News tagged with hepatitis virus

Liver cells grown from patients' skin cells

Scientists at The Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee have successfully produced liver cells from patients' skin cells opening the possibility of treating a wide range of diseases that affect liver function. The study ...

dateOct 08, 2009 in Medical research
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Genetic hint for ridding the body of hepatitis C

More than seventy percent of people who contract Hepatitis C will live with the virus that causes it for the rest of their lives and some will develop serious liver disease including cancer. However, 30 to 40 percent of those ...

dateSep 16, 2009 in Genetics
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New strategy for inhibiting virus replication

Viruses need living cells for replication and production of virus progeny. Thus far, antiviral therapy primarily targets viral factors but often induces therapy resistance. New improved therapies attempt to targets cellular ...

dateAug 14, 2009 in Medical research
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