Biotron develops combined HIV-1 and HCV treatment

Biotron develops combined HIV-1 and HCV treatment
Biotron Limited, which develops innovative treatments for viral diseases that have unmet medical needs, recently released information about its leading drug, a combined treatment for HIV-1 and Hepatitis C virus (HCV). BIT225 shows early proof-of …
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M2 Macrophages Play Critical Roles in Progression of Inflammatory Liver
Recently, effective anti-HCV drugs have been developed; however, vaccine development still is required for the prevention and therapy of infection by this virus. We demonstrate here that M2 macrophages are important for the pathogenesis of HCV-caused …
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Report indicates progress needed in Georgia on outbreak preparedness
… looked at how the United States protects Americans from threats such as superbugs and illnesses like whooping cough, tuberculosis, gonorrhea, HIV/AIDS, influenza, foodborne illness, central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) and …
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RBHS Chancellor leads study to eliminate chronic viral hepatitis
The National Academy of Sciences estimates that 3.5 to 5.3 million people in the United States are living with HBV or HCV, as the two infections are known, and while drug therapies can treat both, there is no cure for Hepatitis B, and no vaccine for …
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Seeking an End to Viral Hepatitis
The National Academy of Sciences estimates that 3.5 million to 5.3 million people in the United States are living with HBV or HCV, as the two infections are known, and while drug therapies can treat both, there is no cure for Hepatitis B, and no …
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The Dangers Of Syringe Reuse In Workplace Flu Shots: CDC
That means she reused those two syringes to inject the flu vaccine into a large group of employees. Though the risk of contracting a disease like Hepatitis C or HIV through a shared syringe (the tube in which a needle is inserted) is much lower than …
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CDC: Nurse who gave dozens of flu shots with 2 syringes made lots of other
The CDC said because of the errors, it and the state Department of Health recommended testing the dozens of employees for HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C. It also recommended they be administered hepatitis B and flu vaccine — since the split-up doses …
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Dynavax: Increased Conviction In Heplisav's Chances For Approval
Unlike Hepatitis C, HBV can be prevented with approved vaccines. Engerix-B, developed by GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE:GSK), is the current standard of care vaccine on the market today for HBV. Approved back in 1989, the vaccine has faced non-existent …
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Pill Prices Are Hiked Up All The Time In The Low-Income World
If the supplier of the medicine or vaccine has a monopoly — either because of a patent or [another reason], they have the freedom to set prices as high as they want. That must change if other companies are making the same medicine. When competition …
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