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Phase 1b Clinical Studies Ongoing in Patients with Chronic HBV Infection DOYLESTOWN, Pa., Nov.
Presented: Monday, November 10, 2014 - Hynes Convention Center, Boston, MA BOSTON, Nov.
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.
- Conference Call and Webcast Today at 4:30 p.m. ET - NEW YORK, Nov. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delcath Systems, Inc.
LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J., Nov.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, October 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GenSpera, Inc.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, October 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GenSpera, Inc.
PETACH TIKVA, Israel, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Can-Fite BioPharma Ltd.
CF102 has shown to induce healthy liver cell proliferation resulting in improved liver status PETACH TIKVA, Israel, Sept.
TEL-AVIV, Israel, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Galmed Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
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 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...
- To swell, as grain or wood with water.