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Surveyed Physicians Will Treat Over 50 Percent of Hepatitis C Genotype 1-Infected Patients With the Protease Inhibitor Telaprevir

... telaprevir to more than 50 percent of their hepatitis C virus genotype 1-infected patients and will ... new Physician & Payer Forum report entitled hepatitis C: Impact of and Receptivity to Novel Antivirals ... telaprevir and boceprevir for the treatment of hepatitis C virus genotype 1-infected treatment-naive ...

Human Genome Sciences Announces Second-Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Key Developments

... Applications; Positive Phase 3 Results in Chronic hepatitis C Presented at EASL HGS and Novartis ... 3 results of ZALBIN in patients with chronic hepatitis C were presented at the 44th annual meeting of ... pipeline includes novel drugs to treat hepatitis C, lupus, inhalation anthrax and cancer. ...

Top Hepatitis C Treatments Equally Effective

... WEDNESDAY, July 22 (HealthDay News) -- A landmark hepatitis C virus study shows that the top two treatment ... in the United States -- who are infected with hepatitis C virus and at risk for liver scarring, organ failure and death. hepatitis C is America's leading cause of liver failure, ...

FDA Approves VITROS(R) Anti-HCV Assay for Use On VITROS 5600(R) Integrated and VITROS 3600(R) Immunodiagnostic Systems

... platforms, and enables the consolidation of hepatitis C testing with routine assays on the VITROS((R)) ... history as the innovator of automated hepatitis C testing for clinical laboratories," said ... Diagnostics. "Clinicians can now test for hepatitis C as a part of their routine assay testing on the ...

New HIV Study Shows That Large Numbers of Women and People of Color Can Be Successfully Enrolled In U.S. HIV Clinical Studies

... on precautionary measures. Drug-induced hepatitis (eg, acute hepatitis, cytolytic hepatitis) has ... During the clinical development program (N=3063), hepatitis has been reported in 0.5% of patients receiving ... liver dysfunction, including chronic active hepatitis B or C, have an increased risk for liver function ...

Abbott Reports Strong Second Quarter Results; Confirms Double-Digit Earnings Growth Outlook for 2009

... in patients treated with XIENCE V. Added hepatitis B Test to Broad Menu of Immunoassays on the ... CORE(TM) in the United States, an automated hepatitis B test for use on its ARCHITECT i 2000 and i 2000SR immunoassay testing instruments. hepatitis B is a liver disease caused by ...

Hard To Treat Diseases (HTDS.PK) Completes India Order

... - announced today that the second batch of hepatitis A Vaccine of 2009 was delivered to India, by the ... summary, many people are recommended to receive hepatitis A vaccine, including people at increased risk for ... - Any person who wishes to be immune to hepatitis A More about ...

New Report Just Published: World Hepatitis C Virus And Therapeutics Market Report

... research report to its catalogue. World hepatitis C Virus And Therapeutics Market ... This report analyzes the worldwide markets for hepatitis C Virus And Therapeutics in US$ Millions. Annual ... reported select online sources. hepatitis C VIRUS AND THERAPEUTICS A GLOBAL STRATEGIC ...

Hepatitis C Virus Market Will Expand Dramatically From $2 Billion in 2008 to Nearly $7.7 Billion in 2013

... and healthcare issues, finds that the hepatitis C virus drug market will expand dramatically from ... regimens. The new Pharmacor report entitled hepatitis C Virus finds that, through 2013, robust market growth will be driven by the launches of novel hepatitis C virus-specific agents and an increase in the ...

Good news for some hard-to-treat hepatitis C patients

... consensus interferon and ribavirin helps some hepatitis C patients who have not responded to previous ... issue of Hepatology , offer a new option for hepatitis C patients, and may be effective even for those ... an important advance for difficult to treat hepatitis C patients who have failed to respond to ...

Pharmasset Initiates Phase 1b Multiple Ascending Dose Clinical Trial of PSI-7851 in Chronic Hepatitis C Patients

... polymerase inhibitor for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. This study is designed ... The Phase 1b study will additionally investigate hepatitis C viral dynamics and monitor for the development ... of oral therapeutics for the treatment of hepatitis C virus (HCV) and, secondarily, on the ...

NEJM study points to new era in hepatitis C treatment

... -- For patients with the most common form of hepatitis C, the addition of a hepatitis Cspecific protease inhibitor called telaprevir to ... The drug works by blocking an enzyme that the hepatitis C virus needs in order to replicate itself. ...

Anadys Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Pricing of Common Stock and Warrant Offering

... developing novel medicines for the treatment of hepatitis C. The Company believes hepatitis C represents a large unmet medical need in which ... polymerase inhibitor for the treatment of hepatitis C. The Company has also investigated the ...

