News tagged with hepatitis virus

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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Pre-chewed food could transmit HIV

Researchers have uncovered the first cases in which HIV almost certainly was transmitted from mothers or other caregivers to children through pre-chewed food. The source of HIV in the pre-chewed food was most likely the infected ...

dateJul 21, 2009 in HIV & AIDS
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