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Top 5 Hepatology stories of the week

July 21, 2016

Numerous developments were made in the field of hepatology this week, therefore Healio.com/Hepatology compiled a list of the most read research and news in hepatology presented during the week.

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NAFLD most common cause of cirrhosis in multiethnic cohort

July 20, 2016
According to recent findings published in Hepatology, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease was the most common cause of cirrhosis in a cohort comprising whites, blacks…
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pSWE noninferior to transient elastography

July 19, 2016
Point quantification shear-wave elastography measured liver stiffness as accurately as transient elastography, according to recent findings published in Alimentary

Alnylam announces phase 1/2 clinical trial of ALN-HBV RNA therapeutic

July 13, 2016
Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced the initiation of its phase 1/2 clinical trial with ALN-HBV, a subcutaneously administered investigational RNA-interference…
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Top 5 Hepatology stories of the week

July 21, 2016
Numerous developments were made in the field of hepatology this week, therefore Healio.com/Hepatology compiled a list of the most read research and…

In the Journals

NAFLD most common cause of cirrhosis in multiethnic cohort

July 20, 2016
According to recent findings published in Hepatology, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease was the most common cause of cirrhosis in a cohort comprising…

In the Journals

pSWE noninferior to transient elastography

July 19, 2016
Point quantification shear-wave elastography measured liver stiffness as accurately as transient elastography, according to recent findings published…

Alnylam announces phase 1/2 clinical trial of ALN-HBV RNA therapeutic

July 13, 2016
Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced the initiation of its phase 1/2 clinical trial with ALN-HBV, a subcutaneously administered investigational…

In the Journals

In-house assay effective for monitoring HBV in resource-limited countries

July 11, 2016
Researchers in France developed an in-house assay that was accurate, simpler and cheaper for detecting hepatitis B virus infection plasma than…

SuperSonic Imagine liver fibrosis study completes enrollment

July 8, 2016
SuperSonic Imagine announced completion of enrollment for a large prospective multicenter liver study in China. The company seeks to evaluate the…

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Mortality from viral hepatitis increases as other ID-related deaths decrease

July 6, 2016
Viral hepatitis-related mortality increased by 63% over a 23-year period, whereas mortality from other infectious diseases, such as HIV, tuberculosis…

First patients dosed in ContraVir study comparing CMX157 and Viread

July 5, 2016
ContraVir Pharmaceuticals Inc. has announced dosage of the first patients with chronic hepatitis B in its phase 2a study comparing ContraVir’s…

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FDA approves Epclusa for all HCV genotypes

June 28, 2016
The FDA announced it has approved Epclusa for the treatment of all chronic hepatitis C virus genotypes in adults with and without cirrhosis. For…

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Insulin resistance associated with reduced protective anti-HBsA levels

June 27, 2016
Insulin resistance was positively associated with an increased reduction in protective anti-hepatitis B surface antigen levels in Korean men and…

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