News tagged with chronic hepatitis c
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Hepatitis C virus has evolved to invade and hijack the basic machinery of the human liver cell to ensure its survival and spread. Researchers at the University of North have discovered how hepatitis C binds ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A new vaccine against the chronic liver disease hepatitis C has shown promising results in a first clinical trial in humans, Oxford University researchers report.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Chemists at the University of California, San Diego have produced the first high resolution structure of a molecule that when attached to the genetic material of the hepatitis C virus prevents it from reproducing.
Medical research Mar 19, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
When you get an acute infection, such as influenza, the body generally responds with a coordinated response of immune-cell proliferation and attack that rapidly clears the pathogen. Then, their mission done, the immune system ...
Medical research Nov 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
More Americans died in 2007 of hepatitis C infection, which causes incurable liver disease, than from the virus that causes AIDS, US health authorities said this week.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 23, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
The drug telaprevir (Incivek) provides a dramatic improvement in the treatment of the most common form of hepatitis C infection, says an international team of investigators led by Dr. Ira M. Jacobson of NewYork-Presbyterian ...
Medications Jun 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Patients who rely on recombinant, protein-based drugs must often endure frequent injections, often several times a week, or intravenous therapy. Researchers at Children's Hospital Boston demonstrate the possibility that blood ...
Medical research Nov 15, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The active ingredient boceprevir has been available since the middle of 2011 as a treatment for chronic hepatitis C of genotype 1. In an early benefit assessment pursuant to the "Act on the Reform of the Market for Medicinal ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 09, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Chronic infections by viruses such as HIV or hepatitis C eventually take hold because they wear the immune system out, a phenomenon immunologists describe as exhaustion.
Medical research Dec 13, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Treating chronic hepatitis C infection with antiviral drugs could halve the risk of developing the most common form of liver cancer, in some cases, indicates an analysis of the published research in one of the new BMJ Op ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Sustained virological response linked with improved survival for patients with chronic HCV infection
Among patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infection and advanced hepatic fibrosis (development of excess fibrous connective tissue), sustained virological response (SVR) to interferon-based treatment was associated with ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists have discovered a gene that interferes with the clearance of hepatitis C virus infection. They also identified an inherited variant within this gene, Interferon Lambda 4 (IFNL4), that predicts ...
Genetics Jan 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Potential therapy for HIV suggested: Blocking key protein boosts body's ability to clear chronic infection
UCLA scientists have shown that temporarily blocking a protein critical to immune response actually helps the body clear itself of chronic infection. Published in the April 12 edition of Science, the findin ...
HIV & AIDS Apr 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A genome-wide study by researchers at the RIKEN Center for Genomic Medicine, Hiroshima University Hospital and Sapporo-Kosei General Hospital has identified a genetic variant associated with the development ...
Genetics Jul 03, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Preventable liver disease costs more than diabetes: Team hopes to reduce burden with research-led intervention
Liver diseases have an impact on the Australian economy 40 per cent greater than chronic kidney disease and Type 2 diabetes combined, according to a report released today.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 27, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0