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DDW 2013 - May 18-21, 2013 - Orlando, FL
Digestive Disease Week - The conference will showcase the latest advances in GI research, medicine and technology in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery
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NATAP - Summary EASL 2013 - New HCV DAAs on their way soon: what do the phase III studies tell us?
Current and Future Therapies for Hepatitis C Virus Infection
If the past is a harbinger of the future, therapy for HCV infection will probably continue to advance at a brisk pace. Many additional potent agents are in the clinical pipeline, and interferon-free regimens are likely to dominate
the HCV therapeutic landscape within the next 5 years.....
Hepatitis C in the United States Perspective
Care for hepatitis C is evolving rapidly, with increasingly effective and better-tolerated antiviral therapies being evaluated and approved for use. It's clear, however, that not everyone who would qualify for therapy has been tested and identified, referred for appropriate care, and offered or given the best therapy available. Furthermore, currently used antiviral drugs - pegylated interferon and ribavirin "base" plus either telaprevir or boceprevir - can cost more than $70,000 for a full course of therapy. It is expected that the new oral antiviral agents will be just as expensive, at least in the short term.
Organ donor cards hard to implement in China and China's unethical practice of organ harvesting
To understand the importance of today's news from China to
implement consent for organ transplants or donor cards, the public may need some background on China's unethical practice of organ harvesting from imprisoned Falun Gong practitioners
As Hepatitis C Spreads, Scotland Steps In
Minn. DOH recommend one-time Hepatitis-C shots for Baby Boomers
Stop paid blood donor clinics in Toronto, victims say
Watch - Best of the EASL 2013 on hepatitis C - webcast with Dr Andrew Muir
Hepatitis C Therapy Update 2013-What About Interferon-free Regimens?
Interferon-free regimens are widely being tested in clinical trials with encouraging results. The following selected trials demonstrate how rapidly progress is being made. Beginning in 2010, studies demonstrated the potential for antiviral efficacy of an all-oral regimen using combinations of drugs with different targets.
Report highlights major failings in UK response to hepatitis C
The UK needs to “be doing so much more” in response to hepatitis C, according to a new report. Supported by a consortium of leading hepatitis C charities
BLOG: One in four Massachusetts physicians received gifts,
According to a recent report in The New England Journal of
Medicine, one in four physicians in Massachusetts received at least one gift or payment from pharmaceutical or medical device companies valued at $50 or more since the commonwealth began tracking these payments in July 2010
Is There a Future for Milk Thistle In HCV?
Research, a few studies which offer a better understanding of the popular supplement, including the possible benefits.
U.S. FDA grants priority review to Simeprevir (TMC435) for
combination treatment of genotype 1 chronic hepatitis C
Janssen Research & Development, LLC (Janssen) announced today that the FDA has granted Priority Review to the New Drug Application (NDA) for simeprevir (TMC435), an investigational NS3/4A protease inhibitor administered as a 150 mg capsule once daily with pegylated interferon
and ribavirin for the treatment of genotype 1 chronic hepatitis C in adult patients with compensated liver disease.
Drug-Induced Liver Injury in Elderly Patients Differs From Younger Patients
Spring Hepatitis Newsletters- Waiting for Approval of Drugs... What About Herbal Supplements?
AbbVie's Investigational Hepatitis C Virus Regimen Gets
AbbVie’s investigational direct-acting antiviral (DAA) combination regimen with and without ribavirin for the treatment of genotype 1 (GT1) hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection has been designated as a Breakthrough Therapy by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). ABT-450, Enanta’s lead HCV protease inhibitor identified in its ongoing collaboration with AbbVie, is one of three DAAs in the regimen.
Boceprevir/peginterferon/ribavirin effective, safe in chronic HCV patients with compensated cirrhosis
Gilead Sofosbuvir and ledipasvir: Plans to initiate a third
Phase 3 clinical trial with and without ribavirin
Surveyed Gastroenterologists Agree - Gilead's interferon-free regimen has Advantages Over Current Hepatitis C Therapies
EASL 2013 - Internet Symposium: Watch Advances in Chronic Hepatitis C Management and Treatment
Hepatitis C: Sofosbuvir and Daclatasvir - Off Label Use?
