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2010-11-23 15:56:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pharmasset, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRUS), a clinical stage pharmaceutical company committed to discovering, developing, and commercializing novel drugs to treat viral infections, today reported financial results and operational highlights for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2010. At fiscal year end Pharmasset held $127.1 million in cash and cash equivalents. Pipeline Update and 2010 highlights RG7128 Phase 2b PROPEL and JUMP-C trials...

2010-11-18 00:00:00

HUDDINGE, Sweden, November 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Once Daily Novel Therapy in Treatment-Experienced Hepatitis C Patients Highlights of the Study TMC435 Added to Standard of Care: - Increased the response rates and antiviral efficacy, which progressed through to week 24 - Increased the number of patients with undetectable Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) levels through week 4, 12 and 24 - Safe and well tolerated Medivir AB (OMX: MVIR), the emerging...

2010-11-17 22:10:15

Scientists at Emory University and the University of St. Andrews have solved the structure of a key protein from Lassa virus, which is endemic to West Africa and can cause a deadly hemorrhagic fever. The structure reveals how the virus evades its host's immune system, and how it hijacks infected cells' vital machinery in a process scientists call "cap-stealing." Details of the structure could guide future efforts at antiviral drug discovery and vaccine development. The results are published...

2010-11-16 12:19:00

In the news release, "The Hepatitis C Virus Drug Market Will Nearly Triple by 2014 but, Thereafter, the Market Will Decline Substantially Through 2019 Due to Decreasing Disease Prevalence and the High Efficacy of New Treatments, issued Nov. 16, 2010 by Decision Resources over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the word "Nearly" in the headline should be replaced by the words "More Than". The complete, corrected release follows: The Hepatitis C Virus Drug Market Will More Than...

2010-11-16 10:45:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that, owing to the launch of several novel agents, the hepatitis C virus (HCV) drug market will more than triple from approximately $2 billion in 2009 to nearly $7.5 billion in 2014 in the United States, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom and Japan. Thereafter, the market will substantially decrease to...

2010-11-08 15:05:00

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- 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 financial results and program highlights for the third quarter ended September 30, 2010. "With an enhanced cash position from our recent equity financing, we are now positioned to further advance ANA598, our direct acting antiviral being developed...

2010-11-03 16:35:41

Outcomes achieved regardless of race or stage of liver disease For patients with the most common form of hepatitis C being treated for the first time, the addition of an investigational hepatitis C"“specific protease inhibitor called telaprevir to the current standard therapy markedly improved their sustained viral response (SVR or viral cure) rate. The lead investigator reporting the results of the ADVANCE trial is Dr. Ira M. Jacobson, chief of the Division of Gastroenterology and...

2010-11-01 08:38:00

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Romark Laboratories announced that data from studies of nitazoxanide in hepatitis C are being presented at the 61st Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD), also known as The Liver Meeting® in Boston, October 30 - November 2, 2010. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100201/FL47022LOGO ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100201/FL47022LOGO ) "The data presented at...

2010-11-01 08:11:00

BOSTON, Nov. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Phase 3 results from the ADVANCE study confirm the clinical benefits of telaprevir-based combination therapy regimens. The study reports an improvement in treatment discontinuation rates due to adverse events compared to Phase 2 studies, and demonstrates an increase in sustained viral response (SVR) in patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV). The primary endpoint for this study was SVR 24 weeks after last treatment. The study was conducted on 1088...

2010-11-01 08:00:00

ABBOTT PARK, Ill. and WATERTOWN, Mass., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) and Enanta Pharmaceuticals today announced positive results from a Phase 2 study of ABT-450/r, an investigational, oral protease inhibitor being developed for the treatment of hepatitis C (HCV) infection. Initial 3-day and 4-week results suggest that ABT-450/r (ABT-450 with 100mg of ritonavir to support once-daily dosing) demonstrates potent antiviral activity in...


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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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