Resource for Those Living with Hepatitis C Announces Website Redesign

... support resource for those afflicted with hepatitis C and their physicians, caregivers and families, ... a wealth of information and news updates about hepatitis C , announces a new website design. Anyone who ... in which a visitor can learn about living with hepatitis C - including video clips, podcasts, social ...

Valeant Grants Schering-Plough Exclusive Option in Japan for Taribavirin in Exchange for Release of Last Right of Refusal

... Phase II development for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C in conjunction with a pegylated interferon. ... population of patients chronically infected with hepatitis C genotype 1. At the end of week 60, a ... and safety of taribavirin in the treatment of hepatitis C, and the continuing role of ribavirin or ...

National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable Observes World Hepatitis Day and Calls for Increased Federal Action

... (PRWEB) - Today, on the second annual World hepatitis Day , more than 200 viral hepatitis groups around the world have planned observances ... and support for people living with chronic viral hepatitis B and C. In the United States, where ...

National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable Observes World Hepatitis Day and Calls for Increased Federal Action

... /PRNewswire/ -- Today, on the second annual World hepatitis Day, more than 200 viral hepatitis groups around the world have planned ... and support for people living with chronic viral hepatitis B and C. In the United States, where the ...

GlaxoSmithKline Travel Health: 55 percent of travellers needlessly put themselves at risk from a potentially fatal virus

... Travellers urged to seek hepatitis B vaccination before going abroad ... 2009 -- A new survey of travellers who visited hepatitis B endemic areas, reveals that over 55 per cent(1) ... the Eurozone, such as Egypt and Turkey,(3) where hepatitis B may be common. The survey suggests that many ...

World Health Assembly Forced to Postpone Decision on Viral Hepatitis

... in 2010 Ahead of the second annual World hepatitis Day, the World Hepatitis Alliance today called on ... the plight of 500 million people living with hepatitis B and C, as the World Health Assembly ... of a World Day for the Struggle against Viral hepatitis and other issues relating to the Disease', which ...

Sinovac Reports Unaudited First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... million doses) worth of the inactivated hepatitis A vaccine, Healive, to China's Ministry of ... won the bid for the MOH purchase of hepatitis A vaccines, providing Sinovac with an entrance ... 155,000 23,500 The hepatitis A vaccine market in China is currently ...

ImQuest BioSciences and Arisyn Therapeutics Introduce Novel New HCV Therapeutic Agent at Hepatitis Conference

... PG301029), a novel late stage inhibitor of hepatitis C virus (HCV) replication, at the 13th ISVHLD ... therapy. Todd B. Parsley, Ph.D., Director of hepatitis Virus Research, presented the new findings which ... a unique mechanism of action as an inhibitor of hepatitis C virus replication," said the study's Principal ...

Hyperferritinemia is another surrogate marker of advanced liver disease

... hemochromatosis , is frequently found in chronic hepatitis C, alcoholic or non-alcoholic steatohepatitis and ... with low platelet count. Patients with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection often have elevated serum ... attempt to link iron and the course of chronic hepatitis C have been inconclusive. In ...

Roche Women Honored as 2009 TWIN Awardees

... Martinez, marketing director for the leading hepatitis C treatment, Pegasys(R) (peginterferon alfa-2a); ... physicians and patients were looking for in a hepatitis C treatment. The campaign resulted in record ... has resulted in programs that have supported the hepatitis C community in their efforts to successfully ...

New Treatment Combo Better Against Hepatitis C

... drug telaprevir to standard treatment for hepatitis C increases the cure rate, two new studies show. Current treatment for hepatitis C (HCV) genotype 1, the most common subtype, is a ... are approved, say to any patient with genotype 1 hepatitis C, we've got a two-out-of-three chance of curing ...

SIMPONI(TM) (golimumab) Receives FDA Approval as First Once-Monthly Anti-TNF for Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis

... received a vaccine. Reactivation of hepatitis B virus has been reported in patients who are ... if you know or think you may be a carrier of hepatitis B virus or if you experience signs of hepatitis B infection, such as: feel ...

HIV positive and HIV negative patients have similar survival rates following liver transplant

... the study confirmed that co-infection with hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a significant predictor of ... were 73% and 53% in HIV positive patients with hepatitis C versus 87% and 69% (p=0.047) in HIV negative patients with hepatitis C. Doctor Kosh Agarwal, of the Institute of ...

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Highlights Taribavirin Phase IIb 60-Week Data Presentation at European Association for the Study of Liver (EASL) Annual Meeting

... is in development for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C in conjunction with a pegylated interferon, was ... population of subjects infected hepatitis C genotype 1. At the end of week 60, the ... the potential for taribavirin in the treatment of hepatitis C, and the continuing role of ribavirin or ...

