News tagged with hepatitis virus

Hepatitis C virus faces new weapon

In recent human trials for a promising new class of drug designed to target the hepatitis C virus (HCV) without shutting down the immune system, some of the HCV strains being treated exhibited signs of drug resistance.

dateSep 29, 2010 in Biochemistry
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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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