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2014-04-08 08:30:04

CRANFORD, N.J., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The arrival of new oral drugs for treatment of hepatitis C will dramatically shift the landscape of therapy from being physician-driven to patient-led, raising questions about best practices for adherence. A White Paper published by Atlantis Healthcare offers a roadmap of the new therapeutic environment for pharma industry, healthcare providers and organized customers, including clinical insights, non-adherence predictors and proven...

2014-04-02 08:32:34

OPTIMIST represents the first Phase 3 studies of the two treatments in a regimen without interferon and ribavirin CORK, Ireland, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen R&D Ireland (Janssen) announced today that two Phase 3 trials are recruiting patients to examine the efficacy and safety of the NS3/4A protease inhibitor simeprevir in combination with the nucleotide inhibitor sofosbuvir for the treatment of chronic genotype 1 hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in treatment-naive and...

2014-03-25 08:29:46

NEW YORK, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the New York Viral Hepatitis Summit presented by the National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS, Inc. (NBLCA) on Thursday, March 20 at Harlem Hospital Center in New York City, medical experts, public health officials, and community health advocates discussed the latest medical research, diagnosis and treatment options, and community health implications of the Hepatitis C virus (HCV), emphasizing the disproportionate impact of HCV on the...

2014-03-24 08:28:25

CORK, Ireland, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New data from the clinical development program for Janssen's protease inhibitor simeprevir in the treatment of genotype 1 chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) in adult patients with compensated liver disease will be presented at The International Liver Congress(TM) of the European Association for the study of the Liver (EASL). The International Liver Congress(TM) 2014 will take place from April 9-13 in London....

2014-03-24 04:22:12

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) will present new data from its phase III hepatitis C development program at the 2014 International Liver Congress(TM) (ILC) in London, April 9-13. Detailed results from the SAPPHIRE-I, SAPPHIRE-II, PEARL-III, and TURQUOISE-II studies will be presented at the ILC on April 10-12. In presentations at the ILC, investigators will share detailed data results of four studies from AbbVie's phase III clinical trial program, the...

2014-03-06 08:30:17

Additional drug-drug interaction data for faldaprevir combined with commonly prescribed HIV medications also presented at CROI 2014 INGELHEIM, Germany and RIDGEFIELD, Conn., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Boehringer Ingelheim announced results from STARTVerso(®)4 in patients with HCV/HIV co-infection. Hepatitis C viral cure 12 weeks after the conclusion of treatment (SVR12) was achieved by 72% of all patients in the trial. Patients were enrolled in either 120mg or 240mg...

2014-03-04 23:23:48

One of the nation’s leading specialty pharmacies, BioPlus, announces the hiring of Gina D’Aiello as Regional Clinical Liaison for New Jersey and surrounding areas, to serve as a clinical consultant in hepatitis C and better support prescriber offices and patients. Altamonte Springs, FL (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy (BioPlus), one of the nation’s leading specialty pharmacies, expands its team with a new position, Regional Clinical Liaison, and welcomes Gina...

2014-03-03 16:25:42

-- SVR(12) rates of 99 percent with and without ribavirin were achieved in genotype 1b patients new to treatment BOSTON, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The first detailed results from AbbVie's (NYSE: ABBV) pivotal phase III study, PEARL-III, were presented today as part of the 21st Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) press conference and will also be presented as a late-breaker at the conference on March 4. PEARL-III evaluated the efficacy and safety of 12...

2014-02-20 12:10:40

Infection is a major global health problem affecting 160 million people worldwide Rutgers University scientists have determined the structure of a hepatitis C surface protein, a finding that could assist in the development of a vaccine to halt the spread of the the deadly disease that has infected 3.2 million Americans. Joseph Marcotrigiano, associate professor of chemistry and chemical biology, says this new research – published online today in Nature – describes an outer region of...

2014-02-19 08:30:00

ALBANY, New York, February 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ResearchMoz.us includes new market research report "Hepatitis C Therapeutics in Major Developed Markets to 2019 [http://www.researchmoz.us/hepatitis-c-therapeutics-in-major-developed-markets-to-2019-outstanding-recent-approvals-and-late-stage-pipeline-to-transform-clinical-and-commercial-landscape-report.html ] " to its huge collection of research reports. Researchmoz presents this most up-to-date research on...


Latest hepatitis C 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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