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2014-03-11 04:21:19

WHIPPANY, N.J., THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. and SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc., an Amgen subsidiary (Nasdaq: AMGN), today announced that a Phase 3 trial evaluating the investigational use of NEXAVAR(®) (sorafenib) tablets as an adjuvant treatment for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), or liver cancer, who had no detectable disease after surgical resection or local ablation, did not...

2014-03-06 08:31:11

XIANYANG, China, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- Biostar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: BSPM) ("Biostar" or "corporation"), a China-based manufacturer and marketer of pharmaceutical and health supplement products for a variety of diseases and conditions, announced that it has signed a letter of intent with the Research Institute of Pharmaceuticals at Shaanxi University of Chinese Medicine to develop a new liver cancer drug based on Oleanolic Acid injection. In recent years, the new...

2014-02-28 12:28:07

The New York Genome Center and The Rockefeller University's finding of a mutation that is present in 15 out of 15 patients suggests new opportunities for diagnosis and treatment of cancer, and leads to a high profile Science publication NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A father-daughter scientific collaboration that began after the daughter was diagnosed with a rare liver cancer has led to an important finding and could have broader implications for many other rare...

2014-02-24 08:28:34

Study Developed in Consultation with Clinical Advisors, Statistical Experts and FDA LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celsion Corporation (NASDAQ: CLSN) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has reviewed and provided clearance for the Company's planned pivotal, double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase III trial of ThermoDox®, its proprietary heat-activated liposomal encapsulation of doxorubicin in combination with radio frequency...

2014-02-06 08:27:57

CF102 has Orphan Drug Designation from U.S. FDA PETACH TIKVA, Israel, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Can-Fite BioPharma (TASE: CFBI), (OTC: CANFY), a biotechnology company with a pipeline of proprietary small molecule drugs that address inflammatory and cancer diseases, announced today that a Phase II study protocol for the treatment of advanced liver cancer with its CF102 drug candidate has been submitted. The company plans to conduct the Phase II study in Israel, Europe and the US...

2014-02-03 04:20:02

Tokyo, Feb 3, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that it will launch the vascular embolization device DC Bead(R) (specially controlled medical device) in Japan on February 4.DC Bead contains hydrophilic microspheres made from cross-linked polyvinyl alcohol polymer. Developed by Biocompatibles UK Limited (Biocompatibles), a BTG International group company, as an intravascular embolization device, it is injected via catheter into targeted blood...

2014-01-31 16:23:52

DUBLIN, January 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xvxqgs/liver_cancer) have announced the addition of the "Liver Cancer (Hepatocellular Carcinoma): Disease and Pipeline Analysis" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xvxqgs/liver_cancer ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report offers a unique therapeutic assessment and in-depth market and...

2014-01-30 12:28:43

NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients with advanced hepatocellular (or liver) cancer have high mortality rates, with existing drugs demonstrating only a small, but significant survival advantage. By combining a zebrafish model of liver cancer with data from human tumors, researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai hope to identify potential genes of interest that can be targeted for new treatments for hepatocellular carcinoma, the most common...

2014-01-27 23:22:48

A new report and video from Detox Dieter titled Top 5 Foods To Detox The Liver details the importance of cleansing the liver and shares the top foods that support liver health. Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 A new report and video from Detox Dieter titled Top 5 Foods To Detox The Liver details the importance of cleansing the liver and shares the top foods that support liver health. The liver is among the most important organs found in the body, responsible for over 500 different...

2014-01-27 12:29:29

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Polaris Group announced today that ADI-PEG 20, arginine deiminase formulated with polyethylene glycol, acts as a radiosensitizer of pancreatic cancer both in tissue culture and in mice with human pancreatic cancer. These results were presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology's Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium in San Francisco, California. The study was performed in conjunction with collaborators at MD Anderson Cancer Center in...


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Hepatitis B
2013-02-25 09:11:23

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...

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2011-01-20 19:14:56

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...

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2011-01-12 15:49:29

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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