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PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec.
PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec, 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eiger BioPharmaceuticals Incorporated announced the positive results of a Phase 2a study of lonafarnib in patients with chronic hepatitis delta
PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eiger BioPharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that lonafarnib has been granted Orphan Designation by the U.S.
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DOYLESTOWN, Pa., Nov.
PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Nov. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Phase 1b Clinical Studies Ongoing in Patients with Chronic HBV Infection DOYLESTOWN, Pa., Nov.
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Three years after CDC recommendations, vaccination rates still low; AADE encourages members to focus more on helping to prevent hepatitis B PHILADELPHIA and CHICAGO, Nov.
MOSCOW, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hepatera Ltd and its development partner MYR GmbH announced today the results of clinical trials investigating Myrcludex B in patients
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 A, caused by hepatitis A virus, is an acute infectious disease of the liver that is transmitted person to person by ingestion of contaminated food or water or through direct contact with an infectious person. Millions of people are believed to become infected with HAV every year. The incubation period is two to six weeks and on average is 28 days. In less developed countries the HAV is usually contracted in early childhood. Clean water helps to decrease contraction of HAV. In 90%...
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...
Hepadnaviruses can cause liver infections in humans and animals. The two recognized genera are Genus Orthohepadnavirus and Genus Avihepadnavirus. It has a small genome of partially double-stranded, partially single stranded circular DNA. It is a group 7 virus that uses an RNA intermediate during replication. Most people who come into contact with the virus are able to clear the infection alone although some cannot and usually progress to fulminant hepatitis. It can cause sever liver...
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