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Treatment of HIV patients co-infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV) with an anti-retroviral drug therapy not only tackles HIV, but also reduces HCV replication.
TORONTO, July 23, 2014 /CNW/ - As we mark World Hepatitis Day (July 28th), people living with hepatitis C virus (HCV) have reason to feel hopeful.
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.
Group of Women State Legislators Also Urges Baby Boomers & Other At-Risk Americans to Get Screened for Hepatitis C WASHINGTON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ --
Unprecedented High Drug Costs to Force Major Financial Tradeoffs for State Budgets ST.
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/
Hepatitis C is a contagious liver disease which results from infection with the Hepatitis C virus (HCV), which is spread primarily through contact with the blood of an infected person.
July 28th is designated as World Hepatitis Day by the World Health Organization, and Narconon Arrowhead is releasing information on hepatitis prevention to help raise awareness of viral hepatitis,
A new meta-analysis published online in PLOS ONE by infectious disease and epidemiology specialists from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania highlights significant gaps in hepatitis C care that will prove useful as the U.S. health care system continues to see an influx of patients with the disease because of improved screening efforts and new, promising drugs.
- 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/
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...