Cost will limit uptake of off-label Gilead/Bristol-Myers
Squibb Hep C combo, despite best-in-class data
With different assets in the HCV development space offering various mechanisms of action, mechanism diversity and potency, one suggestion is that once individual
components become available, physicians will prescribe them together in an off-label capacity.
Hepatitis C - Will physicians go off label, and
prescribe Sofosbuvir and Daclatasvir?
The articles emphasize the highly successful HCV drug regimen; hinting at an off label use after both drugs are FDA approved, the backstory and the results presented Saturday at the liver conference.
Vertex posts loss, raises cystic fibrosis drug sales view
Reuters) - Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc on Tuesday reported a fourth successive quarterly loss on plunging sales of its hepatitis C drug, Incivek, but the biotechnology company raised its 2013 forecast by $20 million for sales of its
cystic fibrosis drug that has become the focus for investors.
Drug Trio Helps Treat HCV After Transplant
AMSTERDAM -- Three-drug therapy appears to help liver
transplant patients whose hepatitis C (HCV) recurs, a researcher said here
Hemoglobin May Be Toxic for Diseased Liver
AMSTERDAM -- High levels of hemoglobin may be dangerous in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), with bleeding a potential remedy, researchers said here.
EASL 2013: 'Quad' HCV Tx Works but No More Trials
AMSTERDAM – A four-drug regimen was effective in hard-to-treat hepatitis C (HCV) patients who had previously failed therapy, a researcher said here, but the drug combination is not being further developed.
Transgene: Promising Final Data from the Phase 2 HCVac Trial of TG4040 Presented at EASL 2013
EASL 2013 Highlights - CCO's independent conference
Combining ledipasvir with sofosbuvir/ribavirin yielded SVR12 rates of 100% in both treatment-naive patients and previous null responders, lending further support to ongoing development of the sofosbuvir/ledipasvir
fixed-dose combination tablet....
CCO's independent conference coverage of the 2013 Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of the Liver includes 2 CME-certified slidesets with faculty analysis and downloadable slidesets that focuses on key
issues highlighted at the conference.
EASL: Liver Imaging Tests Vie to Replace Biopsy
Although biopsy remains the gold standard for diagnosing liver fibrosis, imaging tests increasingly appear to be a viable way to garner equivalent information
with less patient discomfort and risk, researchers said here
Hepatitis C: Closing in on its viral origins
The virus behind Hepatitis C has been the target of virologists, epidemiologists and geneticists for years, in a bid to find out the animal host from which it likely came. But Prof Jonathan Ball, a virologist at the University of Nottingham, UK, says early indications that bats are the culprit may yet be proven wrong.
Attention Baby Boomers: Get Screened for Hepatitis C
If you were born during 1945-1965, talk to your doctor about getting tested for hepatitis C. Baby boomers are five times more likely than other adults to be infected. In fact, 75
percent of adults with hepatitis C were born during these years.
EASL- Watch: ALCOHOL'S DEADLY IMPACT
EASL: Anemia Top Side Effect of HCV Antivirals
EASL - Interferon-free, triple-DAA regimen safe, effective
for chronic HCV
EASL: Watch HEPATITIS C - NEW DAA's READY FOR PRIME TIME
EASL: Watch - HEPATITIS C - EXISTING
EASL: Direct-acting antivirals now ready for prime time
with promising alternatives on the way
New Drug Stimulates Immune System to Kill Infected
Cells in Animal Model of Hepatitis B Infection
New antiviral drugs clear Hepatitis C in patients without
EASL: INCIVO® Receives Positive Opinion from(CHMP)
for Twice Daily Dosing for Geno1
Sunshine Hormone, Vitamin D, May Offer Hope for Treating Liver Fibrosis
Sofosbuvir: the final nail in the coffin for hepatitis C?
