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2014-07-07 08:27:35

ROCKVILLE, Md., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CASI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: CASI), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing therapeutics for the treatment of cancer and other diseases, announced today that its orally-active, Aurora A/angiogenic kinase inhibitor, ENMD-2076, has received Orphan Drug designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140706/124566...

2014-07-07 08:22:14

-- Nexavar is the only approved treatment for patients with RAI-refractory differentiated thyroid cancer -- Nexavar significantly extended progression-free survival in patients with RAI-refractory differentiated thyroid cancer compared to placebo in the Phase III DECISION trial TORONTO, July 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Bayer Inc. is pleased to announce the Health Canada approval of Nexavar for the treatment of patients with locally...

2014-07-02 12:13:46

The JAMA Network Journals Despite strong preclinical data, the drug everolimus failed to improve overall survival in patients with advanced liver cancer, compared to placebo, according to a study in the July 2 issue of JAMA. Patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC; a type of liver cancer) have a median overall survival of less than l year, largely because of the absence of effective therapies. The drug sorafenib is the only systemic therapy shown to significantly improve...

2014-07-01 12:27:54

- 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/ -- Canopus BioPharma Inc. (OTC Pink: CBIA) today announced topline results from a Compassionate Clinical Trial in China, evaluating the twice daily oral administration of Mogroside IV (Mogrovir(TM)). Mogrovir(TM) is a Toll-like receptor agonist and stimulator of the patient's immune system. Mogrovir(TM)...

2014-06-30 08:30:17

SAN ANTONIO, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GenSpera, Inc. (OTCQB: GNSZ), a leader in developing prodrug therapeutics for the treatment of cancer, releases the 2014 BIO International presentation by Chairman and CEO, Craig Dionne, PhD from the 2014 BIO International Convention held June 24th in San Diego, California. Dr. Dionne presented interim results from the Phase Ib and ongoing Phase II study for lead drug candidate, G-202. Summary: -- G-202 Data in Hepatocellular (HCC) Patients...

2014-06-25 23:17:06

Immunitor Inc., reported that company’s first proof-of-concept clinical study of its candidate cancer vaccine in patients with terminal stage of liver cancer has been presented at the immunology conference in Mongolia. Vancouver, British Columbia (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Immunitor Inc., a Vancouver-based biopharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery and development of oral vaccines, announced today that initial clinical data of the company's lead cancer vaccine has been presented...

2014-06-25 23:08:47

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Global Liver Diseases Therapeutics Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends and Forecast 2012 - 2018" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/liver-diseases-therapeutics.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 The report on “Liver Diseases Therapeutics Market (Chemotherapy, Anti-Virals, Vaccines, Targeted Therapy And Immunosuppressants) - Global Industry...

2014-06-24 16:24:29

G-202 Data in HCC Patients (Phase I and Phase II) Highly Suggestive of Positive Clinical Activity SAN ANTONIO, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GenSpera, Inc. (OTCQB: GNSZ), a leader in developing prodrug therapeutics for the treatment of cancer, releases the 2014 BIO International corporate presentation. Chairman and CEO, Craig Dionne, PhD, presented the company overview and clinical trial updates for G-202 at the 2014 BIO International Convention, today, Tuesday, June 24th, at...

2014-06-24 12:27:31

ST. LOUIS, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Accredo Specialty Pharmacy has recently launched Accredo Plus C, a new iOS app that empowers hepatitis C patients to take control, better manage their treatment and increase adherence. (Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140623/120692) Accredo Plus C is a free iPhone app available to all hepatitis C patients, regardless of pharmacy or insurance provider. The app was created by pharmacists and nurses that specialize in counseling hepatitis C...

2014-06-24 08:25:25

BEERSE, Belgium, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New report calls on governments to play their part and improve surveillance, screening and diagnosis of hepatitis C worldwide 'Tackling hepatitis C: Moving towards an integrated policy approach', a report published by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) today reveals that many countries around the world have been slow to respond with national policies on hepatitis C despite recent government...


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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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