Please Check HBs Ag Before Chemotherapy

Mar 18, 2016 Gastroenterologists Have Suboptimal Hepatitis B Virus Screening Rates in Patients Receiving Immunosuppressive Therapy. Paul S1, Shuja A2, Tam I3, Kim EM3, Kang S4, Kapulsky L4, Viveiros K3, Lee H5. Abstract BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Hepatitis B reactivation in patients undergoing immunosuppressive therapy can lead to liver failure and…

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Gilead ordered to pay Merck $200M for patent infringement

Seyed Moayed Alavian, [27.03.16 16:42] [Forwarded from Global Hepatitis Community] Biotech and Pharmaceuticals NEWS: Gilead ordered to pay Merck $200M for patent infringement Friday, 25 Mar 2016 The federal jury in a patent trial has ordered drugmaker Gilead Sciences to pay Merck $200 million in damages for infringing on patents…

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Over 2M People Worldwide Live with Both HIV and Hepatitis C

March 11, 2016 An estimated 2.3 million people around the world are currently living with both HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV), more than half of whom are people who inject drugs, show new findings published online in The Lancet Infectious Diseases. Sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO), the…

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