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2011-05-09 14:04:40

Health outcomes explored at DDW 2011 Research being presented at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) shows that screening individuals for hepatitis C based on age instead of conventional risk factors may help increase detection rates as well as prevent liver disease. Additionally, the rate of vaccination against viral hepatitis in patients with chronic liver disease and type 2 diabetes is relatively low, and these patients are at increased risk of severe liver injury once...

2011-05-09 08:15:00

SAN DIEGO, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aethlon Medical, Inc. (OTCBB: AEMD) announces that it has submitted a request to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a face-to-face meeting to discuss re-initiation of an Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) study of the Aethlon Hemopurifier® in the United States. As part of these discussions, Aethlon management will present FDA officials with new clinical data that supports the safety of the...

2011-05-09 07:39:14

(Ivanhoe Newswire) --Screening for hepatitis C based on age instead of conventional risk factors may help improve detection rates and prevent liver disease. New research shows that new detection practices are improving screening and treatment for liver diseases. According to new research from the Inova Fairfax Hospital, vaccination rates against viral hepatitis in patients with chronic liver disease and type 2 diabetes is relatively low. This is significant because these patients are at...

2011-05-05 15:05:00

SAN DIEGO, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Anadys Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANDS), a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to improving patient care by developing novel medicines for the treatment of hepatitis C, today reported its program highlights and financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011. "The ANA598 Phase IIb study currently underway will expand the profile of ANA598 in important ways," said Steve Worland, Ph.D., President and CEO of Anadys. "We expect to...

2011-04-28 15:15:00

PRINCETON, N.J., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmasset, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRUS) announces that management will present at the Deutsche Bank Healthcare Conference being held May 2 to 4, 2011 at the InterContinental Hotel, Boston, MA, and at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Healthcare Conference being held May 10 to 12, 2011, at the Encore at Wynn, Las Vegas, NV. Schaefer Price, Pharmasset's President and Chief Executive Officer, will provide an overview of the company at the Deutsche Bank...

2011-04-26 08:00:00

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that enrollment has commenced at North American sites in its pivotal Phase 3 clinical trial program for BI 201335, the Company's investigational, oral protease inhibitor for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV). Phase 3 trials have begun recruiting to evaluate BI 201335 plus standard-of-care (SOC) in both treatment-naive and -experienced patients with chronic genotype-1...

2011-04-25 14:15:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Science, public health, and regulatory highlights for this week from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Information in this document is designed for credentialed journalists. Release dates and times for items are current as of April 25, 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) FDA News & Notes does not contain any regulatory or enforcement actions due to legal limitations. Meetings, Workshops...

2011-04-18 08:24:00

MADISON, N.J., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services, today announced the availability of its AccuType® IL28B test for aiding in the prediction of patient response to peginterferon alpha-based therapy for hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. Quest Diagnostics is now offering the test to physicians and other healthcare providers in the U.S. and to pharmaceutical...

2011-04-11 12:16:00

BALTIMORE, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Adherence to interferon, an important medication used to treat Hepatitis C, is critical to successfully clearing the virus that causes the disease. A new observational analysis by Medco Health Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MHS) finds that when Hepatitis C patients are also being treated for depression -- a frequent side effect of interferon use -- they are more likely to remain on their interferon therapy. The analysis is being presented today at the...

2011-04-07 16:18:18

Deaths not attributed to liver disease; unrelated to direct effects of long-term antiviral treatment A three-year follow-up study of patients in the Hepatitis C Antiviral Long-term Treatment against Cirrhosis (HALT-C) trial revealed that increased mortality among patients with advanced chronic hepatitis C who received long-term peginterferon therapy was attributed to non-liver related causes and occurred primarily in patients with bridging fibrosis. No pattern to this excess mortality was...


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2011-02-17 15:14:03

Lassa fever, first described in 1969 in Lassa, is an acute viral hemorrhagic fever. Clinical cases were known a decade before this but were not associated with this viral pathogen. It is endemic in West African countries and causes approximately 5,000 deaths. The Natal Multimammate Mouse is the primary animal host. The rodent is a source of protein but the virus is usually transmitted by the contact with the feces and urine of animals accessing grain stores in residences. The lassa virus...

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