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Tarvacin Studied for HCV

Aug 10, 2005 1 Comment

This is an unusual post for us. First we have the official press release on a new approach to HCV and then the comments from an interested observer. We think you will find this information to be of great interest.

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Another HCV Treatment Advance

Aug 7, 2005 3 Comments

Here is another report of progress being made with a unique approach to treatment of the Hepatitis c virus. With so many companies working on a treatment, the odds are on our side that one will be proven and approved in the next 5 years or so.

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HCV Fighters

Aug 3, 2005

This is an article from Forbes. Again, the business side of this disease can provide quite a bit of information for us patients. The fact that Credit Suisse First Boston likes VX-950 is certainly a good sign.

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Once A Month Interferon

Jun 20, 2005

Albuferon is an interferon that can be taken once a month and has less side effects than other interferons. It is closer to approval than other drugs being developed and seems like a better option than existing therapy.

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Small Molecule Drugs Are Coming for HCV

May 13, 2005

The following appeared in "Pharmaceutical Business Review Online". While this is just a short blurb, it is quite informative. The prediction for two more effective drugs to be launced in the next six or seven years is very, very encouraging.

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Breakthrough HCV Therapy?

May 12, 2005

Vertex has been getting press on VX-950 for some time. Early tests were good which led to this Phase 1b study. If all remains well with this drug it could be a major step forward in the process of treating Hepatitis c. Stay tuned...

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