Sofosbuvir in combination with peginterferon alfa-2a and
ribavirin for non-cirrhotic, treatment-naive patients with genotypes 1, 2, and 3 hepatitis C infection: a randomised, double-blind, phase 2 trial
Gene variants linked to steatosis, fibrosis, steatohepatitis
New In Multimedia
Professor Colombo talks candidly about our understanding of hepatocellular carcinoma.
Hepatitis C Management - Professor Jean-Michel Pawlotsky
When Standard Liver Cancer Treatment Doesn't Work Or Isn't Possible, New Ablation Technique Holds Promise
Liver Cancers Armed With Many Strategies For Evading Immune Response
Dozens of Oklahoma Dentist's Patients Positive for Hepatitis
Does HBV Suppression with Entecavir Affect Clinical
Achillion Initiates Phase 2 Interferon-Free Trial of
Sovaprevir and ACH-3102 for Genotype 1 HCV
Danoprevir:Roche, Ascletis to develop & commercialise
danoprevir in China for treatment of hepatitis C
FDA Approves FibroScan for Noninvasive Liver
A painless alternative to liver biopsy for evaluating the
stage of liver fibrosis.
AASLD - New Hepatology Podcasts
Sexual Transmission of Hepatitis C
Vitamin A Deficiency and Hepatitis C
Review: NS5A Inhibitors in the Treatment of Hepatitis
NS5A inhibitors have pan‐genotypic activity, i.e. they suppress replication of all HCV genotypes, but their antiviral effectivenesses against genotypes other
than 1 may vary from one molecule to another
Treatment of hepatitis C virus infection in the future
Two direct-acting antivirals (DAAs) against hepatitis C virus (HCV): telaprevir and boceprevir, are now available in combination with peginterferon plus ribavirin for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C infection. Although
these drugs are potent inhibitors of HCV replication, they occasionally result in severe adverse events. In the present clinical trials, in their stead, several second-generation DAAs are being investigated. Most of them are being
viewed with high expectations, but they also require the combination with peginterferon plus ribavirin. In the near future, we might be using all-oral DAAs and interferon-free regimens for the treatment of HCV-infected patients,
and these would be potent inhibitors of HCV and have less adverse events.
Hepatitis C Virus Infection: Looking for Interferon Free
Recent developments of new drugs' combinations are changing the treatment paradigm in hepatitis C virus
infection. Due to the side effect profile of pegylated interferons, interferon-sparing regimens have become the main target in chronic hepatitis C treatment research.
Recent proofs of concept studies have suggested that cure of chronic hepatitis C can be achieved without interferon. The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of the clinical results recently reported for the treatment of hepatitis C virus infection with interferon-free regimens, focusing on the most promising new compounds and combinations.
Review Article: The Treatment of Genotype 1 Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Liver Transplant Candidates and Recipients
Gilead Submits New Drug Application to U.S. FDA for Sofosbuvir (GS-7977) for the Treatment of Hepatitis C
-- Sofosbuvir Would Form Basis of First All-Oral Regimen for HCV Genotype 2 and 3 Patients, and Interferon-Sparing Regimen for Genotype 1 Patients --
Sofosbuvir/Ledipasvir -An ‘apocalypse moment’ for
Daclatasvir/asunaprevir effective in difficult-to-treat HCV
VX-135/daclatasvir: Vertex signs agreement with Bristol-Myers for all-oral midstage studies for hepatitis C
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. (VRTX) entered a nonexclusive agreement with Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. (BMY) to conduct midstage studies for hepatitis C treatments, its latest collaboration as part of its push to develop treatments
for the liver disease.
The Phase 2 studies are for once-daily all-oral treatment regimens containing Vertex's nucleotide analogue hepatitis C virus polymerase inhibitor VX-135 and Bristol-Myers
Squibb's NS5A replication complex inhibitor daclatasvir.
