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Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease increased CVD risk

April 14, 2014
LONDON — Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease contributed to increased CV risk factors, according to data from two studies presented at the…
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Sci-B-Vac effective in preventing mother-to-child HBV transmission

April 14, 2014
LONDON — SciGen Limited’s third-generation hepatitis B vaccine, Sci-B-Vac, was more effective than the recombinant vaccine Engerix-B in…
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Adoptive T-cell immunotherapy may treat hepatocellular carcinoma

April 14, 2014
LONDON — Hepatocellular carcinoma may be treated using adoptive T-cell therapy, according to data from a study presented at the International…
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Interferon-free triple regimen plus ribavirin effective in previously untreated patients

April 12, 2014
LONDON — A 12-week multitargeted regimen of AbbVie’s ABT-450 with ritonavir, ombitasvir and dasabuvir in combination with ribavirin was…
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ION-3: 8 weeks of sofosbuvir plus ledipasvir effective in genotype 1 infection

April 11, 2014
At The International Liver Congress 2014, Kris V. Kowdley, MD, from Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, said ION-3 is an open-label, phase 3…
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EASL updates recommendations for HCV management

April 11, 2014
LONDON — The European Association for the Study of the Liver has introduced new online recommendations for the management of HCV. The…
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NASH with liver transplantation related to early CVD mortality

April 11, 2014
LONDON — Patients who underwent perioperative liver transplantation and had nonalcoholic steatohepatitis were at increased risk for early…
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New HCV guidelines among highlights of ILC, chair reports

April 10, 2014
LONDON — Markus Peck-Radosavljevic, MD, secretary general of EASL and co-chair of the International Liver Congress, presented meeting…
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ELECTRON-2: Ledipasvir plus sofosbuvir fixed-dose combination shows promise

April 10, 2014
Edward J. Gane, MD, from Auckland Clinical Studies in Auckland, New Zealand, reported new data from the ELECTRON-2 study, which examined the…
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Metabolic risk profile better in adults who consumed low amounts of alcohol

April 10, 2014
“In our study we found that those who consume moderate amounts of alcohol [do not have] a significantly higher prevalence of hepatic…