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Monthly Archives: April 2012

Hep C Bulletin: Medication Management

Apr 30, 2012

To assist with drug safety in the presence of Hepatitis C infection, patients are urged to take an active role in managing their medications.

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Hep C Trial of Gilead-Bristol Combo Had 100% Success for Genotype 1

Apr 24, 2012

Treatment naïve patients with Hepatitis C genotype 1 boasted a 100 percent success rate when given Gilead’s GS-7977 and Bristol-Myers Squibb’s daclatasvir.

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Trial Claims First All Oral Cure for Advanced Hep C

Apr 23, 2012

Boehringer Ingelheim’s all oral Hepatitis C drugs cured 82 percent of patients with the most common type of Hepatitis C in mid-stage trials. In addition, these drugs exhibited the potential to cure people with cirrhosis.

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Quercetin Might Help Fight Hepatitis C

Apr 17, 2012

Quercetin is a relative newcomer to the arsenal of nutritional supplements believed to help those with Hepatitis C.

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The All Natural Prescription Strength Liver Formula from Japan Is Back

Apr 12, 2012

SST (Sho-saiko-to) is made up of seven medicinal plants which, when used together, help to build immunity and stabilize liver health. Learn more about the benefits of SST, and why it was temporarily unavailable until just recently.

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Oral Hep C Trio Cured Over 90 Percent in Phase II Trial

Apr 10, 2012

A combination of oral drugs – ribavirin and two of Abbott’s drugs in development – demonstrated unprecedented Hepatitis C cure rates in a small, mid-stage study.

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Scripps Finds Antibody that Could Prevent Hep C

Apr 9, 2012

Using an approach called exhaustive panning, Scripps researchers have advanced the search for a Hepatitis C vaccine by identifying the antibody AR4A.

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