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ALLY-1: transplant patients, those with cirrhosis achieve SVR12 with daclatasvir, sofosbuvir

April 26, 2015

VIENNA — A regimen containing Sovaldi and daclatasvir was associated with favorable 12-week sustained virologic response rates in a cohort of patients with advanced cirrhosis, according to data presented at the 2015 International Liver Congress.

“This 12-week pangenotypic regimen of daclatasvir, sofosbuvir and ribavirin is generally safe, well-tolerated and efficacious across multiple genotypes,” Fred Poordad, MD, of the Texas Liver Institute and University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, said during the Late Breakers session.

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Oligonucleotide injection reduced HCV viral load

April 26, 2015
VIENNA — Injection of an oligonucleotide with activity against microRNA-122 led to undetectable viral load in a cohort of HCV patients of multiple genotypes…
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Use of PCR among children with acute respiratory infections may reduce resource utilization

April 25, 2015
SAN DIEGO —Among children hospitalized for acute respiratory infections, using real-time PCR testing increased the number of isolation days but reduced antibiotic…
ANRS CO22: SVR4 rates near 100% for sofosbuvir/daclatasvir in genotype 1 Meeting News Coverage

ANRS CO22: SVR4 rates near 100% for sofosbuvir/daclatasvir in genotype 1

April 25, 2015
VIENNA — Patients treated with regimens containing Sovaldi and daclatasvir achieved encouraging 4-week sustained virologic response rates, according to data…
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RUBY-I: Preliminary study shows safety of 3D + ribavirin in CKD

April 25, 2015
VIENNA — A small cohort of patients with chronic kidney disease demonstrated favorable tolerability outcomes with the Viekira Pak, according to data presented…
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Management of Pediatric Conjunctivitis and Otitis/Conjunctivitis Syndrome

Management of Pediatric Conjunctivitis and Otitis/Conjunctivitis Syndrome

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Alcon Research, LTD.

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VIDEO: Effectiveness of inactivated vs. live flu vaccine currently unclear

VIDEO: Effectiveness of inactivated vs. live flu vaccine currently unclear

April 24, 2015
BETHESDA, Md. — Richard K. Zimmerman, MD, of the University of Pittsburgh, explains the results of his study…
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Management of Pediatric Conjunctivitis and Otitis/Conjunctivitis Syndrome

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Acute bacterial conjunctivitis affects approximately 1 of every 8 children each year, and 5 million cases occur in the…
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