As part of the agreement, Vertex plans to conduct two Phase 2 studies of the combination, including an initial study in
treatment-naive people with genotype 1 hepatitis C virus, planned for the second quarter.
Vertex plans to begin a subsequent study in treatment-naive people infected with genotype 1, 2 or 3 hepatitis C virus, including those with cirrhosis, in the second half, pending
data from the initial study.
Learning the basics about hepatitis C
Hepatitis C Viral Load Fluctuates Without Treatment
Six Ways to Help Your Liver
Most liver disease in Canada (and likely the US) is caused by food abuse causing obesity and not by alcohol abuse.
New 3D Imaging Gives New Hope to Liver Ultrasounds Reports Matrix Ultrasound
Miravirsen safe, effective among patients with chronic
Patients with chronic hepatitis C genotype 1 treated with miravirsen experienced dose-dependent reductions in HCV RNA compared with placebo recipients in a recent study.
Mortality among British Columbians testing for hepatitis C antibody
These findings confirm that individuals who test anti-HCV positive have increased mortality related to progressive liver disease, and that a substantial proportion of the mortality is attributable to drug use and risk behaviours/activities associated with HCV acquisition.
View provisional PDF.
Inovio Collaborator ChronTech Reports Interim Phase II Clinical Study Results from ChronVac-C Vaccine for Hepatitis C Infection
The study investigated the use of the ChronVac-C DNA vaccine administered with Inovio's MedPulserTM-DDS electroporation device followed by a drug regimen (ribavirin + PEG-interferon-a) in chronic HCV positive subjects.
These initial results do not show a statistically significant difference so far between treatment outcomes of the vaccinated and non-vaccinated groups. The vaccinated group did display an excellent safety profile.
Oklahoma Warns 7000 Dental Patients of HIV, Hepatitis Risk
Some 7000 people may have been exposed to HIV and other infectious diseases at an Oklahoma dental practice where improper sterilization procedures and rusty surgical tools were discovered.
HCV coinfection not predictive of kidney disease in liver transplant recipients with HIV
HCV "One-Shot-Cure" ddRNAi Therapy Study Starting
Arthritis and Rash
What musculoskeletal symptoms may accompany hepatitis C (HCV) infection?
Updates on the website
2013-HCV Abstract Corner
Hepatitis C Full Text Articles
Publications @ HCV Advocate
HCV Advocate Newsletter
April 1, 2013
Type 2 Diabetes and Insulin Resistance in People with HCV: NEW!!
Stigma and Hepatitis C
A Guide to Coping with Depression and Hepatitis C
Micromanaging Hepatitis C Virus
Although protease inhibitors have greatly enhanced the sustained viral response rate, these inhibitors are active against only the dominant viral genotype found in North America and Europe (genotype 1), and about a third of patients with genotype 1 infection do not have sustained viral repression.
Simeprevir (TMC435) - Janssen Submits New Drug Application to U.S. FDA
Janssen Submits New Drug Application to U.S. FDA for Simeprevir (TMC435) for Combination Treatment of
Adult Patients with Genotype 1 Chronic Hepatitis C
-- Filing Based on Phase 3 Data in Treatment-Naïve and Treatment-Experienced Patients with Compensated Liver
Watch - Miravirsen: First microRNA-targeted drug effective for hepatitis C
Miravirsen, the first microRNA-targeted drug to enter human clinical trials, successfully reduced hepatitis C (HCV) RNA levels in patients with chronic HCV infection in a phase 2a trial, according to results published March 27 in the New England Journal of Medicine
Miravirsen- Hepatitis C drug goes after patients’ RNA
New research suggests that the drug, miravirsen, could potentially be part of a drug "cocktail" that manages the hepatitis C virus in much the same way as similar combinations have transformed HIV/AIDS from a death sentence into a chronic, manageable condition. Miravirsen suppresses molecules the hepatitis C virus needs to reproduce.
