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2012-12-01 05:03:02

New research report “KOL Insight: Hepatitis C: the Race for the First Interferon-free Regimen” elaborated by FirstWord has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. The study says that the HCV market is expected to have the best growth opportunities over the coming decade in comparison with other Pharma markets. London, UK (PRWEB) November 30, 2012 At present, the hepatitis C (HCV) market is entering a new stage due to the emergence of treatment innovations. The HCV...

2011-02-18 04:48:00

HUDDINGE, Sweden, February 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medivir AB (OMX: MVIR), the emerging research-based specialty pharmaceutical company focused on infectious diseases, notes that its development partner, Tibotec Pharmaceuticals, announced today that the global phase 3 studies with TMC435 in treatment-naive patients and patients who have relapsed after prior SOC treatment have started. Phase 3 Program in brief: - TMC435-C208 or QUEST-1 includes approximately 375...

2011-02-18 04:00:00

CORK, Ireland, Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tibotec Pharmaceuticals announced today that two global, registrational phase 3 trials are recruiting patients to examine TMC435, its investigational hepatitis C protease inhibitor, in treatment-naive adults with chronic genotype 1 hepatitis C virus (HCV). A third global phase 3 trial is being conducted in genotype 1 HCV patients who have experienced a viral relapse after prior interferon-based treatment. Approximately 3.2 million people in the...

2010-08-09 14:14:34

Adding a direct acting anti-viral drug to the standard treatment regimen for hepatitis C significantly increases the cure rate in the most difficult to treat patients, according to a research report published Monday in the online edition of the journal The Lancet. The research team, led by Paul Kwo, M.D., of Indiana University School of Medicine, reported that adding the drug nearly doubled the treatment's effectiveness when given for 48 weeks in one treatment arm of the study. An estimated...

2010-06-17 08:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that, based on clinical profiles provided to them, surveyed clinicians estimate that one year after the launch of Vertex Pharmaceuticals/Johnson & Johnson/Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma's telaprevir and Merck's boceprevir, at least 90 percent of hepatitis C virus (HCV) patients will be treated with triple therapy regimens. The...

2010-04-16 14:03:59

24 weeks of treatment could be sufficient to cure between 93 and 100% of treatment-naïve chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotype 1 (G1) infected patients if they have a fast antiviral response to Telaprevir (TVR) with Peginterferon (PEG-IFN) and Ribavirin (RBV), according to new research presented today at the International Liver CongressTM 2010, the Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of the Liver in Vienna, Austria. Worldwide, approximately...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'