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2013-12-12 11:06:49

Researchers from Taiwan reveal that antiviral therapy for hepatitis C virus (HCV) improves kidney and cardiovascular outcomes for patients with diabetes. Results of the study published in Hepatology, a journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, show that incidences of kidney disease, stroke, and heart attack were lower in patients treated with pegylated interferon and ribavirin compared to HCV patients not treated with antivirals or diabetic patients not infected...

2013-12-04 23:02:58

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Vaniprevir (Hepatitis C Virus) - Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022. London (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Vaniprevir (Hepatitis C Virus) - Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 Summary Hepatitis C is a liver infection caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV) that results in acute or chronic presentation. The disease is often asymptomatic, but infected patients may experience fatigue, joint pain, itchy skin or jaundice. There is no...

2013-11-26 23:32:05

AllMed webinar provides in-depth review of the latest in the standard of care for the treatment of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. Portland, OR (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 As the treatment of HCV continues to evolve, new and increasingly complex protocols present additional challenges in providing optimal care while meeting the unique needs of individual patients with HCV. During a recent webinar hosted by AllMed Healthcare Management, Dr. Anca Pop, board-certified gastroenterologist and...

2013-11-11 13:14:01

More damage seen when FOXO3 suppressed, according to report in The American Journal of Pathology New data suggest that the transcription factor FOXO3 may protect against alcohol-induced liver injury. Researchers determined that alcohol given to mice deficient in FOXO3 caused severe liver injury resembling human alcoholic hepatitis. Further they found that although hepatitis C virus (HCV) and alcohol independently activated FOXO3, in combination they suppressed FOXO3, reduced expression of...

2013-11-05 23:02:30

Leading experts convene and issue a Consensus Panel paper on Hepatitis C; which provides an undeniably clear roadmap for addressing this health disparity. The National Medical Association raises the alarm for African Americans and calls for an aggressive approach. Silver Spring, MD (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 The National Medical Association (NMA) today released the much anticipated Consensus Panel Paper entitled: Hepatitis C: A Crisis in the African American Community. The NMA is the...


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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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