Treating Hepatitis C: Are Children the Same as Adults? Editorial
Sofosbuvir (GS-7977) Updates-Sofosbuvir combination shows promise in non-cirrhotic, treatment-naive HCV
Data from a phase 2 trial suggest that adding 12 weeks of sofosbuvir to peginterferon alfa-2a and ribavirin may be beneficial in non-cirrhotic, treatment-naive patients with genotypes 1, 2 and 3 hepatitis C virus infection.
Watch Dr. Joe Galati - Calculating the MELD Score and How it Works
Update on Phase 3 Study of Oral Fixed-Dose Combination of Sofosbuvir and Ledipasvir for Genotype 1 Hepatitis C Patients
Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) today provided an update on ION-1, a Phase 3 clinical trial evaluating a once-daily fixed-dose combination of the nucleotide sofosbuvir and the NS5A inhibitor ledipasvir with and without ribavirin (RBV) for 12 or 24 weeks among treatment-naïve genotype 1 patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection
Hyperpigmentation common adverse event of interferon-based chronic HCV therapy
More than 20% of patients with chronic hepatitis C treated with interferon developed hyperpigmentation as a side effect of therapy in a recent study
Hepatitis C- Interferon free regimens for the
“difficult-to-treat”: Are we there?
In this issue of the Journal of Hepatology, Suzuki et al.  evaluated the efficacy of dual therapy with asunaprevir and daclatasvir in 43 subjects infected with genotype 1b considered poor candidates for current treatment for
hepatitis C (21 null responders and 22 ineligible or intolerant to interferon-based therapy).
Patients with HCV may deliberately skip early treatment doses when feeling well
Medication nonadherence during the first 24 weeks of treatment for chronic hepatitis C was often deliberate and attributed to feeling well, as opposed to forgetfulness or other factors, in a recent study
GS7977+Peg/Rbv Gt1/4/5/6 ATOMIC Study The
Sofosbuvir with pegylated interferon alfa-2a and ribavirin for treatment-naive patients with hepatitis C genotype-1 infection (ATOMIC): an open-label, randomised, multicentre phase 2 trial
The uridine nucleotide analogue sofosbuvir is a selective inhibitor of hepatitis C virus (HCV) NS5B polymerase. We assessed the safety and efficacy of sofosbuvir in combination with pegylated interferon alfa-2a (peginterferon) and ribavirin in non-cirrhotic treatment-naive, patients with HCV.
Awareness of HCV infection lowers health-related quality
Patients with chronic hepatitis C who were aware of their infection reported reduced quality of life compared with infected patients who were unaware, independent of factors attributable to the illness, in a recent study.
The Story Behind "It's Nothing Personal" by Kate O'Reilley
Dr. Sherry Gorman, who writes under the pen name Kate O'Reilley, discusses the hepatitis C outbreak at Rose Medical Center in 2008-2009.
Hepatitis C - Presidio Collaboration with Boehringer Ingelheim for interferon-free Phase IIa clinical trial
The Parties to Initiate a Phase IIa Trial of an All-Oral Combination of Presidio's HCV NS5A inhibitor (PPI-668)
with Faldaprevir (BI201335) and BI207127 for the Treatment of Patients with Hepatitis C
BioLineRx Receives Approval from French Regulatory Authorities to Commence a Phase I/II Clinical Trial for BL-8020, an Oral, Interferon-Free Treatment for Hepatitis C
BioLineRx Receives Approval from French Regulatory Authorities to Commence a Phase I/II Clinical Trial for BL-8020, an Oral, Interferon-Free Treatment for Hepatitis C
Do Futility Rules for HCV Triple Therapy Work?
BiolineRX in advanced talks on hepatitis C drug development deal process.
Early treatment for depression after liver transplantation linked to better survival
Molecular Switch Discovered That Turns On Self-Renewal Of Liver Damage
Faldaprevir ups interferon response in HIV/HCV
NY aims to prevent unsafe injections - UPI.com
Metformin decreases hepatocellular carcinoma risk in a
Hep C Bull March Newsletter: Should I Be Treated?