First evidence for DNA-based vaccination against chronic hepatitis C

... DNA-based therapeutic vaccination against chronic hepatitis C was announced today at EASL 2009, the Annual ... antiviral effects were shown in patients with hepatitis C (HCV). Researchers hope that this will ... infected with HCV. In industrialised countries, hepatitis C accounts for 70% of ...

Diabetes, obesity and hypertension increase mortality in hepatitis C patients

... impact of metabolic syndrome on mortality in hepatitis C patients has been revealed by new research to ... with overall and liver related mortality in hepatitis C (HCV) infected patients. In HCV-infected ... transferrin saturation (>50%) and positive hepatitis Bs antigen were designated controls without liver ...

Abbott Reports 16 Percent Earnings Growth in First Quarter; Confirms Double-Digit Earnings Growth Outlook for 2009

... announced the advancement of their hepatitis C (HCV) collaboration with a first-in-human study ... single biologic agent. hepatitis C Abbott's antiviral program is focused on the treatment of hepatitis C, a disease that affects more than 180 million ...

PRA SPEAKING EVENT: Phase I Studies with Hepatitis C Compounds in Healthy Volunteers and Patients: Views from Inside

... New Chemical Entities (NCEs) in the treatment of hepatitis C. This interactive session will take place on ... at opportunities and obstacles when developing a hepatitis C compound including critical steps to optimize ... Gastroenterological Association Institute on hepatitis C. Since 1995, he has supervised all aspects of ...

VA Continues Notification Process for Veterans Affected by Reprocessing Issues

... 1, 2009, 17 Veterans have tested positive for hepatitis B, hepatitis C, or the Human Immunodeficiency (HIV) Virus. Five Veterans tested positive for hepatitis B virus; eleven ...

New studies examine elimination of hepatitis B and C

... April issue of Hepatology explore the ways that hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) can be cleared from patients' ... because these have the best chance of clearing hepatitis B virus surface antigen (HBsAg). The reduction of ...

The immune system's role in hepatitis C recurrence after liver transplantation

... play a role in the recurrence and progression of hepatitis C virus (HCV) after liver transplantation. The ... Interscience ( www.interscience.wiley.com ). hepatitis C virus (HCV), which can lead to cirrhosis and ... 7 and 10 years post-transplant to determine when hepatitis recurred, the degree of fibrosis and the ...

Pharmasset to Present at Two Upcoming Investor Conferences

... Biotech Day Conference and the Canaccord Adams hepatitis C Conference. The Citi conference will be held in ... of oral therapeutics for the treatment of hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV) and human immunodeficiency virus ...

Anadys Pharmaceuticals to Present at the Citi Biotech Day

... and an update on its ANA598 clinical program in hepatitis C. The corporate presentation will be ... by developing novel medicines in the areas of hepatitis C and oncology. For the treatment of chronic hepatitis C, the Company is developing two potentially ...

In Hepatitis C Virus Treatment, Interviewed Experts Indicate That Telaprevir- and Boceprevir-Based Regimens Have Advantages Over Pegasys/Ribavirin in Sustained Virologic Response

... Decision Resources' Clinical Gold Standard for hepatitis C Virus in 2012, According to a New Report from ... most influences their prescribing decisions in hepatitis C virus infection. Clinical data and the opinions ... in the market. The new report entitled hepatitis C Virus: Protease and Polymerase Inhibitors on ...

New NCCN Guidelines for Primary Cutaneous B-Cell Lymphoma and Updates to NCCN Guidelines for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphomas

... regarding the potential for viral reactivation in hepatitis positive patients being treated with rituximab ... Genentech, Inc.). Dr. Zelenetz explained hepatitis B can reactivate with immunosuppression. ... people in the United States are infected with hepatitis B, so this is not an inconsequential issue. We've ...

Biostar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Completes 8.6-Acre Land Purchase to House New Raw Materials Processing Plant

... and the launch of our China hepatitis Internet Hospital, ( http://www.zggbyy.com ), ... an over-the-counter ("OTC") medicine for Chronic hepatitis B, a disease affecting approximately 10% of the Chinese population. In addition to its hepatitis product, Biostar manufactures two broad-based OTC ...

Study Showing Improved Virologic Response with Nitazoxanide in Chronic Hepatitis C Published in Gastroenterology

... alfa-2a and ribavirin in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection with genotype 4 was ... first thiazolide, for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C," said Jean-Francois Rossignol, MD, PhD, Romark ... treatment in patients with chronic hepatitis C genotype 1 in clinical trials in the U.S., and ...
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