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Critical Hepatitis C Phase III Trial

Feb 6, 2009

Schering-Plough's lead Hepatitis C protease inhibitor has finished enrollment in a pivotal Phase III study. The completion of this study in 2010 could lead to boceprevir being approved for Hepatitis C treatment.

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Hepatitis C and Supporting Lymphatic Health

Sep 16, 2008 1 Comment

Because lymph problems abound in people with Hepatitis C, those with the virus have every reason to make their lymphatic health a priority. Discover four helpful suggestions for encouraging lymphatic circulation - by practicing them, maintaining lymphatic health is within anyone's reach.

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Alcoholism and Viral Hepatitis

Jun 23, 2008

Conquering viral hepatitis is hard enough without the added challenge of alcoholism. The drug gabapentin as a treatment for alcohol dependence is currently being evaluated in human trials.

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Lapatinib Stabilizes Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Apr 28, 2008

New research was presented at the American Association for Cancer Research supporting the use of Lapatinib for those with advanced liver cancer. Although currently approved for treating breast cancer, this drug represents hope for those who have progressed from chronic Hepatitis C to hepatocellular carcinoma.

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