Pfizer Stops Developing Hepatitis C Drug, Cites Strategic
Interferon-free regimen cures 100% of hard-to-treat
Recruiting Phase 2 Trial: Sofosbuvir(GS-7977) Interferon
Roche wins FDA nod for hep C diagnostic
Roche has secured the FDA's blessing for a new viral load hepatitis C test, designed to gauge a patient's response to treatment by identifying the virus' RNA levels.
Veterans Affairs in forefront for hepatitis C treatment
On most Thursdays, a small group of patients assembles at the VA hospital in West Haven because they share a common disease -- hepatitis C – and a common
treatment -- a protocol of new antiviral drugs.
First-ever drop in US sales of "traditional" drugs
The decline, which is reported for spending by the US commercially-insured population last year, was offset by an 18.4% increase in spending by this group on specialty medications to treat more complex diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, cancer and hepatitis C, according to the latest annual Drug Trend Report published by pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) Express Scripts.
CROI: 20th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections
All-Oral Regimens Work in HCV
2013/HCV Multimedia Videos Podcasts
The Perfect Cure for Hepatitis C?
Gilead-Medivir Hepatitis C Drug Clears Virus in Patients
Infographic: Conversations from the Hepatitis C Exam Room
French studies report real-world data on use of telaprevir and boceprevir in people with HIV and hepatitis C co-infection
New Frontiers in Hepatitis C Virus Treatment
Medivir:Simeprevir (TMC435) and Sofosbuvir (GS-7977) interim results from a phase IIa study
Ledipasvir (GS-5885), Extra Drug Hikes HCV Regimen's
Liver stem cell therapy ‘on its way’
Skin can show first signs of some internal diseases
HCV Leading Cause of Death in HIV?
Preoperative acute renal failure, renal replacement therapy
increased liver transplant mortality risk
Liver transplant recipients with preoperative acute renal failure who received renal replacement therapy were at greater risk for death than patients with preoperative acute-on-chronic renal failure in a recent study...
Watch: Hepatitis C Management - Professor Mark Sulkowski
2013 : HCV News Digest
The International Liver Congress 2013 of the
European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL), will take place April 24 to 28 in Amsterdam,
Blog- News Updates
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EASL 2013 - Internet Symposium: Watch Advances in Chronic
Hepatitis C Management and Treatment
- New Data- Hepatitis C Investigational Drugs
AbbVie is a new, independent biopharmaceutical
company composed of Abbott’s former proprietary pharmaceutical
ABT-267, ABT-333-non- nucleoside, ABT-450/r
r = ritonavir
May 6 Update
AbbVie's Investigational Hepatitis C Virus Regimen
Gets Breakthrough-Therapy Designation
Faldaprevir/ (BI 201335),
MK-5172 and Daclatasvir-Merck Enters Agreement with
Bristol-Myers Squibb to Conduct a Phase II Clinical Trial
EASL - News Updates
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HCV Triple-therapy Side Effects
Side Effects- Exploratory Interferon Free Therapies
Interferon Free Combinations
Sofosbuvir (GS-7977 and PSI-7977)
Lucinda K. Porter, RN
Personal Experience - Starting 12 weeks of sofosbuvir, GS-5885, and ribavirin
Coming in September 2013
A second book authored by Lucinda K. Porter, RN
Hepatitis C Treatment One Step at a Time: Inspirational
Readings and Practical Tips for Successful Hepatitis C Treatment
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Telaprevir and Boceprevir
Pocket Guide For UsingTelaprevir and Boceprevir
Prescribing Information for INCIVEK including the Medication
Prescribing Information and Medication Guide
Patient Assistance Programs
INCIVEK/Telaprevir and VICTRELIS (Boceprevir) Patient Assistance Program
Hepatitis C Pipeline
Feb 20 2013- EASL-Burden of Liver Disease in Europe:
Looks at leading causes of cirrhosis and primary liver cancer
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Free from Hepatitis C:Your Complete Guide to Healing Hepatitis C
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Hepatitis C No Longer a Lifelong Illness
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