Hepatitis Awareness Month: Exploring the Latest Breakthroughs in Hepatitis

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Hepatitis awareness remains essential to promote prevention and early detection, ensuring access to vaccination and treatment, and improving public health.

The CDC stresses the importance of hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccination, but challenges in treatment accessibility persist.

Study Demonstrates Improvement in Monitoring for Hepatitis C Treatment in Prisons

Combating hepatitis C (HCV) transmission through integrated testing and enhanced use of direct-acting antivirals within the prison system can reduce incidence rates.

Investigational Hepatitis B Therapy is Granted FDA Fast-Track Status

GSK’s bepirovirsen received this designation, and the company has its sights on the therapy potentially providing a functional cure for the millions of people around the world who are affected by this form of viral hepatitis.

New Insights Into Hepatitis E Virus (HEV) Resistance

Study reveals HEV adaptation during treatment.

Global Access to Hepatitis C Treatments

Accessibility to direct-acting antivirals affecting low and middle-income countries.

Shortage in hepatitis b virus (HBV) clinical trials within the WHO African region.

Study exposes the adherence gap in HCV direct-acting antiviral therapy among people who inject drugs.

Study presented at CROI 2024 reveals chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection heightens COVID-19 severity as vaccination reduces mortality and ICU demands in co-infected individuals.

Beneficial Treatment for Early-Stage Hepatitis C and HIV Co-Infection

Study shows the high efficacy of a 4-week glecaprevir/pibrentasvir regimen for a shorter, more manageable treatment duration.

The Role of Bulevirtide in Chronic Hepatitis D with HIV and HBV

Insights from phase 3 study evaluating bulevirtide efficacy in coinfections.

Enhancing Hepatitis B Vaccine Efficacy in People with HIV

Insights from CROI on the HepB-CpG vaccine trial.

Bulevirtide Demonstrates Efficacy, Safety for Hepatitis D Treatment

The first-in-class entry inhibitor delivered therapeutic benefits over a long study period for patients with chronic infection.

TherVacB's Journey Against Hepatitis B (HBV)

Vaccine designed to confront chronic HBV entering its first human clinical trial.

Enhancing Hepatitis B Screening Aiming Towards Elimination Goals

Wireless test kit transforms screening efforts towards combating the virus.

Preventing Mother-to-Child Transmission of Hepatitis C

Insights on Sofosbuvir levels in pregnant women.

Preventing the Entry of Hepatitis B and D Viruses

Bulevirtide's key role in blocking hepatitis virus entry.

Insights from a CDC study on challenges and research direction in pediatric hepatitis.

Guanylate Binding Protein 1 (GBP1) Supportive Role in Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Assembly and Release

Study shows GBP1 assists HCV in the replication and spread against antiviral expectations.

HIV/Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) Coinfection Increases Risk of End-Stage Liver Disease

Study evaluates the outcomes of orthotopic liver transplantation of HIV-HBV coinfected patients.

Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) Bridges Gap Between Policy and Implementation in Vaccine Coverage

Danjuma Adda on WHO's efforts against Hepatitis B and his call for global vaccination and treatment efforts.

Current progress of WHO's strategies to enhance global health outcomes through improved diagnosis and treatment of viral hepatitis.

Chronic Hepatitis B Immunotherapeutic Vaccine Given Approval to Begin Trials

The vaccine’s developer, YS Biopharma, will begin its phase 1 clinical trial in the Philippines this summer.

Study from the Journal of Hepatology aims to characterize immune responses associated with rapid natural clearance of HCV reinfection.

Insights into Asymptomatic Hepatitis E virus Infections: Unveiling Dynamics and Kinetics

This study monitored viral load in asymptomatic blood donors, unveiling insights into the progression of HEV infections, vital for public health strategies.

Investigating Hepatitis B Virus-Related Hepatocellular Carcinoma Incidence

Study examines the scarcity of data on the incidence of HBV-related hepatocellular carcinoma in West Africa.

FDA Issues CRL for Dynavax's HEPLISAV-B Four-Dose Regimen in Hemodialysis Patients

Dynavax is currently reviewing FDA feedback and strategizing a meeting to discuss their HEPLISAV-B 4-dose regimen for hemodialysis patients, determining the path forward toward approval.

Research indicates serum LOXL2 levels could serve as a predictor for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) risk in HCV patients who have achieved sustained virological response (SVR).

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