Medical Management of Severe Alcoholic Hepatitis
Medical management recommendations for severe alcoholic hepatitis
China Clears First All-Oral Chronic Hepatitis C Regimen
The China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) has approved the country's first all-oral, interferon-and ribavirin-free direct-acting antiviral regimen for chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection.
Eiger Files New Drug Application for Lambda as Hepatitis D Therapy, Starts Clinical Trials
Unfortunately HDV remains a large unmet medical need because of the lack of any effective therapy for this most aggressive form of viral hepatitis.
FDA Reviewing Application for Opdivo Use in Hepatocellular Carcinoma
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently accepted a supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) to extend the use of Opdivo (nivolumab) to patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).
Newly Diagnosed Cases of Hepatitis Delta Virus Infection in US is Increasing
HDV causes more severe liver disease than HBV alone, and is linked to accelerated liver fibrosis, liver cancer, and liver failure.
WHO recommends Epclusa, a Hepatitis C Combined Therapy in Just One Pill
The WHO’s EML is used by many countries to increase access to medicines and guide decisions about which products they ensure are available for their populations.
Sofosbuvir Reduces Transplant Need and Mortality Rates in Hepatitis C Patients
“Our research shows the benefits of this drug include significantly improving the health of even the sickest patients, allowing them to return to their normal life sooner.”
Patient-Centered Medical Home Care Approach Effective in Hepatitis C Treatment
“This primary care HCV treatment program shows real promise through its impressive outcomes for curing selected patients of HCV.”
17 US States’ High Hepatitis C Rates Are a Result of Public Policy Shortcomings, Report Says
Those who inject drugs are the segment of the population most susceptible to the disease, also known as HCV, many studies have shown.
Hepatitis C Hijacks Signaling-Pathway Proteins to Survive, Grow in the Body, Study Reports
Researchers discovered that HCV hijacked several proteins involved in key signaling pathways to ensure that it could copy itself.