerated assessment by the European Medicines Agency (EMA). Accelerated assessment, which is designated to new medicines of major public health...

2014-06-13 16:23:26

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) announced today that the New Drug Application (NDA) for its investigational, all-oral, interferon-free regimen for the treatment of adult patients with chronic genotype 1 (GT1) hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection has been accepted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and has been granted priority review. The NDA was submitted on April 21, 2014 and is supported by data from a large clinical program...


Latest HCV Reference Libraries

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2011-01-20 19:23:30

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is an enveloped, positive-sense single-stranded RNA virus of the family Flaviviridae. It consists of a core of genetic material surrounded by an icosahedra protective shell of protein. The genome consists of a single open reading frame that is 9600 nucleotide bases long. HCV replication takes several steps. It primarily replicates in the hepatocytes of the liver. It can also reproduce in peripheral blood mononuclear cells. There is a wide variety of genotypes and...

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