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2013-12-12 11:06:49

Researchers from Taiwan reveal that antiviral therapy for hepatitis C virus (HCV) improves kidney and cardiovascular outcomes for patients with diabetes. Results of the study published in Hepatology, a journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, show that incidences of kidney disease, stroke, and heart attack were lower in patients treated with pegylated interferon and ribavirin compared to HCV patients not treated with antivirals or diabetic patients not infected...

FDA Approves Sovaldi For Treatment Of Chronic Hepatitis C
2013-12-08 07:27:34

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online Sovaldi (sofosbuvir), a new drug that can treat hepatitis C infections, has been approved for sale by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), agency officials confirmed on Friday. According to Kim Painter of USA Today, the medication is manufactured by Gilead Sciences and “can be paired with other drugs to make treatment of the liver-damaging disease faster, easier and more effective.” Dr. Edward Cox, director of the...

2013-11-25 09:59:27

Mice lacking GEF-H1 protein expression unable to mount immune defense against influenza A Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)-led research team has identified an immune cell protein that is critical to setting off the body's initial response against viral infection. The report that will be published in an upcoming issue of Nature Immunology and is receiving early online release describes finding that a protein called GEF-H1 is essential to the ability of macrophages – major contributors...


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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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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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