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HCV / HEPATITIS NEWS - Page 13

New Biotech Company Aims to Take Down Infectious Diseases
A new biotechnology company, Vir Biotechnology, is gunning for bear in the fight against infectious diseases and boasting a roster of heavy hitters in the industry.
Behavioral Traits Plague HCV Patients Who Achieve SVR But Still Have Higher Mortality
Despite the fact that an increasingly large portion of the hepatitis C (HCV)-infected population successfully achieves a cure for the infection, called sustained viral response (SVR), this population still deals with increased mortality rates.
What's New in 2017: Express Scripts Adds Hepatitis C Drug Harvoni to National List
Harvoni has been added to Express Script’s formulary and will be available from the company’s Hepatitis Cure Value Program.
EMA Releases New Guidelines for Direct-acting Antivirals in Patients with Hepatitis C
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) released guidelines recommending screening for hepatitis B in patients who are infected with hepatitis C prior to starting treatment with direct-acting antivirals.
Purdue University Research Group Links HBV Infection with Poor Liver Cancer Prognosis
Researchers from Purdue University have discovered a connection between hepatitis B (HBV) infection and liver cancer.
Why Are HCV-Infected Immigrants More Likely to End Up Hospitalized for Liver Problems?
Why do more HCV-infected immigrants, rather than non-immigrants, end up hospitalized for liver problems? Inadequate screening and longer infection duration are likely reasons.
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