Hepatitis B

When It Comes To Hep B Vaccine, Three Antigens May Be Better Than One

(MedPage Today) -- A three-antigen hepatitis B vaccine (3A-HBV) induced higher hepatitis B surface antibody (anti-HB) concentrations and seroprotection versus the single-antigen vaccine (1A-HBV) in a phase III trial. Healthy adults ages 18-45...
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U.s. Makes Covid Vaccinations Mandatory For New Immigrants

The Covid vaccine joins a list of others that applicants must have, including inoculations against measles, mumps, rubella, polio, and hepatitis A and B, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Scientists Simulate Step In Hepatitis B Viral Infection To Help Develop Therapies Targeted At...

With up to 2.4 million U.S. cases and over 250 million chronic cases globally, hepatitis B infection persists despite the availability of a vaccine. Vaccines work by immunizing the body against a virus to prevent infection; however, there is no cure...
Related topics: Viral Hepatitis, Hepatitis, Vaccines, Virus, Virology

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Vir Biotech (vir) Begins Dosing In Phase Ii Hepatitis B Study

Vir Biotechnology, Inc. VIR announced that it has dosed the first patient in the phase II MARCH study which is evaluating VIR-2218 in combination with VIR-3434 for the treatment of patients with chronic hepatitis B virus (“HBV”)...
Related topics: Hepatitis, Medical Research, Biotechnology, Virus, Virology

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Some Liver Transplant Patients Got Hepatitis B From Donors

(MedPage Today) -- Hepatitis B virus (HBV) was discovered in patients receiving liver transplants, despite donors testing negative for the virus, CDC researchers found. From 2014 to 2019, the agency received reports of 20 patients who contracted...
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New Immunotherapy 'highly Effective' Against Hepatitis B

Scientists have identified a new immunotherapy to combat the hepatitis B virus (HBV), the most common cause of liver cancer in the world.
Related topics: Hepatitis, Virus, Virology, Liver Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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New Immunotherapy ‘highly Effective’ Against Hepatitis B

Scientists at UCL have identified a new immunotherapy to combat the hepatitis B virus (HBV), the most common cause of liver cancer in the world. Each year, globally, chronic HBV causes an estimated 880,000 deaths from liver cirrhosis and...
Related topics: Hepatitis, Virus, Virology, Liver Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Cirrhosis

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Altimmune (alt) Begins Phase Ii Study For Chronic Hepatitis B

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Uspstf Recommends Hep B Screen For At-risk Teens, Adults

TUESDAY, Dec. 15, 2020 -- The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concludes that screening adults and adolescents at increased risk for hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection has moderate net benefit. These findings form the basis of a final...
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Has Covid-19 Permanently Altered The Development Timetable For Other Vaccines?

Creating vaccines, experts were careful to remind us at the beginning of the pandemic, takes time.It took two decades for researchers to develop a vaccine for polio, in 1953, and even longer to get a chickenpox vaccine, in 1995. The vaccine for...
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Sugar-coated Viral Proteins Hijack And Hitch A Ride Out Of Cells

Researchers from the Universities of Melbourne, York, Warwick and Oxford have shed light on how encapsulated viruses like hepatitis B, dengue and SARS-CoV-2 hijack the protein manufacturing and distribution pathways in the cell - they have also...
Related topics: Viral Hepatitis, Proteins, Medical Research, Virus, Virology, Hepatitis

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Hiv Drugs Prevent Type 2 Diabetes, May Be Path To New Therapy

An analysis of five databases shows that the NRTIs used to treat HIV and hepatitis B infection are able to prevent diabetes by blocking inflammasone activation; discovery may pave way for new therapeutics. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: HIV, Virus, Type 2 Diabetes, Diabetes, Hepatitis, Medical Research

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Culturally Relevant Programs Needed To Help End Hep B In Black Communities, Sylvester Comprehensive...

Hepatitis B disproportionately impacts U.S. Blacks, including African American and Haitian Blacks. Both communities suffer from widespread misinformation and access to care issues that might avert disease detection and prevention, according to a...
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Volunteers In Russian Sputnik V Vaccine Trials To Be Screened Before Vaccination

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Volunteers taking part in the post-registration trials of the Sputnik V vaccine will be checked for COVID-19, HIV, syphilis, hepatitis B and C, alcohol, narcotic or psychostimulant substances, and women will be tested for...
Related topics: HIV Vaccine, Vaccines, HIV, Virus, Hepatitis, Hepatitis C, Alcohol

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Early Studies Make Headway In Chronic Hbv Tx

(MedPage Today) -- Researchers reported promising results in several early-stage studies of hepatitis B virus (HBV) treatments at the digital Internal Liver Congress, the annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL...
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Hepatitis B: Natural Controllers Shed Light On Immunity Mechanisms

To improve our understanding of the antibody response conferring protection against HBV infection, scientists have produced and characterized human monoclonal antibodies specific to viral envelope antigens, referred as HBsAg, from blood memory B...
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Busting Up The Infection Cycle Of Hepatitis B

Researchers have gained new understanding of the virus that causes hepatitis B and the 'spiky ball' that encloses its genetic blueprint. They looked at how the capsid -- a protein shell that protects the blueprint and also drives the delivery of it...
Related topics: Hepatitis, Medical Research, Virus, Virology, Genetics, Proteins

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Finally, Some Good News For Dynavax Technologies

Hepatitis B is a potentially life-threatening liver condition that affects up to 250 million people globally, including 850,000 in the U.S. One of the most innovative biotechs with a treatment for this condition is Dynavax Technologies (NASDAQ:...
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Will Africa Ever Be Hepatitis-free?

Pauline Bakibinga and Aheisibwe Hillary Public Health, Africa The hepatitis B vaccine has been available since 1982 and immunisation is an effective strategy. But poor uptake and coverage in the region persists. The World Health Organisation has...
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Who Says Covid-19 Threatens Gains On Hepatitis

The World Health Organization warns that the COVID-19 pandemic is threatening gains made in eliminating Hepatitis B and C, which cause liver damage and liver cancer.  In observance of World Hepatitis Day Tuesday, the WHO is calling for action to...
Related topics: Hepatitis, Hepatitis C, Liver Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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